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i have a p-7811fx laptop with a 9800m gts 512 and it sometimes gets up to 106 degrees is this normal? It also seems to be having performance problems games lag out faster. Also, i have had a drop of my 3dmark06 score by over 2000 from over 8000 to less than 6000. Any ideas on how to fix this.
Try looking into the laptop section and undervolt your processor. That dropped my temps a good 15 degrees C while gaming. 106, is that in F or C. I sure hope F, and if it is, that's fine. If that's C, holy ****! Something is not right.
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the 106 is in C and yeah something was VERY wrong its heading to gateway tomorrow, the bios is fried and the flash utility throws up errors when trying to overwrite the bios i threw together a desktop out of the crap in the closet with a measly x800 gpu so i guess ill be without a laptop for a while
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thats my laptop :O i <3 my baby

get this, bought it for $1,149.99

P-7805u/320GB 7200rpm raid 0/ 4GB 1066mhz ram/ Intel C2D @ 2.25/ 9800m GTS 1gig GDDR3/ vista x64

EDIT: BTW is there any way to reassign the FN key at the bottom left of the keyboard to ctrl? Im a gamer and my pinky naturally rests on it Kinda frustrating to hit the FN key expecting ctrl
Edited by swisha - 2/17/09 at 2:44am
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Doesn't Windows have a utility for that?
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It would be awesome if it did! I have the same problem.
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I have this problem too... Gateway designed this as a gaming laptop but left out the keyboard configuration utilites?

I find myself pressing the Fn key when trying to copy/paste
    
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I love this laptop..
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I love this laptop..
Me too.
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Can someone link me to somewhere I could buy a replacement left shift key, or tell me how much one typically costs.

REP+ for help.
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I've searched high and low, and no, there is no way to remap the "Fn" key, since it is controlled on the BIOS level, or something like that. Basically, the OS cannot have any control over it.

(Ahaha, say that aloud: "Fn key" )
    
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