doofus99's Recent Activity

  1. doofus99 replied to the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware 17 R5 Owner's Lounge.

    No pads over the chokes all around the motherboard. It was the only way to stop the 800MHz CPU throttles when playing GPU intensive...

    Sep 27, 2020 at 11:58 AM
  2. doofus99 replied to the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware "Graphics Amplifier" Owner's Lounge and Benchmark Thread (All 13, 15 and 17).

    Well as it turned out, the 2070 S was clearly opened and used so I did not even open it, I am just returning it. Because God knows who...

    Sep 27, 2020 at 11:51 AM
  3. doofus99 replied to the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware Area-51M R2 Owner's Lounge.

    And it also works on my AW17R5 just tried it - nice!

    Sep 26, 2020 at 5:28 PM
  4. doofus99 liked ratchetnclank's post in the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware Area-51M R2 Owner's Lounge.

    Don't know if you guys already know this but if you press fn + f6 it disables the windows key. Handy when gaming.

    Sep 26, 2020 at 5:28 PM
  5. doofus99 replied to the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware "Graphics Amplifier" Owner's Lounge and Benchmark Thread (All 13, 15 and 17).

    Not directly related to the AGA but very relevant. I am building a PC and have a Gigabyte RTX 2070 Super Gaming OC 3X and a PowerColor...

    Sep 26, 2020 at 8:00 AM
  6. doofus99 attached a file to the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware 17 R5 Owner's Lounge.

    I found it, or at least I have found one/two burned components. It is the chokes near the GPU, which in the past I had measured to reach...

    20200926_110613.jpg Sep 26, 2020 at 6:52 AM
  7. doofus99 replied to the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware 17 R5 Owner's Lounge.

    Well it smells of burn. No obvious component blackened and sizzled, but I did not take it out to look underneath. Most GPU chokes very...

    Sep 26, 2020 at 5:05 AM
  8. doofus99 replied to the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware 17 R5 Owner's Lounge.

    Hey guys, the laptop has burned smells of burn, so we are out for a motherboard. Is there a reasonable outlet in EU we can get one from?...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 8:55 AM