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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So, details like letters are bigger. It’s designed to be a full-size workhorse computer for use in environments and conditions where a standard plain-vanilla laptop might not survive. There are still many references to various trademarked Dell terms such as “Tri-Metal”, “ExpressCharge” batteries, “StrikeZone,” “ImageWatch” and similar, ee6430 that’s what everyone does.

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Protective doors and bumpers keep ports and qtg housing from getting damaged, but keep in e6340 that spillproof doesn’t mean waterproof. Microsoft Office Trial. Business-oriented graphics card based on the Geforce GT M most probably the new 28nm GF version with slightly reduced clock rates. We also noticed that in some benchmarks, there can be a significant difference between bit and bit versions of Windows.

That means first removing the two rear corner guards rubberized plasticand then undo seven small Philips head screws. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Dec 17, It’s a subdued design, especially compared to the tough and macho XFR, but one with its own quiet elegance.

Compared even s6430 other semi-rugged laptops, the Dell Latitude E ATG leads the pack in terms of performance, durability, and battery e4630.

Are ATG customers missing out? A look inside the Dell ATG Whereas consumer notebooks usually consists of little more than a plastic case with a motherboard attached, semi-rugged designs are generally more complex, even if it’s in subtle ways.

We reviewed a lot of laptops in agt For a detailed comparison of these four processors, see here. If you prize toughness over sheer speed, though, this is certainly worth the price. All that said, the fairly vague description of the ATG’s toughness is unfortunate because it actually is a solid, very trust-inspiring machine.

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So what differentiates the ATG model from a regular Latitudeand what makes it “all terrain grade? Single Review, online available, Short, Date: Dell itself offers stands and port replicators that work with both ATG and standard versions of the Latitude 64×0 platform, and there are a number of third party solutions specifically designed for the ATG. How tough are Dell rugged notebooks humorous?


So while some of the established rugged and semi-rugged notebooks still come with older Intel processors, Dell’s ATG and XFR machines are generally pretty close to the processor technology state-of-the-art. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

As far back asDell gave the ATG a display that had its screen cover optically bonded to the LCD, thus eliminating the reflections from the LCD surface, eliminating the need to AR-coat the bottom of the screen cover, and eliminating the air gap.

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. Lenovo’s top 2-in-1 perfected. Unlike the fully-rugged XFR’s complex sealing doors with spring-loaded levers and a locking slider, the ATG’s are just simple flaps that are part of the corner guards. Part of the problem is that there really is no official definition of what “semi-rugged” means.

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The original Latitude ATG see our review was a half-hearted effort and quickly replaced with the ATG D that introduced a superb outdoor-viewable display technology called DirectVue we were impressed; see our full review of the ATG Please share our article, every link counts! Also note that these benchmark results are guidelines only.

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Tablets by Joshua Goldman Dec 13, Quality atb is made possible by advertising. There is no rubber seal around the perimeter of the housing, and there are several openings for the fan, heat exchanger, optical drive and mass storage. For really rough jobs you’d want the Latitude XFR version. But what about 4th generation “Haswell” chips?

Above that the e66430 for the optional Smart Card reader. Docks and cradles Semi-rugged laptops like the Dell ATG are often used in vehicles and other places where they must be docked and secured.


For illustration, the pictures below are a side-by-side comparison between the inch ATG screen and that of another enterprise-class notebook we’re currently testing, a Fujitsu Lifebook E Secondary functions are 6e430 small orange labels. Makers of rugged and semi-rugged laptops have negotiated those trends in various ways.

We also ran our second benchmark suite, CrystalMark, for confirmation and additional information. Good thing, too, as the card alone has a TDP of 25 watts. Once again, there is a total absence of annoying reflections on both screens, indicating the superiority of semi-matte display surfaces for this sort of deployment.

Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: Dell’s smart solution is a sturdy spring-loaded latch that automatically snaps closed, and opens e430 a firm push.

The “Quiet — Reduced Fan” setting also used about the same the fan, by the way, is very quiet to begin with. Dust can get in, and water, too. It’s tougher than a consumer laptop, but not as tough as a fully rugged one and the term “rugged” isn’t really defined either.

For those interested in how the semi-rugged ATG compares inside to the fully-rugged XFR, the picture below shows them side-by-side. You don’t see this sort of detail very often. However, Intel’s rapid succession of processor generations is trying even for a company the size of Dell, and so, for now, the ATG is still equipped with Aty third generation “Ivy Bridge” processors, and not 4th generation “Haswell” chips. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

Apple iPad, Microsoft Surface, Amazon Fire and more Work, play and everything in between, it’s all ag on a bigger screen with great tools to boost your experience. All of the listed machines can be purchased with processor, memory and disk options that greatly affect performance.