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Discussion in 'Systems' started by killer_9779, Feb 21, 2017.
Though thanks for the advice
I had the same issue. Mine was shut down and had a high-pitched noise coming from it. By the way, you should always full test a PC/laptop when receiving it. They don't have a break-in time, but can suffer degradation from overheating, too much current, ect. It's best to find that out Day 1. Intel might say the chip can go up to 105°C, but it's general knowledge that you want to stay as low as possible for longevity and constant performance. When i bought my 4700€ laptop (in 2012), i got a letter with it from the boutique builde to stresstest to laptop after getting it for at least 1h, to see if it has any issue that QC missed or that shipping might have caused.
You can find guides on notebookreview or any other good laptop site that helps yoou determinate the condition of your laptop.
You don't have to tweak your Blade if there's no needed. I did it on first time to test the machine. But for long term durability I won't suggest it. Don't like the Fan noise? There's Fan Profil on synapse to reduce it. Don't like the heat? Reduce graphics setting or keep FPS on stable value like with vsync, want longer battery? Set it on synapse and power setting to max battery life, and for the performance you can set it in Nvidia control panel.
I am using my Blade in full extended, but with right monitoring, and if it went through its limit I put lower setting for longer systems durability. Especially Blade with the thin cassis, maybe a lot of poeple pushed it out of its limit that made a lot defective unit and blamed that Razer QC is bad, i think. I owned Razer edge, Blade 2015, and now Blade 2017 all still working without single hardware issues
Undervolting a CPU is a must have in any gaming laptop. Ther's nothing negative to it, except if people odn't test the stability afterwards, which is their own fault then after all. Silentmode will hit performance, reducing setting in games hurts the viewing experience (perception of the individual), V-Synch doesn't have anything to do with stable FPS but limiting the GPU to match the refreshrate and will introduce inputlag and cause super tearing and lag when going under 60FPS, since the next step of V-Sync is 30FPS.
And, ofc you use max battery mode when you go mobile. Who would play games without a plug anyway? o-O
I'd play at 1080p/60Hz anyway since ther's no need to push further than the monitor supports in my eyes, but reducing settings so that the errors in cooling design don't affect my experience? Already happend with the cut down setting.
I play since my Blade 2015 till now always in low mode synapse because i like its less noise in real games experience like GTA V, PUBG etc there's no big FPS drop. And my CPU temp max never get over 81 Celsius.
I play light games in cafe like assasin creed chronicles etc, i don't have to plug the blade to play it for over 2 hours. Sometimes I play FPS offline like Titanfall 2 it's not 60fps but playable in my personal taste. Of course if there are sockets in the near I'll plug it but like Starbucks there are other poeple also plugged their laptop, but my Blade has good battery life for cafe gaming.
I often think about how much do these cafes with sockets pay for electricity
Well I want:
1. Smaller bezels (really 14" screen on laptop that is big as some 15,6" laptops)
2. Close to non fan noise if idle: Like typing in word or browsing internet shouldn't be that big task to need any fan rpm
3. maybe 1070 with max-Q design if nothing else pop up? if 1080 max-Q can be in 18mm thin 15,6" laptop why not 1070 max-Q in Blade?
It already is absolutely quiet when you're doing something lite.
Don't think that they will put 1080 Max-Q in this laptop, because it will compete Blade Pro in the first place, and even if they do, the new new Razer Blade will cost more, just because Max-Q is pricey. They can put 1070 though. But again, the cost will rise in this case.
Is it safe to assume that since it's late September that there won't be a 'Late 2017' Blade refresh? At this point aren't they likely to wait until Feb-March?
The leak of more powerful CPU from IFA 2017 only pointing on ultrabook CPU (Kabylake R) which in on Stealth competitors not HQ version on powerfull laptops like Blade 14, so probably Razer would aiming it first unless they are already done with reengineers form factor 14 Blade with less bezel and want to put max q 1070 on Blade 14 but I doubt it since 1070max q runs still hot on bigger chassis (15,6 laptops) and Razer is recently quite late on updating the hardware compared to last year.
I am thinking also Razer will bring system update on CES 2018 (early 2018) and bring it to market after that.
I agree. I'm still being strongly tempted by the Asus ROG Zephyrus.
Zephyrus is _just_ for gaming. It can not live without a charger for even 2 hours! And the case is not as durable, as Blade's. And so on
Though I think Zephyrus is still not a bad laptop, but there is nothing really wow-inovating about it. And, as I've already said, it is _just_ for gaming.
How is the Blade's fan noise in non-gaming situations? That might be the determining factor for me.
1000$ lower price lol
I thought the question was what we want from next upcoming Blade? So I answered what I need from it. Partly a joke that's why there is "lol"
It is absolutely quiet (fans off) when the temperatures are low (when you watching videos etc.). And with undervolting, I can even do some programming in Android Studio with fans off.
Ok that's great to know. I guess my decision now comes down to whether I should wait until the next version or not since this one has been out for 6 months.
Oh sorry! I misread it and also forgot the title of the OP so I didn't make that connection. LOL Long day.
Well, I can't help you with it
Yeah I know. I wish they had a regular release schedule. I can only make educated guesses -- and I'm guessing that since it hasn't yet been announced, there won't be a late 2017. I'm probably looking at March before the next one. Do you agree?
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