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Blade 14 Temperatures

Discussion in 'Systems' started by PersimmongreatPEARL266, Nov 8, 2017.

  1. Not sure if this is the right Forum... Do tell if I'm wrong.

    Currently have a Blade 14 2017 with the usual specs.
    When playing AC Origins I'm maxing out at 81 Celsius constant. Is this bad for my laptop or will it simply cause the usual heat-based damage that happens over years?

  2. DaltonC

    DaltonC Member

    AC Origins is terribly optimized and runs quite the same as any ubisoft game, gonna heat up bad. That seems quite hot though....
  3. Is it any bit dangerous?
  4. Joikansai

    Joikansai Well-Known Member

    Max CPU temp at 81? It’s pretty normal, the game is also known as CPU hunger. Just play on high power setting on synapse and make a room for bottom Fans output and you’re okay. I’ll get this game also after finishing Destiny 2.
  5. I've got your average laptop stand and it doesn't exactly have holes for the fans, is that an issue?
    Also what is the difference between Synapse high and Synapse auto?
  6. DaltonC

    DaltonC Member

    I've used a number of different laptop coolers I've found none really make a difference compared to what I use now. Which is just stack of pennies tapped together with some electric tap set under the back corners of my laptop. Which did the same as any $40 laptop cooler I tried.

    Make sure there's a good gap between any surface and your laptops bottom. The blades are super thin and low profile leaving horrible air flow for cooling.
  7. Joikansai

    Joikansai Well-Known Member

    To make better airflow I’m only using this. Make sure that the bottom area isn’t closed like gaming on bed or sofa while the GPU and CPU Fans active.
    Auto power setting lets the system detect between low and high Fans behavior on certain task, on idle and light tasks the Fan would be dead silent, only when background task run it will kick shortly, on demanding task it would kick on high. High setting keep the Fan active even on normal usage. I would recommend for gaming, high setting to keep the motherboard temperature lower.
    CPU demanding games like unpotimized PUBG and new Assassin Creed (but I hear it’s already fixed) will make the CPU Fan run louder than usual (I would recommend earphones, especially PUBG, to hear clearer enemies footages.
  8. maverickar15

    maverickar15 New Member

    That lazy couch thing is actually pretty nice - I will get that as well.

    When I lift my razer blade with a book or something I can easily see around 3C difference while stress testing but more importantly fan also seem to spin at one level slower and makes the noise more bearable while not using headphones.

    But to OP - have you tried undervolting? That would be the first thing I would do for thermals. If your CPU is Kaby Lake (2017 model) then I would start at -100mV and see where that gets you.
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2017 at 5:59 PM
  9. EggLegg

    EggLegg Member

    Safe Temps for gaming laptop idle and while gaming: should sit around 40-50 doing average browsing with a cheap cooling pad and cooler boost. Laptop GPUs are fine up to 60-70C and CPU can handle 100C
  10. I've been undervolting -135 and that's been working out great. Turns out my undervolt wasn't saving whenever I closed the lid of the laptop, now that I manually set it each times, temps never go above 80C which seems good.
  11. maverickar15

    maverickar15 New Member

    That -135mV should be good.

    Were you using Intel XTU or ThrottleStop? I found ThrottleStop to be more trustworthy in applying the undervolting...
  12. Joikansai

    Joikansai Well-Known Member

    Above around 88C, CPU would throttle (Blade 7700, and ultrabook with low voltage CPU (U) and dGPU like mx150 will start at around 81 which reduces gaming performance. Undervolting would be necessary if the CPU reach those temperature and even it could handle 100C, for me it isn’t save temperature.
  13. I'm using XTU, but it's fine for me.

    Without UV it was actually hitting upwards of 93C on heaviest possible load so that's a bit concerning for me.