This article provides information on identifying and installing drivers for Windows 7 on your Precision Workstation T3610, T5610, and T7610 systems.
After a clean installation of the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system, you must install the following drivers/software packages in the following sequence.
The list below indicates the recommended order to install the drivers for your system and provides links to additional information about each driver. Drivers are available on the Dell Resource DVD (if ordered) and for download on the Dell Support Website for your system. Before choosing your drivers, ensure the correct Operating System version is selected from the drop down list (ie Windows 7 64 bit) from the drop down list.
Install the Intel chipset update from the Dell Support Website or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD. If you are installing from the DVD, choose Windows 7>Chipset Drivers>Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility.
You can check under several categories in Device Manager to ensure the drivers installed correctly. Under the IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers category, make sure the Intel C600 series chipset controller drivers are installed and the multiple channel support is added:
Look for the USB 3.0 controller and hub, as well as the USB controller for the Intel C600 series chipset, under the Universal Serial Bus controllers section:
Under System devices, look for the Intel C600 series chipset driver entries and the multiple entries for the IvyTown integrated controllers and devices:
You can install the Intel Unified AMT 8 Management Engine Interface form the Dell Support Site or from the Resource DVD. The location of the drivers on the DVD is Windows 7 > Chipset Drivers > Intel Unified AMT 8 Management Interface.
The device will show under System devices in Device Manager once it is installed:
The Precision T3610, T5610, and T7610 ship with several different options for the add-on video card. Below is a list of the available video cards for these systems at time of shipping:
You can install the drivers from the Dell Support Site, or from the Resource DVD under the Windows 7 > Video Drivers category. Once installed correctly the specific video card will show under Display adapters in Device Manager, as in the case of the nVidia Quadro K2000 below:
The T3610 and T5610 will ship with the Intel 82579 Gigabit Ethernet Controller installed on the system board, while the T7610 ships with both the Intel 82579 and the 82754 Gigabit Ethernet Controllers. Drivers can be installed from the Dell Support Website or Resource DVD.
The ethernet controller cards will show under the Network adapters category in Device Manager when installed correctly:
Install the Realtek ALC 3220 audio driver from the Dell Support Website or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD. If you are installing from the DVD, choose Windows 7>Audio Drivers>Realtek ALC 3220 HD Audio.
The Realtek High Definition Audio will show under the Sound, video and game controllers category in Device Manager when installed correctly:
The USB 3.0 driver is available at the Dell Support Website or on the Resource DVD. If you are installing from the DVD, choose Windows 7>Chipset Drivers>USB 3.0.
Look for the USB 3.0 Host Controller and Root Hub under Universal Serial Bus controllers in Device Manager after a successful installation:
The LSI 2308, LSI 9271-8i, and LSI 9217-9i Controller Cards can be installed from the Dell Support Website or the Dell Resource DVD. The correct controller will show under the Storage controllers category in Device Manager after a successful install:
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Last Date Modified: 10/29/2014 03:21 PM