Customer reviews for Precision M6500

Precision M6500

Precision M6500
3.86 / 5
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Rating breakdown 57 reviews
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
5
1 Star
5
3.9
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5
(57 reviews) 56
32 out of 4768%of customers recommend this
Customer reviews for Precision M6500
Review 41 for Precision M6500
Overall Rating 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Customer avatarReviewed by:M6500owner
(Manchester)
Duration of Product Use:1-2 months
Level of Expertise:Expert
Title:

Laptop Freezes and many people reported the same

PostedOctober 22, 2010
No, I do not recommend this product.
This is a great laptop - When it's not freezing.
Could be one of the best for 2010 but unfortunately it's not. Read the comments on 7 pages (and still counting) about the experience many like us have with this laptop and the lack of support/solution so far.
We hope Dell would do something about this after this review. That's what you expect after paying £4000!
Read here:
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19336090.aspx?PageIndex=1
Pros:software, development
+8points
8of 8voted this as helpful.
Review 42 for Precision M6500
Overall Rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Customer avatarReviewed by:AndrewMS
(Kansas City)
Duration of Product Use:Over 6 months
Level of Expertise:Good
Title:

Screen Goes Black

PostedFebruary 23, 2012
No, I do not recommend this product.
Crashes 1-3 times a day. Screen just goes black.
Pros:engineering, autocadd
+1point
3of 5voted this as helpful.
Review 43 for Precision M6500
Overall Rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Customer avatarReviewed by:burak2010
(USA)
Duration of Product Use:Less than a month
Level of Expertise:Good
Title:

Problem with the power adapter

PostedOctober 26, 2010
No, I do not recommend this product.
This is an excellent laptop for the money.
However the weak link is the power adapter. It simply doesn't work. Serious reliability issue with the product because of the power adapter.
+2points
7of 12voted this as helpful.
Review 44 for Precision M6500
Overall Rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Customer avatarReviewed by:BillJ1
Title:

Worst "laptop" ever!

PostedOctober 25, 2010
No, I do not recommend this product.
This has to be the absolute worst computer purchase I have ever made and the most expensive. I have 8gb Ram, i7 processor, SSD and you would think it could handle almost any task. Forget about that..my Latitude E4300 is actually faster. Do not consider this laptop to be mobile..forget the weight issue...the battery will maybe last 75 minutes, the power cord will not remain plugged in--poor, poor design.
Bottom line: if you need mobility, buy a Latitude and save $. If you need a power machine, buy a desktop and save $. Not a good value, not a good performer. Only good thing I can say is it helps keep me in shape by lifting it.
I would give "0" stars if that rating were available.
Pros:mobile and office, lots of large db and worksheets
+11points
17of 23voted this as helpful.
Review 45 for Precision M6500
Overall Rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Customer avatarReviewed by:SteveDevlin
(London)
Duration of Product Use:1-2 months
Level of Expertise:Expert
Title:

Constantly Crashes

PostedOctober 25, 2010
No, I do not recommend this product.
Bought this laptop about 2 months ago to do video editing. Since first day it crashes randomly. Screen freezes and requires a hard reboot. There are a lot of people with same problem. Search the forum for "m6500 freezes" and you will see.
+10points
10of 10voted this as helpful.
Review 46 for Precision M6500
Overall Rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Customer avatarReviewed by:ddraper
(Atlanta, GA)
Duration of Product Use:Less than a month
Level of Expertise:Expert
Title:

Stay Away Until Dell Gets Issues Resolved

PostedOctober 22, 2010
No, I do not recommend this product.
Great laptop if only it there was not a serious issue with it. My M6500 experiences a freeze or BSOD almost daily. Dell should have removed it from their site until a solution was found. They are aware of this problem and have been working on it but no fix yet. Please research the forums and networks carefully before purchasing this laptop. If Dell gets the issue resolved, it will be one of the best around. But for now it is almost unusable for me.
Pros:software development, business use
+12points
13of 14voted this as helpful.
Based on the average of (11) ratings-only reviews
Ratings-only reviews for Precision M6500
Overall Rating 
4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
0 out of 1 recommend this product
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