7 Key Features, Stats Of Dell's New Precision Mobile Line

Dell announced that it will roll out a new lineup of Dell Precision Mobile workstations, as well as updates to its entry fixed line of Dell Precision tower solutions. According to Dell, the workstations will be available in the fourth quarter while the updated tower becomes available this month. All will be sold both through channel partners and directly, according to Dell.

The workstations are thinner and lighter and pack the latest graphics technology, new processors and faster memory and storage. Click through to check out some of the key features and stats of the updated portfolio.

Rig Rundown

Dell says the new Precision Mobile Workstations represent "huge leaps in performance." They pack sixth-generation Intel Core processors, including Xeon processors, and in the future, the Intel Xeon E3-1200 family. The portfolio also boasts graphics from AMD and NVIDIA, a variety of screen options, including a PremierColor 4k Ultra HD display with 100% minimum Adobe RGB color gamut. Dell's InfinityEdge display is nearly borderless, which allows Dell to offer a 15.6-inch viewing area in a very small package. New design elements, including carbon fiber and aluminum construction, make the workstations thinner and lighter.

Precision 3510

Starting at $999, the Precision 3510 is the least expensive of the new mobile workstations, and Dell claims its CPU is 15% faster than the current generation Precision Mobile Workstation line's entry-level model. Other improvements over the current generation include up to 20% faster graphics, 33% faster memory and three times faster SSD throughput. The 3510 is also said to be 27% thinner and 11% lighter than its predecessor model.

Key Stats For 3510

Precision 15 5000 Series

Dell is calling the Precision 15, which starts at $1,399, the thinnest, smallest, lightest Dell workstation ever. The 5000 Series PCs are five times thinner and three times lighter than the models they replace, Dell says. Its CPUs are 20% faster and memory 43% faster, and it's capable of three times more SSD throughput, Dell claims.

Key Stats For 5510

Precision 7000 Series (15 and 17)

Dell is calling the Precision 7000 series the "most powerful, thinnest, lightest, best-looking mobile workstations in the market." The 15-inch version starts at $1,199 and the 17-inch starts at $1,699. The 7000 series was designed for maximum application performance, according to Dell, and the models carry similar features, including DDR4 with overclocked and ECC memory options, advanced cooling, sixth-generation Intel Core processors, as well as mobile Intel Xeon processors, AMd FirePro and NVIDIA Quadro graphics. The 17 carries up to 4TB of storage using PCIe SSDs. The 15 carries up to 3TB of storage, also using PCIe SSds.

New Fixed Workstation

Dell also announced updates to the entry-level fixed line of Dell Precision tower solutions. The updates include smaller chassis, Intel Sky Lake processors in Core i3, i5, i7 and Xeon E3-1200 v5 and up to 64GB 2133Mhz NECC/ECC DDR4 memory. The updated tower can store up to 9TB of data. It carries graphics from NVIDIA, AMD and Intel Integrated Graphics. Like the laptops, the tower includes an extended list of ISV certifications, as well as Dell Precision Optimizer.