Dell :: XPS M1710 GPU & CPU Temps At Idle?
My dell xps m1710 temps at idle are
CPu 54C To 58C
GPU 54C To 58C
Is that okay?
The bottom of the computer is hot to the touch and the fans are blowing out hot air. I cleaned all fans and heat sink vents. also re applied all thermal paste on the cpu and gpu. Im concerned because my motherboard and gpu were just replaced yesterday for heat issues i believe. havent figured out if the heat was the cause or not. the temps were the same as there now with the new motherboard and gpu .....
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My 1530 has recently been overheating when left idle for a while(30 min or so). When I come back I find that the fans stop working, the system overheats and the laptop restarts with blazing temperatures.
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Dell :: M4400 Ethernet Adapter Disconnects When Idle On AC Power
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The screen was left on regular settings, no screen saver etc. Within 5 minutes of use the left hand side of the screen had returned to normal brightness..
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4. the only fan in the machine never appears to speed up or down. i don't have an issue with the noise, as long as it helps this thing run cooler.......
Dell :: Quiet And Cool. Thermal Paste Replaced! 38@idle 73@load
I replaced the thermal paste of the CPU and the GPU with "Coollaboratory liquid pro". And I replaced the thermal pad of the northbridge with "Arctic Silver 5" thermal paste.
Here are my sesults (in a 20 degrees Clesius enviroment, T9600, 2,8GHz, stock voltage):
73 dregrees Celsius at 100% load
(instead of 92)
39 dregrees Celsius at 0% load (fan off)
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Intel® Thermal Analysis Tool: v 2.05.2006.0420
Processor: Pentium® M Processor (6FXh)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2
OS version: 5.1.2600 (Build 2600)
On Demand Clock Modulation [Processor 0] : Chipset: 0-0 Processor: 0-1
On Demand Clock Modulation [Processor 1] : Chipset: 0-0 Processor: 0-1
Driver Version: v1.0
Power Source: AC
Workload library returns Context: 0x1
Polling Period: 2000 mSec.
On Demand Clock Modulation [Processor 0] : Chipset: 0-0 Processor: 0-1
On Demand Clock Modulation [Processor 1] : Chipset: 0-0 Processor: 0-1
14:09:13: ** Monitor Started **
14:09:13: Processor 0 : CState [C0/C1] --> [C3]
14:09:13: Processor 1 : CState [C0/C1] --> [C3]
14:09:13: ACPIThermalZoneTHM__0 TMP[ 37°C ]
14:09:13: Processor 0 : DIGITAL TMP[ 37°C ]
14:09:15: Processor 0 : DIGITAL TMP[ 36°C ]
14:09:17: ACPIThermalZoneTHM__0 TMP[ 36°C ]
14:09:17: Processor 1 : DIGITAL TMP[ 37°C ]
14:09:26: Processor 1 : DIGITAL TMP[ 38°C ]
14:09:28: ACPIThermalZoneTHM__0 TMP[ 37°C ]
14:09:28: Processor 1 : DIGITAL TMP[ 37°C ]
14:09:30: ACPIThermalZoneTHM__0 TMP[ 36°C ]
14:09:32: ACPIThermalZoneTHM__0 TMP[ 37°C ]
14:09:34: ACPIThermalZoneTHM__0 TMP[ 36°C ]
14:09:34: Processor 0 : DIGITAL TMP[ 37°C ]
14:09:34: Processor 1 : DIGITAL TMP[ 38°C ]
14:09:36: ACPIThermalZoneTHM__0 TMP[ 37°C ]
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14:09:40: ACPIThermalZoneTHM__0 TMP[ 37°C ]
did you find your temps to be the same turbo?
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after 1/2 hour of COD4, my max temps were
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Anyway Im running it with the A07 bios and all new drivers from dell's website.
When Im running it on heavy load like a game the 9400 GPU reaches to 86c.
The 9200 is around 75c. CPU is 74c max .....
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Dell :: M1530 Temps At 90
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Also, when playing games, my temps are almost all at 87-90 all the time. I thought it might be my bios (A12), so I switched back to A09. This did not change anything.
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Ended up working with Dell Liasons to get it fixed.
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Wondering if these temps are acceptable in a laptop or not?
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Fan feels the need to go into hairdryer mode every 5 minutes or so to bring the temp down a few C.
under load core 1 + 2 = 100%
core 1 = 88-90C
core2 = 90-92C
Also i will add this is currently in a very cold room.
would you say these are acceptable temps or not?
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I get idle temps of 65-70 CPU and 70-75 GPU and gaming temps of 76-80 CPU and 85+ GPU when gaming.
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Since I updated my bios I have noticed that my fans are pretty much always on high and that the heat coming out the back is a lot hotter than it used to be. Granted, I have been using the computer with my big monitor with the lid closed more now but even when I'm not doing that it's still just as hot. Has anyone else noticed this since the update?