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    MSI GT70 0NC (MS-1762) - gpu upgrade

    Hello, and thanks for reading this. So we this laptop mentioned in the title name, and im abit confused when you actually need a modded BIOS, and a modded inf driver. The old GPU blew up in the laptop, so we found these 2 in our storage. GTX 770M and a GTX 880M, so we have to choose which one...
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    One of the 680M SLi might be dead after an update?

    My issue: one of the two 680M GPUs started displaying an "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)". My hardware: Clevo P37EM / Sager NP9370 My OS: Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB x64 I keep the OS always up-to-date (Windows LTSB only ships security and fix...
  3. sepheronx

    Purchased a GTX 1060 6gb for my Alienware x51

    Nothing else to really say other than I paid $200 USD for it. Here are details: GTX 1060 6GB, NOT A SC EDITION. This is the normal one. Like new condition. Single Fan Edition. Comes with no accessories. No box included. It just occurred to me, could this be a scam? Seemed awfully cheap for...
  4. Raevenlord

    An ARM to Rule Them All: ARM 76 To Challenge x86 Chips in the Laptop Space?

    ARM has announced their next, high-performance computing solution with their A76 design, which brings another large performance increase to the fledgling architecture. having been touted for some time as a true contender to the aging x86 architecture, ARM has had a way of extracting impressive...
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    Why all Zbooks look the same G1(2014),G2,G3,G4(2017) ? The G5(2018) only has a new color.

    Hello Why HP has made 5+ generations of identical looking laptops ? Hard time to tell them apart they all look the same. G1(2014),G2,G3,G4,G5(2018). Now the G5 has only a silver color or so... Probably majority will ship as black color meaning it will be similar as other Gs.
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    Laptops can't boot from optical HDD\SSD caddy :-(

    Hello I have been investigating *a lot* and trying to boot a 2015 year HP Pavilion DV7 17-f076no (Serial: J1X05EA#UUW) from a Chinese Ebay optical drive HDD\SSD caddy: Read multiple forum questions that had the same problem as I: ( Bios can't find a bootable SSD inside optical caddy )...
  7. btarunr

    New Razer Blade is the World's Smallest 15.6-inch Gaming Laptop

    Razer , the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced its all-new Razer Blade 15.6-inch gaming laptop featuring Intel's latest processor. The new Razer Blade is the world's smallest gaming laptop in its class, boasting more display area and performance features. The available...
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    Will a laptop boot if I remove internal Wifi-card and detach antenna wires ?

    Hello Buying and tinkering with newer laptop wifi cards: Will a HP or any brand laptop boot if I remove a internal Wifi-card mini pci-e half size and detach antenna wires ? - Will it show always something like "notice: no wifi-card installed" on boot up or in Windows ? - Or will it boot normally...
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    Acer the First in the Industry to Ship Notebooks with Amazon Alexa

    Acer today announced that several of its popular Windows 10 notebook lines are the industry's first to offer Alexa pre-installed, including the Acer Spin 3 and Acer Spin 5 lines, which are available at retailers now. The news today is the first step in Acer's plans to roll out Alexa across its...
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    Huawei MateBook X Pro Now Available in the U.S.

    Designed to meet the demands of today's mobile lifestyles, the ultra-slim, lightweight yet mighty HUAWEI MateBook X Pro is ideal for everyone who relies on their notebooks to do everything, and go with them everywhere. The 13.9-inch HUAWEI MateBook X Pro features a 3K 10-point touchscreen with...
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    Laptop battery charging limiter software?

    Is there any software for Windows that could limit charging of the battery on laptop to a desired percentage in order o extend its life?
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    Laptop 17,3" HP DV7-6117so max. processor upgrade ?

    Hello I have a 2011 year laptop 17,3" HP DV7-6117so. Processor is A6-3410MX (quad core). It is very slow on youtube HD-quality 100% processor usage. With AMD Radeon HD 6755G2 Dual 1GB. What is the maximum processor for it if I upgrade ? Anyone upgraded it ? Is it this ? or are there better...
  13. kennyreid95

    G501vw compared to G551vw?

    Asus laptops What differences are there with coooling etc?
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    Looking for laptop - great battery life and lightweight

    Looking for a nice lightweight laptop with great battery life and enough power to run 2-3 instances of bluestacks. Hopefully 8gb + ram and a 1920+ resolution as well. I was thinking maybe Samsung or asus ... but haven’t been laptop shopping in like 10 years haha. What should I be looking into...
  15. Jetster

    Chromebook Linux?

    Can you put Linux on a Chromebook? I know Google says you can but has anyone actually done it? What problems did you run into?
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    My chromebook 11 is lagging/slow when charging.Will Throttlestop help?

    Hi.I just downloaded Throttlestop to my chromebook 11.Im a beginner in the programs,hardware,troubleshooting,advanced computer knowledge.I was originally searching for an answer as to why my laptop suddenly began lagging and slowed down when i have it plugged in&charging.When not charging its...
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    Faulty GPU in brand new laptop?

    Hi. Please see attached photo for reference. I bought a brand new cyberpower tracer II from a guy on facebook. The laptop was working fine for a day. I repasted the CPU with liquid metal and the GPU with cryonaut. Last night while I was playing rainbow six siege the laptop crashed and now I...
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    What is the best way to prevent a laptop's HDD from spinning down?

    Go to last read post Maq___ 28 April 2018 12:56:49 Hi to all, my Lenovo Y-700-15ISK laptop's 1 TB Western Digital BLUE HDD, is causing micro-stuttering while gaming,because it spins down while inactive (or something like that)! Many users who own this laptop model had complained about this...
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    Surface Pro Stuck in a boot loop

    Hello all. Having some big issues with a Surface Pro. Yesterday, I did a check in Windows Updates and it found two firmware updates for this Surface. The updates were from January of this year. So I chose to download and install them. Not thinking, Bitlocker is on. Firmware updates on Surfaces...
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    Hp dv8000 oc

    Dear forum members I have a dv8000 HP with cy28rs480 pll chip and i cant find any overclock opportunity ,i attach the datasheet...
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    Which tools do the techs use to diagnose a problem with a laptop's gpu?

    Hi all, I've been experiencing some issues with my GPU's clocks,but before I send it to the laptop's service ,I would like to know what tools do the techs from the service use to diagnose a problem with a laptop's GPU? Do they use the same diagnostics tools which the laptop's manufacturers...
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    Honor Launches the MagicBook Ultrabook

    Honor, a sub-brand of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, has revealed their brand-new 14-inch MagicBook Ultrabook. The MagicBook is powered by a 8th generation Intel Core processor. It's available with either the Intel Core i5-8250U or the Intel Core i7-8550U processor. Both variants come with 8...
  23. quirky

    I need HELP with finding a new laptop

    Hi guys. I am looking for a new laptop for work. The requirements I have are: Portability & Lightweight since I have to carry it around every single day 13'' with at least 8GB RAM the more the better but that will do at least 8 hours of Battery life I don't want to stress about that 500 GB HD...
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    Dell Gaming Laptops Are Perfect for Cheating in PUBG

    Intel held an event in Beijing last week to launch their new 8th Gen Intel Core mobile processors. As usual, PC and laptop manufacturers flocked to the venue to promote their latest gaming products. This time around, Dell single-handedly stole the spotlight. The company claimed that their gaming...
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    ASUS Announces Compact and Lightweight X407 and X507 Laptops

    ASUS today announced X407 and X507, a pair of compact and lightweight laptops designed for daily computing and entertainment. They're powered by up to a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce MX110 discrete graphics, and feature a dual-storage design with a 1TB HDD and 256GB...