Topic Title: ATI MOBILITY RADEON HD 5870 problem
Topic Summary: graphic card problem
Created On: 09/27/2012 06:33 PM
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 09/27/2012 06:33 PM
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DEEJAY ORANGE
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I have HD radeon 5870 graphic card on my laptop and lately I noticed that games started freezing or like laging I then found out that the fan is not working while Im playing but the fan start working after I restart the laptop for few seconds then stop then it never works again

dont know if its the fan or the graphic card and dont know if its hardwere or softwere problem

anyone had the same problem before or can help me with this issue?

 09/27/2012 07:08 PM
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black_zion
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It's the laptop, either a bad fan motor or it's clogged with dust.

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 09/28/2012 08:06 AM
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DEEJAY ORANGE
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I just changed the power plan from High performance to blanced and now its working fine

anyone know's why

 09/28/2012 08:28 AM
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Could be the cooling mode is set to Passive instead of Active.

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