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Aurora R7 Core i7-8700 running very hot.. Thermal Throttling??

Q: Aurora R7 Core i7-8700 running very hot.. Thermal Throttling??

Hi,
I got a new Aurora R7 yesterday, with Intel core i7-8700 CPU. Right off the bat, when I was installing browser, and doing other small stuff, I could see that the fans would spin at high RPM and create a lot of noise.
I opened Command center and saw that at small loads 15-25% of CPU, the package temperature was high, from 68C going to 84C and fans would spin high and it would again come down to 60s.
I decided to do stress test using Dell Support assist and temperatures reached 98-99C within 3 minutes and fans were blowing so hard it felt like an airplane was about to takeoff.
I decided to dig further and downloaded Intel Extreme Tuning utility. When I run stress test, I can see that MAX Core Frequency drops to 4.28 GHZ and temperatures rise to more than 90C. It does not reach the processor max speed of 4.60 GHZ at all during stress test.
I feel there is an issue in how the CPU and Heat sink are connected and something is wrong.
What do you guys think?

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A: Aurora R7 Core i7-8700 running very hot.. Thermal Throttling??

Probably get a better response if you re-post this in the Alienware Club forum.
Be sure to mention version of Windows when you post over there.
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Laptop seemed very warm when putting it into my bag tonight (shutdown). Later, I ran the Intel Extreme Tuning utility 5 min CPU only stress test and this is what happened. Max core freq: 2.04GHzMax temp: 97cExcessive thermal throttling the entire time (see the yellow line with plateaus up top).  It's late in the day right now, but I have created a service request and will call to follow up in the morning.

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What is it and what does it do?


Shuttle An35n Ultra 400, XP3200


37.5C? 50C?

Don't know how to set this because I don't know what I am setting. No explanation in manual.

Any help appreciated


Monton
 

A:CPU Thermal Throttling

Not sure my self but I would like to know. :hotouch:
 

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The CPU fan is still working. I've dusted out my entire PC. Yes, all power settings are on high performance. The slow-mode switch on my motherboard is turned off. I've reset the BIOS. I've turned off EIST (Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology). I haven't made any changes to my PC for this to be happening. What could be the problem?

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Recently, I changed a monitor from 2560x1440 to 2048x1920 and the X51 updated to Windows 10. Next, without any hardware changes, the XPS 8700 updated to Windows 10.
Aurora R1 is running Windows 7.x
Aurora R3 is running WIndows 7.x
What MS OS can the Aurora R1 support (2560x1440 display, updated GPU)
What MS OS can the Aurora R3 support (2560x1440 display)
Can either move to Windows 8.1.x? Or both?
Can either or both move to Windows 10.x?
What is significantly different between Win 8.1.x Pro and Win 10 Pro?

Thanks gurus!
Srosxi

A:DELL ALIENWARE AURORA R1, R3, X51, and XPS 8700

First there is a free upgrade from Windows 7 OEM to Windows 10 Retail so there is absolutely zero point in purchasing a Windows 8.1 Retail license...
Windows 10 TH2 is essentially a fixed version of Windows 8.1 where Metro Apps work correctly as "Windows".
Almost any system shipped with Windows 7 can run Windows 10. As they are 2009 and 2011 models respectively Dell did not provide updated drivers for Windows 8.x or Windows 10 because they are all out of warranty. All the drivers should be inbuilt into Windows 10 TH2 or automatically obtained via Windows Update. Its advised to update your BIOS to the latest revision before proceeding.
A Clean Installation also in general performs better. See here for details:
http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/download-windows-10-oem-and-retail-iso/
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1RkaknDn7v-Ucth4gt0U3BHVSY7oNkWr
Both systems likely have a legacy (non-UEFI) BIOS so take that into account when making the Bootable USB. Although you may want to look at the BIOS settings for the 2011 model to see if there is UEFI support.

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(tested on AC)

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Until recently the laptop worked fine, but now it experiences something that resembles thermal throttling.
Initially, everything is OK, but after 10-15 min of heavy use (and by heavy use I mean a 1080p youtube video), it starts to really chunk the responses. You would think is because is overheating, but the temps never gets really high.

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As you can see, the highest temp was presumably 77C, and the current one is 50C, while the On-Demand Clock Modulation is 50%, but it feels way worse. Once the ODCM kicks in it's very slow.
I'll give it a good clean inside and a new thermal compound this weekend, but I doubt that's the issue, it looks clean already.
Any thoughts on why is ODCM kicking in ?

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A:Pavilion dv6 overheating (7690m XT thermal throttling)

Hey guys.. So after finding out that some people on this forum are rude, and tell you to download drivers that were released in 2011, I decided that I would experiment a bit. Updating my drivers did indeed do the trick (GPU temperatures dropped from 103 degrees to 87 degrees in the same game after the same period of time) I did not use HP's official drivers because I already had their latest version, and it made my GPU thermal throttle like mad. PS: If you have the 7690m xt GPU, it is indeed the 6770m just with 2GB memory instead of 1GB BEFORE DOING ANY OF THE STEPS BELOW, I WOULD RECOMMEND MAKING A SYSTEM RESTORE POINT  I downloaded the drivers that are found on AMD's official website ( http://support.amd.com/en-us/download )Because I have 7690m xt (AKA: 6770m), I downloaded the drivers under following heading: AMD Radeon? HD 6000M and HD 5000M? SeriesOnce the driver download is complete, go into device manager and open the "Display Adapters" drop-down menu. Then delete the AMD GPU's drivers. Don't worry if your resolution looks a bit weird now. Then download Driver Fusion ( https://treexy.com/products/driver-fusion ) and delete the remains of the AMD drivers.Restart your notebook.Switch of Wi-Fi or any other mechanism of connecting to the internet.Install the AMD drivers downloaded earlier.Once installation is complete, restart your notebook.Everything should be good now. You can also switch Wi-Fi back on if needed

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I have tried different power schemes, reinstall/remove Lenovo Power tools, BIOS settings, ThrottleStop, but I cannot force the SpeedStep to work properly. It is working correctly when plugged-in. Anyone knows how to help it? Thanks! P. 
 
 
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What is thermal throttling of CPU in named laptop? I.e. temperature in Celsius when it starts to throttle? 
It is same as Dell Inspiron 7577 or lower? Could I change it?

Same question asked here [3]

[1]http://topics-cdn.dell.com/pdf/vostro-15-7570-laptop_owner's%20manual_en-us.pdf
[2]topics-cdn.dell.com/.../inspiron-15-7577-laptop_setup guide_en-us.pdf
[3]forum.notebookreview.com/.../

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Hi all, some of us are experiencing thermal throttling with intel virtualization enabled  in the bios and using hyper v in windows.The issue is that thermal throttling threshold is 80 degrees with hyper v and 100 degrees without it.Can anyone using a 6 core CPU verify this on a P52 model?You can use e.g.  Intel XTU to check the thermal throttling.we just would like to know if this is an issue with all 6 core CPUs.The x1 and P1 models are affected. Would be good to know if P52 is affected as well.lenovo claims that this is a Intel specificatio. Thanks Wolfgang

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Is Thermal Grease such as Arctic Silver needed for Core 2 Duo's even if they are not going to be overclocked?
E6300 - X6800
I have a E6600 being shipped to me, but may upgrade to a X6800 after awhile, but probably will not be overclocking either, so is Arctic Silver necessary for a non OC Core 2 Duo, will the retail cooling be fine?

-Also, I have a NZXT LEXA Case, and I'm about to order a GIGABYTE GA-965P-DQ6 motherboard, both I think will help the system run cool.
NZXT Lexa Case
GIGABYTE GA-965P-DQ6
Thanks
 

A:Core 2 Duo - Non OC - Thermal Grease Necessary?

The Core 2 Duo is a relatively cool running processer so the thermal pad on the retail heatsink should be fine as long as you don't OC.But I would replace the stock fan with the four clips with a scerw down design as they have much more stable mounts. I also nornally use thermal compound on any cpu simply because It does offer better cooling and only costs about $5 a tube.
 

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So I have a game called Soldier of Fortune 2: Double Helix. Its a single core game, but at current it is running using both cores. I'm asuming making it run off one core will warrant a significant performance increase, but I am clueless as to what to do.

My CPU is a e6300

Any replies appreciated

Korrupt
 

A:Running a single core application on a dual core cpu?

No it is the same performance, plus it dosnt overstress one core
 

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Hey, I have the following problem: For some time now, my U41-70 throttles down to 0.48 Ghz with the fan constantly running. This behaviour is likely to something called thermal throttling or BD PRODHOT, where other hardware tells the CPU to throttle down in order to not overheat. The throttling can be circumvented using Throttlestop (or MSR on Ubuntu), but having the fan constantly running is quite unbearable. I already tried a number of things, including updating the BIOS. Unfortunately, in the BIOS there does not seem to be an option to turn of thermal throttling altogether. I also cleaned the fan, and tried to change the fan speed manually. None of these measures had any effect. My interpretation of this is that some heat sensor is broken, because the the sensors I can access rarely show a temperature above 40C. I do not have any warranty any more, so I can not just send the laptop in. If I could make out where the faulty sensor is, I could maybe exchange that part of hardware. Does anybody have an idea what part I should replace, or how else I could solve this?I run my U41-70 on Windows and Ubuntu, with the problem occuring on both. I have a 256GB SSD, an Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB RAM.

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I'm having an issue with my CPU. It seems that it is only using one of its cores. This issue first became apparent to me when I was trying to run Blacklight Retribution. It popped up a warning message saying that my computer does not meet the minimum requirements of have at least a dual core. And indeed the game was unplayable, with single digit fps constantly.

However when i go to the performance tab of my task manager it shows 4 graphs, meaning that 4 cores must be running. Then I go the boot tab of my systems configuration, click on advanced options and underneath the "Number of Processors:" check box (which is unchecked), it shows 1 as the number of processors.

My processor is an Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.60GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.6GHz.

These seem to be conflicting and I'm not sure what to do. Please help me.

A:Quad core processor only running on one core.

This will answer it for you........
Processors - Limit Number Used by Windows 7

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Hello, Before writing this message, I have combed through many articles and forum posting but couldn't find anything that helped. When I benchmark the machine running on AC, it performs as expected. When I run the same tests on battery, the performance is horrible - about 1/3 of the performance compared to AC. I have already checked all my OS power management profiles, to ensure that the scheme used for battery is the same on AC; I made sure the slider on on the battery icon is all the way to the right (Best Performance); I've gone into BIOS to set Maximum Performance for CPU speed stepping as well as Thermal Management Scheme. No matter what I do, I can't get it to run at full performance on battery. All I'm trying to achieve is have the laptop run as fast on battery as on AC, with the obvious expectation that the battery will drain fast (which is fine). Any help or direction would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! Sherman

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Hello Dell community!
I was messing around with things and I ran GPU-Z and noticed that my GTX 1060 was Running at PCI-e x4 speeds instead of x16!

As you can see, the thing supports x16, but the card is only running at x4
Can someone help me fix this issue or at least tell me why this is happening?

A:Dell XPS 8700 GPU running at x4 Speeds

try running a load on the graphics card, and checking again.
spin up a quick run of Furmark or one of the Unigine tools like Valley or Heaven while GPU-Z is running and see what happens..
I can't remember, but GPU-Z might even have a stress button behind that question mark.pu

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Running Windows 7 Professional 64 bit, Service Pack 1 on a Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition PC.  I am experiencing audio distortion/breakup & dropouts/skips when playing music from the computer through headphones or external speakers.  The problem occurs whether the source is iTunes, Windows Media or the optical drives.  The longer the listening time, the more frequent & severe the errors become.  When listening to ripped copies of the same music through an iPod connected directly to the audio system or headphones, no errors occur.  I have installed an ASUS Xonar U7 external sound card.  This seems to have improved the overall sound but it has not solved the distortion issue.  The relevant drivers appear to be up to date.  Any suggestions?  Thanks.

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Hi all,
HELP!
My quad-core processor is only running 1 core. I have scrawled the web for fixed and such, but I'm having no luck . Here are some images from my device manager, and CPU-Z for proof, and the problem.

http://www.imgdash.com/uploads/20049_1core.JPG

http://www.imgdash.com/uploads/4c522_1core2.JPG
As you can see, my device manager doesn't even show any processors, and only shows my computer as a Standard PC. And on the CPU-Z, at the bottom, it only shows that i'm running 1 core! (Also the same on task manager)

All chipset drivers etc were installed.

I've tried a few things, optimizing my bios and such, but im abit of a novice when it comes to the bios.

Please help, and anything you would like to know, I will be glad to be of assistance!

Thanks for your time

Kade
 

A:Quad Core only running 1 core

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Hey everyone,

I bought an alienware Aurora R4 a while ago, since the last year I've been getting blue screens whenever I run certain games (most games). It used to only be high graphic intensity games but recently it's also low graphic games like Star Wars:KOTOR. I'd be playing the game for a few minutes and my computer freezes. Some games freeze on startup, other games freeze as soon as I change th resolution to something higher. I can play Assassin's Creed 1 en The Witcher for some reason... I've done anything from deleting drivers and reinstalling and fully updating to a complete clean install. If what I can find online is right it has to be a hardware issue.

The blue screen I get is DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION

My question is, what hardware should I replace, and if I replace let's say my graphics card (wich I think is the problem), should I also replace any other hardware?

Speccy: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/oHctrcdtLnqO4crp7wWJ6H1

Thanks in advance!
 

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what is the danger of running your PC without it's thermal greace? And how bad will it damage your system?

help asap will be very much appreciated.
 

A:Solved: running without Thermal Greace

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According to PC Wizard 2006, both my cores on my core 2 duo e6300 are running at 100degrees celcius. PCW also sais that my ram is running at 333mhz even though its 667mhz ram...?

Any ideas on the cause/solution for this?

Regards,

Korrupt
 

A:Why is my core 2 duo e6300 cpu running at 100c and my 667 ram running at 333mhz?

DDR2 667 = 333.33 x2 = 667MHz. It is showing the true speed of your ram, but as it is DDR2, it is "double pumped" to an effective speed of 667mhz.

Also, your temps are too high. You should be in the 60c range. Check in your bios to see if it is also showing high temp readings there. It could also be an out of date bios, but if your temps really are that high, you'll want to reseat that CPU with some new thermal paste.
 

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