I own a xps l502x laptop for over a near now. Whenever I try to run a application on NVidia GeForce graphics(gt 540m), the system after a minute or two, cold freezes with a annoying buzzing sound. I did several tests like memtest86, prime95 cpu and mem test, furmark test for GPU and all the tests passed.
Then I read on another forum about running tests with PC Doctor but the test couldn't complete as the system again cold freezed. All I could do was use the power on/off button.
I googled about it. I noticed that there are a lot of people with the same specs which are facing this problem and have no solution except for a custom bios which reduces voltages for the GPU or underclock the gpu itself. But I don't want to do this as this will reduce gpu performance
Now I am getting really frustrated with this problem. I paid 70k for this laptop and I expect more out of it.
PLEASE HELP ME ASAP.
my system specs:
Windows 7 64 bit.
intel 2670qm processor
NVidia GeForce gt540m with optimus
intel hd 3000
8 gb ram
I could'nt run the ePSA test as the bios doesnt have it. I tried to run it from the system Device Drivers CD but found out that the BDROM is not functioning.
The system ran the PSA test n passed on the complete thorough test as well.
What to do now ?
I would suggest you to boot the system up in Safemode with networking mode (F8 during startup) and check the system functionality.
Also, please run the CPU Stress test on the system in the safemode using the steps below.
1. Open the link http://dell.to/14YjKb2
2. Select ‘Hardware’ under ‘Let's diagnose your issue’.
3. Select ‘CPU Stress’.
4. Click on ‘Run Diagnostics’ button.
5. Let me know if the results.
Cant paste the picture in here as the max upload limit is 64 kb.
it passed the cpu stress test.
heres a link to the screenshot of the test window:
wat to do know ??
I would suggest you to restore the system to factor state and check for issue resolution.Restoring the system to factory state will erase all your personal data. Please follow the steps mentioned below for performing the pc restore on a Windows 7 computer.
Please let me know if this helps.
Ty for the info and help Ravi Ch.
I already did that twice but this didn't fixed anything. The same system freeze happens. Whenever I play a game on Intel graphics, there is no feeze but as soon as I turn to Nvidia, the sytem freezes within game in just 2 - 3 minutes. I ran several tests too, as I mentioned in my first post. The system passes all the tests then what could be the issue ?? m really frustrated.