Forum discussion tagged with Inspiron.
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    Which of the following laptop models will be faster?

    Which of the following laptop models will be faster? And why? Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming Intel Link Core i5 10300H (2.50 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 4.50 GHz) DDR4 4GB 2933 MHz 512 GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (4 GB) Dell Inspiron 14 - 5410 Link Core i5 - 11300H 8GB, 2x4GB, DDR4, 3200MHz 512GB...
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    Question Bluetooth paired but not connected - Possible fixes please

    Hi there. So I haven't used bluetooth in a long time and don't know exactly when this issue might have occurred. My bluetooth audio devices connect to my laptop, but within a couple seconds, they go into paired mode (Connected > Paired). I've tried to isolate the issue and it comes down to...
  3. Das Faust

    [SOLVED] Dell Inspiron 3650

    I have a Dell Inspiron 3650 on its way, I'm replacing a Dell Optiplex 980 with the Inspiron. The 3650 will be used to control my 3D printers, so that my grandson can game on the Alienware 17 R3, I'm not using the 3650 to game on, I have a decent desktop I built for that purpose. I have USB...
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    Question Novabench score's drastically low

    Not sure if I'm posting in the proper section or not. My Novabench score is extremely low, CPU score mostly. here's the link: CPU temp is around 50 which seems ok. Tried it in safe mode, still almost the same. Any help? It's a dell M731R-5735 laptop. Thanks.
  5. DaPro_Skillz

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 Installation Media Not Working

    So I went on my Windows PC and download the Windows 10 Installation Media Creation Tool. I then ran it on my PNY 32gb NTFS USB flash drive. Once it was finished making it a bootable USB, I plugged it in to my laptop. How do I boot from it? Picture of BIOS
  6. K

    [SOLVED] Dell inspiron 3542 Screen flashing/flickering issue

    Hello! I have a problem with a Dell inspiron 3542 model. When in BIOS or boot menu the screen is not flickering nor flashing but right after it loads into windows the screen starts flashing white/gray. The flickering will stop when starting google chrome or pressing the start menu button, i...
  7. K

    [SOLVED] What is the best CPU upgrade I can make with my Dell Prebuilt?

    Hey guys, I have a dell inspiron 3650 desktop that has an i5-6400, 8 gb of ddr3, and a graphics card that i swapped out, which is a zotac gtx 1650 compact. what is the best processor I can swap out the i5 for? which i7 would be best? I can spend 300-500. also, would another 8gb of ram help that...
  8. Dell_7577_KO

    [SOLVED] Odd problem with Dell 7577 gaming laptop: Keyboard only types if Caps Lock is ON

    I only noticed the problem today while attempting a reinstall of Win 10. Prior to that I used an external keyboard and mouse. The problem has the following symptoms: Keyboard only types if Caps lock is ON. (All letters are capitalized) If I hold down SHIFT, I can type in lowercase. If I press...
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    [SOLVED] What brand of 120GB SSD would you recommend and why?

    Am looking to upgrade my Dell Inspiron 3421 up shifting the 500GB 5400 rpm HDD to an HDD Caddy. I am looking for a suitable 120GB SATA 3 2.5 inch 7mm SSD but have found conflicting opinions about: -WD Green (slow, old tech) -Kingston Q500 (booting stutter) -Crucial BX500 (Old tech)... So can...
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    [SOLVED] Dell Inspiron 3421 user manual states DDR3 1600 DIMM RAM?

    I am upgrading an old Dell Inspiron 3421 (touchscreen) with 4gb RAM. While checking, I find that it has a DDR3 1600Hz DIMM RAM? I thought DIMM RAM was only for Desktops and after checking on the web- Amazon, Newegg etc all the DIMM RAM cards look 'longer' compared to my RAM card. Also, how do...
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    Question Best laptop for processing power between two dell models

    Hi all, I am searching for a laptop which is both light and quite powerful in terms of processing capability. I need it mainly to work with satellite images and python coding, even if this is not my primary machine, but a laptop that I can use while travelling and at home for less heavy...
  12. cmwi11

    [SOLVED] RAM usage question

    Hi everyone, I currently have a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 (5559) with 8GB memory that I use for school. Normally I have just a few programs open at a time, like Chrome (5-15 tabs), iTunes, BOINC, Windows Mail, File Explorer, and occasionally something like Word, etc. so nothing heavy, but I'm...
  13. JaredFrost95

    [SOLVED] M.2 Slot Broken? - Dell Inspiron 15 5570

    I bought a refurbed Dell Inspiron 15 in beautiful condition but the 1tb HDD it came with is impossibly slow. I put in an Intel SATA M.2 240gb drive in the available slot but it is not recognized anywhere. Not in the boot menu, bios, windows disk management or list disk. If I plug it in via a usb...
  14. R

    [SOLVED] Removing second HDD to improve battery life?

    Hey guys! First post. I have a Inspiron 15 7567 Gaming Laptop. (Link below) It is the variant being reviewed in the link with the 6 cell 75W battery, so the battery life is already pretty decent for...
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    [SOLVED] Removing second HDD to improve battery life?

    Hey guys! First post. I have a Inspiron 15 7567 Gaming Laptop. (Link below) It is the variant being reviewed in the link with the 6 cell 75W battery, so the battery life is already pretty decent for...
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    Question Unsure what RAM will be compatible with my Dell

    I'm planning on upgrading the RAM in my Dell Inspiron 580, but while doing some research ran into an inconsistency regarding compatibility. I currently have 4 GB (4x 1 GB) and wanted to upgrade to 8 GB, most likely in 2x 4 GB. On some posts on the Dell forum, someone said that only a max of up...
  17. Z

    [SOLVED] Laptop RAM upgrade compatibility?

    Hello everyone - first time posting here, I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3567 Laptop with the following specs: Intel Core i5 7200U 500GB SSD (Crucial MX500) Intel HD Graphics 620 8 GB DDR4-2400 I have a second slot open for RAM and want to expand to 16 GB as I may need it for engineering classes...
  18. Karim2001

    [SOLVED] Amd vs Intel

    Hi I want to buy a new Dell Inspiron laptop i found good ones with i5 8265u CPU 4gb Ram but some come with intel UHD 620 while others come with Amd Radeon 520 2gb GDDR5 so witch one is better ? One a side note do in the case of AMD does it also come with integrated graphic card alongside the...
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    Question Should I buy a SSD without DRAM?

    Hello everyone, I am currently using my Dell Inspiron 1464 (2011) laptop and I wish to upgrade my storage. I am planning to remove the optical drive and replace it with a SSD inside a SATA caddy. I have few confusions though. 1. I am planning to buy Crucial BX500 480GB ssd, which is DRAM-less...
  20. Beardman_90

    Question Edges cut off! Help! Monitor, windows 10

    For some reason the outer edges of my monitor are cut off. I can't see the widows task bar or clock, as well as anything in the other edges. I've tried finding the NVIDIA control panel to adjust the display edges but can't find that application at all. I've even tried to find any settings in the...
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    [SOLVED] How to limit the RAM?

    Hello everyone! I have been using my laptop, Dell Inspiron 1464, since 2011. It came with pre-installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Sometime around 2013, I accidentally limited my RAM to a mere 256 MB (original size - 4 GB) from inside the windows, and not from the BIOS. This prevented my...
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    Question Replacing Case for Inspiron 3847

    Long story short, I have this old Inspiron PC that I want to repurpose. The case however, is big, heavy and just looks bad. So I thought I'd replace the case with something smaller and lighter. Before replacing, I confirmed that the PC posts and booted into windows. The motherboard is a Great...
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    Question Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series laptop not booting: need help

    Laptop does not boot to Windows. Cannot enter BIOS. First video for reference: View: Backlight does turn on. LCD test also works. Dell Pre-Boot System Assessment (Fn + power up) initiates error code beeps as heard here: View...
  24. agn0stix12

    Question Using a Pico PSU in addition to a modular (standard ATX) PSU.

    I have a Dell Inspiron 5675 that came with a 460W PSU installed. Now, this is enough to run my current setup; Ryzen 3 1200 (Going to upgrade when Zen 2 [Ryzen 3rd gen arrives]) RX 580 8GB (No overclock) 8GB DDR4 2400 MHz (soon to change to two 16GB 2666 Mhz) HDD 1TB M.2 NVMe 256 GB (have a...
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    Question Why is my Laptop slow?

    Hey guys, I have a Dell Inspiron 5579 Laptop. The specs for the laptop are: Intel Core i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60hz / 1.80hz 8gb of RAM 2400MHz Intel UHD Graphics 620 1TB HHD Storage (From which 900gb is free) From the moment I got this laptop 8 months ago until today, it's always been very slow. It...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading SSD on Dell Inspiron 7559

    I have Dell Inspiron 7559 laptop with 128GB SSD, Intel core i7 processor (6th gen.), 1 TB hard drive and 16GB of RAM. I want to upgrade the SSD and also possibly the HDD on the laptop. What is the max capacity SSD I can install and also I don't want to loose the genuine windows came with stock...
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    Question Boot time is majorly affected by my HDD

    I have a dell inspiron 7577 laptop. Since it was purchased it had no issues at all, but due to some odd system restore failiure my OS was corrupted and I was forced to format without saving personal files. To save my school data on the HDD I removed it before formatting. Once the format was done...
  28. stundrah

    [SOLVED] Revived old laptop, streaming videos lags while audio is ok. Local videos play perfectly.

    I recently attempted to revive an old Inspiron 1501 laptop. I installed an SSD, upgraded the RAM to 2GB and was able to install Windows 10 after a few quirks. I found a legacy version of my ATI graphic drivers and was able to install it successfully using compatibility mode. So far everything...
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    Question 144hz monitor defective? READ FIRST

    Before everyone jumps in and says, go to windows change refresh rate, go to graphics drivers and change refresh rate and put to gpu, try a different cord, graphics card may not be able to handle it. Dual monitor problem. I have all the latest drives and have tried older drivers. I can promise I...
  30. K

    [SOLVED] Upgrade Suggestion?

    Heres my build: i7 6700(Non-K) 3.4GHz Asus H170 Gaming Mobo MSI GTX 1080TI 16GB of Ram 1TB SSD 1TB HDD Explanation: my CPU is the oldest thing I have in this build and when I play games I feel it is limiting my GPU a lot, I run wallpaper engine and sometimes it can go up to 100% in usage, I...
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    Question R9 295x2 Issue - One Card Being Utilized

    Hey all, I've got a Sapphire r9 295x2 card that I need some advice on how to fix. The card has undergone fairly moderate use and is a few years old, as a preface. Right now, I have a couple issues with it: 1) Progressively worse overheating that causes immediate PC shutdown, as if it were...
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    Question Horrible lags / slow downs with new ryzen system

    Hey Guys, (first post, please move if not in correct sub-forum) so I made the switch from INTEL to AMD after more than a decade. Results are... mixed. While the system performs well in benchmark and burn-in tests I have horrible lags / slow-downs in day-to-day use. Especially with Firefox...
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    Question Which Motherboard For A 2700x?

    Hello all! I am thinking about buying a 2700x, and I'm currently wondering what motherboard to pick. I'm leaning towards the X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING, as my budget isn't that big. Is this a good board? My budget for the board is max $200, so what good boards are there? Is the Asus Prime x470-A...
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    Question Is there any benefit to getting a 2700 over a 2600 amd for gaming?

    Im planning to get the zen 2 3400 when it comes out. but 12 threads is more than most games will ever use so for purely gaming should I get the 3400 or 3600?
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    Question RX 560 won't go above 1080 Mhz....core clock

    I've bought a used rx 560 4GB edition. The sticker on card says 560D but it shows 1024 stream cores in GPU-Z. But the problem is that it won't go a SINGLE step above 1080 MHz. In After Burner, the slider can go upto 1405 Mhz but nothing actually happens. It still remains the same. I am using...
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    Question does my 9900k 5.2 is legit?

    I have 9900k and 360 aio on the z390 Aours pro I’v managed To over lock the CPU to 5.2ghz at 1.350v I tested 24hours of Aida 64 cpu test, and the cpu runs at 75-78c I tried to test fpu and the pc Crashed after less then a min. A friend of mine explaind me that my pc crash on avx load, and...
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    [SOLVED] Antec HCG 650W vs TT Toughpower Grand RGB 750W vs Corsair RM750x (Used) for PC?

    Hello, Im building a productivity PC with some Gaming and looking for a PSU. My options are: Antec HCG 650W Gold (New) TT Toughpower Grand RGB 750W (New) Corsair RM750x (Slightly Used) I'm from Pakistan so my options are quite limited (No Seasonic PSUs). These are all fitting my budget nicely...
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    [SOLVED] 400D with H115i, how to setup fans properly?

    Hi, I have a 400D case and H115i water cooling for my CPU. I have bought few noctua fans to replace the H115i ones, also one for top and one on the back. The original one from H115i is on top as well connected to CPU OPT and set to 20% all the time due to noise reduction. I have also 2x HDD...
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    [SOLVED] 9900k or wait for 10nm?

    I currently have a 7700k at 5.0ghz 1.32v and a 2080ti but I’m not sure if I should get a 9900k now or wait for the 10nm cpu that’s rumored for the end of this year? Also would a 750w psu be enough for a 9900k overclocked and a 2080ti?
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    [SOLVED] ASUS 390-a white VGA LED persisting, no boot/video out put

    New build: Mobo: Asus - PRIME Z390-A ATX LGA1151 Processor: Intel - Core i5-9600K 3.7 GHz 6-Core RAM: G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 GPU: Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card First boot attempt: no video out put, gave RAM LED I checked ideal RAM slot...