Solved Dell i7 Laptop Tags: CPUs Laptops Intel i7 Dell Last response: February 15, 2010 12:11 AM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs a b D Laptop February 9, 2010 5:24:38 AM I have a new Dell 1747 with an i7 processor. It says it runs at someting like 1.7 GHz with a "turbo" mode of 3+ GHz. Do I have any control over when it switches from one to the other? Can I set it for turbo all the time? How does this work? More about : dell laptop Best solution MDM5280 February 9, 2010 5:40:07 AM When a program doesn't use all 4 CPU cores, the processor will disable two cores and clock up the other two to 3.2 GHz from what I read. Share kingnoobe February 9, 2010 5:50:57 AM MDM is right. Also you wouldn't want your cpu running OC in a laptop full time anyways. It's a power drain, and usually not needed. Not to mention the heat. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer r_manic a b à CPUs February 15, 2010 12:11:48 AM Best answer selected by r_manic. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Whcih i7 laptop is better dell or hcl Forum dell laptop a8 quad core bgb ram or i7 wich is better Forum Solvedlooking to choose between two dell laptops, i7 with worse graphics or i5 with better graphics Forum Can a i7 dell inspiron 5110 laptop 1 gb dedicated graphics can be replaced and u Forum Is this a good deal for a dell studio 15 laptop with i7 processor for $748.45? I Forum Dell laptop core i7, ATI Mobility 5470 1 gb card. Ok for gaming? Forum Dell Studio 15/17 laptops with the Core i7 Mobile CPUs - opinions? Forum Dell and AW i7 laptops Forum SolvedIntel Core i7 3770k matching My Dell inspiron 620 motherboard Forum SolvedI am looking for Dell Studio 1558 i7 version motherboard Forum SolvedWhat's The Best Way To Upgrade From 12 GB To 16 GB Ram On My Dell Laptop? Forum Solvedi have DELL i7, its performance is gradually becomming slower. Forum SolvedDell Inspiron 580 i5 To i7 Forum SolvedDELL Laptop SSD migration to VAIO ALL IN ONE DESKSTOP Forum SolvedNeed a replacement screen for my Dell Inspiron 17 i17RV-9909BLK 17.3-Inch Laptop Forum SolvedWould it be foolish to buy a Dell Precision M4500 i7 4GB for $500 with a 90 warranty? Forum SolvedWill this Dell laptop with an AMD A6 run Half Life 2? Forum SolvedCan I use my drivers and utilities cd from my dell windows 7 laptop to change my password? Forum Solved(Please) Need urgent help for installing Windows XP on my dell laptop (Drivers Help) Forum SolvedUpgrading a laptop (Dell Inspiron 1545) Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !