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  1. undervolter0x0309

    undervolter0x0309 Notebook Evangelist

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    [wrong thread but still applicable to the 1060gtx 15.3"]

    Just played some Battlefield V with Ultra/High and RTX ON on the OP-LP3 (1060GTX) no problemo. Obviously not 60fps, but 30-40fps easy. To play around with specs, I reduced texture quality to medium and terrain detail and it's very very playable.

    TBH, givent the weak game support of RTX, I'm definitely less eager to upgrade to the RTX line of things.
     
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  2. Installed64

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    Nice. Have you noticed a difference in temps in-game? And, more importantly, did it drop your framerates?
     
  3. AyoMayo

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    People have had the most success with either gelid extreme or ic diamond here. What I did to prevent pumping over the CPU was to spread a thin layer of paste in the middle, taking a shape 2/3 of the size of the die itself. That way, when the heatsink was clamped down, the pressure caused the paste to spread just enough towards the edge to cover the entire die.
     
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    I need to sit down and do some tests. I did run cinebench R15 for a quick test, and FPS was the same. I don't remember temps right now.
    What games do you think I should test?
     
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    Maybe this kind of testing has been done before, I have not looked into it, but would be curious to know. To get a repeatable test it might be best to run 3DMark Timespy and compare framerates and temps.
     
  6. Pabbeni

    Pabbeni Notebook Enthusiast

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    I've been gaming a lot on the laptop and my temps are good when under load (about 70C max when playing for hours). But my problem is that I noticed that my fans never run at max speed. The only time I ever hear the fans at max speed is when I open Gaming Center and I manually turn on the Turbo Mode fans under the Power Settings. My question is, should I turn on the Turbo Mode fans everytime I start up a game? Will doing this decrease the lifespan of my fans?
     
  7. ditchmagnet

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    OK, I just ran a few tests with HT off/on. HT is better for sure, but I'll have to keep using it in some real life to see differences. In these tests, it don't see any advantage to turning HT off, so that might just be the general conclusion here.
     

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    What fan mode are you using? I don't use turbo mode really. I don't really want to hear them screaming if not needed. You also don't need to open gaming center since you can just press the button to enable turbo mode.

    Those are good temps though without needing the extra fan speed. Are you getting the performance you expect? Have you used Throttlestop to make sure your system isn't throttling? Of course there is no need to do that if you are happy with it now anyway.
     
  9. Pabbeni

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    In the system dashboard, I'm using equilibrium mode all the time. I think the button for turbo mode next to my power button doesn't work because the only way I can turbo my fans is by manually turning on turbo mode in the Gaming Center. The button only switches my PC from Office mode to Gaming mode (im not even sure what that does).

    Also, my Gaming Center runs on startup. Is this fine or is it safe to not run it on startup?

    I'm definitely getting the performance that I expected. I just played a few hours of Dota 2 and my temps maxed out at 64C at max settings. I have the machine undervolted with TS.
     
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  10. ditchmagnet

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    Do you have the 17"?
     
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