Dell injects more power into the Precision 5540, 7540, and 774
Dell injects more power into the Precision 5540, 7540, and 7740. Image courtesy Dell.

At this year’s Computex, Dell has announced a few upgrades for its Precision PCs. Laptops receiving updates include the Precision 5540, 7540, and 7740.

Let’s take a look at each and see what they’re getting:

Precision 5540

Precision 5540
Precision 5540. Image courtesy Dell.

The newest iteration of the 5540 can now be fitted with up to Intel Xeon E or 9th Gen Intel Core 8-Core processors. It also sports 64GB of 2666MHz DDR4 RAM, an NVIDIA Quadro T2000 (4GB) professional-grade GPU, 4TB of high-speed storage, and an ExpressCharge-capable 97Whr battery.

Design-wise, the 5540 uses a 15.6-inch InfinityEdge display with a 14-inch chassis. The screen offers a UHD, 100% Adobe color gamut display or an OLED display with 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. Dell is confident “Editors, designers and photographers focused on the finer details also will benefit from impressive contrast ratios.”

Precision 7540

Precision 7540. Image courtesy Dell.

For more power, there’s the new 7540. Dell claims it is the most powerful 15-inch laptop out there, and it does look to have some power to back it up. The 7540 is capable of VR and AI with up to an NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 GPU. It also offers either 128GB of 2666MHz or 64GB of 3200MHz RAM.

It comes with a range of 15.6-inch display options, which include a UHD HDR 400 display. Additionally, the PC does support up to 8K resolution and playback of HDR content though a single Display Port 1.4.

Precision 7740

Precision 7740
Precision 7740. Image courtesy Dell.

As for the 7740, it offers up to Intel Xeon E or 9th Gen Intel Core i9 processors. Other specs include 128GB of ECC RAM, 8TB of PCIe storage and the latest NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 GPU.

It boasts a 17.3-inch UltraSharp UHD IGZO display with a 100% Adobe color gamut. Additionally, the PC’s NVIDIA Quadro RTX graphics bring in real-time ray tracing with AI-based graphics acceleration.

Pricing and availability

The Dell Precision 5540, 7540 and 7740 mobile workstations will be out early July for $1339, $1149 and $1409 respectively.

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