Dell has announced its most powerful mobile workstation, the Dell Precision M6500. Shown publicly for the first time at Autodesk University, the Dell Precision M6500 is designed for creative professionals, designers, animators, engineers and research scientists. The M6500 also supports the missions of defense customers who require performance and security, including authentication and data encryption, when in the field.
Designed to deliver exceptional performance while managing massive amounts of data, the M6500 enables memory scalability of up to 16GB with its four DIMM slots. The M6500 is also the world’s first mobile workstation that supports DDR3 1600MHz memory, giving it a performance boost capable of handling virtually any mixture of engineering, database and software-development workloads.
Other product highlights include the optional Intel Core i7-920XM Quad Core Extreme Edition processor linked with fast 1066MHz, 1333MHz and 1600MHz memory; support for the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, XP, along with Red Hat Linux 5.3 64-bit; optional RGB LED edge-to-edge 17-inch screen with 100 percent user selectable color gamut support; and option for three internal storage drives.
The Dell Precision M6500 is also the first mobile workstation to offer the new NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M graphics solution featuring 128 NVIDIA CUDA parallel computing cores; optimization for OpenGL 3.2 / Shader Model 4.0 / DirectX 10.1 / Direct Compute / OpenCL professional applications; A 256-bit memory interface; 1GB G-DDR3 graphics memory; and ultra-fast 64 GB/sec graphics bandwidth,
Other graphics options include the NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M and the ATI FireProM7740.
The Dell Precision M6500 offers compatibility and optimized performance on 95 key applications from leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) such as Adobe, Schlumberger and Dassault Systèmes.