When I originally purchased the now departed e, I worried that x resolution might not suit me, and that turned out to be the case. It might also be worth adding that I sent photos of the damage right away, as a follow-up to an initial email, and tried to be careful to reply only to those emails that actually invited replies. It was refreshing to forge right ahead with software installation rather than first having to remove a lot of garbage. Conclusion The Precision M65 offers an excellent combination of workstation performance including OpenGL compliance , solid build and businesslike appearance, in a Yeah, sure, external speakers or headphones offer some real improvement in sound quality, but a little bit of tinny sound never hurt anyone, and bass is just generally overrated. Intel Yonah Core Duo T 1. In addition to a slight CPU downgrade, from 2.
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The look and feel of the M65 are exceptional, just as I expected from the Precision line of notebooks. The 6-cell battery was spent and the M65 automatically went into hibernation at the 2: Back side of Dell Precision M65 view large image.
I find the businesslike appearance of the M65 nearly as fetching as that of the aforementioned Micfophone T-series notebook, though the M65 is a tad flashier. As indicated above, I have been in dll with Dell customer support regarding the damage to the case of the first M65 I received.
All in all, a very nice screen, preferable by a significant margin, I find, to the LCD monitor attached to my desktop computer at work. Dell Precision M65 1.
Dell Precision M65 Review (pics, specs)
Aside from the bottom of the unit, which is fairly warm on bare skin, the M65 is nice and cool. Conclusion The Precision M65 offers an excellent combination of workstation performance including OpenGL compliancesolid build and businesslike appearance, in a There were a couple of pre-installed multimedia programs, micro;hone since I kind of wanted them anyway, just as I wanted the Adobe Reader, I neither removed them nor classified them as junk.
Fit and finish are generally superior, as well: It was refreshing to forge right ahead with software installation rather than first having to remove a lot of garbage. Although a 6-pound, Zero dropped connections as of this writing, using the Intel management utility, which was active upon first boot.
The 3DMark05 scores are plenty for me, but would probably disappoint serious gamers: First Impressions My first reaction after unwrapping the M65 was that it should perfectly meet my computing needs and desires.
Both machines, however, are OpenGL compliant and presented by Dell as microphohe of handling demanding graphics work, such as CAD, 3D modeling and video editing.
Right side of Dell Precision M65 view large image. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. Design and Build The look and feel of the M65 are exceptional, just as I expected from the Precision line of notebooks.
Pictures, however, are of the replacement notebook. When I originally purchased the now departed e, I worried that x resolution might not suit me, and that turned out to be the case.
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Front side of Dell Precision M65 view large image. It almost looked as if someone had tried to force out a cable lock with a screwdriver and thereby damaged the case. The consumer-class, multimedia-oriented e had a 2.
Dell Precision M65 Review (pics, specs)
To be true to a spirit of full disclosure here, I should also admit that a large factor in the decision to go with the M65 was my prior use of a ThinkPad T40, which I really loved.
In short, I had no trouble listening to, and enjoying, music and video on the M65, which has good volume and decent clarity. The replacement M65, received very recently, is essentially flawless. Dell Deol M65 screen view large image. Excellent performance Very sturdy Tasteful no-nonsense design Reasonably cool and quiet Great keyboard and built-in pointing stick Nice screen OpenGL graphics 3-year on-site warranty Cons: The refurbished Precision M65 seemed as good an option as any, so as soon as I saw the right configuration, I bought it.
Microphne one point there microphons a little confusion regarding return shipping of the original order, but that was fairly minor and easily sorted out.
In addition to a slight CPU downgrade, from 2. In the end, I contacted Dell support and was subsequently sent a replacement, which I will touch on a little later.