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Dell Laptop question

house kitten 6,899 November 2, 2015 at 02:48 PM
I have a latitude business laptop with an i5 processor. I am going to sell it as I never use it. How do I know if it is 4th, 5th or 6th generation chip? It is a Dell Latitude 7450 ultrabook.

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You can look the system configuration by service tag here: http://www.dell.com/support/home/.../Products/
An app like speccy can also tell you a lot about your computer.

It's always a good idea to wipe your hard drive before you sell a computer and then reinstall windows, possibly windows 10.
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You can look the system configuration by service tag here: http://www.dell.com/support/home/.../Products/
An app like speccy can also tell you a lot about your computer.

It's always a good idea to wipe your hard drive before you sell a computer and then reinstall windows, possibly windows 10.
Yes I am aware and plan to reformat. I haven't used the Dell though but still plan to reformat. Plan to install win 8, if the buyer wants 10 he can install it.
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format doesn't erase
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format doesn't erase
There is nothing to hide. It is unused
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You can look the system configuration by service tag here: http://www.dell.com/support/home/.../Products/
An app like speccy can also tell you a lot about your computer.

It's always a good idea to wipe your hard drive before you sell a computer and then reinstall windows, possibly windows 10.

DBAN ftw.
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DBAN ftw.
Yeah, but you don't want to accidentally wipe your recovery partition if you don't have physical media.
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You can look the system configuration by service tag here: http://www.dell.com/support/home/.../Products/
An app like speccy can also tell you a lot about your computer.

It's always a good idea to wipe your hard drive before you sell a computer and then reinstall windows, possibly windows 10.
Does not tell the generation of the chip.
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I think 5th gen.
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I think 5th gen.
Me too but it is a condition of sale I must prove it.
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Me too but it is a condition of sale I must prove it.
As mentioned above, download and install (free) Speccy [piriform.com]
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As mentioned above, download and install (free) Speccy [piriform.com]
I did. I see:

2 Cores 2
Threads 4
Name Intel Core i3/i5/i7 5xxx
Code Name Broadwell U/ULT
Technology 14nm
Specification Intel Core i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Family 6
Extended Family 6
Model D
Extended Model 3D
Stepping 4
Revision E0
Instructions MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, Intel 64, NX, VMX, AES, AVX, AVX2, FMA3
Virtualization Supported, Enabled
Hyperthreading Supported, Enabled
Bus Speed 99.8 MHz
Stock Core Speed 2200 MHz
Stock Bus Speed 100 MHz
Average Temperature 39 ?C

Any idea?
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I did. I see:

2 Cores 2
Threads 4
Name Intel Core i3/i5/i7 5xxx
Code Name Broadwell U/ULT
Technology 14nm
Specification Intel Core i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Family 6
Extended Family 6
Model D
Extended Model 3D
Stepping 4
Revision E0
Instructions MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, Intel 64, NX, VMX, AES, AVX, AVX2, FMA3
Virtualization Supported, Enabled
Hyperthreading Supported, Enabled
Bus Speed 99.8 MHz
Stock Core Speed 2200 MHz
Stock Bus Speed 100 MHz
Average Temperature 39 ?C

Any idea?
Intel Core i5-5200U CPU this is fifth generation. You can also check control panel>system
I dont believe there is any other version of that laptop other than the 5th generation.
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Yeah, but you don't want to accidentally wipe your recovery partition if you don't have physical media.

why not? that's the FIRST thing I do - get rid of the crap-filled OEM "OS". For any modern PC you can d/l the media for free; heck even win10 has a usb creation tool. you are FAR better off doing that than using a bloated recovery partition.
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why not? that's the FIRST thing I do - get rid of the crap-filled OEM "OS". For any modern PC you can d/l the media for free; heck even win10 has a usb creation tool. you are FAR better off doing that than using a bloated recovery partition.
But when you plan to sell it its not up to you to determine what buyer might want. This is a new unused computer.
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