Ok so I decided to use it and there was nothing odd about the paste. Everything is working fine so far, I will report back once I've...
It's not that I'm "stuck up for cash". I live in Egypt and here the best you can get is Cooler Master V1, ordering anything from...
I have some leftover Arctic MX-4 that I bought back in 2012. I was wondering if I should use it on my 2+ year Ideapad Y50.
I'd get the second generation ( the Y50 with GTX 960M ), it has a much better screen.
What are your idle temps? Mine are 40s with a quite high room temperature.
Don't expect drastic improvement in idle temps, they depend more on room temperature than on notebook cooling. Your stress temps should be better...
Intel Haswell mobile chips voltage can be modified, you can also overclock it and underclock it. What you're looking for is undervolting, same...
That's a whole different thing. Using Intel XTU, decrease your "Dynamic CPU Voltage Offset", I'd start with -60mv and then -5mv depending on...
If you're fed up with your temps, I advise you to clean your fans and repaste your CPU&GPU, the notebook is not that hard to open up. However, if...
Glad everything went fine. I wonder why it freezed though, didn't experience anything like this when I updated my BIOS.
I'd wait as long as possible before making any move, if it's still stuck, you have no other choice but to abort.
70C is far from hot, don't worry.
Really hyped but I'm sure Middle East will be the last area to get it.
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Forget Intel Kaby Lake, Ice Lake on the way. ;)
It is, yes. I meant 2 weeks after july 29th.
Waiting for the official release, might wait couple of weeks before installing it, it will be pretty buggy.
Honestly, I don't think he's brainwashed, I agree with him. A mobile Core i5 is closer in performance to a desktop i3 ( both dual cores ) while a...
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