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Pascal GPUs with Dell Precision M6600


Nowan

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Big discovery of experimenting. Got the chance to try my quadro p4000 from my m6700 to my m6600 cause I was inspecting my p4000 to insure that my thermal pad and paste is making contact while vram Half covered. it booted from bios to os with no issues and the best part is nvidia Optimus doesn’t switch off from powering down like the P106M does. As of now I couldn’t the gpu because it’s missing the option to use the nvidia processor instead of the intel gpu in the nvidia control cause of something to do with editing the hardware I’d and and drivers not sign now after editing. like the third try I did with P106M but with more updated driver with same issues. Not sure I need to edit something else then hardware I’d to enable the option to switch. I’ll continue testing tomorrow and find ways get gpu working to do some benchmarks.

 

 

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Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch, 2023 (personal) • Dell Precision 7560 (work) • Full specs in spoiler block below
Info posts (Dell) — Dell Precision key postsDell driver RSS feeds • Dell Fan Management — override fan behavior
Info posts (Windows) — Turbo boost toggle • The problem with Windows 11 • About Windows 10 LTSC

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Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch, 2023 (personal)

  • M2 Max
    • 4 efficiency cores
    • 8 performance cores
    • 38-core Apple GPU
  • 96GB LPDDR5-6400
  • 8TB SSD
  • macOS 14 "Sonoma"
  • 16.2" 3456×2234 120 Hz mini-LED VRR display
  • Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth 5.3
  • 99.6Wh battery
  • 1080p webcam
  • Fingerprint reader

Also — iPhone 12 Pro 512GB, Apple Watch Series 8

 

Dell Precision 7560 (work)

  • Intel Xeon W-11955M ("Tiger Lake")
    • 8×2.6 GHz base, 5.0 GHz turbo, hyperthreading ("Willow Cove")
  • 64GB DDR4-3200 ECC
  • NVIDIA RTX A2000 4GB
  • Storage:
    • 512GB system drive (Micron 2300)
    • 4TB additional storage (Sabrent Rocket Q4)
  • Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2021
  • 15.6" 3940×2160 IPS display
  • Intel Wi-Fi AX210 (Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth 5.3)
  • 95Wh battery
  • 720p IR webcam
  • Fingerprint reader

 

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  • Dell Precision 7530, 7510, M4800, M6700
  • Dell Latitude E6520
  • Dell Inspiron 1720, 5150
  • Dell Latitude CPi
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Update...  I was unable to get the option to use Nvidia gpu instead intel gpu on newer driver. has optimus been discontinued on newer drivers? same on older drivers the Nvidia  control panel does not start after installation instead run it manually by going to the folder. it has the option and select it to the gpu but no change after apply still use the intel gpu. i try using windows 7 to see any different on the gpu switch option control panel is there but still wont use the Nvidia gpu, after installation of Nvidia the aero is disable u cant reenable it. even tho the drivers are signed. 😓 i did one final test is disabling optimus bios and enable windows 10 startup sound to see if it boot with no issues without optimus and it successfully boot to windows 10 as it played startup sound. dell never create edp cable for 50pin edp screen (well for interposter for 10bit ips lvds screen ). 

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