Feedback to Clevo R&D Team: What's missing or broken in your Skylake laptops?

Discussion in 'Sager and Clevo' started by Mr. Fox, Oct 29, 2016.

  1. skandal

    skandal Notebook Geek

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    I think they do it to save costs and leave that work for the "stores" that sale their products. After all they are an ODM, they provide a service to companies, not end-users.
    I'm only talking about ODMs here, a Dell, Razer, MSI doing the same thing is quite different.

    Still, to be on topic:

    - Option to ditch 2.5" slot and have a bigger battery. Asus has this and you can choose between a bigger battery or more storage.
    - Thinner bezels, but don't put the camera on the bottom of the screen neither compromise cooling to save a few inches.
     
  2. Mobius 1

    Mobius 1 LHz

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    you mean how the KM1 has 480w power limit? @D2 Ultima
     
  3. woodzstack

    woodzstack Company Representative

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    LOL you crazy nutcase, hahah go figure you replied to me when you say this, so I look like a culprit hahaha cracked me up.

    I have no news yet, but speculation is AMD Rysen MSI and Clevo's with AMD GPU's and API...
     
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  4. jologskyblues

    jologskyblues Notebook Enthusiast

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    I can't seem to get Windows 10 Creators Update to install properly with the GTX 980M in discrete mode. I had to do a clean install on my Clevo P650RG-G so the update would install properly. After being able to install the Creators Update, I am now unable to install the latest Geforce driver which crashes and restarts midway through the installation. I tried installing Clevo Control Center, the laptop and it also kept on crashing and rebooting. I had to switch to Hybrid mode in the bios to fix the problem so now I'm stuck using the integrated graphics.

    Any ideas on how to get my GTX 980M to work with the Creators Update?
     
  5. woodzstack

    woodzstack Company Representative

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    wait , is that a thing ? Theres a limit ? Where can I read more on this ?
     
  6. Mobius 1

    Mobius 1 LHz

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    The whole system is limited to 480w power draw. I have the 780w PSU which confirms the 480w throttle point.

    @Mr. Fox had the same problem with the DM3 until prema stepped in.
     
  7. Georgel

    Georgel Notebook Deity

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    I wholeheartedly agree with @Phoenix

    The keyboard is quite bad for writing long texts.

    I need to write long scripts and the built-in keyboard can't help me at all...
     
  8. ssj92

    ssj92 Neutron Star

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    Sooo they sell their systems with 2x330W(660W total) but only allow 480W on stock bios?
     
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  9. woodzstack

    woodzstack Company Representative

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    Ah so it's a bios thing again ?
     
  10. Mr. Fox

    Mr. Fox Undefiled BGA-Hating Elitist

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    Yeah, just crappy cancer firmware. Most laptops have this issue. NONE OF THEM SHOULD... not even the BGA garbage should.

    The MSI 16L13 has the same problem (not 480W, but same in principle) with the new EC versions. Anything newer than EC 111 on my Tornado F5 is junk due to CPU TDP throttling.

    With a machine like the P870 this is inexcusable and unforgivable. It's purchased by performance enthusiasts and elitists specifically because it is not a castrated turdbook, and it should not have ANY turdbook character traits to it.
     
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