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

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  1. SpacemanSpiff46

    SpacemanSpiff46 Notebook Enthusiast

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    I did get in touch with him, he said that if this a Eurocom Tornado F5 (which it is) he recommends that I get in touch with Eurocom support in order to fix it.

    I am thinking maybe that the fix does not work with Windows 7.
     
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    Why do you keep using Windows 7?
     
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    I still like windows 7 but due driver and other motherboard company lack of support.


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    I used 10 for a couple of months but it caused me some headaches that I did not have with W7. Things like my joystick software not working correctly when I play Elite, the automatic forced restarts with updates, automatic driver updates, backgroud tasks taking up resources when I was playing MWO that made my framerate drop to a crawl. Things like that. I am sure that most of those issues have been resolved at this point, and there are new ways to block W10 from doing the things it does, but when I have not had issues with W7 (and I was dual booting at the time), it was easier to continue with 7 and not lose my mind.

    Also, everytime one of the major W10 updates comes out, I see posts saying something broke along the way. I will make the move to W10 eventually, but I would rather wait until I hear less complaints. And I do realize that mostly the vocal minority are the ones who complain and have issues.
     
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    Today I received the replacement fan: because it's completely similar to the original, but more silent, I hope it will last longer :)
     
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    Hi guys, what are your idle temps for cpu/gpu. Eg everyday browsing (no fullhd YT). i have 50 for cpu and 60 for gpu which seems very strange... I have repasted everything some weeks ago...
     
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    60 for GPU? If you have the Nvidia control panel set to "maximum performance", that will cause that, because the GPU won't downclock when idle.
     
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    Bingo!
    Bingo! Thanks a lot, that was the problem. Unfortunately the high temps, when both cpu+gpu are working on 100% still not solved, I could not do anything but underclocking for acceptable temps.
     
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    29°C the CPU / 34°C the GPU while surfing internet (Ambient temperature: 21°C)... As cold as my previous desktop PC :D
    If i keep Nvidia board on "max performance" the GPU rises up to +10°C, so I prefer to keep it on "optimal performance" and then tell which program I want to run at max performance.
     
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    Thanks, seems really good temp! Falkentyne advise was great, not the gpu sits around 38-39C, which resulted the cpu temps go down to 42-45C. The full gpu+cpu problem for still exist, I could manage only with downclock. For general games which is optimized correctly 4,5Ghz is not even a problam with acceptable temps.
     
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