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Hi guys , like you can see Im begginer, student and noob from east Eu that accidentaly bought clevo p170hmx few months ago. Specs are 

P170hm board

i7 2760qm

8gb ddr3

gtx580m

2x 500gb SSD

FSP standard 220W PSU (I think its 220w 19v-11.57A)

Everything was fine till this weekend I was playing doom4 for 3 hours and Pc just crashed with black screen with sound still runing , than fan went loud with 6 loud beeps . Who crashed said it was TLDR bug. Wrom that point laptop works fine but when I start any game or furmark after few seconds to few minutes it crash with same symptoms. What I did try is , tldr change from 2 to 8 and its same, 10 different drivers with DDU, system reinstall, flashed original vBios on card (i noticed that after first crash memory would stuck to 130-300mhz in games and furmark , after flash it was normal all again but still crash after 1min or less )

Now what I did that gave me result is lowering GPU and memory clocks from 620/1500 to 480/1333 now it looks stable. I couldn find vBios with higher voltages to flash cos Im noob and I did try bios mod with Nbitor but allways ended up with corrupted bios that didnt want to load from cmd with nvflash. I didnt try to flash bios for mobo (p170hm) cos I cant find one and that lead me to registration on this forum. My gustion is whats wrong with my notebook and how to fix it...btw I found nvidia Quadro 3000m but dont know will it work on p170hm, If I cant get p170hm to optimal state Ill go with exp Gdc beast and one hd7970 from my desktop cf system just for fun.  Sry  for bad English.

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Just forgot to say that temps on laptop newer go above 78C maxed in games and idle are 39C for gtx580. When crashed first time was perfectly fine 77C gpu 60C cpu. And I can say that didnt have artifacts and bugs like that picture is perfect and clean and when bug happens screen just go off with sound same like you plug out usb stick from usb port. 

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I can find few alienware cards like gtx460, hd5850 ddr5 etc but dont beleve it will work in clevo. What to look from used cards ?

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I google and found few people with same problem this guy has 100% same problem but with p150hm 

 

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Hi guys , like you can see Im begginer, student and noob from east Eu that accidentaly bought clevo p170hmx few months ago. Specs are 

P170hm board

i7 2760qm

8gb ddr3

gtx580m

2x 500gb SSD

FSP standard 220W PSU (I think its 220w 19v-11.57A)

Everything was fine till this weekend I was playing doom4 for 3 hours and Pc just crashed with black screen with sound still runing , than fan went loud with 6 loud beeps . Who crashed said it was TLDR bug. Wrom that point laptop works fine but when I start any game or furmark after few seconds to few minutes it crash with same symptoms. What I did try is , tldr change from 2 to 8 and its same, 10 different drivers with DDU, system reinstall, flashed original vBios on card (i noticed that after first crash memory would stuck to 130-300mhz in games and furmark , after flash it was normal all again but still crash after 1min or less )

Now what I did that gave me result is lowering GPU and memory clocks from 620/1500 to 480/1333 now it looks stable. I couldn find vBios with higher voltages to flash cos Im noob and I did try bios mod with Nbitor but allways ended up with corrupted bios that didnt want to load from cmd with nvflash. I didnt try to flash bios for mobo (p170hm) cos I cant find one and that lead me to registration on this forum. My gustion is whats wrong with my notebook and how to fix it...btw I found nvidia Quadro 3000m but dont know will it work on p170hm, If I cant get p170hm to optimal state Ill go with exp Gdc beast and one hd7970 from my desktop cf system just for fun.  Sry  for bad English.



If it isn't temps (was my first suggestion) then most likely your card is dying!

Normally six beeps and spinning fans is an indicator for a thermal shutdown or that the temp sensor isn't able to read the temp.

If you go for a new card, I would recommend the GTX 680m, because getting the 7970m running on a P170HM is a pain in the butt!

As a last resort, I would change the thermal pads for FujiPoly 11w/mk and repaste with at least ICD, Kryonaut or GC Extreme to make sure that the VRM's are not overheating.

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I did that , changed pads , card looks perfectly normal, allso yesterday gave it to guy in laptop service to reflow it with heat gun and flux (he reflows few laptop per day allso has reballing machine) he did his job and unfortunately graphic card is doing same picture is perfectly fine , no artifacts just in heavy load it turns itself off with defoult clock :((

Im in fear that gpu is 100% fine and actually mobo or power adapter dont give it enough amps.

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A Watt-O-Meter is your best friend then! [emoji6]

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Yeah , was thinking about it yesterday . Ill try it when my brain stop trottling hehe

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I tested in games and furmark gpu today and result is that its furmark stable only 460/1333mhz on High performance mod in power options. In games its stable on higher clocks but only in High perfomance if I put 450mhz/1200 and power sawer mod which results in 20C lower temps and 20fps less (lower than full stable furmark on high performance) it crash after 5-10min. I think that gpu needs more volts for stability , with this bios max is 0.87, I wish I can try 0.92v moded bios but duno where to find it, there are lot of discusions about that bios but download button nowhere hehehe.

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I baked today gpu in oven 10min preheat on 150c and 10min on 220C and it did nothing, still same problems....If card was ok and was worth something I ruined that hehe. Last hope was that Ill get custom rom with overvolt but as I see ill newer unlock possibility to download on this forum.

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The 580m has 4 weak power phases that are barely adequate for the card. You may have lost one or 2, which is why it's ok when underclocked, but not at stock. Unfortunately it's difficult to test if they're working right.

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8 hours ago, Khenglish said:

The 580m has 4 weak power phases that are barely adequate for the card. You may have lost one or 2, which is why it's ok when underclocked, but not at stock. Unfortunately it's difficult to test if they're working right.

Well I hope that card will last in this condition cos I wont give 500 plus euro for gtx680m (cost of card and taxes). Ill try some cheaper card like 560m, quadro 3000m etc and they are about 200eIf i have lucky to get them work. 

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I had this problem playing a game, only time it has happened. Its the gpu over heating. Try new themal paste and clean ur fans out... or just turn down the graphics in-game.

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