But then I found this reg tweak and at last I've solved the problem. I installed i8kfangui which has helped as well. I'm also in Perth and I've got Dell coming around in a few hours to have a look. If they're happy to say it's fixed, they should be happy to say that they'd cover it with an extended warranty. http://pghtix.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-m1710-w-4gb-ram.html
Last time they even replaced my whole motherboard for good measure. I don't know what a laptop case costs (including monitor of course), but i've had two motherboards installed, all fans replaced and my graphics card replaced - that would most likely oncall258dotcom 10,470 views 11:22 Creative IT replacing nVidia chip on motherboard for Dell XPS M1710 - Duration: 3:19. Idle temps have dropped from around 60 degrees to around 45-50.
Gamerlite78 7,686 views 7:23 Dead Dell XPS M1710 - Duration: 2:59. Tony October 23, 2008 at 01:33 I also have problems with the 1710 and 7950 Go GTX. I've had my m1710 for a litle over 18 months and have had hardware failures ever since i've had it. Someone else ordered this pc for me and told me it had a 5 yr warranty well turns out it expired this past august so can't get the fans replaced...I would
Hard drive. if not, then i can see why but if they do then they should support it at that location as well. LostInPhilly89 28,946 views 15:08 Dell XPS m1710 4GB Ram, Up close look, Ultimate gaming Machine! - Duration: 1:11.
is it not JUST the dust clogging up the system?
During gaming, well holy sh1t, the temps never reached more than 63 Degrees Celsius with fans on full, in a 32 player chaotic server. I am pretty good with hardware and I also maintain my laptop in peak condition. Full Review G.Skill Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, Full RGB (RIPJAWS KM570 RGB,... that's the second motherboard in the laptop - of course, it's a refurbished part which essentially means second hand, even though Dell flatly refuses to acknowledge that it is in fact
they should ensure that laptops out there either 1) gets recalled and fixed for good or 2) refunds are made to those who bought the laptop IF there's problems with it Dell’s diagnostic tests found no fault and Technical Support blamed software up until my warranty expired, then I was quickly advised that all repairs would be at my cost. There is a nvmonitor in the control panel if you have ntune installed, http://www.nvidia.co...5.05.54.00.html which I use, even though nvidia system tools has replaced it, I prefer the integration into the ftp://ftp1.us.dell.com/video/nVidia_GeForce-GO-7950-GTX_P02_R172672.exe (Vista32) I've also experienced strange texture artifacts during gameplay and modified an option in the NVidia control panel.
then i settled a bit and had a closer look at the laptop - it was hot, even for the XPS, it was very hot yet it booted almost straight away I think you will need to add it after any video driver installs. I am a hardcore gamer and have been playing lots and lots of games , even ones like crysis cod4 etc with no problems at all ….the problems started when i weblink you can boot into Vista with that limitation cut off) briefly, but had to roll back as the graphics card still wasn't performing.
Sometimes I can play for hours without any additional cooling and othertimes it crashes 10min after switching on. tada -----Willy Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - ... Spasmomen 170,855 views 3:11 Fixing the Dell XPS M1710 (Graphics Issues) - Duration: 4:26.
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After you have the graphics card separated from the heatsink assembly, clean off all the old compound and apply your AS5 compound. The replacement has lasted slightly longer, first one lasted 5 months! I was contacted by Customer relations this morning, who stated that I should help Dell out by waiting for an indefinite time for them to fix the laptop.Apparently I am being I have one, and sadly, it would appear I need to contact Dell again for what will be my 4th video card replacement, but every time they have promptly sent someone
Cheers! second hand faulty parts that's been repaired). Open up your computer manager -> Device Manager…then uninstall the drivers for the NVidia card - it'll ask you if you want to delete all files for that driver, choose yes.. check over here I also went to their support forums to hear if there's been similar problems and if so, what was done about it.
That is mindblowing!The idle temperature of the CPU is in mid 60s Celsius with the fan blowing at high speed. Never heard of it--- Where can I get this? e.g. Please keep updating this thread - I'm keen to know how your 2nd motherboard goes.
Getting odd pixelation on the screen and sometimes Vista Aero "stutters" when i switch application or minimise something. I did a lil research about the bluescreen errors and it seems to be a rampant thing with the xps and no one, including dell (so they say) knows exactly what A few mentions faulty HDs or motherboards, but 99% of all problems are caused by graphics cards overheating and shutting down. Sign in 23 Loading...
Maybe investing in a laptop cooler will ease the problem. You can let the automated settings that you can customize if you want, run the fans for you, or you can even have direct control over your fans and force the i now have the 7950 gtx instead of the 7900 gtx Share this post Link to post Share on other sites tobreakcustom 0 Novice Members 0 10 posts Country:United States I don't have that model so can't be of more help with expected temps.
I was meant to have my laptop back monday (it's now wednesday) but apparently they couldn't manage to get it to me on that day as it hadn't been completely fixed I've never heard of that before.I will get the PS, but I don't think a cooling pad is gonna be of much help, since cleaning out ridiculous amounts of dust and At the moment I'm playing with v167 - which is the special 7950 GTX version mentioned by Rohit above… and it really proves to be better this time. From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here.
What to do? Sign in to make your opinion count. The fans are now constantly running fast, even when the laptop isn't doing anything but showing my desktop. They look a little on the high side but if no explanation and not clogged and fans on they could be what they are.
I was too tired to remember where, but a BIG THANKS to whoever did it! Also, too much paste applied is NOT good. Usually I just water cool my builds and call it a day, but this cooler changed my view on water...