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ITS the NVidia Graphics (GPU)

It overheats causing 'thermal stress'...there's a reason why Nvidia told their stockholders in their annual report about a huge charge they will have to take, roughly $200 million, yes. HP knows about it and the limited models numbers are bogus...its way more models they have listed on their website and they know. there is a class action lawsuit, just google it.
Otherwise you gotta buy a new motherboard. However the problem will arise again until they fix the defectiveed Nvidia GPU.

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Spend $20 and buy a cooler fan for underneath your laptop. Blow out all fans & vents at once every month.

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Artifacts appear on the monitor...when gaming totally flashes and closes down.


A) Make sure the laptop is CLEAN inside.
The GPU overheats you're gonna' have problems.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPU

Also I would replace the Thermal Paste on the Processor (CPU), and Thermal Pad on the GPU. (Graphics chipset)

In fact I would do away with using a Thermal Pad, and use a piece of copper sheeting, that is thick enough to take it's place.
Use Thermal Paste on the top of the GPU, and top of the small piece of copper sheet.


[Respectively, VGA stands for Video Graphics Array,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VGA

Computers use digital video signals. When a VGA monitor is attached, the computer has to convert the digital signal to an Analog signal, for the Analog VGA monitor.

This slows the graphics signal down, and the quality is not as good, as per se if you use a digital monitor. (Flat LCD screen monitor)

Just thought you'd want to know. Now you can use the correct terminology. GPU not VGA.

Chip and Chipset are slang terms for I.C.
Integrated Circuit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_circuit

The I.C., or chipset used for graphics, is the graphics chipset; or more properly known as the G.P.U.
Graphics Processing Unit.

Also; CPU = Central Processing Unit. Another term used is Microprocessor, or simply Processor for short. Does NOT mean Personal Computer. (PC)

Moving on..............

The Nvidia Quadro FX Go1400 graphics chipset, with 256MegaByte of graphics memory; is NOT good enough for intense gaming.

I don't know how, you've gotten decent frame rates out of that slug of a graphics chipset, but my hat is off to you.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dell-Precision-M70-Video-Graphics-Card-Heatsink-256MB-ATZZN00010L-/230888060214?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item35c2003536

The Nvidia Quadro FX Go1400 is basically an Nvidia GeForce 6800.

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=103971

Scroll down to the third post for a better photo of the graphics card.

Replace?
I think you would much better off with a newer laptop, that has a better graphics 'engine'. (Graphics chipset)

Don't believe your motherboard chipset will support a better graphics card, IF you can get one that will plug in.
Dell made (HAD made) those graphics cards, and the slot they plug into on the motherboard; a Proprietary item.

The motherboard chipset is an Intel 915PM,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_intel_chipsets#Pentium_M.2FCeleron_M_mobile_chipsets

Nope. You may be able to find an Nvidia GeForce 8400 graphics card, that is the MXM style; and will plug in.

But THAT will Not run current intensive games that are out there.

One thing I will run by you...............

A) http://www.techradar.com/news/computing-components/graphics-cards/how-to-make-an-external-laptop-graphics-adaptor-915616

B) http://www.hwtools.net/Adapter/PE4H.html

Just 'food for thought', Ari.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

(Adding a piece of copper sheeting, to use in place of a Thermal Pad.
-> NO, the reflowing is not what I am referring to.
Just the copper sheet,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnkQNmKauEc

You work on the laptop? YOU wear an ESD wrist strap, and have it's alligator clip attached to a good ground source.

Dell Support > Precision M70 series of Notebook PC > Service Manual,

http://www.dell.com/support/Manuals/us/en/19/Product/precision-m70

In the list click on the blue - Service Manual (1921KB)

Feb 26, 2013 | Dell Precision M70 Notebook

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Can I connect two different nvidia graphics with SLI ?


No

They use two different GPU's.

The Nvidia Quadro FX 3700 uses the Nvidia G92 Graphics Processing Unit, (graphics chipset),

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Nvidia_graphics_processing_units#Quadro

(Scroll down)

,and the Nvidia GeForce GTX7900 uses the Nvidia G71 G.P.U.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Nvidia_graphics_processing_units#GeForce_7_.287xxx.29_series

(Scroll down)

You need two LIKE graphics cards to use Scalable Link Interface,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Link_Interface

Scroll down, read under the bold black subheading - Caveats



Nov 22, 2012 | HP xw6400 Workstation - 2 x Intel Xeon...

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My dv6000 will power up and go back off


This model of laptop has an overheating problem. This problem affect the Nvidia GPU and cause that issue. You have two options, one cheap and one expensive.

The cheap one is that you must overheat the Nvidia GPU, in order to resolde it again. This procedure you can make it with a Heat Gun. I mean you need to extract the motherboard and apply the heat directly to the GPU 90 seconds max. Put all the pieces together again (dont forget to apply thermal paste to CPU and GPU) and when the laptop turn on again, go to the HP website and download the las Bios update to your model.
This solution give you as long time as you work with your laptop fresh. You can download the CORETEMP application, to keep watching the CPU temperture.
Cost: $ 20 Heat Gun (harbor freight), $ 7 new thermal paste (for the CPU and GPU)

The expensive one is send your computer to a authorize service center and ask for a reballing repair to your GPU. Cost may be $ 200.

If you need more details, let me know. GOOD LUCK

Feb 16, 2011 | HP Pavilion dv6000 Motherboard

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I have two of them. Bought within 1 month of each other from Best Buy almost two years ago. Both have the fan problem. Fan is loud works all the time laptop gets very hot shuts off. My son called hp and...


It's because of the poor cooling design. The Cooling Tube, and Heatsink.

Processor overheats, and turns off.

Also causes the Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS, GPU, to lift up out of it's BGA , on the motherboard.

[GPU
Graphics Processing Unit.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPU

Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS, (GPU)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GeForce_8_Series#GeForce_8400M_Series

BGA (Ball Grid Array)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ball_grid_array ]

Solution?

Not recommended by me, but this is someones approach, which part of it helps the cooling system with the Processor.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnkQNmKauEc



May 20, 2010 | HP Pavilion DV6500T Notebook

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Problem With Nvidia 8400 SE Graphics card


Try reflow technique.
It could work.
Its might be a GPU problem.
It can be overcome by doing reflow technique.
You need to do following.
1. Uncover ur PC casing
2. Locate the nVIDIA PCI-E Card.
3. On the card, locate the power supply pin of GPU fan.
4. Remove the pin.
5. Switch on ur PC.
6. Still u may get scrambled display/wavy screen, but wait for 5 minutes.
7. Press reset button on ur PC.
8. Ur PC might work.
9. Switch it off.
10. Connect the power supply pin back as it is.
11. Power on ur PC.
thats all.

Removal of fan power, makes the GPU to get high heat, it a reflow technique.
Remember, not to touch the GPU portion (heat sink), as it may be in higher temperature.
Try this, it works most.

Clarifications:
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May 21, 2010 | Nvidia GeForce 7200 Graphic Card

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Have a asus a7n266-vm/aa motherboard. just installed windows 7. no video controller avail asus site only has winxp driver. what to do?


As far as I know, that motherboard has a nVidia GPU - you can find and download video drivers from nvidia.com

The motherboard video specs as I found them:

Chipset NVIDIA nForce 220-D
NVIDIA IGP-64 and NVIDIA MCP-D
VGA Integrated GeForce 2 GPU (Graphics Processor Unit)

Nov 11, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S111 Notebook

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What is the nVidia GPU mainboard model option for the Acer MyAll2


Hi mate GPU is short for Graphics Processor Unit and nVidia is the type of GPU they may use for that desktop or laptop, by the way I am a firm believer of G-Force nVidia graphics cards they are very awesome very fast and awesome graphics being displayed from them I'll definitely go for that option if I were you.

Hope I have helped

Sep 21, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Nvidia geforce 9500 gt gpu work on asus p5n73-am


Hi!

Nahh...you can use that gpu with that mobo, but i wouldent recomend it. The GPU - Requires NVIDIA HybridPower™- enabled motherboard, and that mobo dosent have that. It might work but you cant use the full power of that gpu on that mobo. And beside that, that gpu is bigger then the mobo itself
I sugest you to buy another mobo, the gpu you looking at is a good one but your mobo isent that good.

Here is the spec for the GPU:
http://www.nvidia.com/object/product_geforce_9500gt_us.html

And here are the spec for that mobo:
http://shopping.msn.com/specs/asus-p5n73-am-motherboard-micro-atx-geforce-7050/itemid1060345734/?itemtext=itemname:asus-p5n73-am-motherboard-micro-atx-geforce-7050&fulldesc=1

Good luck

Nic

Mar 03, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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