The Precision 5520 was supplied by Dell for this review. It features a 4K IGZO display, 32GB of RAM, Intel Xeon processor, NVIDIA Quadro graphics and 512GB of Class 50 solid-state drive (SSD).
The starting price for the Precision 5520 is $1,399. The unit we evaluated in this review retails for $2,867.
It also has room for a second hard drive or SSD, real function keys, a T arrow key arrangement, and a trackpad that clicks. It is about the same weight as the 2012 Retina MacBook Pro and gets the same battery life (7 hours).
The most similar Mac is a $3,099 MacBook Pro with a lower resolution display, 16 GB of RAM (max), a 2.9 GHz i7, and a Radeon Pro 460.
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