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Bake your graphic card back to life!

I bought my Dell XPS M1710 in January 2007, so it’s three years old now. Except some overheating issues, which I solved by cleaning the fans and applying Arctic Silver thermally conductive compound, I didn’t really have any major issues with this laptop. If you want more information about letting your XPS run cooler, please […]

Cool down your Dell XPS

Dell’s gaming line of laptops are notorious for how bad they handle heat. Although I must admit they did their best cooling the CPU and GPU with dual fan exhaust and multiple heat pipes, it just can’t handle the high temperature peaks during games. Furthermore after 3 years a nice fur of dust had formed […]

Pimp your Zalman ZM-NC1000 notebook cooler

I own a Dell XPS M1710. At the time I bought it, it was the best gaming laptop that existed. This means it has quite a hefty graphic card (NVIDIA Geforce Go 7950 GTX) crammed into a tight space. In preparation for the last LAN party I attended (the second one ever, it’s not like […]

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