Just got mine yesterday and I am in love with the screen! Only got 1 dead pixel but no biggie. Thing runs like a champ!
post #21 of 47
3/12/05 at 9:46am
Originally Posted by Forsaken1
there is a fix for the high heat issue for the palmrest and gpu and cpu. but it means doing a simple mod that can void the warranty. The problem with the Gpu and palmrest is the very poor thermal pad between the GPU and heat sink. its thrmal properties are so poor the GPU gets pretty hot and the heat bleeds upwards and makes your palmrest hot. the simple fix is replace that thermal pad with some high performance thermal paste such as arctic silver 5. this lowers the GPU temp alot. so you get cooler gpu and palmrest. beware if you overclock after this mod you can still get a hot palmrest again. same goes for the CPU.
Originally Posted by T4sys
loud chirping fan -
supposedly it's a known bios issue with voltage regulation though there may be a bios update under Sager 9860 threads...
Originally Posted by d1zord3r
Common problems for me:
3. the black strip of plastic where the power button and LEDs are is bubbling/peeling up, like it was never glued down completely