Forum discussion tagged with Laptops.
  1. V

    [SOLVED] Laptop cooling pad

    Does anyone know of any good laptop cooling pads? I saw...
  2. yanag

    MacBook Pro VS Acer Predator Triton 500 VS MSI GE66 Raider

    I’m looking to maybe change my MacBook Pro for a better laptop m. I’m a 3D character modeling and concept artist and will be majorly working with programs like Maya, Belnder, Substance, Zbrush, Photoshop and the Adobe Suite. My question is: since for the next approximately 5 years I’ll be very...
  3. W

    Question I can't Undervolt my MSI GF65 Thin 10SER When I play AAA titles the CPU Temp crosses 90+ and 95 sometimes. So I changed the Maximum Processor rate to 99% under Power options and clock speed dropped to 2.4Ghz and Temp dropped under 70c But there are FPS decrease games not huge but Yes. Then I...
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    Question Huge FPS spikes in League of Legends and Beat Saber ?

    Hi, I have a Predator Triton 300 with an RTX 2070 and an i7 10th Gen. Ever since I got the laptop, on its fresh installation, I have been getting huge fps drops in both League of Legends and Beat Saber, which are the only two games I play. I sit at around 150 - 220 fps on League of Legends but...
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    Question Got scamazonned and accidentally purchased Razer Core X

    So as the title says, I purchased a "universal" external GPU housing on amazon. What they actually sent me was a RAZER CORE X eGPU housing. Which is only compatible with Select razer and MAC laptops, hardly universal. So here's my question. Is this still usable on an ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS M15. I...
  6. jbrualdi

    I need help finding the right laptop.

    So, I've been looking for a new laptop for a while now, and I can't seem to find something that works for me. I mostly use my laptop for work; some computer programming, graphic design, and AutoCAD. Occasionally I do play games on my laptop, so I am looking at gaming laptops. My main problem...
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    Question Used laptop choice - Legion Y540 vs Asus Tuf FX 705DT?

    Specs are practically identical - Y540 (i5 9th gen/GTX 1650/8 Gigs Single Channel/512 GB SSD) Asus Tuf 705 DT (Ryzen 7 3750/GTX 1650/8 Gigs Single Channel/512 GB SSD) I plan to use them for my daily use - programming, UI development, entertainment and some 1080p gaming (I can do medium to high...
  8. K

    [SOLVED] ROG Strix GL533VE won't turn on at all

    One day I was gaming on my ROG Strix GL533VE, after I'm done playing, I simply just shut it off and kept it charging like usual ( been using it like this for 4-5 years). The next day I tried to turn it on and suddenly the charging light turns off and my laptop won't turn on I opened up the...
  9. blinmakerivan

    Question diy dual fan in laptop

    i have an asus k55n. I want to put another internal fan in place of the dvd drive. my problem is how to power the fan. is there any way i can draw 5 volts via the dvd sata port?
  10. JBSTAH

    Question Laptop with Nvidia 960M suddenly performing terribly, went from 50-60 fps to 20-30

    My Asus GL552VW has a 4GB 960M. Previously, I was able to run most games very well (I didn't play anything super taxing). But now my FPS is going way down in old games it used to render at 60+ fps like Warhammer 40K Space Marine, Rainbow Six Siege, Ghost Recon Wildlands, etc. In the Performance...
  11. C

    [SOLVED] Liquid metal cooling in Laptops

    Hey. So i was wondering if it would be a good idea to get liquid metal on both the cpu and gpu, in laptops. HIDevolution and Eluktronics offer this option. I've heard some bad things about liquid metal on gpus, so I would greatly appreciate any info on this topic. Also, does liquid metal need...
  12. J4CoB1

    [SOLVED] Which MacBook to get?

    Hi guys, my friend has decided to get a MacBook which he will get for university which will involve just a lot of writing. There are two MacBooks which he is deciding between and one of them is the 2019 and other is the 2020 one. 2019- Operating system MacOS Mojave (10.14) PERFORMANCE...
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    Best laptops for the end of 2020

    Hello everyone! I know now is one of the worse time to buy a laptop with many brands implementing Ryzen in the next year and a lot of exciting changes bringing USB-C 4 to the same level of Thunderbold 3 and intel opening Thunderbold 3 to AMD. I would love to wait for these changes, but my...
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    Question Sudden Heating issue on HP Pavilion Gaming 15 2019

    The heating issue cropped up about two days back. I installed Solidworks 4 days ago and ANSYS student 3 days ago. The laptop was bought in Sept 2019, specifications are: i7-9750H Nvidia 1660 Ti Max Q 512GB SSD 1TB SSD 12 GB RAM It has been on dual boot since the beginning, UBUNTU 18.04 LTS...
  15. System32_76

    [SOLVED] Creating A Script For Adjusting Laptop Screen Brightness? Linux Mint 19.3

    I'm running Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon on a 2009 Macbook Pro. The only thing the Power Manager is recognizing concerning brightness is the laptop keyboard (Macbook feature), not the actual display. Currently, I have this "xrandr" argument/command assigned to the F1 and F2 keys, the keys for...
  16. DeathSentenceQ

    [SOLVED] SSD Not Recognized on laptop please help

    So i have the laptop Lenovo V310-15ISK and i recently bought a SSD ( Kingston A200 M.2 (2280) PCIe NVMe ) i installed it and nothing. The bios doesnt recognize it the windows as well nothing. Things i tried and didnt work: -Updated bios to get some new features like some sata management dunno...
  17. M

    Need help choosing

    So basically im saving up for a laptop in the summer but dont know which one to get I really like the razer blade 15 though it is quite expensive But i also really like the ryzen 9 4900H but cant find any laptops with it and an rtx 2080 I want an rtx 2080 but becasue im buying in the summer i...
  18. laptop-Tech

    Question a new laptop?

    I need a upgrade in hardware but don't know what to choose and so i bring it to you guys here are the links...
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    [SOLVED] Lenovo Yoga 720 Compatible Graphics Cards?

    Hello, the Lenovo support for some reason can't give any technical information and directed me to a third-party repair shop to get this information but to me that is very weird So I am here to get the information instead. The Lenovo Yoga 720 that I have has integrated graphics that it uses...
  20. Gr8asparagus

    Question NEED HELP

    So I recently bought a dell XP’s 9550 spec’d out and it works great...except for one big annoyance. This annoyance has to do with the keyboard. The problem is, when I close the lid of the computer, it goes to sleep, but when I open it again, the keyboard doesn’t work so I have to restart it...
  21. Rokas108

    My Laptop runs games like crap even when it has decent specs.

    Hello This question has been asked here a dozen times but here I go. Basically I have an MSIGE72mvr 7RG Apache Pro laptop. I will leave the actual specs of it bellow the post. Every time I try to run games like Insurgency Sandstorm or Battlefield 5 it seems to struggle with frame rate even...
  22. K

    how To make my laptop fast

    what can i do make my dell inspiron lappy fast it has an i3 processor 1 tb hdd , 8 gb ram
  23. Peanut132

    Question What is the diffrence between these two ram and which can work on my laptop?

    My laptop: lenovo y520 - 15ikbn First ram RAM Crucial 8GB DDR4 2400 MT/s DR x8 - 260-Pin Laptop Second Ram Crucial 8GB RAM DDR4 Laptop SODIMM 2400MHz 260Pin 1.2V - CT8G4SFD824A Which is compatible or both compatible?
  24. WrathofGod

    [SOLVED] 8gb or 16gb RAM for laptop?

    Hi, I’m planning on buying a laptop for photo editing, graphic design, and maybe some video editing. I don’t plan to game on it so I was wondering if 8gb ram would be fine. I know 16gb is recommended/preferred but those tend to be more expensive. My budget currently is around $800 but it might...
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    [SOLVED] Can you set up your drives for different functions?

    I have to drive (one ssd and one hdd) and my ssd has the OS and the hdd has some apps and files, and I want to know if you can set them up so that the ssd has the OS and the hdd has the files (document, pictures, downloads, etc) and apps. And if I can, can someone help me (I have windows 10)?
  26. wobbleidz

    [SOLVED] Asus ROG laptop with high temps!

    Hey there, I have an Asus ROG Strix GL703 laptop that gets really high temps and so out of option at this point. If anyone can give me some pointers on what else I could do to make it better, that'd be so great. Config: i7 7700HQ // GTX 1060 // 16 GB RAM // 128 GB SSD / 1 TB HDD // 120hz - 17"...
  27. krelidas_34

    Which laptop is better? ASUS ROG Strix G or ASUS TUF?

    First, let me start off with ASUS TUF. This laptop has AMD Ryzen CPUs in it. This laptop is good at streaming videos, since the CPU is Ryzen. Not only that, it has a decent webcam. But TUF does not have efficient cooling as ASUS ROG Strix G. The Strix G has better cooling, and better brightness...
  28. C

    Laptop Cooling Pad

    Hello, Can anyone suggest me any laptop cooling pads for keeping the temps of my Dell xps 15 9560 low on medium or heavy load? Also has anybody tried any combination with a cooling pad and some noctua fans or something? Thank you in advance.
  29. ArnasPro

    [SOLVED] i need help. About picking my new laptop.

    Im a 15 year old who gave his ipad to hes sister and needing to find a laptop that is 1600 dollars max price, I would use it for gaming and work but I have a problem finding because some of them batteries that only last six hours, have bad graphics cards,1 port, no head phone jack, NO RGB, bad...
  30. K

    [SOLVED] Could anyone give me a recommendation for a good laptop?

    Hello! I am looking for a fast laptop in the £250-£300 mark. I have a PC that I built myself with an i5 8500k cpu, GTX Aero 1050 ti gpu, 2tb hardrive and 250gb ssd. I am looking for a similar laptop, though I know for that price I will lose some speed. Main uses: doing university work without...
  31. M

    [SOLVED] Laptop with 2060+i7 8750h VS 1660ti+i7 9750h

    Hello, I wanna get myself a new laptop, i got 2 options : Laptop with 2060+i7 8750h and one with 1660ti+i7 9750h which is also cheaper, im not sure what to get, i mainly look to game on it.
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    Question 45% NTSC vs 75% NTSC

    I just bought a laptop and the colors and visuals are really pretty terrible in my opinion. No matter what settings I try to use, it still looks really bad. I found a vivobook like mine with a 75% NTSC panel and much better specs for around 90 dollars more. My question is: should I go for the...
  33. A

    [SOLVED] Secondary laptop?

    I've been after a companion laptop for my PC for simple work tasks (Writing, research ect) and I've looked at this as it seems great value and the pen support would be good. My only question is that I do a lot of work with the adobe suite and whilst I will always want to use my capable PC, I may...
  34. M

    Question RTX 2060 and i5 9300h VS GTX 1660ti I7 9750h in a Laptop

    Hello, Im in the market for a laptop and I find it very tricky to pick one, I settled on 2 models that both have 120 & 144hz reflresh rate but the specs are as follows. Model 1 : RTX2060 + i5 9300h Model 2 : GTX 1660ti + i7 9750h I'm leaning towards the i7 one even tho the cpu is slightly...
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    Question When i on my laptop it produce beep sound 6 times anyone knows about this problem?

    My laptop specification: Processor i5 Ram 6GB 64-bit Operating system
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    Question How do you test laptop screens?

    How do you test laptop screens? I have a bunch of laptops screens a friend gave me and a few I scrapped from broken laptop. I want to sell them, but I need to know if they work. I know they the lcd is not broken as I do not see any spots on them. My friend who works with computer told me that...
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    [SOLVED] adding a second SSD to my laptop

    I found this adapter that plugs instead of the CD reader which have SATA ports on it, so I decided to buy it and plug an SSD to it since my laptop runs off an HDD and its really annoying how unresponsive it is just wondered will it have standard W/R speeds? or will it be throttled, if it does...
  38. Sega97

    [SOLVED] HP EliteBook 8470P or HP EliteBook 8560w for cyber security?

    I'm currently studying Cyber Security and wanted to buy a computer, as i can't work with my Toshiba (i3-2328m 2.2 Ghz, 4gb Ram) and i have found 2 used laptops for ~$236 each (converted from our currency). Please help me decide which one is for me (I have to work with VirtualBox and run multiple...
  39. M

    Question Which laptop do you suggest Xps 15 vs Vostro 15 vs Asus k570?

    I am currently looking for a laptop mainly for school but also so video editing and play apex legends, borderlands on the weekends. However I have a concern when it comes to temps and build quality especially since I live in Jamaica so it is hard to get repairs done locally and my Max budget is...
  40. M

    [SOLVED] Should I get a refurbished xps 15?

    Found an XPS 15 refurbished in dell outlet for 960 with and i7 and 1050ti and I am considering purchasing it. However I am concerned about some issues I have heard about quality control and temps. I would mainly use it for school, light gaming such as apex, borderlands and indie games for a max...