Rugged PC Review’s full review of the Dell Latitude E ATG semi-rugged notebook. Dell’s Latitude laptops are well-respected business machines, and the ATG- branded editions ratchet these hard-wearing corporate workhorses. Dell Latitude E ATG – 14″ – Core i5 M – 4 GB RAM – GB SSD – English overview and full product specs on CNET.

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The protective doors provide physical protection, not sealing, and this is one area of the ATG that looks a bit unfinished.

Laptops by Justin Jaffe Dec 17, As expected, the internal layout is quite complex, with boards and modules mounted on the main board or onto the internal subframe, very precisely fitting into neatly allocated spaces. Standard 3-year next business day on-site service after remote diagnosis. Dell made it a handy little multi-purpose ruler that can be used to quickly convert degrees Fahrenheit into Celsius, inches and common fractions of inches into millimeters, and it also seems to r6430 as a letter opener and more.

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Agg that the cutout for the optional Smart Card reader.

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Also note that these benchmark results are guidelines only. The other part is that what generally falls into the “semi-rugged” category doesn’t sound very impressive. It lends the machine a tough look, but it can also be a bit of a mixed e64300 because it tends to get in the way, and it makes access to the SD Card slot tag.

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It’s a subdued design, especially compared to the tough and macho XFR, but one with its own quiet elegance. While the exterior of the ATG is plain almost to a fault, the guts of the machine are more than impressive.

Instead, the ATG is almost understated, as if its purpose were to get the job done without drawing any attention to its hardened guts and systems. That’s all reasonable and acceptable, but since Dell does refer to MIL-STDG testing, the actual results should be available to prospective customers. While the heavy-duty design is expensive overkill for the office-bound, it’s definitely the smart choice for anyone who has seen a regular laptop fall to the hazards of the elements, and earns our Editors’ Choice for rugged laptops.

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with inch display-diagonal weigh as much. It runs about 30 tests covering CPU, 2D graphics, 3D graphics, memory, and disk and then computes scores for each category and an overall PassMark score. Dust can get in, and water, too. So what differentiates the ATG model from a regular Latitudeand what makes it “all terrain grade?

On the left side, from left to right, d6430 a USB 2. The contoured and very light bottom half at first looks like thin plastic, but it’s actually very thin magnesium. Are ATG agg missing out?

Secondary functions are in small orange labels. Optical Storage Drive Type. Video Output Discrete Graphics Processor. Dell homepage Dell notebook section Latitude E Series.

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A couple of interesting detail are worth mentioning: The curved copper tubing is part of the ATG’s thermal management system. None of those trends were particularly advantageous for semi-rugged notebooks. We don’t know how that differs from the “DirectVue” display enhancements that come with the fully rugged XFR model.


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Business-oriented graphics card based on the Geforce GT M most probably the new 28nm GF version with slightly reduced clock rates. Makers of rugged and semi-rugged laptops have negotiated those trends in various ways. Display Displays keep changing. There are still many references to various trademarked Dell terms such as “Tri-Metal”, “ExpressCharge” batteries, “StrikeZone,” “ImageWatch” and similar, but that’s what everyone does.

Also of note are the rear corner guards see right that do double-duty by a providing a good deal of extra protection against scratching, and b include hinged protective covers for the ATG’s interface ports. Anodized aluminum display back, magnesium alloy wrapped corners, Magnesium bottom-plate, steel hinges, and powder-coated base. Those using the ATG with Windows 8 may want to get the touch screen; for Windows 7, the upgrade price is ag and resistive touch doesn’t offer much additional value.

The system has a While the consumer version weighs just 4. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Laptops by Gordon Gottsegen Dec 19, Finally, speaking of speed, the ATG booted into Windows very quickly from a complete cold start. That sort of detail adds expense, but also means the wires will never get crimped, adding to reliability. 6e430, look, and feel While sharing Dell’s “Latitude” brand name with all sorts of business-oriented Dell laptops and even tablets, the ATG is really a different animal.

At that rate, you still get 5.