updated 01:05 pm EST, Wed February 27, 2008
Dell Precision update
Dell is continuing its Penryn updates with the Precision M6300, its workstation notebook. Buyers now have two extra processor options: a 2.6GHz (T9500) Core 2 Duo, or a 2.8GHz (X9000) Core 2 Extreme. Performance can be boosted in other aspects as well, namely through the option of NVIDIA's new Quadro FX 3600M videocard, which also has twice as much memory as its predecessor.
In terms of memory, the M6300 is the first Dell notebook with the choice of 8GB of RAM, divided into two 4GB DIMMs. Shoppers who want better hard disk access can choose between 32 or 64GB SSD drives, though these alone add either $631 or $1,030 to the price of a system. A standard configuration of the notebook costs $1,769.