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  1. Strix B250H Gaming + G.Skill Ripjaws V 2400 = No XMP stuck @ 2133

    I wanted to build a Win 7rig that never touches the internet since I have so many licenses laying around and before I can't get these parts anymore. My linux drive on this machine still reaches out....
  2. This may be a wild dart throw...but have you...

    This may be a wild dart throw...but have you tried disabling HPET (high precision event timer) in the device manager. Just disable and do a full reboot by holding down shift while powering down....
  3. Thx Much OP. I was just looking into this and...

    Thx Much OP. I was just looking into this and spent about 4 hours looking for the adapter. Much appreciated.

    SpookyWatcher
  4. My GL702VS lessons learned about cooling this...

    My GL702VS lessons learned about cooling this thing.

    I have repasted this thing more than 25 times trying different methods of TIM application, different TIM's, different external fan assistance...
  5. Opolar is $25-30 and pulls air out. The pci...

    Opolar is $25-30 and pulls air out.

    The pci slot fan is $7 and pushes air in the way I have it rigged. Plus I am a cheapskate. :)
  6. All...I've been meaning to post this for a while...

    All...I've been meaning to post this for a while but kept forgetting until now.

    I see a lot of people struggling with the correct thermal pad thicknesses for the memory et all.

    My solution...
  7. Here is a pic of the temps: The max temp is...

    Here is a pic of the temps:

    The max temp is what it got to in my Linux boot playing kerbal without the fan turned on. Then I plugged in the fan and you can see the diff in temps under current...
  8. Here you go...

    Here you go...
  9. GL702VS - Final cooling solution for $7.00. Seriously... No... Seriously

    You may have seen my other cooling solutions which worked well in Windows but in Linux I cannot boost the fans to keep temps where I would like to see them.

    So existing fix was: Drill holes,...
  10. Received the laptop, but couldn't check it out...

    Received the laptop, but couldn't check it out until today due to being out of town. Opened box up and found laptop well packaged. The bottom panel was my panel (I drilled for cooling). And...
  11. *** Update *** Feb 17th - My laptop has...

    *** Update ***

    Feb 17th - My laptop has shipped. Should have it in a few days. So far the customer service has been flawless. I have never had as good of service with any other company.. The final...
  12. FREEChemin

    ** Update **

    Feb 14th - received email confirming that my RMA will be taken care of by the ADP. Quote: "This is just to confirm that your ADP will be utilized and no payment will be needed for...
  13. MappanoPAGE

    *** Update ***

    Feb 13 - received an invoice for the repair. $400 for fix. $10 for shipping. $31.78 for taxes. $441.78 grand total.

    This is almost exactly what I was thinking in my head it...
  14. Yes...but it appeared that there were still two...

    Yes...but it appeared that there were still two black plastic "tabs" on either side that sit in the detent/holes as another locking type of setup. So as I was pulling the connector laterally out of...
  15. *** Update *** Feb 12th - My product number...

    *** Update ***

    Feb 12th - My product number shown on the RMA status page changed from " [Notebook] GL702VS " (which is correct one) to " [Notebook] GL702VI " Not sure what VI is. ** Edit ** ...
  16. RMA'd GL702VS - This will be a docu thread on the process and experience

    **** Best experience I have ever had with any company ****


    So I was disconnecting the battery on my GL702VS ROG Laptop. In the process the entire molex connector easily and without effort...
  17. Sticky: GL702VS Bios 307 was released yesterday. ...

    GL702VS Bios 307 was released yesterday.

    https://www.asus.com/us/Laptops/ROG-GL702VS/HelpDesk_BIOS/
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    Excellent! Did not know that. I have not booted...

    Excellent! Did not know that. I have not booted into windows for so long...had no idea. Much Thx.

    Spooky
  19. Saxon 1778

    I solved my temp issues on my GL702VS by the utilizing the following:

    #1) I repasted using Arctiv mx-4 and using the spread method. <- This gave me 3-4c drop.
    #2) I taped the gaps using Blue...
  20. Have you tried running your system with Prime...

    Have you tried running your system with Prime instead of bumblebee? Which nvidia driver you using? Which Linux? which kernel? So many questions! Please post results of inxi -Fxz

    Spooky
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    I was having the exact same problem of not being...

    I was having the exact same problem of not being able to find updated Bios. I was running Bios 304 on my GL-702VS and went to look for a Bios update at...
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