Dell Latitude E6410 i7 720QM Works!

Discussion in 'Dell Latitude, Vostro, and Precision' started by Nick, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Nick

    Nick Mr.Mischief

    Reputations:
    3,738
    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2010
    Messages:
    4,057
    Likes Received:
    136
    Trophy Points:
    131
    I bought an E6410 off the outlet and it came with an i5 520m. While that was powerful enough, I wondered if a quad would work? It does!!! Here are my results:

    i5 3dmark06:

    [​IMG]

    i7 Idle:

    [​IMG]

    i7 Prime95 for 7 minutes(running all cores/threads 100%):

    [​IMG]

    i7 3dmark06:

    [​IMG]

    Idle temp has only gone up a few C, and after the thermal paste cures it should drop lower. Install was easy. I know the Dell tech in my area, so warranty won't be an issue. Any other benchmarks I should run?

    Now, anyone want my 520m?:D
     
  2. Tsunade_Hime

    Tsunade_Hime such bacon. wow Super Moderator

    Reputations:
    5,396
    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2010
    Messages:
    10,609
    Likes Received:
    974
    Trophy Points:
    531
    lol 3728 marks. :p

    Very nice. How much you sell the i5 for?
     
  3. NayusDante

    NayusDante Notebook Enthusiast

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2007
    Messages:
    25
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    5
    Is it just me, or are those temperature differences under load a little alarming given the performance gain?
     
  4. Pylon757

    Pylon757 Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    77
    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2009
    Messages:
    420
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    30
    I used to run folding@home on a D630 with a T7300 and it would 90's regularly.
     
  5. Nick

    Nick Mr.Mischief

    Reputations:
    3,738
    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2010
    Messages:
    4,057
    Likes Received:
    136
    Trophy Points:
    131
    Well, the max temp the i7 hit was 86C, only 5C hotter than an i5.

    Pretty much anything under 90C OK. My Macbook Pro 17's CPU would hit 99C playing Crysis.
     
  6. H.A.L. 9000

    H.A.L. 9000 Occam's Chainsaw

    Reputations:
    6,399
    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2007
    Messages:
    5,239
    Likes Received:
    271
    Trophy Points:
    251
    Lucky... Mine would routinely hit 103C. :eek:

    Nice though! What's battery life like?
     
  7. Nick

    Nick Mr.Mischief

    Reputations:
    3,738
    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2010
    Messages:
    4,057
    Likes Received:
    136
    Trophy Points:
    131
    I would say about 45 minutes less.
     
  8. John Ratsey

    John Ratsey Moderately inquisitive Super Moderator

    Reputations:
    6,613
    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2005
    Messages:
    26,519
    Likes Received:
    701
    Trophy Points:
    531
    3DMark is a measure of GPU, not CPU, performance. I would be more interested in seeing comparative CPU benchmarks such as wPrime and the SiSoftware Sandra Dhrystone and Whetstone. How far does the quad core CPU TurboBoost go? Does it deliver the same benchmark results as reported by Notebookcheck?

    John
     
  9. Nick

    Nick Mr.Mischief

    Reputations:
    3,738
    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2010
    Messages:
    4,057
    Likes Received:
    136
    Trophy Points:
    131
    I actually already removed the i7, as I didn't need it over the i5.But, during Prime95 on 8 threads, running the CPU at 100%, it only hit 86C. When I ran Prime95 on 1 thread, it went up to 2GHz+.
     
  10. variance84

    variance84 Newbie

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2010
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    5
    did you notice throttling occuring?
     
Loading...

Share This Page