Dell Rolls Out Next Generation Precision Mobile Workstation for Design Pros
They're also affordable. Dell's Precision M4700 starts at $1,049 and includes an Intel Core i5 3320M processor clocked at 2.6GHz, 2GB of DDR3-1600 RAM, 320GB SATA hard drive (7200 RPM), AMD FirePro M4000 graphics, 8X DVD burner, 802.11g/n Wi-Fi, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, and 6-cell battery. That's not exactly a system configuration that's going to make waves in the performance community, though it's fully upgradeable from top to bottom, including RAID storage options.
Dell's Precision M6700 starts at $1,849 and boasts similar specs, albeit the GPU is upgraded to an AMD FirePro M6000 part. There are configurations to fit all budgets, including a $5,299 model that sports an Intel Core i7 3920XM processor clocked at 2.9GHz, 32GB DDR3-1600 RAM, NVIDIA Quadro K5000M graphics with 4GB of GDDR5 memory, 128GB SSD, and various other odds and ends.