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pwnnn
06-10-2015, 04:29 PM
I just recently purchased a Asus G771JM and notice the heating is quite high like 80 degrees playing games.I downloaded the XTU program and notice the Thermal Throttling bar moving up and down so i assume i am getting some thermal throttling with the laptop when playing games. My questions :
1. Is there any fan control program for the G771JM?
2. Any solutions for the heat problem? Aftermarket cooler or ? (cooling pad IMO looks to be useless because there are no vents under the laptop)
3. Wifi sucks .....like its terrible its not even ac so just wondering is there a guy to take apart the bottom cover so i can upgrade the wifi?

My symptoms of throttling is game just slows/lags when i am playing legacy of the void starcraft 2 beta. Overall the laptop is great! touch pad kinda jumps a little but other then that a great laptop and the sound is very crisp.

Thanks

Prostar Computer
06-10-2015, 08:07 PM
80 C is really not so bad.

1. No, the fan profile is built into the system's firmware. Unfortunately there's no simple utility to control the fans.
2. You can try any number of cooling pads, but the best way to address thermal concerns are to keep the laptop's fans clean, and if need be, reapply the thermal paste (with a better compound even, if need be). Be sure to avoid using the laptop on anything other than a hard, flat surface, also. If you can elevate the laptop by about .5 - 1 inch, that will help too.

OCFreak
06-10-2015, 08:59 PM
80C is not very high, as the CPU is capable of handling up to 100C. But asus has programmed the bios to make the CPU throttle when it hits just above 80C, usually this means it will run at base speed during heavy gaming (2.5GHz if you have the 4710HQ CPU) instead of giving full turbo potential of up to 3.5GHz.

As for wifi, depends what brand of wifi card you got. If you got intel, it should be fine most of the time, if you got atheros/qualcomm it's junk most of the time. Broadcom/Ralink/realtek card are up and down in my experience, some good, some bad.

pwnnn
06-11-2015, 03:30 AM
is there a disassemble guide to take the bottom panels off to get to the wifi card?

Caspermathn
09-19-2015, 10:35 PM
is there a disassemble guide to take the bottom panels off to get to the wifi card?



no guide but the picture shows that it looks like the whole back comes off as one piece and the card is up near the fan.
http://laptopmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/%5EEAABDCF7D14CE25A3121C98E747752A82EF5BBBBD3CBC64 F89%5Epimgpsh_fullsize_distr.jpg

I'm in the same boat this mediatek 7630e card they put in is a pos. it doesn't even see my 5ghz router. What a load of crap that asus puts such a piece of garbage in a 1200 gaming laptop just to save a few bucks.

Gimme a break

aeolisio
09-20-2015, 01:14 AM
no guide but the picture shows that it looks like the whole back comes off as one piece and the card is up near the fan.
http://laptopmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/%5EEAABDCF7D14CE25A3121C98E747752A82EF5BBBBD3CBC64 F89%5Epimgpsh_fullsize_distr.jpg

I'm in the same boat this mediatek 7630e card they put in is a pos. it doesn't even see my 5ghz router. What a load of crap that asus puts such a piece of garbage in a 1200 gaming laptop just to save a few bucks.

Gimme a break
If it bothers you so much spend $10 and 10 minutes and upgrade it
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-Wireless-300Mbps-802-11-7260HMW-BN-WIFI-Bluetooth-4-0-PCI-E-Card-/201315268489?hash=item2edf533789

Caspermathn
09-20-2015, 06:17 PM
If it bothers you so much spend $10 and 10 minutes and upgrade it
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-Wireless-300Mbps-802-11-7260HMW-BN-WIFI-Bluetooth-4-0-PCI-E-Card-/201315268489?hash=item2edf533789

The ac cards are 30-40. It does bother me that they'd stick such a piece of garbage in an expensive laptop.

toronto699
09-20-2015, 06:22 PM
hope this helps
http://www.laptopultra.com/guide/asus-rog-g751-disassembly/