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 Forum: Other Retailers & General Help & Discussion   Topic: alienware nvidia problem

Posted: Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:18 pm 

Replies: 3
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... Failed again Jan 2014 - Also took out motherboard - both replaced by dell under warranty which was i thought was pretty good at the time Failed GPU & motherboard again May 2014 - Dell refuse to replace as parts on have 90d warranty. Complaint online to Technical complaints - They can only ...

 Forum: Other Retailers & General Help & Discussion   Topic: alienware nvidia problem

 Post subject: alienware nvidia problem
Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:43 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 6522

... eventually got back into my system and now the laptop does not acknowledge that it has a nivdia card there (running laptop with on-board Intel gpu). i tried to install the drivers again and checked the bios where it is not even showing i have the nvidia card. Called dell today 05/08/2014 where ...

 Forum: Comet   Topic: Is HP Pavilion dv6500 affected by NVIDIA GPU Issue?

Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:22 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 14989

Hi Paul, sorry for this long reply. I guess it's to late now to process this any further? 1) dv6540eo 2) Via the company I work for, it was an offer to all employees 3) The company reduced the salary during the years I had to pay for it. 4) Sweden 5) No, I got no receipt when received it and it was ...

 Forum: PC World/Dixons/Currys   Topic: HP G6000 nothing on display

Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:29 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 21586

... and welcome to my forum. Sorry to hear that your laptop has failed. Unfortunately, the problem with your laptop is indeed related to the Nvidia GPU and the GPU that your laptop contains is one of those that Nvidia publicly announced were defective. Whilst it would be possible to get your laptop ...

 Forum: PC World/Dixons/Currys   Topic: HP G6000 nothing on display

Posted: Sat Mar 01, 2014 4:30 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 21586

... make laptop but with same issue i have an MSI megabook S430X model MS-1414 Running an AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core chip with 2GB ram Nvidia Go 6100 GPU here is my problem one day working away on the laptop and all of a sudden screen goes blank did a hard restart without any success in getting the ...

 Forum: Other Retailers & General Help & Discussion   Topic: Dell XPS M1530 intermittent display problems - double images

Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:20 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 10675

... back drivers, completely uninstalled drivers etc. etc. I've monitored system temperatures and they will be anything from 60 - 80 degrees for the GPU. The laptop case does feel hot on the palm rest, but not uncomfortable. I regularly remove dust and fluff from inside and have replaced the thermal ...

 Forum: Ebuyer   Topic: Ebuyer fobbed me off back in March 2010

Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:52 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 11737

... I would now give Ebuyer another call and would tell them that your laptop has failed due to an inherent defect with the BGA underneath the ATI GPU. When you call they may tell you that your laptop is out of warranty and that there is nothing that they can do. You should tell them that the warranty ...

 Forum: Other Retailers & General Help & Discussion   Topic: Alienware M17x R3

 Post subject: Re: Alienware M17x R3
Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:25 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 12144

... is a BGA?" you may ask. BGA stands for Ball Grid Array and is the term used to describe the little solder balls that are used to bond the GPU to the mainboard. Due to another one of those crazy EU laws the ROHS Directive (Restriction Of Harmful Substances) required that manufacturers remove ...

 Forum: Other Retailers & General Help & Discussion   Topic: Alienware M17x R3

 Post subject: Alienware M17x R3
Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:37 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 12144

... It continued and got more frequent until it did start doing it in Windows too. I investigated the Linux system logs and found the error: NVRM: GPU at 0000:01:00.0 has fallen off the bus. This is the same error you would see on a desktop if you pulled the graphics card out of its slot while ...

 Forum: Other Retailers & General Help & Discussion   Topic: Advice please - Dell XPS M1530 display issue

Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 1:55 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 11509

... will used second-hand / refurbished parts, and that it is still simply not possible to do a proper / guaranteed repair, because a NEW motherboard/GPU combination is not available? - Also, if she were to hold out against the tactics that Dell may adopt, is she guaranteed to get either a refund ...
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