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  1. Meaker@Sager

    Meaker@Sager Company Representative

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    It's up to you really, if you do want to hammer it and want some peace of mind on temps they will go down.
     
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    Max fans work great, but yeah, it introduces noise, wear, and possibly more maintenance (max fans are more liable to suck up more dust/debris). Ideally you want to lower temps without introducing more wear & tear.
     
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    Ashlander Notebook Consultant

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    @Meaker@Sager @Prostar Computer

    Just out of curiosity, do either of you know exactly what the "High Performance" power plan in Windows is doing? I always thought it was just locking the CPU at 100%, among some other things, but my graphics score in Firestrike is a good 200-300 higher with it on despite the same or similar clocks, so it must be doing something with the GPU as well but I see no settings related to that in the advanced options. I made a copy of the High Performance power plan and switched the min CPU setting back down to 5%, as well as some other settings to match the Balanced profile, but the Graphics score stayed higher as well as the temps. ie, neither dropped to match the Balanced gfx score or temps, as I would have expected if those settings were the only difference.
     
  4. Meaker@Sager

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    Its removing idle clocks or slowing down under lighter loads. This means that it can respond slightly quicker.
     
  5. Prostar Computer

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    Pretty much what Meaker said. Balanced introduces some latency in the CPU's frequency scaling. It should be pretty subtle, though.
     
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    It's not going to be perceptible, it's just going to show up in benchmarks unless you are going full extreme clocking.
     
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    I.e. it should be subtle. ;)
     
  8. Meaker@Sager

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    Except in terms of battery life and noise at idle ;)
     
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    B0B Notebook Deity

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    I see that you can configure these with an OLED display. Any thoughts on these from the resellers here? Seems like it's the best value on the market for OLED as a similar spec's Razer OLED is about $1200+ more expensive.
     
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    100% NTSC and a glossy finish look awfully pretty. At 60 Hz refresh though? Maybe not a gamers' first choice. It's a good looking panel in any case, bright and good saturation.
     
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