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Re: Dell Latitude E7470

Post by crosscourt » Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:03 pm

Just picked up some Hynix dd4 2400 ram 2x8gb for $50 to add to the system. Its using one 8gb stick now which is also Hynix that Ill keep as a backup.
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Re: Dell Latitude E7470

Post by tlmiller » Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:24 am

Oh yeah, 16GB is pretty much the sweet spot, I had 32GB in my 7470 (for a short time), and not sure if it was the memory latency of having to address all of it, or just the fact that the cpu wasn't powerful enough, or something else entirely, but it actually seemed slower with 32GB than 16GB.

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Post by crosscourt » Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:22 pm

Im going to be using the laptop for some projects so after looking at the resource usage, it appeared 16gb was the better choice.
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Re: Dell Latitude E7470

Post by crosscourt » Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:09 pm

Still waiting for my ram and USB hard drive adapter to finish upgrading my laptop. The weather issues slowed things down a lot.
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Re: Dell Latitude E7470

Post by crosscourt » Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:11 pm

Adapter and hard drive are here and Ill probably switch to it over the weekend. Ram wont be here till Monday.
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Re: Dell Latitude E7470

Post by crosscourt » Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:55 pm

New WD blue 500gb SSD in in and its faster than the Samsung that was installed originally. They are both Sata SSD S.2 2280 but the speed difference is very noticeable. Cloning initially didnt go well but eventually I finally got the drive to boot properly. Very pleased with the spped and performance of this laptop and its only a 6th gen Intel system. Ram should be here Monday and we will have 16gb.
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Re: Dell Latitude E7470

Post by crosscourt » Tue Mar 02, 2021 2:40 am

16gb ram came in its definitely noticeable while I was working tonite. Very pleased with the overall performance of this laptop.
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Re: Dell Latitude E7470

Post by crosscourt » Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:48 pm

Ran a low end game on the laptop last night and it ran amazingly well. Might try a few more to see if I could do some steady gaming on the go.
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Re: Dell Latitude E7470

Post by tlmiller » Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:09 am

That one's just the IGP, yes? No discrete card (not that the discrete card offered on those was much better than the IGP to be fair)?

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Re: Dell Latitude E7470

Post by crosscourt » Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:15 pm

Yes just IGP but it still performed pretty well.
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