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thermal throttling cpu because of gpu

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I have a Dell G7 7588 gtx 1060 model
I bought it for gaming but it keeps overheating, I searched online and have tried everything from downvolting,throttlestoop i even got the thermal paste reapplied but the laptop still hasnt stopped overheating and hence thermal throttling

The overheating only occurs while I game, when i stress test my cpu individually , it never overheats.
while i am gaming however  , even though the cpu is at 40% usage max, it starts to overheat , the gpu still stays cool at 78 degrees max. 
What do I do?

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There is nothing you can do. its the poor thermal design from Dell thats at fault. Welcome to the laptop world of throttling. 


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