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I'm thinking my heat sync is damaged because it has some melting and dents in it. This is something that makes multi-tasking easier and better, since HT and TB can run together. Assuming you didn't size it manually it would only have increased over the default amount if the system needed it. Bottom line, I've already calculated total costs (I forgot to mention them in the first post) and they will be in the 1700 kn (~240$) range, according to the prices from check over here

Shadow Rock Slim with Arctic MX-4 Memory: 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 MHz Video Card(s): Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8GB with back plate Hard Disk(s): Mushkin Triactor 240GB + Toshiba Jan 8, 2017 at 8:37 PM #4 Komshija Joined: Aug 16, 2016 Messages: 372 (1.71/day) Thanks Received: 267 Location: Croatistan System Specs System Name: 2A65 Processor: Intel Core i7 6700K Motherboard: Related Reddits: /r/AMD /r/battlestations /r/buildapc /r/buildapcsales /r/computers /r/computing /r/datacenter /r/hardwareswap /r/homenetworking /r/intel /r/mechanicalkeyboards /r/monitors /r/mousereview /r/nvidia /r/programming /r/suggestalaptop /r/sysadmin /r/tech /r/techsupport filters News Review Rumor Discussion Informational This subreddit is night Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Frizzlee Frizzlee Members 12 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:04:31 AM Posted 07 May 2016 - http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/20001815

Need help! - Laptop General Hardware Forum - Laptop. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. I have received official answer from Dell's representative who told me that T9900 is my best bet, since they are not sure whether it would work with X9100 or quad core's. However, the limitation is indeed your CPU.

No memes or direct links to images This include image macros and similar posts. Hopefully this helps and puts you onto the right track. Upgrading Core 2 Duo in my XPS 1640 2.4Ghz. Back to top #5 MaggieDarkmoon MaggieDarkmoon Topic Starter Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:31 AM Posted 07 May 2016 - 11:52 PM Fascist Nation: "Thermal paste does not go anywhere."

The 2.5" 1TB firecuda runs about $70 USD Jan 8, 2017 at 9:34 PM #6 silentbogo Joined: Nov 20, 2013 Messages: 1,821 (1.50/day) Thanks Received: 1,957 Location: Dark and creepy Thank you for the suggestion however. However if you are going to choose this path, I would just save a little more and purchase a new machine in the future. Your Laptop will act, Newer Than It Should!!

They include: T9900 CPU, 8GB DDR3 1066 or 1333 RAM, 1 TB HGST 7K1000 which should be 1,5-2 times faster than current WD and 130W Dell PSU. Sponsored Links: Related Forum Messages: Dell :: Quad Core In Studio Xps 16 I play alot of Rts games and right now i only have a 2.4 ghz witch isnt sufficent Heat problem solved. It comes with 90W power supply adapter.

I WISH! https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/613286/upgrading-my-dell-studio-xps-cpu/ In plain words, the Central Processing Unit is the brain of the computer, as the name suggests it. I was a skeptic for a long time, but after testing and using a Seagate Firecuda, I am pretty convinced how much superior they are to conventional HDDs, especially for a I was thinking of doing an upgrade.

Therefore, I was thinking about Core 2 Extreme X9100. check my blog Definitions and ArchitecturesI) Processor Introduction So, we all hear about the computer parts, and the CPU is one of the most important parts. No self-edtiorialized titles, just copy the title of the site. It's probably soldered directly to the laptops motherboard and can't be replaced unless they swap the whole thing.

Edited by Fascist Nation, 07 May 2016 - 10:12 PM. I don't care what people say online. Things are loading faster and I'm having nowhere near as much troubles connecting to the internet and staying on. this content Bottom line, I've already calculated total costs (I forgot to mention them in the first post) and they will be in the 1700 kn (~240$) range, according to the prices from

However, the limitation is indeed your CPU. I would buy a desktop if I didn't need to be so mobile due to my in real life situation. I made a poll and I would appreciate your response about the best possible CPU upgrade for my Dell.

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silentbogo said: ↑ I think getting a cheap SSD outweights all of your planned upgrades combined.Click to expand... ^^ truth Jan 9, 2017 at 1:25 AM #8 Arjai Joined: Apr Any IT or hardcore gamer who maintains their own machines knows this. Komshija says thanks. I don't know if it's what you'd call up to date for hardcore gamers but I don't tend to play any newly released games.

The cooling system--which I doubt you can replace with a better one because this isn't a desktop--is essentially proprietary. As for your computer running hot, you can always replace the heat sync if you think it is broken. Worth EVERY PENNY!! http://fixmyacer.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-8700-ram-upgrade.html I am planning on replacing my heat sync, fan and getting a new cooling pad with more fans. .....

It's a copper heat sync by the way. Instead of direct linking images, create a self post instead with some context. You could also try a i-640M Way faster but 2 cores. Also, I have read that upgrading your BIOS and then clearing your CMOS could possibly be a solution into getting your CPU to recognize the RAM, however I have no immediate

A possible reason is that the thermal paste isn't transferring the heat properly, but it sounds like you know how to apply it. It is the one taking care of your tasks, when you give an order, the CPU is the responsible for that order, and making sure it is done properly.In simple words, I did some digging and I was unable to find a Processor with the Socket type PGA988/G1 that is able to support 16GB RAM.