*OFFICIAL* Alienware 15 R3 Owner's Lounge

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  1. katalin_2003

    katalin_2003 NBR Spectre Super Moderator

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    This thread is a place to discuss all things related to your new Alienware 15 and share information your experience with fellow owners, or a place that prospective owners can read and ask quick questions.
     
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  2. EinNarr

    EinNarr Notebook Consultant

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    About to receive mine by today. Gonna insert one 2280 and one 2242, repaste, reinstall OS, and hackintosh.
     
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    GTO_PAO11 Notebook Deity

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    Check this video out. This will belp bring temps down for New AW 15 with 6820HK 1070GTX



    Credits to OWNORDISOWN for this helpful tip.
     
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    I think aw umar said that there's a defect in early batch machines, dunno if they fixed that or not.
     
  5. Papusan

    Papusan JOKEBOOKS = That sucks! Dont wast your $ on FILTHY

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    DeeX Liquid Hz

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    Guess we need to wait and see more temps from people. Go go go @Mobius 1, you should buy one to test. :D
    Seriously though I fear the cooling system on the 15 is borked. Though indeed there have been a couple of AW sources that confirmed and issue with the paste on a batch of the first shipments.
    Guess we shall wait and see. :D
     
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    vkt62 Notebook Consultant

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    How much thermal paste do we need for a repaste of the AW15?


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  8. ThatOldGuy

    ThatOldGuy Notebook Virtuoso

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    According to Dell you should use about 4 tubes of paste per die. Maybe a 1 gallon bucket to be safe
     
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    N3V3RB3LIEV3 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Unit incoming next week. Probably gonna repaste it, and add copper shims. Heard alot of the 15 having really high temps. I'm gonna need all the cooling I can get if I'm going to OC the 6820.
     
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    Is there any way to use the tactx buttons as media keys?
     
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