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EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games

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2018/05/13 08:12:30 (permalink)
Anyone else with a SC15 seeing the CPU temps hitting over 100C while playing games? In BF1 and PUBG I am getting temps over 100C on the CPU :( Doesn't seem like this has good heat dissipation at all.
 
I flashed the laptop to the lastest Firmware. Internal fans are running at Full blast as well!
 
Image is from the end of my game session. Was hovering between 91C and 100C for over an hour :(

post edited by zerocool101 - 2018/05/13 09:14:50

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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/13 11:05:07 (permalink)
    Try running a cooling pad under it and maybe a fan on the counter or desk blowing air onto it to help out. Laptops only have limited air movement with tiny 20mm fans



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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/13 16:17:13 (permalink)
     100C is not normal neither acceptable.....return if you can.

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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/13 16:19:08 (permalink)
    .......
    Try running a cooling pad under it and maybe a fan on the counter or desk blowing air onto it to help out. Laptops only have limited air movement with tiny 20mm fans
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    cooling fan..really.....is that your suggestin for a fualty laptop?.

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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/13 21:16:36 (permalink)
    vistarshook
    .......
    Try running a cooling pad under it and maybe a fan on the counter or desk blowing air onto it to help out. Laptops only have limited air movement with tiny 20mm fans
    r
    cooling fan..really.....is that your suggestin for a fualty laptop?.


    I don’t see how it’s faulty. He most likely has dust build up inside the fans etc blocking optimal airflow, and ontop of that i7 7700hq’s run freaking hot as it is.



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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/14 11:00:38 (permalink)
    Its a Brand new laptop. Just received last Saturday. This is NOT a Dust issue. Its on a clean desk surface.
     
    Called EVGA and I can only return to get fixed (re-paste the CPU). No chance of a refund, unless I want to pay a 15% re-stocking fee. I told them this isn't working to spec. They said as long as it turns on its a good laptop. I told them I am doing Gaming on a Gaming laptop...not work processing.... Still won't do a 100% refund. Nice :(
     
    Sucks EVGA doesn't do a better QC of these before being sold. 
    post edited by zerocool101 - 2018/05/14 11:03:39

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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/14 11:02:49 (permalink)
    zerocool101
    Its a Brand new laptop. Just received last Saturday. This is NOT a Dust issue. Its on a clean desk surface.


    Then yes it is an issue. Call evga on their 24/7 phone service they will sort you out. Most likely a faulty bios or a bad fan controller.



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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/17 08:30:52 (permalink)
    What's the big deal? Evga is known for their customer support. Send it in to have them fix it. Yeah its frustrating but it's not like they are gonna just do nothing.
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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/17 09:10:34 (permalink)
    I just wanna say on day one my laptop cpu got that hot too, and the fix was undervolting the processor. Shed off 25-30 degrees Celsius easily. Intels fault for giving laptop processor desktop voltage and not addressing that.



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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/17 09:18:00 (permalink)
    fetterEsel
    I just wanna say on day one my laptop cpu got that hot too, and the fix was undervolting the processor. Shed off 25-30 degrees Celsius easily. Intels fault for giving laptop processor desktop voltage and not addressing that.



    How much did you under volt?

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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/17 09:48:43 (permalink)
    I did increments of -0.010 mV until I encountered a crash/bsod in prime95 then I tested in games and had to lower it a touch due to crash in game. But if you undervolt you extend the life of your cpu and lower cpu and gpu temps as they share the heatpipes, letting one offload it’s temps onto the others heatpipes. Really smart design.



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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/17 12:08:28 (permalink)
    Did you have any luck? Report back and let us know



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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/17 17:51:12 (permalink)
    fetterEsel
    I just wanna say on day one my laptop cpu got that hot too, and the fix was undervolting the processor. Shed off 25-30 degrees Celsius easily. Intels fault for giving laptop processor desktop voltage and not addressing that.

    I'm not running the same model, but I can say that the SC17 with 6820hk was running just as hot during my first week with it. It was burning my legs when I tried playing PUBG or running benchmarks in "Super Clock" mode. Peaked around 101*C.
     
    I ended up doing the same thing you did, undervolting the vcore to 1040mV and running 37 mult on Core 1 with 36 on Core 2-4 on PrecisionX Mobile. Stress tested on AIDA64 for over a half hour. Temps are hitting mid to high 70s on CPU when gaming and the 980M is getting to high 60s/low 70s @1262. Cinebench showed less than a 10% hit on performance over SC mode. Considering I was upgrading from a 5 year old A10 laptop and got it for under a grand on black friday, I'm happy with the purchase. 
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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/17 21:07:57 (permalink)
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    fetterEsel
    I just wanna say on day one my laptop cpu got that hot too, and the fix was undervolting the processor. Shed off 25-30 degrees Celsius easily. Intels fault for giving laptop processor desktop voltage and not addressing that.

    I'm not running the same model, but I can say that the SC17 with 6820hk was running just as hot during my first week with it. It was burning my legs when I tried playing PUBG or running benchmarks in "Super Clock" mode. Peaked around 101*C.
     
    I ended up doing the same thing you did, undervolting the vcore to 1040mV and running 37 mult on Core 1 with 36 on Core 2-4 on PrecisionX Mobile. Stress tested on AIDA64 for over a half hour. Temps are hitting mid to high 70s on CPU when gaming and the 980M is getting to high 60s/low 70s @1262. Cinebench showed less than a 10% hit on performance over SC mode. Considering I was upgrading from a 5 year old A10 laptop and got it for under a grand on black friday, I'm happy with the purchase. 




    How do you modify in PrescisionX Mobile? I see the CPU greyed out :( No option to select the CPU. Do I need a unlocked BIOS to do this?
    post edited by zerocool101 - 2018/05/17 21:22:15

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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/17 23:37:24 (permalink)
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    fetterEsel
    I just wanna say on day one my laptop cpu got that hot too, and the fix was undervolting the processor. Shed off 25-30 degrees Celsius easily. Intels fault for giving laptop processor desktop voltage and not addressing that.

    I'm not running the same model, but I can say that the SC17 with 6820hk was running just as hot during my first week with it. It was burning my legs when I tried playing PUBG or running benchmarks in "Super Clock" mode. Peaked around 101*C.
     
    I ended up doing the same thing you did, undervolting the vcore to 1040mV and running 37 mult on Core 1 with 36 on Core 2-4 on PrecisionX Mobile. Stress tested on AIDA64 for over a half hour. Temps are hitting mid to high 70s on CPU when gaming and the 980M is getting to high 60s/low 70s @1262. Cinebench showed less than a 10% hit on performance over SC mode. Considering I was upgrading from a 5 year old A10 laptop and got it for under a grand on black friday, I'm happy with the purchase. 




    How do you modify in PrescisionX Mobile? I see the CPU greyed out :( No option to select the CPU. Do I need a unlocked BIOS to do this?


    Download Intel XTU to undervolt.



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    Re: EVGA SC15 CPU temp peaking over 100C in games 2018/05/18 08:12:27 (permalink)
     
    zerocool101
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    fetterEsel
    I just wanna say on day one my laptop cpu got that hot too, and the fix was undervolting the processor. Shed off 25-30 degrees Celsius easily. Intels fault for giving laptop processor desktop voltage and not addressing that.

    I'm not running the same model, but I can say that the SC17 with 6820hk was running just as hot during my first week with it. It was burning my legs when I tried playing PUBG or running benchmarks in "Super Clock" mode. Peaked around 101*C.
     
    I ended up doing the same thing you did, undervolting the vcore to 1040mV and running 37 mult on Core 1 with 36 on Core 2-4 on PrecisionX Mobile. Stress tested on AIDA64 for over a half hour. Temps are hitting mid to high 70s on CPU when gaming and the 980M is getting to high 60s/low 70s @1262. Cinebench showed less than a 10% hit on performance over SC mode. Considering I was upgrading from a 5 year old A10 laptop and got it for under a grand on black friday, I'm happy with the purchase. 




    How do you modify in PrescisionX Mobile? I see the CPU greyed out :( No option to select the CPU. Do I need a unlocked BIOS to do this?


    I used the custom tabs on left side to test the clock speed and undervolt, then went into the BIOS to set it. It appears as the "Custom" tab above Super Clock.
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