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  1. cranker2k

    cranker2k Notebook Enthusiast

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    Hmm... Not sure about that microswitch close to the USB on power plug side. Speaking about that side, when you put back the motherboard, the side with the ethernet port must go into the chassis first. Then when placing down the power plug side, there will be ample room.
    Did you buy from a local retailer or online?
     
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    SplineO Notebook Enthusiast

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    Online! And the Button unfortunately does nothing! :/
    Getting it serviced will probably take ages and cost a lot! Meh!
     
  3. SplineO

    SplineO Notebook Enthusiast

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    Oh, and it seems to be the reset button, becuasether IS a small hole and I can push the button through it!
     
  4. cranker2k

    cranker2k Notebook Enthusiast

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    I would restore the laptop first (thoroughly clean LM re-paste and re-apply with non liquid metal) and see if that works. If not, call up your online retailer for an exchange. if you are in the U.S., it's illegal for manufacturers to void warranty opening the machine for repair or upgrades. As long as no visible damage to components, then it should be fine. Heck, MSI has a one year Accidental Damage Coverage that can cover broken screens, dead / abused batteries, and even shorting from water spill/flooding as I interpreted.
    This is why I bought from Best Buys locally (when cost is comparable).
     
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    SplineO Notebook Enthusiast

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    I will try! I'm in Germany, though! :)
     
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    Nope! Won't fly! But thanks! :)
     
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    ixixmmx Notebook Consultant

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    Try going into Nvidia Control Panel and change the power management mode to adaptive. My gpu runs at full turbo clock automatically when needed.
     
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    Does anyone have an GPU undervolt reference for the 1070 version of this in Afterburner? My CPU does a decent 0.150 undervolt in throttlestop already and would like to explore more thermal lowering options.
     
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    Falkentyne Notebook Prophet

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    You don't undervolt Pascal GPU's like this.

    You "undervolt" by raising the clock speed (overclocking), or by locking (Control F and then press L) a lower voltage point. But this isn't an undervolt. It freezes the clock at the target voltage point.
    If you had an older Pascal video bios (with a hardware programmer available), e.g. a 4 core laptop equipped with a 1070, you could mod the video bios to unlock the TDP slider, and then lower the slider to a TDP below 100%, which limits the clock speed and thus "undervolts", but this editor doesn't seem to work on video cards on laptops that have 6 core equipped CPU's. So all you can do is bring up the afterburner clock curve graph, lock a lower voltage point and press L and apply. But this also reduces your clock speed. You can't undervolt directly.

    The closest thing to undervolting is *overclocking*, thus making the card run faster at the same clock.
     
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