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  1. could be a number of different issues. you could...

    could be a number of different issues. you could be looking at a bad power brick, putting a draw on it is shorting it somehow, causing it to kick off. it could be a bad charging circuit on the board,...
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    well, i wouldn't go ordering a new screen until...

    well, i wouldn't go ordering a new screen until you know that's what's wrong with it.

    if i remember correctly the connection is near the hinge on the left side, if you're looking at the notebook...
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    the gtx260m peaks out at 105C. after that it...

    the gtx260m peaks out at 105C. after that it throttles. any of them that do run that hot, don't for very long.

    usually mine runs at about 85C or so in a game, but i modified it quite a bit.
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  4. unfortunately nope. that's one of the draw...

    unfortunately nope.

    that's one of the draw backs of the g50/51 series.

    now for the cpu, you can buy a imac one for super cheap. i picked up a E8235 @ 2.8Ghz for $25. with the defualt...
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    I'm still using my g51vx. I added a iMac CPU and...

    I'm still using my g51vx. I added a iMac CPU and a 240gb ssd.

    Runs some games maxxed, some not. Batman arkham city runs on very high preset, with ambient occlusion off. Bought tomb raider, runs in...
  6. use this https://app.box.com/shared/v7jpoateoq ...

    use this
    https://app.box.com/shared/v7jpoateoq

    it's a program called powermizer switch. on systems that improperly switch, this can be used to disable the powermizer feature. reboot after...
  7. look for intel DTS managment.

    look for intel DTS managment.
  8. asus g51vx rx05 / bad charging cicuit resistor

    okay guys here's my GV 51 charging circuitry resistor went bad, well one of them. I've pulled the laptop apart and identify the resistor. I can also confirm that it works.

    what I need is someone...
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    some of ya'll are terrible. you don't know...

    some of ya'll are terrible. you don't know ANYTHING about what OP's asking about, but don't let that stop you from telling what to do and how to do it.

    if you don't know, stay silent on the...
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    i've always used the nvidia drivers directly....

    i've always used the nvidia drivers directly. asus doesn't update their drivers very often.
  11. my hard drive is dieing on my G51vx. it's just...

    my hard drive is dieing on my G51vx. it's just that time really. sometimes they go bad. look to replace it with a Momentus XT. the 500GB model is pretty cheap.

    the 320GB hard drive is a 7200RPM....
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    thanks man, i appreciate it. i guess the old...

    thanks man, i appreciate it.

    i guess the old account can't be accessed anymore since there's no way to log in without using my email address.
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    forum account issue...

    my account email (grungeboy@gmail.com) is attatched to this account. i was wondering if there is any way to recover my old forum account (username: grungeboy).

    currently if i post it shows my...
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    sounds like it needs a repaste.

    sounds like it needs a repaste.
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    usually a vista driver will work just fine with...

    usually a vista driver will work just fine with win7.

    check to see if you're installing the a 64-bit version. (probably not the issue)

    the issue feels like, the display relies on some other...
  16. it does have this problem. to fix it,...

    it does have this problem.

    to fix it, uninstall the ATK drivers, and reinstall the newer versions (whatever is out now).

    something else that seems to make the problem worse is vista. a fresh...
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    i use this one for my g51, it makes for a...

    i use this one for my g51, it makes for a excellent bag and can be had at walmart.
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    but have you cleaned the fan? if that doesn't...

    but have you cleaned the fan?

    if that doesn't work, do what i did, make a cooling fan.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v152/grungeboy/1120001817b.jpg
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    sounds like your problem is with the ATK...

    sounds like your problem is with the ATK software. uninstall/reinstall that and try it again.

    as for setfsb, i have a 2Ghz Core2Duo. i set mine at 500 which results in 2.3Ghz.
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    Walmart carries some pretty decent HP bags. i...

    Walmart carries some pretty decent HP bags. i bought one they made to fit a 16" laptop (no one makes a 16"er). it was like 60 bucks and definately worth it. i've had it for over a year and it's held...
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    are you plugged in? i know that one version of...

    are you plugged in? i know that one version of P4G i had would set the turbo mode with or without being plugged in. the version i have now does not, only lets me use it while i'm plugged in.
    ...
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    hit escape first. that should make the boot...

    hit escape first. that should make the boot animation cancel and let you see the full post screen. when that shows up hit F9.
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    most of the G51's sold, if not all, were eligible...

    most of the G51's sold, if not all, were eligible for this upgrade, but you had to do it pretty soon after you bought it. if you bought it second hand the original owner never sent off for it.

    i...
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    x2 definately time to pick up a can of...

    x2

    definately time to pick up a can of compressed air from your local walmart. i would also suggest taking off the back panel so that the dust can come out. blow as much as you can out, then blow...
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    are those different fan/heatsink units...

    are those different fan/heatsink units interchangeable? specifically, if i bought one for a JX model do you think it would work on my VX model?
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