Dell :: Replaced Motherboard And Graphics Card And Still Low FPS,?

May 2, 2009

recently had my dell xps m1530 motherboard and graphics card replaced by dell,

Since then, whenever I turn it on I get a message saying " the charger is only a 65w and your battery requires a 90w charger ",

Just before my laptop died and I called dell to come and fix my laptop, I was getting the exact same inconsistent framerates in games like l4d, Where i would usually get around 60+ fps, I was now only getting extremely inconsistent 25+ max fps..



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Dell :: Low 3dmark Score..... After Replaced Graphics Card And Motherboard

May 2, 2009

I have had my motherboard and graphics card replaced on my dell xps m1530,

I have since had extremely low fps in games,

Someone told me my 3dmark score for my processor was extremely low,

I have a intel core 2 duo 2.4GHz t8300

it got a 3dmark score of 6569,

it got a CPU score of 549!

i have 4gb ram,
8600m gt
2.4ghz core 2 duo cpu t8300.....

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I just got done swapping the motherboard of a totaly dead D630 laptop, and to my amazement, the new motherboard dell sent me has a bad dock port!

I double checked to make sure I connected everything up right.

Has anyone else seen this? It's very fustrating. I have seen this before with a couple D620 motherboards

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I have a 1536 that I thought had a dead motherboard. I bought a 1537 motherboard, T9600 CPU & a CPU fan & heatsink. Finally all the parts showed up & I got it installed. Unfortunatly all this new hardware & still same problem. When you turn it on the media lights flash on & then off & the DVD drive makes some noise. The display doesn't turn on & no HDD activity. I know the 4G of DDR2 is good & the HDD is good as I tested them in another laptop. Any help would be helpful. I would think that I would get some HDD activity ( noise & HDD light ) if the display was dead.

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Mar 21, 2009

I just got my Dell back with a replacement MB and GPU due to failure... I used to run Wow smoothly with medium/high settings 50-60 fps,

now I am getting like 10-12 fps! My 3DMark 2006 scores went down almost a thousand points (from about 2K to 1.1K).

Same drivers from the nVidia site179.28, and I just updated to 179.48.

I know the Laptopvideo2go's might be better, but I was running the ones from nVidia before the swap.

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Dell :: Call Of Duty 4 After Replaced My Video Card

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So the technician successfully replaced my video card and everything was great and fine with the world. I tried it out on Call of Duty 4 and checked the temps which peaked at a MUCH lower level so I thought I was good to go and I was happy. The only problem I had was a small amount of choppyness in the game, but I just figured I had the settings too high and I had not overclocked it at all. No problem.... So now today I wanted to play good old Oblivion and I figured this would need some overclocking because well....its Oblivion. So I start up ATI Tool and overclock it to around 620 mhz core and 720 mhx memory...Not too much overclock considering some of you have got yours to like 650 or higher and 800 in the memory department... Well I was just about to start playing when after the game loads there is no character on the screen just grey lines... So I figure maybe I overclocked it to much? I turned it down about 10 to 20 mhz and I still had some artifacts? I pretty much turned overclocking so far down I would now consider it slightly pushing the card. So I try to play oblivion and it is really choppy. Before I got this new card I had some pretty bad heat problems and crashing because of it, but I could overclock it to a MUCH higher level than that of this non heat problematic card?

So my question to all of you highly intelligent and knowledgeable people of this forum is do I have a bum card or is something else the matter? Sorry for such a long post I just felt my story needed to be fully explained so I could receive the best support...

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Dell :: Replaced M170 With M1710 Video Card

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They gave me a 7900GS instead of a 7950 GTX. I know some of you have had the same problem.

Everything else is fine, I could care less. But, I really feel that I should have gotten the GTX instead. Two Questions:

1) How minimal is the downgrade from 256mb 7800 GTX in my old M170 to a 256mb 7900GS? How big is the difference in the 7900GS vs the 7950GTX?

2) For those of you who have gotten this problem, how did you go about getting the card switched? Did they send a new system? I'd rather they just send the card and I'll swap it out myself.

The replacement was approved on the 8th, and I just got it today. Apparantly it's a new build, not a refurb. But I want the video card that's not a downgrade.

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2nd time - 1 week back - Palmrest was again replaced

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I got a Dell Inspiron 9400/E1705 here that will not boot. The owner said he put into hibernate and went home, when he came in and turned it back on it was sluggish for about 10 minutes, he powered it off and then it would not power back up.

When you turn on the power the power and HD lights come on, you hear what sounds like the HD doing some movement and then it shuts down in a few seconds.

I removed the HD, ram, dvd, wifi, modem and tested it with same results. Also took out the CMOS battery to try to reset the BIOS and put it all back together and same thing.

CPU fan does not spin at all on power up, not sure if this model is supposed to do that little 5 second thing most of them do.

No beeps, nothing on the screen, etc.

Is there a way to determine if its the motherboard OR the video card, as this has a discrete video card, not integrated. Would you get any kind of system response if the video card was dead but the motherboard/cpu was ok ?. I would rather replace one and not both if I can tell which to go after first.

thanks for any ideas or advice.

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Jul 11, 2009

This is a long winded question so bear with me.
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my question is this card any better than our older ones at DX9 and DX10 Games?? there is also an SLI option for the 8700gt, again how would this compare to our older cards??

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What is the graphics card?

And can you do some light gaming on the lowest settings?

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I went to Personalization>Display Settings>Adapter and found that it said my chip type: <unavailable> The same for adapter type, DAC type etc.

Also it said that my total graphics memory was <unavailable> and that my dedicated video memory etc was N/A.

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Jan 16, 2008

My trusty (out of warranty) XPS M170 has given up the ghost shortly before its second birthday. I'm fairly certain the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra is shot; there was a moment of heavily corrupted graphics followed by a BSOD, then nothing more on the LCD since (backlight still working fine). The VGA output has small green lines over the picture.

I'd like to get another year or two's use out of this baby. I hear the M170 can take a GeForce Go 6800, GeForce Go Ultra 6800, GeForce Go 7800 GTX or an ATI X300. I'm happy to put any one of those in the machine; I really just need solid 2D performance. The ATI would be perfect but I have no idea where they can be bought from.

Is there somewhere reliable from which I can source a new graphics card? I have dropped an email to Dell as their UK site doesn't seem to have spare parts. The US site seems to have a slightly ovepriced 6800 card, which I wouldn't mind resorting to if necessary.

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can I install the latest ATI drivers from the official site, or do I have to get them from the Dell site?

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Nov 17, 2009

I've been having a problem with my xps gen 2 laptop lately. I was using it the other day and closed the lid and let the system hibernate while I was at work, when I opened it up again it looked like the video card was artifacting. (It has a 6800 ultra in it) I don't use the system to game anymore, its just my daily laptop and it doesn't do alot of video intensive tasks. I ran dell diagnostics and it said it was experiencing errors writing to memory. Every once and a while I can start the system and there is no artifacting. I'm pretty sure the video card is fried because it artifacts while posting, and on the external screen I tried as well. I pulled apart the system to clean it (it wasn't to dusty, I blow it out with compressed air a couple of times a month).

Also I removed the graphics chip and reseated it just to make sure it hadn't come loose or anything. I just want to be sure before I spend the money to replace the graphics chip. I'm probably going to replace it with an x600 since most of the things I do aren't graphics intense and I plan to get a new laptop some time next year.

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I've followed the instructions provided by Dell and have it at this point:

http://img269.imageshack.us/img269/9061/dsc00072bpj.jpg

I know the card is located under the big "metal thing" that says PUSH HERE, I've loosened all the screws off (3 are used to secure it to the motherboard, 4 others are used to secure the metal thing to another,

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