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Whenever I start a game it runs smoothly and 60 frames constants than later on in the game it starts to drop like to 30frames and below for no reason. Pleaes Help I have a intel quad core i7 q - 720, 8gb of ram, and a amd radeon hd 6570m5700 series.
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Whenever I start a game it runs smoothly and 60 frames constants than later on in the game it starts to drop like to 30frames and below for no reason. Pleaes Help I have a intel quad core i7 q - 720, 8gb of ram, and a amd radeon hd 6570m5700 series.

whats your temps?
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I dont know how do i find out lol
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I dont know how do i find out lol

use real temp or core temp to monitor your cpu temp. Then use gpu-z for gpu temps
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77 74 76 77
gpu = 63
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77 74 76 77
gpu = 63

that would be your problem because I wouldn't let my temps much over 65C. frown.gif Try getting some better airflow over the heatsinks and stuff so that it will cool down a bit. That should solve a lot of the problems. My laptop did the same thing when I would run some heavy games.
 
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how should i do that i just have my labtop on my desk.
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how should i do that i just have my labtop on my desk.

well what are the temps under load, like while playing games?

also take a can or air and blow into the laptop vents to get the dust out. Or just blow hard with your mouth into the vents and the fan intake. You'll be surprised how much dust can collect in there over time. I do this to most peoples laptops while fixing them and it can be pretty bad some times.

Also try and get a fan controlling program, their should be one for your dell system on the internet. I would make it so the fans run at max while gaming. I did that same thing to my laptop, but my laptops also overclocked biggrin.gif
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how will i be able to change my fan speeds?
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what model is your laptop?

but really your chips wont throttle till they hit 84-100c
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