Key travel is similar to most business notebooks with just a bit less clicking sound than what we hear on ThinkPads in our office. Visit our network of sites: ControlPoint is indeed a great interface for novice computer users or anyone who wants to control these features in one location. The fan noise was rarely loud enough to be heard in a quiet room unless the notebook was under extreme stress such as benchmarking or serious gaming. This one-stop control center for power management, display settings, network connections, and security settings.

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The E controls heat extremely well … even when the dual-core processor and GPU are crunching numbers and the hard drive is actively reading and writing data. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The chassis is entirely made of magnesium alloy with plenty of degree edges and sharp angles.

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The speakers also have a great location that directs sound up and toward the user. My Precision M has the same feedback in the BIOS System Information, it has the icon on above the keyboard but apparently there is no driver for it. Pressing down very firmly, the keyboard suffers from virtually zero flex and is a nice improvement over the older Dell Latitude D Our review unit of the Dell Latitude E came with the following options:. The Dell Latitude E as configured has more than enough speed and storage space to handle most users needs.

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Post as a guest Name. The E offers a wide range of hardware configurations, as well as Solid State Drives SSDs for the businesses that require extreme ruggedness and extreme performance. The keyboard and palm rest structure is e4060, but the thin alloy used in the palmrests does flex a little when pressure is applied.

More importantly, the hottest parts of the notebook are confined the the areas where you are less likely to touch the notebook. During testing no plastic creaks or squeaks bluetopth be heard thanks to the magnesium alloy structure.

Well, I am having the same problem, I have a new laptop at work and need to use BT with my keyboard. Port selection was not a problem, although I would have enjoyed seeing a HDMI port, but the inclusion of a DisplayPort is a reasonable compromise and probably more useful in a corporate environment.

Simply put, the E with hard drive stays remarkably cool even when the system is being heavily stressed. ControlPoint is indeed a great interface for novice computer users or anyone who wants to control these features in one location.

I cannot find a bluetooth driver on Dell’s site and the Dell Client System Update works poorly and does not list my bluetooth drivers. Email Required, but never shown. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Dell claims the when the E is running on both dll 9-cell battery and the cell battery slice it can provide a full 19 hours bluetootn battery life.

This immitation brushed metal surface is available in black, blue, or red to give businesses and their employees a way to customize the look of their business notebook. Lenovo ThinkPad X61 2. Wide viewing angles made the screen look sharp even at oddly contorted angles.


Dell Latitude E Review

It may actually be in the computer but not active somehow. It is driving me mad!

If you configure the notebook with a SSD instead of a hard drive you should have a notebook that runs even cooler. We took a closer look to find out. Colors were vibrant despite the matte screen and the additional benefit of matte screens is the lack of reflection in an office environment.

Still, the build and design speak volumes in terms of the overall durability of this notebook. The entire bottom shell is a metal alloy which gives the laptop a strong footprint on your desk, and gives enough strength to resist bending if you hold the laptop by the edge of the palm rest walking around the room. FarhadA – did you solve this?

Dell Latitude E6400 Review

Below are benchmarks to give you an idea of how this laptop might compare up against other notebooks on the market. The speakers on the E were better than average for most laptops, comparable to speakers found on most small midrange televisions. On the bright side, the touchpoint includes three mouse buttons for better control with tabbed web browsing.