(2017) DELL Inspiron 7570 gtx 940mx temp limit to 70c? Can this be fixed?

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  1. B0B

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    I just took delivery on DELL's new Inspiron 7570 featuring the Kaby Lake R i5 8250u 4c8t CPU. The 940mx is vBIOS limited to 70c. This is extremely limiting and I find it a bit too restrictive considering how quiet the machine is. I can get 60 fps at 1080p in Overwatch at X settings till it hits 70c, then throttles down dropping the FPS into the 30's for about 30-45 seconds, rinse and repeat.

    I've tried NV Inspector but the adjustments do not apply.

    Please advise.
     

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    154 views and no comments? Did I post this in the wrong section?
     
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    940 MX isn't that powerful, under extreme load it performs very poorly sometimes iGPU pulls ahead just by a whisker. Standard vBIOS are too limited.
     
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    Some insights into How Dell cripple performance
     
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