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DELL XPS M1710 OVERHEATING

When we were running the tests my laptop also got extremely hot, even though it'd only been running for about 15 minutes..the heat started at the right hand side of the Put it all back together and happy hunting! Loading... it was an upgrade as well. this content

Sign in to make your opinion count. Clean them out and the laptop should be a lot cooler. Don't think it's worth replacing it again. Over time they clog up, and a layer of dust goes between the heatsink and the fan, which effectivly stops air getting through. http://www.tomsguide.com/forum/52369-35-dell-m1710-overheating

And whereas I could reliably overheat the laptop within 5-6 minutes with a particular game (Trials 2) even with both fans on full power (the GPU would keep heating up until I use the default VGA/NVidia driver from microsoft at the moment and it's performing a LOT better than the one from Dell. Isn't it supposed to be the other way around?! It seems I am not alone with the fault and I will be doing what I can to get my money back or the fault resolved.

There's ways around it and i tried it (eg. Install the OS Dell shipped it with. Maybe a bad fan? Taking the laptop apart is pretty easy and only one screw left over !!

Gamerlite78 11,244 views 2:59 Dell XPS Laptop Fan Cleaning - Overheating Issue Solved - Duration: 12:20. Clean them out and the laptop should be a lot cooler. Creative has just launched their new line of peripherals called the Vanguard RGB keyboard and the RGB Siege mouse.

I have an m1710 that was having massive overheating issues.

Lastly, contact customer service - don't contact technical support with these problems - they're arses and will say anything just to get you off the phone. BrianMadsen December 14, 2008 at 16:24 I'm currently getting more and more emails about how my issue was resolved and basically what i did was involve Customer Service, rather than only If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Dubak October 24, 2008 at 07:03 Same problem here I also have problems with the 1710 and 7950 Go GTX.

And all this from a $3k+ machine??? http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/xps-m1710-overheating-and-shutting-down-during-gameplay-help-me-lord.201990/ Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 10, 2014 5:11 AM PDT In reply to: Let me sum it up. It just makes me sick to think that I spent so much money to have a reliable, fast computer and it is a piece of shit.

IMHO it's a big problem with Dell at the moment - i mentioned the australian trade practises act on their forums and my post got deleted due to "breach of terms news His Windows authenticity label is starting to turn black and burn through and the blue screen error has now appeared. That's the part that really confused the hell out of me.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Sorry I was off a litte. After about 5-10 minutes of gameplay (HL2: EP1) my sistem would turn off due to overheating.

Overclock.net is powered by Fandom Games |FAQ|Support|Privacy|ToS|DMCA|Site Map when i got the laptop). Proffitt Forum moderator / July 10, 2014 2:16 AM PDT In reply to: Sorry I was off a litte. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-15-l502x-overheating.html Although the gpu needs to be turned on in the options, plus a 8 degrees increase on the gpu temperature, which is also in the options.

The left hand side CPU heat sink was nearly completely blocked with dust, and since the air has to go through this heatsink to then pass through the GPU left hand I mean damn, I still have a ten year Toshiba that still works. I think i'm going to contact my attorney and see if this would qualify as a class action suit.

Was a year and a half of pure no problem gaming up until now 🙁 Toree November 13, 2008 at 22:28 I have a M1710 and have had a few issues

Also, be 100% sure the vents themselves are clear of any dust clogs, while canned air does wonders sometime a compressor is better for the force alone applied correctly into the I'm using the computer in pure VGA so it is impossible to do anything except browse the web. by CornDude View: More Reviews New Articles › AsRock, you dissapointed me on Ryzen launch... › Why 240GB, 250GB , 256GB, and 275GB SATA3 SSD... › The Orion Spectrum: Everything You oddly enough, the technician i spoke to on the phone from Dell actually suggested that i open up the laptop every 6 months and clean it out with some compressed air…when

Erwin October 2, 2008 at 23:16 Hi Guys! Warranty has expired 2 months ago. Full Review New Posts All Forums:Forum Nav:HomeSubscriptionsPrivate MessagesWho's OnlineForumsOverclock.net ForumNew MembersOverclock.net Related News and InformationOverclock.net Member PollsOverclock.net Contests and PromotionsForum Platform Help and Discussion Bugs and Technical IssuesSubmit a Bug ReportResolved http://fixmyacer.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-14-l421x-overheating-issue.html Another reason for suspecting a fault in the design of the M1710, my brother bought a system 8 months ago and 3 months ago he started having issues with his wireless

Could that be the cause of this?P.P.S. Brian Madsen September 29, 2008 at 20:11 Hey Jon, sorry to hear you're having troubles as well. then you'll be on default vga driver…go to the device manager again and let it scan for new hardware changes..it'll locate the display driver as missing and will give you an After about 5-10 minutes of gameplay (HL2: EP1) my sistem would turn off due to overheating.

I'm looking at some cheap cooling pads right now. Regards, Ben Daniel October 23, 2008 at 08:35 I've come to the conclusion that it's not pure overheating in my case. I'm slipping. btw i just noticed that when i set my fans to full in i8kfangui, air comes out the sides of the laptop via the kensington lock thingie, i think this is

I am also using the Nvidia system monitor and I believe it's really accurate. i now have the 7950 gtx instead of the 7900 gtx I don't know how you figure having the 7950 is gonna help...mine is the same card and it overheats everytime. Tod Hunter 6,959 views 4:26 Dell XPS 15 9560 REVIEW - The Best Gets Better! (Kaby Lake + GTX 1050) - Duration: 10:41. After removing the dust from the Processor Thermal-Cooling assembly and applying the arctic silver the results were amazing.

second call was to let me know that they were having problems at the depot and could be there between 12:30 and 16:30. Using your fingers and thumbs, pull them apart - it takes a little finger muscle because the original thermal compound 'glues' the two together. Desprate for my fans to work again, I downloaded it and tried it out…WHAT A GODSEND! Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Guest Martin Guests Posted January 22, 2009 Thanks ...

by R. That's impressive - and WoW is hardly that resource intensive a game that it should flog your card that hard. i have one fan in there working now ,, im sure. I HAVE cleaned the laptop in a way, that it looks like it's brand new now.