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Power to Go! With This PowerGo 15/7 Notebook from Xi -  remarkable PowerGo 15/7 Notebook has widescreen display, super battery life, backlit keyboard, great sound, sleek looks, Jeffrey Heimgartner, CADdigest.com, July 14, 2014

Review: Dell Precision M3800 Mobile Workstation - light weight design with 15.6" display, full-size 80-key backlit keyboard, Intel Core i7-4702HQ quad-core processor, NVIDIA Quadro K1100M discrete graphics card with 2GB memory, impressive battery life, excellent system for base configuration price of $1,799, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, June 1, 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad W540 Mobile Workstation is the Company's One and Only - resolution of 28801620 in professional grade, 15" display, Thunderbolt 2 enabled, Intel Core i7-4800MQ CPU, available for $2,346, Alex Herrera, Graphic Speak, Apr 10, 2014

Dell Precision M4800 - 15" display, Core i7-4800MQ CPU, ideal for 3D CAD, AMD FirePro M5100 Mobility Pro GPU, 8GB RAM, priced extremely competitively, AEC Magazine, Mar 19, 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad W540 - 15.5" display, built-in X-Rite Pantone color calibrator, Intel Core i7-4800MQ CPU, NVIDIA Quadro K2100M GPU, spill-resistant, ergonomic keyboard with numeric keypad, AEC Magazine, Mar 19, 2014

HP Zbook 14 - 14" full HD IPS panel, Intel Core i7-4600U CPU with clock speed of 2.1-3.3GHz, AMD FirePro M4100 GPU, well built with exceptional serviceability, ideal for truly mobile CAD but limited to small assembly modeling, Develop 3D, Mar 17, 2014

HP ZBook Review - But What Does the Z Stand For? - impressive, lightweight laptop, HP ZBook has wonderful 'Display Port & ThunderBolt' connectivity but no HDMI port, VGA output is blurry, Scott Moyse, Design and Motion, Feb 17, 2014

HP ZBook 14 - lightweight mobile workstation has 14" display, Intel Core i7-4600U mobile processor, 16 GB SDRAM, 1 TB storage capacity, excellent battery performance, affordable price of $2,399, highly praise by Art Liddle, Cadalyst, Feb 13, 2014

Truly Portable Power - Eurocom Racer 3W mobile workstation has 15.6" backlit LED display with 1920x1080 resolution, Intel Haswell HM87 Express chipset, 16GB of DDR3-1600 MHz memory, NVIDIA Quadro K1000M GPU, base price of $1559, good performance, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Jan 1, 2014

Mobile Tablet/Notebook Convertible Can Run CAD - Lenovo ThinkPad Helix ultrabook consists of 11.6" tablet, keyboard dock, 1.8GHz Intel Core i5-3337U CPU, 4GB RAM, can run mainstream CAD apps, price starts at $1,477, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Dec 1, 2013

Mobile Workstations: Dell Precision M3800 - 15.6", ultra portable 3D CAD mobile workstation, certified for range of apps including Inventor, CATIA, SolidWorks, Creo, NX, has room for solid state mini-card storage device, Greg Corke, DEVELOP 3D, Nov 14, 2013

A Portable Revit Workstation - GOBOXX G1840 laptop has Intel Core i7-3740QM quad core CPU, 16GB DDR3 RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M graphics card, 17.3" full HD display, performs well, can function as desktop replacement for Revit users, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, Sep 14, 2013

HP Marries Workstation Power with Ultrabook Portability - releases ZBook mobile workstation with enhanced Z desktops, ergonomic monitors, portable power, updated processors, RAM, external I/O support, Z displays, IPS Generation 2 panels, base price $729, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Sep 10, 2013

Dell Precision Unveils New Mobile and Desktop Workstations - M4800, M6800 mobile workstation with higher resolution, Wacom multitouch display, Intel Core i5, i7 processor options, T3610, T5610, T7610 Dell precision workstations with high end graphics, Intel cache acceleration software, Cadalyst, Sep 10, 2013

Review: Top-Performing Portable Workstation - mobile workstation GoBOXX G2720 has 17.3" full HD backlit LED screen, 3.6GHz Intel Core i7-3820 quad-core processor, 120GB SSD, excellent performance, available for $5,985, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Sep 1, 2013

Dell Precision M3800 is 'Thinnest and Lightest Workstation Ever' - 18mm thick, weight starts at 2.04Kg, Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA Quadro graphics, 3200x1800 pixel display with multi-touch capability, expected price between $1700 and $2000, Mark Tyson, Hexus, July 26, 2013

Lenovo - Learning to Love the Tablet - ThinkPad Tablet 2 runs CAD, offers portability, freedom to access designs while in field, base price starts at $600, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, June 5, 2013

Review: Eurocom Panther 4.0 Mobile Workstation - 17.3" full-HD display with resolution of 1920x1080, full-size backlit keyboard, based on Intel Sandy Bridge-E X79 Express chipset, supports up to 3 standard hard drives, abundant configuration options, incredible performance, base price is $3,210, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, June 1, 2013

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 - Intel Core i7 quad-core CPU, NVIDIA Quadro K2000M GPU, island-style keyboard, full HD 15.6" backlit LED display, color-coded USB ports, impressive all round mobile workstation for mainstream CAD, Greg Corke, AEC Magazine, May 8, 2013

Dell Precision M6700 - mobile workstation with 17.3" LED-backlit panel, NVIDIA Quadro K5000M graphics card, Outstanding connectivity options, above-average battery life, Art Liddle, Cadalyst, Mar 21, 2013

Eurocom Panther 4.0 - 17.3" LED-backlit panel with impressive display, 32 GB of DDR3-1600 system memory, good performance, but limited battery life, Art Liddle, Cadalyst, Mar 21, 2013

Mobile Champion - Lenovo ThinkPad W530 mobile workstation has 2.90GHz Intel Core i7-3920XM quad-core CPU, NVIDIA Quadro K2000M, 16GB RAM, offers excellent performance, priced at $2,592, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Feb 1, 2013

Revolving Around the Tablets Market, HP Offer New EliteBook - EliteBook Revolve can be used either as laptop or tablet, backlit keyboard, 720p HD4 camera, option of solid-state drive up to 256 GB, 4GB of internal memory, to be available in US from March 2013, Jon Peddie, Graphic Speak, Dec 14, 2012

The Xi PowerGo XT - 17.3" portable workstation with Intel’s Core i7 3840 QM 2.8/3.8GHz processor, backlit keyboard, 2 graphics boards, scores high on PassMark benchmark, Matt Lombard, CADdigest.com, Dec 3, 2012

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon: Thin, Light, Stylish, Strong - carbon fiber chassis, good for games, audio, not best for business applications, Graphic Speak, Nov 15, 2012

Hardware Review: Lenovo ThinkPad W530 - portable CAD workstation with Core i7-3920XM processor, latest Quadro K2000M card, 15.6" display with full HD, 2 USB 3.0 ports, Matt Lombard, CADdigest.com, Nov 1, 2012

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i73520M CPU running at 2.9GHz speed, NVIDIA Quadro K1000 GPU, 15.6" display, can support display resolution upto1900x1080, CADplace, Oct 2012

Review: HP EliteBook is Upwardly Mobile - 2.3GHz Intel Core i7-2820QM processor, large touchpad with gesture support, 15.6-in. diagonal UWVA anti-glare display, offers good performance, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Sep 1, 2012

Dell Immerses 3D Technology in Mainstream Mobile Workstations - Precision M4700, M6700 mobile workstations have latest Intel Core processors with Turbo Boost Technology, DDR3 SDRAM 32GB memory, can run 3 simultaneous displays, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Aug 13, 2012

Workstation Review: Power and Portability - 15.6" Eurocom P150H Racer mobile workstation with NVIDIA Quadro 5010M GPU, Intel Core i7-2960XM Extreme processor offers good performance, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Aug 1, 2012

Dell Announces New Precision Mobile Workstations - M4700 and M6700 - Intel Core i5, i7, Extreme Edition processors with turbo boost technology, expandability options, wide array of ports, excellent display options, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, July 24, 2012

Snazzy Dell Covet Leads New Mobile Workstation Line-Up - Precision M4700, Precision M6700, M6700 Covet Edition with wide choice of computer graphics, DDR3 SDRAM support, removable optical drives option, Kathleen Maher, Graphic Speak, July 24, 2012

The SolidBox Dell M6600 Mobile Workstation, Unboxed and Reviewed - high-capacity production workstation has quad-core 2.50Ghz Core-i7 CPU, 8GB DDR3-1600Mhz RAM, Quadro 4000M 2GB graphics card, Simon Martin, SolidSmack, May 29, 2012

HP EliteBook 8760w Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7-2820QM CPU with 2.3 GHz clock speed, 2 TB expandable storage space, full-sized, backlit keyboard, impressive speedy performance, highly praised by Art Liddle, Cadalyst, Apr 1, 2012

Mobile Engineering Workstation is Big, Fast and Hot - Eurocom Panther 3.0 offers Intel Xeon 6-core CPU, 24GB of memory, supports up to 3 standard hard drives, but poor battery life, noisy, runs hot, expensive, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Nov 1, 2011

Dell Precision M6600 Mobile Workstation - 17.3" LED backlit panel, NVIDIA Quadro 4000M graphics controller, 8 GB of 1,600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM, pair of 256GB SATA 3 solid-state drives in RAID configuration, Art Liddle, Cadalyst, Oct 13, 2011

Review: Sandy Bridge Energizes Lenovo's W520 Mobile Workstation - mid-range laptop, GPU offers more memory, capacity storage, higher fidelity display, color calibrator, fingerprint reader, Alex Herrera, Graphic Speak, Sep 22, 2011

Hardware Review: ThinkPad W520 Notebook - spill resistant keyboard, quiet cooling fans, impressive battery life, capable, portable workstation for MCAD users, Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe, July 4, 2011

Eurocom Panther 2.0 Mobile Workstation - Intel Xeon W3680 3.33 GHz 6-core processor, 24GB of RAM, but heavy, no battery life in active use, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, June 4, 2011

HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation - fitted with Intel Core i7-720QM processor, DreamColor 2 display, touch-sensitive buttons, integrated smart card reader, limited 3 yr warranty, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Apr 1, 2011

Eurocom D900F Panther Blows the Doors Off - notebook beats many desktops, 6-cores Intel Xeon X5680 CPU  redundant, independent disks, triple-channel memory, but heavy, expensive, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Mar 1, 2011

The HP EliteBook 8740w & NVIDIA Quadro 3D Graphics Slam - 4 testing areas, 2D, 3D benchmark, Josh Mings, Jan 11, 2011

CAD to Go - mobile workstations meet processing, graphics, and memory demands of AEC, manufacturing, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, Nov 29, 2010

Lenovo ThinkPad W510 - compact mobile workstation delivers very good performance for modest price, highly recommended by Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, Nov 28, 2010

BOXX Mobile Workstation Sets New Record in Cadalyst Labs - setting new record in Cadalyst labs test benchmarking, rendering systems built for speed, BOXX, Oct 4, 2010

- option for Core i7-920XM Quad Core Extreme Edition with NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800M/880M graphics card, screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 with 100% color gamut, ubergizmo, Mar 9, 2010

HP Greets New Year with Product Rollout - HP Mini 210, 2102, 5102 netbooks with Intel Atom CPUs, HD screens, built-in face recognition software, CloudDrive software, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jan 6, 2010

Dell Powers Up Precision Mobile Workstation - Precision M6500 with Intel Core I7 processor, NVIDIA Quadro FX3800M GPU, 1GB of G-DDR2 graphics memory, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Dec 7, 2009

Live from AU 2009: Dell Precision M6500 - Intel Core i7-based mobile workstation with Turbo Boost technology, 17" screen, up to 8GB RAM, integrated memory controller, Greg Corke, Experience Building, Dec 1, 2009

Lenovo ThinkPad W700ds - portable workstation fitted with Intel Core2 Q9000 quad-core processor, 4GB RAM, built-in Wacom digitizer, 2 screens, full keyboard, Mark Fletcher, MCAD Online, Jun 10, 2009

Dell Precision M6400 - quad core Intel core 2 quad QX9300 processor, 1GB NVIDIA Quadro FX3700M graphics chip for manipulating large 3D models, good performance, portability difficult due to heavy weight, Greg Corke, AEC Magazine, May/Jun 2009

Big, Bold, and Beautiful: Lenovo ThinkPad W700 - Intel Quad Core CPU, NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700M GPU, and a built-in Wacom digitizer, LED lights illuminated keyboard, wide color gamut, fingerprint reader, integrated microphone, more, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Jan 30, 2009

Alienware Mobile Costly for Its Performance - Area-51 m15x workstation equipped with a WideUXGA display, NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX, 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Extreme CPU, 320GB, 7200rpm SATA, integrated touchpad targeting MCAD users, more, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Jan 1, 2009

The Lenovo Dual Screen Laptop. How Would You Use It? - W700ds has 17" screen plus a slide-out secondary screen., $3,600, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 23, 2008

Lenovo W700DS - Industrial Design on the Go - mobile workstation with additional 10-inch display to 17-inch screen, built-in 128x80mm wacom digitizer, pantone color calibrator, more, Al Dean, Develop3D, Dec 12, 2008

HP Compaq 8710w - mobile workstation with Intel Core 2 microprocessor, connectivity options, good battery life, gives good performance, highly praised by Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, Apr 1, 2008

Workstation Reviews - CAD2 Vision DQX and HP xw4600 workstations plus Dell Precision M4300 mobile workstation were reviewed, Greg Corke, MCAD Online, Jan 21, 2008

Dell Precision M4300 - compact and light mobile workstation with Intel Core2 Duo T7700 dual-core microprocessor, 802.11n support, appropriate to run design software, more, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, Jan 1, 2008

Review: The HP (Compaq) 8710w Mobile Workstation - Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 2GB RAM, 120GB hard drive, 17" screen with 1680x1050 resolution, and more to run 3ds Max application, 3dguru, Dec 2, 2007

Workstation Reviews - Sun Ultra 40 M2, Fujitsu Siemens Celsius M450, Rock XtremeCTXPro, Lenovo ThinkPad T60p, Greg Corke, MCAD Online, April 19, 2007

Workstation - comparison of HP xw6400, Dell Precision 390, Scan 3XS workstation, XWorks X20i-64 S-ATA, Rock Xtreme SL Quadro 2500M, CAD 2 Imagine Go-Duo2, Greg Corke, MCAD Online, October 10, 2006 (more HP workstation reviews, Dell workstation reviews, Scan workstation reviews, laptop reviews)

You Can Take It with You - Dell Precision M90 mobile workstation beats Eurocom M590K Emperor and HP Compaq nw8440, also reviewed: Matrox DualHead2Go, PowerCAD SiteMaster and Leica DISTO Plus Laser and PolyNote M719NC laptop, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, August 1, 2006

Power Lifters - notebooks that can replace desktops include Dell Inspiron 9400, Toshiba's Satellite Pro P100 and HP Compaq nx9400, David Flynn, Australian IT, March 14, 2006

Power to Go - new notebooks from Dell, Eurocom, and HP Compaq provide portability of your workstation, benchmark scores for these petite powerhouses are comparable to those desktop systems only a few months old, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst Management, July 1, 2005

Two for the Road - new notebooks - Dell Precision M70 (uses NVIDIA-based graphics) and HP Compaq nw8240 (uses ATI) aim directly at MCAD and graphics professionals, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, June 2005

Compaq nc8230, A Dim Widescreen Packed with Features - this new product is based on Intel's new second-generation Centrino platform, Sonoma and contains security features like integrated Smartcard reader and an (optional) TPM module, Harald Thon & Bert Topelt, Tom's Hardware Guide, June 30, 2005

Sony VAIO and HP Compaq: Two Office Notebooks in Our Lab - similar technical characteristics but Sony has a NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200, Compaq has ATI Mobility Radeon X600, Galina Sudareva, Xbit Laboratories, June 17, 2005

Celsius Mobile H230 - Fujitsu-Siemens' stylish Celsius H230 complete with port replicator featuring DVI-I output for flat panel displays, Greg Corke, MCADonline, June 14, 2005

Big, Powerful, and Pricey - the Eurocom D900T Phantom Mobile Workstation has been designed to replace desktop PCs and to meet the mobile needs of engineers and architects, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, May 2005

IBM ThinkPad T42p Mobile Workstation - a workstation graphics chip makes this notebook ready for CAD and 3D rendering applications, Riyad Emeran, Trusted Reviews, February 17, 2005

Putting the Hard in Hard Case - an overview of rugged portable workstations, Mark Clarkson, Desktop Engineering, February 2005

CATbench Winter Update - The Best of Mobile Computing vs. the Best of UNIX: How Do They Compare? - reviews of Dell's new M70 Mobile Workstation and IBM's IntelliStation Power 275, Phil Harrison, CATIA Community, February 14, 2005 (requires free registration)

Eurocom D700T Enigma: Mobile Workstation with Choice of Upgradeable Graphics - powerful new notebook is designed for graphics-dependent professionals such as CAD designers, 2D and 3D designers, engineers and architects, ITWeb, January 26, 2005

MCAD Workstation Supplement - tests of four mobile workstations and five new PCI Express graphics for the CAD/CAM sector, Greg Corke, CADserver, January 2005

Premier Products - top product picks for 2004: NVIDIA Quadro FX 1400, COSMOSWorks, Dell Precision M60 Mobile Workstation, @Xi Systems 3600E MTower Workstation, MicroStation V8 2004 Edition, AutoVue SolidModel Professional v18, Vrcontext Walkinside, CADFind Sketch and Search, Sharp Actius RD3D AutoStereo notebook computer, Green Building Studio, ToleranceCalc, IntelliRoof and IntelliWall, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, December 15, 2004

HP Compaq nw8000 - mobile workstation enables the creation of professional-level CAD and graphics on the road, George Maestri, CGW, November 2004

CATbench Update Summer 2004 - tests were run on the Dell Precision 470, two workstations from HP and IBM’s T42p mobile workstation, Phil Harrison CATIA Community, August 30, 2004 (requires free registration)

Bulletproof Performers - reviews of rugged portables, including laptops and handhelds, Glenn Hartwig, Desktop Engineering, July 2004

Take Your Work Anywhere - reviews of mobile workstations from Dell, HP and IBM; a Tablet PC; and Sharp's 3D notebook, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, July 1, 2004

Quality and Performance at a Premium Price - HP’s Compaq nw8000 might be the best mobile workstation money can buy, David Cohn, DE Online, July 2004

Mobile Computing; Brainy and Brawny New Laptops - new Pentium M processors performed well in AutoCAD tests, with the Dell Inspiron 8600C notebook achieving the fastest speed, Anush Yegyazarian, PC World, July 2004

IBM ThinkPad T42 Range: A First Look - the ThinkPad T42p notebook is a workstation-class model featuring a leading-edge graphics processor certified for a range of key applications such as Pro/ENGINEER and SolidWorks, Charles McLellan, ZDNet UK, May 10, 2004

Dell Inspiron 9100 Review - new Dell laptop ought to perform well on 3D rendering tasks, NotebookReview.com, April 25, 2004

IBM ThinkPad R50p - laptop offers certified support for all major CAD and 3D design and animation applications, David Fearon, PC Pro, April 2004

IBM ThinkPad R50p - with CATIA running on the ThinkPad, practically every step in the design process can be automated through the use of special tools, such as sketch tracer, which can take an artist's drawing and assist in converting it into a 3D model, Mark Long, NewsFactor Network, February 23, 2004

Sharp Notebook Debuts 3D Screen - new technology offers promise for CAD and architectural users, Bill Howard, PC Magazine, November 18, 2003

New ThinkPads Get Graphics Boost - IBM's two new ThinkPad mobile workstations, the R50p and T41p, are designed for demanding mobile applications, Tom Krazit, IDG News Service (hosted on PC World), October 27, 2003

Dell Precision Mobile Workstation M60 - it's built like a truck, looks like a gleaming aircraft, is exceedingly fast and powerful and is suitable for 3D graphics work, Charlie White, Digital Post Production, September 15, 2003

Compaq Evo N800w Reviewed - if you do CAD or computer graphics work, this somewhat pricey "workstation" laptop is worth every penny, Charlie Demerjian, The Inquirer, September 5, 2003

IBM ThinkPad T40 C122UK - laptop judged capable of CAD work, PC Pro, September 2003

Laptop or Portable Unix Workstation? - Tadpole Computer has launched a new line of portable Unix workstations that the company hopes will increase the size of its customer pool, John G. Spooner, CNETNews.com, May 18, 2003

Compaq Evo N800w 2.4GHz Mobile Workstation - this workstation, certified for most major high-end CAD applications, is a solid performer boasting excellent features, John B. Virata, Media Workstation, April 28, 2003

CATbench Update 2002: The Arrival of a New Chipset and Faster Processor - the IBM IntelliStation M Pro 3.06GHz set a CATIA benchmark record, and the Compaq EVO N800w tested so well it's now the champion among laptops, Phil Harrison, CATIA Solutions, Spring 2003

The First Pentium-M Notebook Put to the Test - Intel's soon-to-be-released mobile platform - called "Intel Centrino Mobile Technology" - looks very promising. Harald Thon and Thomas Pabst, Tom's Hardware Guide, February 5, 2003

A Workstation for Serious Workers - the Compaq Evo Mobile Workstation N800w is built for notebook users  like engineers and architects who need more than just a fast laptop, Bill Howard, PC Magazine, January 30, 2003

SolidWorks Benchmark Update - If Ferrari Made a Notebook - HP's new mobile workstation, the Compaq Evo N800w, is the fastest notebook ever tested by SOLID Solutions magazine, David Schaller, SOLID Solutions, January/February 2003

Dell Precision M50 - with its Pentium 4-M upgrade, this Dell mobile workstation makes it possible to carry out computer- and graphics-intensive design work on the move, Greg Corke, CADserver, November 2002

The Hunt for the Hardest Working Mobile Engineering Workstations - tests of the latest top-of-the-line notebook computers from Compaq, Dell, Fujitsu, Celsius, IBM and Sony, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, October 2002

A Workstation in Notebook's Clothing - the Dell M50 portable workstation offers enough power to make it a viable option for those who need SolidWorks when they travel, David Schaller, Solid Solutions, September/October 2002

HP Digs Workstations on the Go - it weighs just six pounds but the Compaq Evo Mobile Workstation N800w packs the power of most desktop workstations and has been extensively tested with a variety of CAD applications, Michael Kanellos, ZDNet News, September 23, 2002

CATbench 2002 Update - Mobile Workstation Benchmark - Dell's Precision Workstation M50 is the undisputed champ for mobile CATIA performance, CATIA Solutions, July/August 2002

Engineers Hop on the Portable PC Train - reviews of mobile workstations by Dell and IBM that pack enough power to run 2D and 3D CAD applications, Cade Metz, PC Magazine, June 11, 2002

Lap of Honor - the Mobile Workstation Comes of Age  - what to look for in a mobile workstation, as well as reviews of the Fujitsu-Siemens Celsius Mobile H and the Dell Precision Mobile Workstation M40, Greg Corke, Cadserver, July 4, 2002

IBM ThinkPad A31p Mobile Pentium 4-M, 1.7GHz - laptop meant to replace your desktop, can handle CAD, ZDnet

Dell Precision Mobile Workstation M50 - a professional workstation 'to go,' Geoff Harrod, CADinfo.NET, June 4, 2002

First Look at the Dell Precision M50 Mobile Workstation - Tony Zilles, CADinfo.NET, May 2002

Dell Notebook Narrows Performance Gap - Dell's Precision M40 approaches performance of desktop workstations, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, May 2002