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Will this laptop be too hot?

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#1 ooweirdoo


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Posted 28 April 2011 - 12:56 PM

gonna get a deal on dell xps laptop for $400 off and i'm wondering if it will be too hot even if i pick the i5 core instead of the i7 core
here are the specs

basically i had to get it to $1500 but i didn't want to get the best i7 because it would be very hot...

XPS 17 XPS 17
Operating System Genuine Windows® Home Premium, 64-Bit, English
Processor 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5-2520M processor 2.50 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.20 GHz
Memory 6GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 Memory
Keyboard Backlit Keyboard - English
LCD 17.3" FHD (1080p) with 2.0MP HD Webcam & Facial Recognition
Video Card NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 555M 3GB graphics with Optimus
Hard Drive 1.0TB 500GB 7.2k HDD x 2
Color Elemental Silver Aluminum
Integrated Network Adapter Integrated 10/100/1000 Network Card
Adobe Reader Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 9
CD ROM/DVD ROM 8X Tray Load CD/DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-R Drive)
Sound JBL 2.1 Speakers with Waves Maxx Audio 3
Wireless Plus Bluetooth Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000
Battery 90 WHr 9-cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery

Edited by ooweirdoo, 28 April 2011 - 12:57 PM.

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#2 killerx525


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Posted 28 April 2011 - 04:25 PM

It won't get to hot with the i5 or i7. Looks like a solid XPS laptop.

System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Games: APB: Reloaded, Hours played: 3100+  System2: Late 2011 Macbook Pro 15inch   OFw63FY.png

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