Thermal Repaste on Alienware 15R3

Thermal Repaste on Alienware 15R3

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TheKeybladeMaster003

GPU-Z shows the temps while playing Origins... Surprisingly they are 92 C and 97 C for the CPU... Shocked I am to see this and decided to go for a thermal Repaste....Which Compound would you suggest?

Also do I need to apply thermal pads too??

Thanks in advance!!!

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TheKeybladeMaster003

XTU- CPU max- 99 C

GPU Max- 88 C

I can make omelets here....


sp00nd edited

Arctic Silver 5 is a really good thermal paste. Lasts for a long time; but I usually paste my desktop every 6 months and laptop annually. Paste always does it's job and ready for more by the time I replace it. 


TheKeybladeMaster003

Ok.. But what about the thermal pads?

 


sp00nd

TheKeybladeMaster003 said:

Ok.. But what about the thermal pads?

 

The engineers knew what they were doing when they designed the laptop. If there are no thermal pads in there then don't go around putting them where they shouldn't be.

A repaste would be your best bet. You will notice the difference and if you haven't done it since you got the laptop; expect the current paste to be a literal compound that blocks the heat from escaping.


TheKeybladeMaster003

Thanks A Ton!!!!! I'll do a thermal repaste and then if things don't go the way I planned, I'll go ahead with a pad replacement too... Thanks a ton!!!!


TheKeybladeMaster003

a literal compound that blocks the heat from escaping.

Agreed................... :-(


TheKeybladeMaster003

Finally did it... A ton of dust and a bad thermal paste by DELL...... Temps are fine now.. No throttling... The only thing I was wondering about was that the first drop from arctic silver was very liquidy as compared to the other drop....... Should I be worried....


sp00nd

TheKeybladeMaster003 said:

Finally did it... A ton of dust and a bad thermal paste by DELL...... Temps are fine now.. No throttling... The only thing I was wondering about was that the first drop from arctic silver was very liquidy as compared to the other drop....... Should I be worried....

Congrats!! And no you shouldn't be worried. Thermal paste will become almost liquid-like when heated to a high temperature anyways and settle back down. Besides, the engineers knew to avoid adding potentially damaging ingredients in paste that would directly go on the computer's processor. Enjoy your low temperatures!


TheKeybladeMaster003

Thanks!!!


djshylow

But after 2 week over heating says *kidvoice Hello mofkr :v . I just being real man. I cant play any games with the I always have to set affinity to 4 cores or 3 cores. even age of empires lags on mine after 2 weeks of service. 15R3 Cooling is failed. sad story of my life friend laughing at me for buy an Alienware to play csgo on 100 fps

GPU: GeForce GTX 1070 CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700HQ CPU @ 2.80GHz Memory: 16 GB RAM (15.88 GB RAM usable)