Dell has launched a new "mobile workstation", the Dell Precision M6300, which they say is designed to free engineers, artists, developers and other professionals to run business-critical applications wherever they go with true desktop-level performance.

"Customers buy workstations because they need maximum performance to get a job done", said Vivek Mohindra, vice president, Dell Product Group. "The M6300 is ideal for customers who want to run demanding professional applications no matter where they are."

The new model offers a 64-bit Intel Core 2 Duo and Extreme Edition processors up to the X7900 combined with NVIDIA Quadro FX1600M OpenGL discrete graphics that are expected to improve performance up to 70% in graphics-intensive applications.

Dual-Channel memory with 36-bit addressing which allows use of all 4GB4 of system memory with a 64-bit OS, high performance hard drives including solid state and encrypted.

A high resolution, wide-aspect 17-inch WXGA+, WUXGA anti-glare and optional TrueLife displays that claims excellent viewing of large assemblies, 3D graphics and video, even in bright ambient environments and next generation 802.11n wireless support. From £849.