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What are the advantages to install Windows 7 with UEFI?

I just received a Dell Precision M4600 and looking at firmware it seems it has UEFI support but it is disabled. So due to the fact that I need to reinstall Windows 7 from scratch, do you suggest to ...
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Disabling NVidia Optimus

I have disabled NVidia Optimus on my Dell Precision M4600 since I cant dim my screen if it is enabled for some strange reason. So, what does that actually do? Does it use the nvidia card all the time ...
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How to reinstall the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM

I have a Dell Precision R5400 rack mount computer. It originally came with a the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM installed. But then we decided to remove the RAID drives and replace them with ...
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Temperature monitoring on Dell Precision M4500 under Linux: sensors-detect doesn't, what next?

I have a Dell Precision M4500, Intel Core i5 CPU, running Linux (Ubuntu Lucid), and would like to keep an eye on CPU temperature. I've tried lm-sensors: sensors-detect didn't find any sensors; ...