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  • Forum Thread: DELL Inspiron 17r se (7720) CPU Upgrade

    can i upgrade my dell inspiron 17r se (7720) {i5-3210M, 6GB, 1TB+120GB(SSD), GT-650M} from i5-3210M to i7? if yes then which i7 QM to go for? and even the price?
  • Forum Thread: Change CPU on a laptop

    I just found out that cpu(i3 350m) on my dell inspiron n5010 can be removed, i.e. can be replaced. so i was wondering can i change my processor to some more powerful like i5(1st gen) or even i7 which has same socket as i3.
  • Forum Thread: Processor Speed on my new 17 7000

    HI, I havent bought a laptop in a while and landed on a 17 7000 with advice from the online chat team, my order stated the i7 processor speed was 'up to 3.0ghz' but having now got the laptop it states 1.8ghz, which seems a large difference, I am not very savvy on the numbers but mt 2 other systems...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Upgrading Processor in Dell Studio 1745 (Core 2 to i5)

    For those interested in my experiment. It worked. I did need a new screen back, but that's okay since I was going to purchase one anyway. As for the rest all I can say is it was VERY worth it and I'm extremely impressed with the results. I'll post a link to the youtube video when...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Upgrading Processor in Dell Studio 1745 (Core 2 to i5)

    Just FYI for those interested in upgrading their Dell Studio 17 I successfully upgraded all but one of my upgrades and the one I didn't was only due to a lack of knowing I needed one part (which I have now ordered). My budget build pimped Dell Studio upgraded from 1745 to 1749 was a total success...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1745 Motherboard Upgrade...?

    Okay, so I have a Dell Studio 1745 complete with Intel Graphics Decelerator and T6600 Core 2 Duo CPU From all my research, the 1747 and the 1749 motherboards are "physically identical" as far as shape/size and whether or not it will physically fit into the body of the laptop. Now I mistakenly...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 15R 7520 lagging for no reason.

    Hi, My laptop for the past few days has suddenly been lagging mysteriously for no valid reasons. It started almost overnight with no real reason. Games that I used to be able to run at 60-70 FPS at medium/high graphics settings suddenly only gave me 20-30 even after I turned all my game settings down...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Insprion N5010 laptop Processor Upgrade? *Compatible Processors?*

    Hiya Guys! I am new to the forums but I think I've got the gist of it now! My laptop is a Dell Inspiron N5010 and It is very powerful with its i3 processor! (My specs will be below) I do a lot of animations with cinema 4D and it takes a long time to render. I also like to game. I did a lot...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 (L521x) GPU Too Hot When Gaming - Decreased Performance - How Can I Cool It?

    I have a Dell XPS 15 (L521x) laptop. While gaming my GPU heats up to temperatures ranging from 73 to 77 degrees Celsius (NOTE: This is with a CM Storm SF-19 cooling pad). My question is how else can I reduce this heat because I know as it gets hotter it throttles back to avoid crashing, thus decreasing...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro V13 Motherboard

    Is it possible to upgrade the motherboard of the Vostro V13 from the stock Dell Vostro V13 Intel CEL 743 - DP/N 0R45H1 to Dell Vostro V13 Intel SU7300 - DP/N 031VJ5 ???? Is this fully compatible and would the BIOS have to be changed in any way?
  • Forum Thread: Power Failure?

    Hi, I have this Inspiron N5110 laptop, that I got for my birthday back in October, that will not turn on. I have no clue as of why it won't turn on. I woke up one morning and tried to turn it on and the light around the power button came on so I was just waiting for it to start up but when I looked...
  • Forum Thread: Where is a contact to report unresolved unsatisfactory warranty repair not done but at time it expires by the time it got back?

    Who can I email for customer service about not getting my computer repaired properly after sending it twice for service plus have a tech come to my home but the problem was never resolved and repair only did the same things that were already done when it was last sent. After installing more applications...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Overheating and shutting down, N5110

    Hi Debbie/Dear Dell, Aren't you guys tired of posting these lame advises in an pathetic attempt to hide the truth, which is that this model of Dell laptop, N5110 regardless of what CPU+GPU it has inside, has a MAJOR design flaw in its cooling system! The vent openings for both the intake of the...
  • Forum Thread: M14x R2 freezes randomly and becomes non responsive. Freezes with out blue screen

    While i doing anything web browser or play league of legend (light games)I get random freezes. while doing anything from word processing to gaming. In result the screen becomes frozen and the fans decide to get noisy and keep noisy until i have to hold power button for shut it down. The only way...
  • Forum Thread: How much is a recovery disc for a Dell Inspiron N5040

    My irresponsible self lost the recovery disk I got with my Dell Inspiron N5040. I was wondering if I could get another free Recovery Disc for my laptop from Dell? Please Help Me, I do not know what to do. Thank You for the Help :D
  • Forum Thread: RE Terry's Article 'Issues with charging notebooks. Is it the AC adapter, the battery or the system itself?'

    As a computer programmer I have thrashed a lot of laptops in my time. My first, aToshiba was so ugly but still works today - my Compact -- thrashed that 3 hard drives later it still goes. Then in 1998 got my HP Desktop that I thrash and a Dell Volvo 1510 for when I provide training and demo's - but...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro & Insprion

    Which Parts of Insprion 9400(Processor, Hard Drive & RAM) can be placed into the Vostro 1510.....This information is urgent for me. Please any one if have any idea about these, then share it with me.....< ADMIN NOTE : Email id removed per privacy policy>
  • Forum Thread: Dell - Inspiron I15-2728BK RAM UPGRADE QUESTION

    I just ordered this laptop from best buy and i want to upgrade the ram memory but i'm not sure which ram to buy. On the tech spec for this laptop it doesnt say what type of memory it uses asides from being a ddr3. My questions are: how many ram slots does this laptop has available? What type...
  • Forum Thread: Need help with CPU Upgrade & Cooling - D630

    Hey guys. Well, I have searched the forums and have not been able to find the answer to this... I have a D630. Upgraging to a T9500 (from a 7300). I bought this on ebay: Intel SLAYX T9500 2.6Ghz 6MB 800 Core 2 Duo CPU FF80576T9500 I was wondering about cooling it. It looks quite...
  • Forum Thread: So called 'Upgrade' of Dell Studio XPS 1647 !!

    Studio XPS 1647 i5 M460 @2.53 GHz 4 GB RAM 1GB Radeon HD4670. Is it possible to upgrade the Processor to either i5 or i7 (sandy bridge or ivy bridge) and GPU to HD6xxx series .. Any possible ways to do so ? What would be the Cost ?
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3555 - Replaced DC Jack/VGA Board

    The original DC jack will allow the laptop to run with the AC adapter (genuine Dell), but the battery does not charge. There is also a crack in the plastic housing for the jack, and the round, plastic centerpiece that protects the pin is missing. I ordered a new part (PFYC8), but the laptop would not...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Looking for M6600 and M4600 replacement parts

    Check out.. www.laptopaid.com They offer quality parts and spare parts for different brands of laptop at reasonable market price, and also they provide a basic guide for laptop repair that could help you in repairing your laptop.
  • Forum Thread: Boot fail - Dell Studio 1537

    My Dell Studio 1537 doesn't boot: after dell logo it shows me just blank screen with blinking underscore cursor and only Num Lock light on keybord. Laptop doesn't react at all. I'm able to access BIOS & , but nothing else - I can't boot from USB, CD/DVD, run diagnostic from boot menu...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 6400 CPU-change T7200 --> T5500?

    According to the LED light status, there are problems with the CPU, a T7200 in my Inspiron 6400. The laptop has a socket M (PGA478) and according a list from intel, the T5500 needs the same socket. A want to take a T5500, because this one is not so expensive. Does this T5500 also fits to the mainboard...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Inspiron 1720 cpu upgrade

    Maybe you can get a cooler fan table under it, Even people around me said me that it wont get better, it works my laptop fan start to work if I do something full work Gpu and Ram both like render or working on heavy graphic project on PsCs5. Also make it 4 gb ram you feel the speed ! ;) I hope it will...