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  1. The Sequential Read/writes will tell you. at...

    The Sequential Read/writes will tell you. at about 550MB/s you are sitting on a Sata bus. If the drive was running on the PCI-X bus, you'd see 1500-2000MB/s read/write depending on the drive.
  2. As far as I know the keyboard lighting up on...

    As far as I know the keyboard lighting up on power up is part of the post process. You could check the bios, but if its not there, just unplug the smaller ribbon cable from the motherboard. I'm...
  3. Its likely due to overheating. If you install the...

    Its likely due to overheating. If you install the Intel Extreme Tuning tool, and leave that running, you'll see the Thermal Throttle flash. The reason why turning off speed boost fixes the issue is...
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    If you increase the fan speed though, you will...

    If you increase the fan speed though, you will have to deal with noise. It sounds to me as though it might be the best option to trade in for a G series again for the more efficient cooler if the...
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    I have the same laptop, and I experience the same...

    I have the same laptop, and I experience the same high temperatures. I came from an old g751 which was really good when it came to heat management, however it was big and heavy. I had to realize that...
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    I undervolt my cpu by -.135 volts, and everything...

    I undervolt my cpu by -.135 volts, and everything is stable. Overwatch pushes it to a balmy 86 C, but it doesn't get any hotter unless i restrict airflow. The top of the keyboard feels warm, but not...
  7. I go the db71 model because it was cheaper for me...

    I go the db71 model because it was cheaper for me to get that and put my own nvme drive in. I'm not sure what ssd they put in the db74.
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    Also, if you sort by disk usage, you can see the...

    Also, if you sort by disk usage, you can see the tasks that are pegging the usage. Also, is it a spin drive?
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    Most simple method: 1) Toss in the SSD, boot to...

    Most simple method: 1) Toss in the SSD, boot to your current windows hard drive. 2) Use a cloning software (reflect, acronis, etc) to copy your install to the ssd. 3) Reboot, hop into your bios,...
  10. I'm not a fan of changing voltages and stuff,...

    I'm not a fan of changing voltages and stuff, especially on laptops where power is so crucial, and sometimes not as plentiful as on desktops. My 702 CPU package hovers around 60c, and the GPU is at...
  11. I used the Toshiba ocz 400 NVME drive and it was...

    I used the Toshiba ocz 400 NVME drive and it was super easy to setup. Booted to windows on spinner, used Macrium reflect to move my install to the NVMe. Told windows to boot to bios. In bios, i...
  12. Thread: Best buy gl702

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    Best buy gl702

    Does anyone know if they are gimping the 1060s in the bestbuy model of this laptop? Previous ROG products video cards were built on a slower video bus (128 bit) compared to other models.
  13. Can we sticky this post for the rest of us who...

    Can we sticky this post for the rest of us who might want to "upgrade" from windows 8?
  14. I had a similar issue with my old g74. The...

    I had a similar issue with my old g74. The problem lies with the battery. When you are plugged in, the machine can easily pull the amount of power it needs right from the line, easy beans. When you...
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    another idea you could try, is go to asus'...

    another idea you could try, is go to asus' website and download their display drivers for the machine. I remember back when i had my g60jx, i could only get the vga and hdmi output to work if i was...
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    Lol, am I the only one that got this?

    Lol, am I the only one that got this?
  17. I was in the same boat a while back when I tried...

    I was in the same boat a while back when I tried to update my bios. I did the same thing you did and posted on the forums seeking suggestions. I will tell you 3 things that i learned.

    1. Asus will...
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    I have the bbk7 version with the "gimped" 560,...

    I have the bbk7 version with the "gimped" 560, and i play everything on max settings. Outside world i get 60+ frames, in the fleet i drop down to 20-30 frames. Warzones give me about 45 frames.
  19. I have the same issue with mine, as though...

    I have the same issue with mine, as though something is plugged in when i close the lid. needless to say, nothing is, and it doesn't seem to have impeded performanc by any means, but it still is...
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    there is only 1 reason why I would upgrade from...

    there is only 1 reason why I would upgrade from my current g74, and its as simple as 2 little words. "Num Lock". Sure the rest of the specs look fabulous, but just because the g75 comes out does not...
  21. I have a g74, and I occasionally get those drops...

    I have a g74, and I occasionally get those drops in FPS if i have something intesive running in the back ground. Try updating your drivers, and closing apps down that are intesive. Also, if you are...
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    So, they fixed my audio jack, and my front led's,...

    So, they fixed my audio jack, and my front led's, so now i know whats going on. However, the backlight on my keyboard still doesn't work. they said that everything was plugged in nice and tight with...
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    well, its going back anyways, cuz the headphone...

    well, its going back anyways, cuz the headphone jack doesn't work either.... sometimes i wish bestbuy knew what the hell they were doing, or would just ship to asus for repairs instead of using...
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    I guess i'll pull it apart and see if i can find...

    I guess i'll pull it apart and see if i can find the unplugged cable. and that hcontrol.exe did absolutly nothing :(
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    actually i just noticed. None of my lights up...

    actually i just noticed. None of my lights up front work, no hdd light, battery charging light, wifi light.
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