Forum discussion tagged with XPS.
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    Question XPS 15 9570 CPU throttles at 0.8GHz

    I recently bought a Dell XPS 15 9570 second-hand and the warranty has expired, so unfortunately unable to get a replacement. The problem is that about two thirds of the time, the CPU clock speed throttles to 0.79GHz and the whole system grinds to a near-halt: even using file explorer or a single...
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    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...
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    [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...
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    Question Msi ps63 vs xps15

    Looking for a lightweight laptop for school, video editing and occasional gaming. I found a refurbished xps 15 for 960 but I am worried about temps however I can't find that much on the ps63 which is 1000usd. Which laptop would you recommend and why?
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    Question XPS 15 (9550) System lockup/Freeze after BIOS update

    My 9550 was on its original BIOS from 2016, I think it's (01.02.10), everything was running just fine. The issue began after I let SupportAssist update a bunch of things, and among them was an update to the latest BIOS released about a week ago (1.11.2). After the update my system now freezes...
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    Question High Temps on Dell XPS 9570

    I just got a new Dell XPS 9570 and noticed that the fans were blowing insanely loud at idle. I have nothing open except hwmonitor. And the cpu temps average around high 70s and peak at 99 on all cores! Is this normal for this laptop? It's super annoying having the fans blow this loud and won't...
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    Laptop Help Request

    Hello, I’ve been looking at 2 laptops for the past several days now, and am still stumped. So, let me explain! I am a college student, currently taking I.T. And graphic design as my profession. I need a new laptop, as i only have a desktop at the moment. Right now, I’m stumped between the Dell...
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    How To How to fix buffering and frame drops DELL XPS 15 9560

    So about a year ago I bought a XPS 15 9560. Played Rust, CSGO, Squad, LoL and several other games. During this time I used several programs like throttlestop. It worked fine and I could keep nice temperatures and good performance. This week my summer started. For about 6 months I had quit...
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    Question Power Surge Through Aux Cable

    I was trying to set up some large speakers that required the use of an amplifier (similar to this: https://www.altomusic.com/qsc-gx3-stereo-power-amplifier-gx3?entity=1611&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI946-iLWC4wIVx_7jBx2wMAwSEAQYASABEgLahfD_BwE ). There was a pop sound in the speakers, and now my aux port...
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    Question My Dell XPS 13 crashes and makes a loud buzzing noise under load

    I've recently purchased a pre-owned Dell XPS 13 9360 with a 4k screen, 16gb of ram and a Toshiba 1tb SSD. The laptop itself is perfect in almost every way, but I've encountered a really troubling problem: When under high load (running prime 95 blend test or even playing Minecraft) for more than...
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    Question Can i fit these components into the XPS 420 case

    Can I fit a mATX or An ATX MOBO into the XPS 420 with an i3-8100 and an ARMOR RX 570 OC,Why And Why not And if I should reconsider my case what is a good Case for An ATX and mATX
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    [SOLVED] New RX 580/Dell XPS 8500 Black Screen Issue

    I recently purchased some parts to upgrade my old Dell XPS 8500 into a capable gaming PC with hopes to upgrade the rest of the parts and case later. Ran into a major issue where upon turning on the pc with the monitor hooked up to the GPU (new PSU also installed) the monitor shows nothing and...
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    Question Would a samsung ssd 970 evo plus 256 gb be compatible with my laptop?

    Would a samsung ssd 970 evo plus 256 gb be compatible with my laptop? I want to upgrade my laptop with more ssd.this is the laptop that I have processorIntel Core i7-6700HQ ( Intel Core i7 ) graphic cardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M - 4096 MB, core clock: 1097 MHz, memory clock: 5010 MHz, GDDR5...
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    Question my CPU so hot

    HELLO. my CPU temp is 100 c when i playing and my PC will shutingdown. my CPU cooler work correctly. tell me something usefull thanks
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    Question CPU 100% usage, untill task manager opened

    I installed a game, that i played before, ( Kingdom Come : Deliverance) and i noticed that i dont have the fps that i had before, from 50-60 i had 15-30, if i used alt+enter to switch between borderless and fullscreen, then, i had my usual fps. How do i make that 100% cpu go away, i guess...
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    Question MSI tomahawk z270 won’t boot with ssd

    So my old ASUS Mobo bit the dust and I bought a msi tomahawk z270 to get back up and running. However it will not recognize my Samsung 850 evo as a boot device. The bios will not allow me to switch from raid to ahci since my evo is ahci I thought this might help to read it and successfully boot...
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    How is my first PC build looking?

    https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Nate81/saved/ This will be my first PC build and I was wondering if there was any obvious problems or changes to make. Any comments would be helpful.
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    how to play steam games at school

    once i was at the school library and i saw this kid playing rocket league on the computers and i was wondering how i would go about doing that.
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    RT-N66R shows unmounted

    And stupid Western Digital doesn't read their notes of my troubleshooting I've done. Its really getting old that I know more than the people I call for L2 or L3 questions
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    [SOLVED] I can't figure out how to customize the RGB on my AMD wraith spire

    I have an RGB wraith spire cpu cooler and a tomohawk B450 motherboard. When I use Mystic Light to try to change the colors of the motherboard and cpu cooler RGB the motherboard RGB changes to the color I chose and the cpu cooler changes to some random color(usually red or some shade of green)...