*** MSI 16L13 (Eurocom Tornado F5)/EVOC 16L-G-1080 15.6" Owner's Lounge ***

Discussion in 'MSI Reviews & Owners' Lounges' started by Diversion, Oct 14, 2016.

  1. Kevin@GenTechPC

    Kevin@GenTechPC Company Representative

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    Give MSI a call to have it serviced (even if it's not warranty), sometimes we don't know the actual details without doing a full and thorough inspection.
     
  2. Falkentyne

    Falkentyne Notebook Prophet

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    That means the board is dead.
    Perhaps you can send it over to @Khenglish who may be able to fix it for you for a small fee? He would be one of the few people with enough knowledge, but I think he specializes in video cards.
     
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  3. IllusiveMan

    IllusiveMan Notebook Evangelist

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    He is specialized in video cards yes.
    MSI boards usually do not have schematics so it will be harder to debug and fix.
     
  4. Bearded Hedgehog

    Bearded Hedgehog Notebook Guru

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    You think I should reach out to MSI or HIDEvolution since it's the EVOC custom build from them?

    That is a big load of suck!
    So weird for it to go from fully functioning to my closet self and then dead after 6 months.
    You think that it's for sure the motherboard, even with the functions with the fans and the keyboard backlighting control working?
     
  5. Kevin@GenTechPC

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    You should try, if it's worth the cost, why not?
     
  6. Bearded Hedgehog

    Bearded Hedgehog Notebook Guru

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    Oh I’ll for sure try. I meant do you think I would have more luck reaching out to MSI or HIDEvolution?
     
  7. Kevin@GenTechPC

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    MSI is factory-direct, you won't need to go through anyone to do this one since the unit is already out of warranty.
     
  8. rancid

    rancid Notebook Evangelist

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    Morning,

    Has anyone experienced weird issues with the right side of the keyboard changing colors or randomly flickering on and off? I thought it was hardware related because at times if I press on the palm area it will make the lights flicker, but other times it doesn't do it at all. I am trying to determine if this is a potential software issue or physical keyboard issue (assuming with the ribbon cable). Unfortunately because of how much a PITA this thing is to tear apart if I go that route I will probably just buy a new keyboard to be safe.

    Any thoughts?
     
  9. Delgada89

    Delgada89 Notebook Consultant

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    I don't think so. Only issue I've had is where sometimes it'll reset the colors but that's most likely KLM.

    Anyone getting an SCM error though? It just refuses to open at all.

    EDIT: Reinstalling it helped if anyone encounters this issue.
     
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  10. Rahego

    Rahego Notebook Consultant

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    Its for 99% hardware issue. After 2-3 years i saw many posts that keyboard start to do that. At some point it will stop glowing at all. Only way is to swap keyboard.
     

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