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Some days ago i have bought Dream Machines ( Clevo p775dm3-g) with GTX 1080, once i received package i started to test it, and it was hard to believe but i have very low performance. My config:
VGA GTX 1080
16GB DDR4 2133MHz
Windows 10 PRO
Samsung NVMe 950 EVO
All test where with native resolution 1920x1080
3dMark Firestrike : 8900~11000 (it is not constant)
3dMark Time Spy : 6200~6800
Overwatch (EPIC) : 45~80 FPS
Witcher 3 (UBER) : 40~87 FPS
I have newest drivers for 1080, BIOS is up to date.
Do you have any idea why performace is so low or why there is large variance ?
Current Status: HELP NEEDED!
Hardware stuff stopped by stripped screw Need wireless adapter troubleshooting
bPlus PE4C V3.0 Adapter (mPCIe connector version) MSI NVidia GTX 970 a PSU (this is still in the mail from a friend so I don't remember the model) USB Wireless Adapter (I bought this one but it's being terrible) (optional) mPCIe flexible extender cable (I use this to help keep the laptop mobile)
Part 1: Open the laptop
Part 2: Remove the WiFi card
Part 3: Connect the extender (or the bPlus board if you're not using the extender)
Part 4: Connect the graphics card and PSU
Part 5: Software and integration
Part 1: Opening the laptop
Unplug your laptop and power it down. Place it upside-down in front of you so that the labels are upright. Starting from the top left, unscrew the screws around the outside of the case. Move to the three on the inside, saving the middle one for last. Note that the middle screw will not unscrew all the way. Just unscrew it until it's loose; you'll push it out from the other side in a moment. Insert a long, thin object such as an unbent paperclip into the indicated screw holes. This will pop the keyboard off the front of the laptop. Gently pull up the rest of the keyboard. The keyboard will be connected by two wires. You can choose to disconnect these, but leaving them attached is fine and less annoying. Lift the keyboard out of the way to find the middle hole with the screw that doesn't unscrew all the way. Using your long object, poke the screw out. At this point, the disk drive (or placeholder if you don't have one) will be loose, so if you're going to remove it (like I did), feel free to slide it out. Starting from the disk drive hole or a corner, pull the cover off the back of the laptop. You will hear it click as it goes.
Part 2: Removing the WiFi card
Now that the laptop is open, locate the mPCIe slot. Gently disconnect the two antenna wires by pulling them out at their heads. If you want to preserve the internal wireless card for later use, be very careful with this step; I accidentally crushed one of the wire terminals without even trying. Remove the screw which holds the card in place. Unfortunately, the people at Lenovo made this screw out of reconstituted sewage instead of metal, so chances are it will become 100% stripped the moment you touch it. [more to come eventually, including picture embedding]
Help I need right now:
ANY ideas for removing the stripped screw. I have tried everything, and nothing has worked so far.
Hey Guys and Tech Inferno Team,
i am following this Forum for quite some Time now, but unfortunatly i didnt took part in any Discussion as of yet. Which is kinda sad, because i don`t have the permission to download the unlocked VBios for my GPU to try out some things.
So i am a noob here and hope you guys have some Mercy with me, since i don`t even know, if i`m posting this in the right (sub)forum.
I have this aging Dragon Edition: https://de.msi.com/Laptop/GT70_Dragon_Edition.html#hero-specification and i am trying to overclock my GPU (NV GTX 675MX 4GB) with MSI Afterburner but its locked at +135MHz Core Clock.
So before i have the possibility to go higher (with unlocked VBios), i want to ask you guys some questions:
1. Is it worth to unlock my GPU to get some more FPS in Games? Has this Card some OC potential, or is it so minor to better not even try it? Maybe someone has tried to OC this GPU and can give some information about it.
2. What is the max Temperature this GPU can handle? Just to know, to better not raise Core Clock anymore.
3. Does raising the Memory Clock have any big impact on performance? Do i need to adjust the Memory Clock in order to the Core Clock? What is the max i can go for Memory Clock, since it doesn`t seem to be locked or im just to noobish.
4. Are there any Upgrade Kits out there, to change the GPU for lets say a GTX 980m or even a GTX 1080m? If it`s possible, can i change the CPU aswell?
So much questions... i hope you guys can read it, since my english is not the best and that you don`t see this Thread like a spam. I am open for constructive criticism and any suggestions you can give. Any Help is greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance
I want to share the modded Bios I created for the Acer Aspire E5-572G notebook.
The official bios 1.09 was used as a base.
I'm offering three flavours: Microcode 01, Microcode 07 and Microcode 21.
Microcode 21 is the latest available microcode, this is the Bios you want to use unless you want the special properties of the other microcodes.
Microcode 07 is the latest microcode that allows using the full turbo clock speed on all cores (using single core turbo with all cores).
Microcode 01 is the one you should take if you want to try this. I wasn't able to get it to work on mine (i5 4210m, HM86), but your mileage may vary.
In case you want to always use an older microcode, I'm offering a script for windows that'll keep the OS from using a newer microcode (compatible with Windows Vista to Windows 10). Frequency and other things can be set up with ThrottleStop (use the latest version).
I'm also offering an overclocking enabled ME firmware that should (hopefully) allow overclocking on the HM87 equipped notebooks. All necessary instructions are in the included "Command.txt" file.
There are two flavours of this notebook available: Ones that use the HM87 chipset and others that use the HM86 chipset. The OC ME is only useful with HM87 as HM86 isn't capable of overcloking (tested it myself).
Additionally I offer a collection of Bios, EC, ME and FD files of this device, in case anyone wants to experiment with these for a bit (EC Modding, etc.).
I will update this bios in case there are newer parts available.
Any feedback is welcome!
-Advanced Bios Options unlocked (Advanced, Power tabs and additional options in the existing tabs)
-Nvidia 840M/940M VBioses replaced with adapted 940MX VBios with unlocked TDP Limit, unlocked Boost Table and some OC (1306,5MHz GPU/1070MHz Memory - with general usability in mind)
-Intel Management Engine: Updated to 18.104.22.1682 + All Locks Unlocked + PAVP (Protected Audio/Video Path) Enabled
-Flash Descriptor unlocked
-Microcode updated to version 21 (respectively downgraded to 07 and 01)
-Intel GOP Driver updated to 5.5.1033
-Intel VGA Bios updated to 1042
-Intel RST OROMs updated to 22.214.171.1245
-Realtek Lan OROMs updated to 2.037/2.64
1. Copy the BIOS file to an empty and with FAT16/32 formatted usb stick.
2. Unplug the AC adapter.
3. Remove the battery of the notebook - you can unlock the battery on the backside.
4. Plug in the USB flash disk.
5. Press and hold <Fn> and <Esc>, and then plug in the AC adapter while still holding <Fn> and <Esc>.
6. Press the Power button. You can now stop holding <Fn> and <Esc>.
7. The BIOS flash should now begin, the fans will spin up at max speed and the power led should blink. It should take between one to two minutes.
8. After everything is done, you can reinsert the battery and go to the BIOS (F2). There you may want to change some settings (the BIOS flash erases all previously chosen settings).
Recommended Bios settings:
F12 Boot Menu ---> Enabled
D2D Recovery ---> Disabled
Boot Configuration: Numlock ---> On
Thermal Configuration: Cpu Thermal Configuration: Bi-Directional PROCHOT# ---> Disabled
Chipset Configuration: RTC Lock ---> Disabled
Chipset Configuration: IFR Update ---> Disabled
Chipset Configuration: BIOS Lock ---> Disabled
ACPI Table/Features Control: TCO WatchDog Support ---> Enabled
ACPI Table/Features Control: WatchDog ACPI Table ---> Enabled
ACPI Table/Features Control: ACPI Memory Debug ---> Disabled
ACPI Table/Features Control: PEP Graphics ---> Disabled
Extended ICC: Use WatchDog Timer For ICC ---> Enabled
Extended ICC: ICC Locks after EOP ---> All Unlocked
User Access Level ---> Full
Wake on LAN ---> Disabled
Advanced CPU Control: xAPIC Mode ---> Enabled
Advanced CPU Control: Package C-State Demotion ---> Enabled
Advanced CPU Control: Package C-State Un-Demotion ---> Enabled
Advanced CPU Control: ACPI 5.0 CPPC Support ---> Enabled
Advanced CPU Control: ACPI 5.0 CPPC Platform SCI ---> Enabled
Advanced CPU Control: Package Power Limit MSR Lock ---> Disabled
Advanced CPU Control: Long Term Power Limit Override ---> Enabled
Advanced CPU Control: Long Term Time Window ---> 128
Module names (for replacement/update):
GOP Driver: 7755CA7B-CA8F-43C5-889B-E1F59A93D575_256.ROM
Intel RST: 382F560D-17A9-4887-BD9C-EB439C1CC482_1654.ROM and 501737AB-9D1A-4856-86D3-7F1287FA5A55_1781.ROM
Intel VGA Bios: 8DFAE5D4-B50E-4C10-96E6-F2C266CACBB6_1743.ROM
Nvidia 840M VBios: D336DBCB-33C1-4D15-A06F-C3FF405C6A68_1749.ROM
Nvidia 940M VBios: C09F4207-D557-47D0-A4B5-1E4B6459E519_1761.ROM
Realtek LAN: 0A33D14A-7B60-4C58-9194-DED0812F9B2B_1767.ROM and E8991F69-D813-4116-A2C2-61E304ECBD72_1533.ROM
Intel Microcode (integrated in file): PADDING_2702.ROM
Management Engine: Integrated in BIOS image, HEX Editor needed for replacement
Credits: -BDMaster from Bios-Mods.com for providing the way to unlock the bios
-Donovan6000 for his very helpful guides and insights on Insyde bios modding
-Andy P whose PhoenixTool I used to replace the modules
-Plutomaniac for providing the used Intel ME firmware and the Intel ME System Tools to properly configure it for this notebook
-Ultrax5 from TechInferno for providing his OC enabled ME firmware for 8-series systems which I used as a reference for the OC ME
-SoniX for his Intel VGA Bios update guide and the OROM, Microcode and Intel VGA Bios database he maintains
-Pacman for sharing the latest Intel RST 126.96.36.1995 OROMs
-All the other people who shared the used OROMs/Microcodes/Bioses
-The author of the Maxwell II BIOS Tweaker which I used for editing the nvidia VBioses
-13.09.16: 1.09a - Initial release
Acer Aspire E5-572G - BIOS 1.09a - Microcode 01
Acer Aspire E5-572G - BIOS 1.09a - Microcode 07
Acer Aspire E5-572G - BIOS 1.09a - Microcode 21
Acer Aspire E5-572G OC_ME
DeleteMicrocode Script for Windows
Acer Aspire E5-572G BIOS-ME-EC-FD Collection
I recently bought a "Lenovo Ideapad Y500". I like it a lot, but there is one big problem: the games doesn´t run properly.
On notebookcheck.com "Max Payne 3" gets around 70 fps on medium. I get 8-15 fps on medium with some settings turned off.
"Red Faction: Armageddon" gets 8-19 fps.
On notebookcheck.com "Metro 2033" gets around 80 fps on high. I get 20-30 fps on high with some settings turned off.
All three games were tested in both DirectX 9 and 11. The fps i wrote about is from DirectX 9.
3. generation quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (3630QM)
8 gb RAM (DDR3)
Nvidia GT 750m (SLI) (GDDR5)
1 terabyte capacity
Full HD screen (1920x1080)