Area-51m BIOS / VBIOS Collection (mirrors)

Discussion in '2015+ Alienware 13 / 15 / 17' started by DeeX, Jun 7, 2019.

  1. DeeX

    DeeX Liquid Hz

    Reputations:
    254
    Messages:
    1,711
    Likes Received:
    905
    Trophy Points:
    131
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2019
  2. Muyfa666

    Muyfa666 Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    92
    Messages:
    409
    Likes Received:
    305
    Trophy Points:
    76
    Thanks alot for this! :)
     
    VoodooChild likes this.
  3. kyussmanchu

    kyussmanchu Notebook Consultant

    Reputations:
    13
    Messages:
    149
    Likes Received:
    51
    Trophy Points:
    41
  4. DeeX

    DeeX Liquid Hz

    Reputations:
    254
    Messages:
    1,711
    Likes Received:
    905
    Trophy Points:
    131
    The 1.0.0.5 has the lowest power limit so naturally the 180w vbios is going to perform less than the 200w vbios.
    I would not call it crippling as you have a choice. The trade off is lower GPU temps.
    While yes it will lower the performance, its not a giant amount.
    If you are the type that likes to benchmark and get the highest number you are not going to want to go with this one.
    In terms of real world performance I would personally just test them. Again, wiith lower power limits comes lower temps.
    So for example if your testing shows a significant drop in temps but yields only a small drop in in GPU performance if tuned properly, you might want to stick with it.
    It depends on your needs, your paste, what you are doing with your CPU (shared heatsink) many factors I could go on and on about.
     
  5. kyussmanchu

    kyussmanchu Notebook Consultant

    Reputations:
    13
    Messages:
    149
    Likes Received:
    51
    Trophy Points:
    41
    Thank you for the very thorough reply. Much appreciated.
     
  6. ranmasaotome510

    ranmasaotome510 Notebook Guru

    Reputations:
    0
    Messages:
    50
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    16
  7. Spartan

    Spartan Notebook Nobel Laureate

    Reputations:
    23,025
    Messages:
    21,065
    Likes Received:
    31,152
    Trophy Points:
    931
  8. Papusan

    Papusan JOKEBOOK's Sucks! Dont waste your $$$ on FILTHY

    Reputations:
    25,001
    Messages:
    24,578
    Likes Received:
    43,265
    Trophy Points:
    931
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2019
    Darkhan likes this.
  9. Spartan

    Spartan Notebook Nobel Laureate

    Reputations:
    23,025
    Messages:
    21,065
    Likes Received:
    31,152
    Trophy Points:
    931
    oh snap...

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Me right now....

    [​IMG]
     
  10. alexnvidia

    alexnvidia Notebook Deity

    Reputations:
    418
    Messages:
    1,358
    Likes Received:
    602
    Trophy Points:
    131
    can one mix and match the vbios with the system bios? for example using 190W vbios (the oldest vbios) paired with the latest 1.6.2 bios.
     
Loading...

Share This Page