Dell :: FPS, 1530 Overheating

Oct 13, 2008

I've had my laptop for about 2 months now and never really thought twice about it, but now after reading the forums and talking to a few people I'm actually pretty concerned.

Computer: m1530 3gig ram 320gHD 5400

Game: WoW
Avg FPS: 10-20 (in cities 1-15)
Settings: Maxed

Core 1: 80
Core 2: 80
VideoCard: 90
Harddrive: 45

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Dell :: New XPS 1530

Oct 12, 2008

Have not had a laptop for a while and when I did get them, I would not hang on to them for long as I never had the need for them. However, my new job will require the use of one. Nice part - they are paying for it.

Ordered the 1530 a few days ago, loaded. Maxed everything out and also opted for the Solid State hard drive. Hopefully it works as advertised.

I do have just a few questions -

1 - Why did Dell pull the higher resolution panels from the options? Only had the option of 1440?

2 - Is Dell still including all the standard XPS goodies you normally get? The case, cd holder, ear buds.. etc etc or have they gotten cheap and no longer do that? Would suck if they don't.

3 - Lastly, I have read about some issues with the Nvidia GPU. I have also read that Nvidia has rectified this issue. Is that the case with newly built/shipping XPS systems?

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Dell :: My New XPS 1530

Oct 7, 2008

After 10 days of using my new XPS 1530, I will give it a 8 of 10 rating.

This is a great laptop. Looks great with a solid build. Great performance too. It is more then I thought it would be. A great value especially with the EPP discount I got it with.

The only flaws that I have noticed are the placement of the power connector being on the left side towards the back of the unit with the 2 USB ports very close to it. It seems very cramped to me. Also could have at least 2 more usb ports. But a USB hub takes care of that. I find this setup very ackward. Also the headphone jack being in the front. Again ackward to me. The speakers are very weak also. Finger print reader is very problematic also.

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Dell :: XPS 1530 LCD

Oct 8, 2009

My kids have wrecked my screen (xps m1530). It was REALLY beautiful, 1440 x 990 LG philips one, am really annoyed. Thanks to your posts on this forum, I found the dell p/n XP059 and know my screen is the LPLDF00 one. Called Dell parts today and the guy said that he would need the EXACT number which can only be found on the actual screen itself; this is the only way he could guarantee it would be the LGphilips one. He didnt seem to think the LPL number would ensure that. Does anyone know what number he is talking about - a bit reluctant to open up the screen casing etc (I'm still using the half that is working!) until its time to fix it. Is there any way to get this number without opening up?

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Aug 3, 2009

So I was webcaming with a friend and he said my mic was horrible. It sounded like I was outside and very windy and statically sounding. What is the driver for it? Is it the webcam driver?

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Apr 22, 2008

I just ordered my XPS. Well, I got the final quote for my wife to turn into her employer so they can order it and do the payroll deduction thing. So we get interest free payroll deductions for 18 month or so...pretty cool. So it should be ordered in the next few days.

They had the 40% off promotion going on, so that took it down to $1604 from its 'MSRP' price. I did a bit of haggling via email. I told him my wife wanted an Apple...but most of all, we were concerned about price. I then got my 12% EPP discount, which brought it to its final price of $1412. Below are the specs. I think I got a decent deal.

T9300 2.5GHz Core 2 Duo, 4GB 667MHz DDR2, 250GB 7200RPM HDD, 1680x1050 WSXGA+ LCD, 256MB 8600GT video, 8X DVD-RW, Intel Wireless N, Bluetooth, Vista Home Premium, 6 cell battery, and a second AC power adapter.

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Dec 28, 2008

I installed xp on a xps 1530 but I can not seem to find the bluetooth drivers for xp. In Device manager, i have at other devices - Usb device With exclamation mark, but this is the bluetooth, because it appears only when I activate the bluetooth. I tryed the drivers for vista but it doesn't work

Anyone has the bluetooth drivers for xp?

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Dell :: Del XPS 1530 Blu-Ray

Mar 9, 2010

I have a top-of-the-line (at the time in 2008) 1530 with the Blu-Ray player. I upgraded to Windows 7. About a month ago, my Blu-Ray player recongnized regular DVDs but not the blu-ray discs.

I spent 5.5 hours with Dell support (India, of course

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Dec 18, 2007

I replaced the integrated video card on my computer with a 7900 GS and it's been overheating. I looked at my case, and the vents for the GPU are there, it's just that they're solid. Where the holes are, there is metal instead. Does anyone know anything I can do to knock those holes out so I can get some air in there? WoW overheats in about 15 min,

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Dell :: New XPS Overheating Not Sure Why

Dec 5, 2008

My 2 month old Dell M1530 idles at the following temps:

I really don't know why... It's been like this for a couple weeks or more now. Power settings are all on max of course... But when I first got the laptop, it'd idle pretty cool... Now my hands sweat while typing :

Laptop is not overclocked (I did overclock a bit in October for Crysis now and then)

My room is pretty cold.

I'm going to open it up and look for dust... But I really doubt this is the problem.


Intel T9300
8600M GT 256Mb DDR3

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Dell :: 1530 Powers Off On Its Own

Sep 30, 2008

Just started doing it today, I havent had any other problems. I have checked all the power settings and I don;t see anything that should be causing it to shutoff, and I dont receive any Windows errors upon booting it back up.

Any ideas?

ill more then likely call Dell and have them look at its but I wanted to getr some other opinions first.

I was in the middle of A game of WoW when it happened.

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Dell :: XPS 1530 Ram Upgrade

Jan 3, 2009

I'm looking to upgrade my XPS 1530 to 4GB of ram and run Vista 64. So I was looking at and and I found these:

OCZ 4096MB PC5400 DDR2 667MHZ SODIMM Memory
Corsair 4096MB PC5400 DDR2 667MHz SODIMM Memory
OCZ 4096MB PC6400 DDR2 800MHz SODIMM Memory (I know my notebook will still only run at 667, but would this still be better performing then PC5400?)

any thoughts or suggestions?

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May 13, 2009

how bad is the 8600m gt overheating issue... has anyone that games had one of these for over a year without it going bad?

Second, The unit I am looking at has the 256gb ssd... is there a significant performance boost from this, and does it generate more or less heat than a regular hard drive? Do you guys think it is worth it to get one?

also how are the LED screens on them... I know a while back they had a lot of screen issues.

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Dell :: Underclock Xps 1530

Jan 11, 2009

i would like to know, is it possible to do an underclock on the xps 1530 on the gpu and the cores?

i would like to know if its safe, and how can i do?

i use windows vista and xp, the videocard its geforce 8600 and the processor its t5800, o this?........

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Aug 3, 2008

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Justifies the line by John Keats : A thing of beauty is a joy forever

Anybody else with the same color or diff color can upload their pics.

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Jan 10, 2009

I'd updated my BIOS from A9 to A12 and the temperatures of my 1530 are shooting thru the roof. I'd left my laptop idle for an hour with a download in progress. when I came back, the laptop had shut down and upon restart the system the CPU temps touched 80 . The fans weren't even turning on.This wasn't a one off case, it had happened before. I've since reverted back to A09 and things are back to normal.

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Dec 3, 2008

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Feb 25, 2009

im overclocking my xps 1530 with an 8400m gs gpu and t8300. rite now i overclocked at 580 core clock and 730 memory clock with 64 degrees according to cpuid and got an 1800 on the 3dmark06 score which is horrible...

i havent artifacted on 3dmark06 yet so i was wondering what are some of the speeds u guys overclocked that are stable and not too harming on the mobo and heat...

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Jan 17, 2009

i want to ask is what are the sort of games that the xps 1530 can handle well and are tried and tested and known to work nicely ? Before i start investing money in buying games.

i want to have an idea whether or not they'll look good on it.........................

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What is the difference between these? The only thing i can see is a 50 dollar larger hole in your pocket...There cant be anything different is there?

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Feb 19, 2009

I REALLY want an XPS. The catch is I want to install XP-Pro on it immediately and run a dual-boot with Linux.

I've read tons of stuff on this forum about what one might encounter doing the XP-Pro install, but is there a concise set of directions on doing it, including getting all the correct XP-Pro drivers?

Dell could sell a lot more of these if they would ship them with XP-Pro like they do on other laptops. I just don't want to have to blow off a week trying to get my new computer glitch-free ...

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Feb 22, 2009

I was wondering if anyone used SRS Sandbox on their XPS 1530. Ive never been too pleased with the audio from the XPS compared to my old Vostro 1500. I was thinking baout trying it out. Any comments and advice on optimal setups/configurations?

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Oct 1, 2008

I currently have an Inspiron 1420 with Nvidia 8400 & T7500. I'm quite happy with it but have lately been eying the 1530 because of the LED screen and Nvidia 8600. I've been playing HL2 at 1440x900 with max settings execept AA and getting great frame rates on the Nvidia 8400. How much of a difference will the 8600 make in recent games. Also i don't want to buy the xps 1530 and then in 2-3 months Dell goes ahead and releases the successor.

So does any one have any idea or heard any rumors of the XPS 1530's successor. I've been hearing horror stories of the WXGA+ (1440x900) screen, any idea if the LED screen also has the same problems.

So should i stick with my 1420 and wait for the 1530's next iteration with hopefully a better video card and keyboard back lighting or should i plunk down the money and get the 1530?

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Mar 27, 2009

I have a 8600gt with the 176.44 driver and I got 4802 marks in 3dmark06. I was wondering if that was better than the other drivers such as 175.97. (I was using the Zalman NC-1000 laptop cooler while running 3dmark06)

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Mar 7, 2009

Has anyone here done an XPS m1530 case mod? I'd like to take off the front panel of my 1530 and do a custom paint job on it, but from the few sites where I've seen instructions for disassembling the 1530 it seems like a huge hassle.

If I weren't using spray paint, I suppose I wouldn't need to take it apart. But I'm new to case modding, and I haven't seen any mods done with anything other than spray paint.

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Jan 10, 2009

i just got a brand new XPS 1530. It wont boot up when im not using the power adapter. but it works fine with the AC power. when im already inside the Windows, battery health is good and working.

it's still working if i unplugged the AC power when im inside the windows but if i restart it without the AC power, it wont boot anymore. it only reaches the Dell logo. it shuts down after that.

but i can access the Dell Media Direct without the AC Power. and i can still play music and view pictures on it.

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Mar 5, 2009

My 1530 has some video/audio issues going on. Seems to be hanging up whatever application I try to use to play any video even my browser when I try to play a youtube video.

Even when I try to slide the volume control it goes to "not responding". Sometimes if I wait long enough it will play but then the audio gets a lot of static .....

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Feb 22, 2008

anyone notice if they close the lid on the 1530 that when you open it back up after a bit that the touchpad jumps around and is unresponsive.

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