Dell G7 7790 Owner's Lounge

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  1. alexnvidia

    alexnvidia Notebook Deity

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    Starting a thread for G7 7790 owners to discuss and share about their experience with this laptop. Please also state your configuration and share your findings. Thanks
     
  2. amihail91

    amihail91 Notebook Consultant

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    I was thinking of grabbing one of these - what are the thermals like vs say a Razer Blade?
     
  3. Felix_Argyle

    Felix_Argyle Notebook Consultant

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    Thermals are bad with stock paste, acceptable with liquid metal repaste. I have 15" model, the only difference is slightly longer heatpipes. If you are not willing to repaste - consider other laptop models by other brands, like Lenovo Y740.
     
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    amihail91 Notebook Consultant

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    What makes the Lenovo thermals better? How are they in comparison to a RB15? Mines burnt out at 100 degrees solid after a year of use.
     
  5. Felix_Argyle

    Felix_Argyle Notebook Consultant

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    Lenovo Y740 has larger heatsinks, with more fins and larger air exhausts. Dell G7 and G5 has really small heatsinks and small air exhausts. Lenovo also uses better thermal paste, the paste Dell uses is really poor.
     
  6. amihail91

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    Are you saying you think the Lenovo gaming laptops have the best thermals atm? I don't see how a single heat pipe config could be "best" by any means.
     
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    Number of heat pipes is irrelevant if the heatsinks are too small or have small amount of fins. And yes, if you want best thermals and don't care about display quality or battery capacity - Lenovo Y740 have the best cooling out of similar laptops.
     
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    Silverusaf99 Newbie

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    Mine just came in the mail, and i'm loving it...anyone got throttlestop numbers? msi afterburner?
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    I'm very excited to upgrade my memory, and eventually the screen to 4k: i've currently got 32gb hyper-x 2666
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    So all n all the rig is a g7 7790 17" w/ 9750H CPU/ 2060 GPU, 32gb @ 2666mhz...no overclocking yet.

    -yes re-pasted w/ grizzly liquid metal, great cooling as is...and could prob switch out to let's say the new alienware m17 r2 larger fan/ copper pipes, i dunno but would like to see your guys's overclock/undervolt numbers...

    I got my laptop for $1300 w/ tax from a amazon 3rd party.
     
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    Silverusaf99 Newbie

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    I currently play 2019 games w/ w/o RTX at 60/fps @ 1080p on epic /utra...including the recently released Jedi Fallen!
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