Windows 10: Repasting Acer Nitro 791g + pump out issues


  1. Posts : 13
    Windows 10 April update 1803
       26 May 2018 #1

    Repasting Acer Nitro 791g + pump out issues


    Hi, to keep this short, I've had my laptop for nearly 3 years now. It has a 4720HQ and GTX 950m. First year I left it as is to keep the warranty after which I repasted it with gelid gc extreme. Over the next year, the temperatures have slowly climbed to near stock levels and sometimes worse. So another year had passed and I again repasted the laptop but this time using prolimatech pk3. Again, temperatures were great for maybe 2-3 months before the cpu slowly started climbing up again and later on the gpu.

    Idle temps aren't affected nearly as the max temps which have climbed in the range of 10-13C (GPU maxes out at 77 from 65 and CPU maxes out at 94 from 81 causing throttling under heavy load). Problem is my laptop requires removing the keyboard to access the internals and this is attached through clips which are breaking off. I can't constantly open it up to repaste. I considered buying IC graphite thermal pad as it's showing some great results and would help me alot but I can't know for sure whether my heatsink would sit flush and provide ample pressure.

    If I am to stick to thermal paste, is there a way to reduce pump out effects? At Least for the next 2-3 years. Perhaps putting a little more than needed as LTT proved that too much wouldn't affect temps. Unless anyone is aware of a thermal paste that's very resistant to pump out effects (preferably not IC diamond).

    Attached is how my heatsink setup looks like. The right side is the cpu and the left is gpu. Thank you.
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	DSC05958.jpg 
Views:	1 
Size:	425.8 KB 
ID:	190268
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 13
    Windows 10 April update 1803
    Thread Starter
       29 May 2018 #2

    So no one has a clue on how to reduce pump-out on laptops? Or any suggestions?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    02 Jun 2018 #3

    What do you mean by "pump effects" ? Never heard of it.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
AIO Cooler Assistance. Pump Connector ??? in PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
needing help in determining where i to put my AIO coolers pump connector my mobo is gigabyte z370p d3
Source: CES 2018: Acer unveils new Swift 7, Nitro 5 Gaming laptop and more - Windows Experience Blog
Source: Computex 2017: Acer announces Spin 1 notebook and Nitro 5 gaming line with Windows 10 - Windows Experience Blog
A couple of hours ago I installed a new driver they told me about. I decided to play FC2 and was going along when 'black screen' and sound locked. So I had to crash pc out of it, task manager said it wasn't there. I rebooted and some text came up -...
Maxthon Nitro Browser in Browsers and Email
Hi All, I was just curious just how many member's in here are trying out / using the latest maxthon nitro browser. I mistakenly installed the 'regular' version of maxthon cloud browser..to be quite frank, I hated it. Hopefully I might actually like...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:53.
Find Us