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    It wasn't 10

    I have to be fair to be fair, it wasn't Win10 causing the crashing, it was a mod for the game. The mod would run correctly on first install, but when enabled the next day (have to enable each time...
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    Today I gave up on Win10. Every day I try to...

    Today I gave up on Win10. Every day I try to play Empire Total War I have to spend 30 minutes messing with 10 to get it to run, then the next day it won't run again and once again spend all that...
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    Thanks for all the replies. I finally got Empire...

    Thanks for all the replies. I finally got Empire Total War working (pain that was) and War in the East. Really my only desire for upgrade is to buy Trainz 2019, but geez, spending $2k for a $70...
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    So I dug up the specs for Scar 2 and every...

    So I dug up the specs for Scar 2 and every component has 8.1 drivers, so when I get it I will try a downgrade. Last night I decided to play a game, a game which never game me a bit of trouble in...
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    Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4 gives access to lots...

    Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4 gives access to lots of settings that are disabled by default, FYI. It is free.
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    Thanks for the replies. To answer the question...

    Thanks for the replies. To answer the question of "why" I am finding that 10 is actually slower to open folders, load games (I don't have modern games, my most modern is Gary Grigsby War in the East...
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    Do I have to use windows 10?

    Hi all; Currently have an ROG G551jm and am thinking of buying the Strix Scar II. In preparation for this I have upgraded my windows 8.1 to 10 but I have to admit, I am not liking it very much. So...
  8. Ha, I was just talking to my wife and she agreed...

    Ha, I was just talking to my wife and she agreed with you, I should just rebuild my desktop and give her this laptop, currently she sits in the computer room on the DT and I sit in the kitchen on the...
  9. Thanks for your feedback. I already have a...

    Thanks for your feedback. I already have a desktop which my wife uses but she wants my 551 and to get rid of the DT, even though it has a sweet Asus 2ms monitor but it is old, sata II only. I...
  10. 17" is preferred too but my other two Asus have...

    17" is preferred too but my other two Asus have been 15", I don't move around my LT, it just sits on the table. There are so many models, it really is confusing and they all seem to have the same...
  11. Totally confused on buying new gaming laptop

    As stated, it is time to move up from my G551jm but I have to admit I am absolutely confused as to what is best for gaming. I don't play heavy games like witcher, but mostly Trainz and some FPS. My...
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    I read those before drilling mine but I wasn't...

    I read those before drilling mine but I wasn't going to key hole the bottom of mine like that. I drilled about 20 holes right under the gpu/cpu which is good enough for me. As I said above, the...
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    Just an update, I have noticed that the holes in...

    Just an update, I have noticed that the holes in the bottom, with Arctic Cooler pad, will reduce the temps a further 5c on average.
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    Changed the paste, idle temps are 31 (I also have...

    Changed the paste, idle temps are 31 (I also have holes under the cpu/gpu now) and under load they are 70/80s.
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    Saga of my G551 laptop heat issue

    Hey all; so I had a heating problem, LT reaching low 90s playing Rome2. I tried under volting by 80mv and the heat never changed, only by disabling turbo was I able to reduce heat and the game...
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    My fans are clean, much cleaner then my desktop...

    My fans are clean, much cleaner then my desktop that is for sure, I blew and vacuumed them out. I have ordered some Mx4. I under volted my cpu by .080 and still my temps when running Rome2 are...
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    Never mind, finally found threads on the G551, my...

    Never mind, finally found threads on the G551, my temps are normal, they just shocked me after using desktop for decades.
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    fn+f9 doesn't work for me either, I have to have...

    fn+f9 doesn't work for me either, I have to have asus smart gesture installed and running at boot to disable it. Inside is a section under mouse detection which you can enable to disable the...
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    Running Handbrake and my 4 core temps are sitting...

    Running Handbrake and my 4 core temps are sitting between 84-89 steady while transcoding.
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    Is it time to change my G551 thermal paste

    I recently acquired Rome 2 and have noticed my peak temps are hitting mid 80s when playing the game with an arctic cooling pad, and idle are low 40s with just a browser open (typing this temp is...
  21. OF course amazon canada doesn't have that card,...

    OF course amazon canada doesn't have that card, in fact it is impossible to find any laptop cards in canada, frigging backward country. I did find a guy in ebay selling them from the US (amazon US...
  22. Thanks, going to try the repair tool. My...

    Thanks, going to try the repair tool. My internet bars keep dropping from 5 full down to 2 and if I diagnose I keep getting the binding error, wish I could fix that but maybe the program will do it...
  23. ROG G551JM Wireless software, which ones do I need?

    Hi all; It was suggested to move to here for this. I have the Asus G551jm and I removed 8.1 went to 7, hated it so bought 8.1 pro and installed it. I went to download the wireless drivers on the...
  24. Thanks for the replies. As suggested I will move...

    Thanks for the replies. As suggested I will move this, didn't know it was incorrect.
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    Hi; I have installed under device manager in my...

    Hi; I have installed under device manager in my G551jm: High definition audio device (MS), Nvidia virtual audio device and Realtek High Definition audio device v6.0.1.7283, do you have something...
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