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post #1991 of 2331
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I have owned my Gateway P-7805u/ 320GB 7200rpm HDD/ 4GB DDR3 1066mhz/ Intel P8400 @ 2.26ghz/ Geforce 9800m GTS 1GB/ Win 7x64 for almost 2 years. It has been a great laptop which I used to replace my desktop. Until a week ago when playing any game the GPU heats up very quickly and eventually turns of the monitor. I have cleaned it several times to ensure its not a dust build up issue. I use CPUID HWMonitor to watch the temps while running FurMark benchmark climb from 44c to 59c in a 15 sec test. Once it reaches 63c is when the monitor shuts off. If I unplug the ac power and run off the battery the temp only goes up about 2 degrees and can play any game on high until the battery runs out. I understand when the ac is not plugged in it scales back the speed of the components, but is their a way to scale them back to run at "battery" power at all times. Or any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Try updating the bios. I heard those later models had heat issues related to the bios
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post #1992 of 2331
But it why would it start after 2 years of use over heating? Also I tried updating the bios and i gave up after several error messages.
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Driver(WDM) Init Fail!(0x137) error when i try to use the winflash-64Bit version of 9C.23.00
post #1994 of 2331
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maybe try putting some new thermal paste between the gpu and cooler
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post #1995 of 2331
how well would your average machine play Company of Heros?

These are the specs I see most often:

C2D P8400 @ 2.26GHz
4GB RAM
1GB 9800M GTS

Looking to grab one for my little brother.
     
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post #1996 of 2331
Some games still lag, even when I undervolt to 1.1875 (originally 1.2125). Fallout New Vegas, which I could easily play at max before my new CPU, now lags like a beast. This problem really pisses me off. Does anybody else with an X9100 have this problem?
    
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post #1997 of 2331
Hi, well i got my t9300 cpu and have seen a 12fps increase in world of warcraft which is great biggrin.gif What i want to know is can you upgrade the 8800gts GPU? thanks in advance cool.gif
post #1998 of 2331
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Hi, well i got my t9300 cpu and have seen a 12fps increase in world of warcraft which is great What i want to know is can you upgrade the 8800gts GPU? thanks in advance
You cannot upgrade the GPU. It's built into the motherboard
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post #1999 of 2331
P-7805u here.

I have been having serious issues with my keys and what I believe to be my OS lagging. but my MAN and chief complaint is that it overheats. I play Company of Heroes turned all the way down and it overheats after 10min-130min. Its really annoying. Any suggestions for overheating that I may have missed in this thread?
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post #2000 of 2331
Fallout: New Vegas now plays without lag for the most part. I basically undervolted my processor to 1.1750 and didn't overclock it at all. This seems weird, as I can play Crysis while undervolted to 1.18750 and overclocked to 12.5, instead of 11.5. Anybody have an explanation?
    
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Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100 (3.06 ghz) Nvidia GeForce 9800m GTS (1 GB) 8 Gigs of G.Skill DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) 320 gb WD (7200 rpm) and 500 gb Seagate (7200 rpm) 
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