The S1440/Studio 14z is constantly running hot for me. It is running the fan all the time and very hot air blowing. I can also hear the hard drive making some noise some times ...Is this sign of trouble. I just i have 1 browser and IM client running and no video or audio streaming going one. The fan is constantly running & blowing hot air...
Anyone facing the same issues..Should i try getting an exchange from BBY ...I would appreciate any tweaks which may be needed to make it work cooler. It is hot to the extent of uncomfortable on lap.
I just came back from Best Buy and saw the new Dell Studio 15z (1569) with the Intel Core i5! It's less than 1" thick! Slot load DVD, HDMI, displayport, 3 USB, SD Reader, and matte lid! This one was brown. The best part is the battery! It is no longer in the back like the current dell studio 15/17. It is now flat and thin like the HP Envy's!! It's now underneath the laptop!
Sorry I couldn't take pictures but they just put it out and had a HAND WRITTEN price tag with info! It has the Intel Core i5 420 I think. You really have to see how THIN and SMALL the laptop is! I hope they make a 14"!
My new Studio 15 (1535, technically) came with a manual that references a Studio 1536 model in addition to the 1535 and 1735. The Dell Support site also lists three Studio models- 1535, 1536 and 1735.
Based on Dell's model numbering, the 1536 is an AMD-based Studio 15. The manual also noted that one of the graphics options for this model is the ATI Radeon Mobilty HD 3200 which is the integrated graphics processor available with AMD's newest "Puma" processors.
So, I'm trying to figure out if we're going to see a Studio 1536 introduced in the very near future, based on the AMD Puma platform. OR is this a model sold outside of the U.S. market?
It seems logical that Dell would offer an AMD-based Studio 15 to compete against HP's dv5z and Toshiba's A305D models.
I'm trying to find info on an aspire... Not the model # itself as that is not the problem, but the sub model#...
The model is Acer Aspire 8930G, but the sub model # is 6963 and that is where my research seems to go dry... Does anyone have info on this sub model #?
Also i might ask is how user friendly is the 8930G for upgrades as for the processor and video? The current processor is the T5800 with the 9600m nvidia... Would it make sense to upgrade and what is the potential of this 8930G with the T5800?
Yesterday I flashed my 1737 to the A07 BIOS because DELL says it gets the machine ready for Windows 7.
Flash went perfect, machine works fine. Heres the problem.
the CPU runs very hot now, web surfing checking emails in the 40C to 47C range
when before with the A06 BIOS I only cracked 37C 39C was with lots of video and Gaming.
So I will be emailing DELL to see whats going on, I am very upset about this. Oh and the Fan wont stop running now. and I am at 37C on Core 0 and 33 on Core 1, which is Cool. But the fan does not stop.
I have a Studio 1737 running Windows Vista Home Service Pack 2. I'm running the latest BIOS and all of my drivers are up to date.
When the AC adapter is unplugged and I'm running on battery power the whole system lags. It also turns of when unplugged without warning after about 15 minutes.
Also, I get these error messages in my event viewer a couple of times an hour:
Log Name: System
Event ID: 13
: The embedded controller (EC) did not respond within the specified timeout period. This may indicate that there is an error in the EC hardware or firmware or that the BIOS is accessing the EC incorrectly. You should check with your computer manufacturer for an upgraded BIOS. In some situations, this error may cause the computer to function incorrectly.
I have an Inspiron 7010 which is 2 years old. In control panel devices it tells me to troubleshoot the laptop and cannot rectify problem with Broadcom virtual wireless adaptor. Secondly running the diagnostics say the Read test is not running. These are the only problems but are not affecting the efficiency of the PC. Should I ignore it?
for those who own the Studio 15 and have been unlucky enough to experience the spontaneous loud fan that occasionally turns on. By "occasionally" I mean almost all the time and by "loud" I mean full blast for hours on end. This problem may persist whether the machine is running the A02, 03, or 05 BIOS and can be extremely frustrating, especially in a quiet environment such as a library or lecture hall. It doesn't appear to be a software issue or a BIOS issue since the problem persists with any version. It is in now way related to dust or high temperatures.
I recently noticed that applying pressure in the area of interest (circled in red) seems to activate the fan into running at maximum RPM; at the same time you may observe that taking pressure off the area of interest makes the fan stop immediately (or soon after, presumably because the plastics bend back into shape). I am not sure whether this problem is the result of the motherboard (which observably flexes) or that pictured screw or whether something is making contact underneath the keyboard, but I thought I'd share this bit of information with others who may be as frustrated as I am with this problem. I will be dismantling the entire computer soon to look closer into the issue.
it also appears that gently bending the laptop mainboard upwards (when the laptop is sitting normally on a desk, not upside down) stops the fan immediately.
Does anyone know what the most modern DELL system is that has the best Alps driver support for features such as tapping and scrolling?
The drivers I have for my Alps touchpad from another manufacturer do not have any support for things such as Browser back-button or continuous scrolling (by leaving your finger at the edge of the touchpad after moving across it).
And I plan to buy an imac to be my powerful Desktop or in case my Laptop stops working sometimes.
I need one more powerful than my Dell (If less I dont know why I have to buy a Desktop anyway)
I know i7 2.8Ghz quad core with hyper threading and Ati 4850 512 GB model from new Imac will beat My Dell badly but How about i5 model with ATI 4850 512 or Core 2 3.33 E8600 (if I got it right) with ATI 4670 256 GB?
needed a new charger, dell listed 5 options for my service tag #. So I called them and the guy in india said said the NF599 was the one I need if I wanted the 6' cord.
Put NF599 into amazon and ordered one, received a UU572. Specs all appear to be the same, this one doesnt say 90w anywhere on it but the specs online all say 90w. Its also a 3 prong and not a 2 prong like the NF599, that may actually be nice so it doesnt fall out of the socket so easily.
I just purchased this laptop about a month ago, and now it not turning on. My laptop in under international warranty.one of my friend told me to unplug the battery and reconnect the same and problem will be resolved but there is two screw in the bottom plate and I confuse to unscrew. How could i fix this problem and if i unscrew and unplug the battery, my warranty will be effective in future?
I have a 2 year old xps m1530 WITH the 4 year complete care package. After having a service tech come to my house NUMEROUS times to repair and replace the motherboard fo various problems, Dell has agreed to replace my XPS. Because the XPS m1530 is discontinued they said it would be a comparable model??? Has anyone had a replacement recently, and if so which model did you receive. I am mostly concerned about which video card I will get. I do alot of gaming on my laptop and currently have an Nvidia 8600. Now that Dell is using ATI, which card SHOULD I expect to get?
Kiwi (new zealander) here, ive been sortof eyeing the cw series and looking for some kindof equivalent over this way, we do seem to have a previous iteration. however sony model numbers are doing my head in,
ive found something fairly decent, albeit a little out of my price range at 2.5knzd (1.7kusd);
(edit) durr need model number too, S Series apparently, Sony Vaio VPCS117GGB. 2.40 GHz Intel Core i5-520M Processor 4GB DDR3 Ram .....
I have a Dell D630 motherboard failure ( power light comes on for a few seconds and off ) Series 0PN302-12961-7CR - CN- 5060 REV A03 , Intel T7500 , Intel video . I want to know what model motherboard is compatible to change it ?
I received a dell xps 17 l702x laptop a while ago, but I noticed today that under model in system properties, it displays that my laptop is a l502x laptop, dell's xps 15 line? I know that the outside of my laptop is an xps 17 as it is the correct dimensions and the hard drive covering on the back states l702x. I am confused to say the least.
I was thinking of buying this laptop Acer AS5738PG-6306 and wanted to check if the GPU can be upgraded for better gaming?
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