Does the new Dell XPS 15 overheat?

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Does the new Dell XPS 15 overheat?

The Dell XPS 15 is one of the best laptops you can buy, but the notebook’s problematic standby mode is reportedly spoiling the experience for some users. Now XPS 15 owners, who are experiencing overheating and battery drain, are pleading with Dell to do something about it.

Does XPS 15 have heating issues?

Having owned an XPS 15 9570, one of its biggest shortcomings is how it cools its Voltage Regulator Module (VRM) metal-oxide-semiconductor-field-effect transistor (MOSFET). So, the XPS 15 7590 may not suffer from the same heat issues that have been plaguing the XPS 15 series for at least the last two generations.

Why is my Dell XPS getting so hot?

Your Dell computer can overheat because of insufficient air flow due to dust or debris blocking the air vents, exhaust ports, or a clogged fan. An overheating computer can intermittently restart, shutdown, or experience performance issues. Eventually excessive heat can cause damage to the internal components.

Why is my new Dell laptop heat up so fast?

Your Dell computer can overheat because of insufficient air flow due to dust or debris blocking the air vents, exhaust ports, or a clogged fan. Fans inside the computer become louder as they start spinning faster to remove excess heat. The computer may intermittently shut down or restart.

How hot does Dell XPS 15 get?

Dell XPS 15 heat The center of the keyboard and the undercarriage measured 103 and 99 degrees, respectively.

Does XPS 17 overheat?

It will get really hot and shuts down on its own and won’t restart till after after 2.5 hours. I soon realize that it tends to overheat when it is placed on a table with table cloth or when on the sofa. Not sure why this is the case.

Why does my laptop get so hot when sleeping?

The laptop basically is on but in a low-power state while in sleep mode. When any electrical component is on, it generates heat no matter what it does. Since the laptop is in a low power mode, not much current is flowing through the components, therefore it doesn’t heat noticeably.

How do I stop my laptop from overheating and shutting down?

How to prevent laptops from overheating

  1. Keep your vents uncovered and remove objects that are too close to your laptop.
  2. Always position your laptop on a sturdy, flat surface like a desk or table.
  3. Clean your vents immediately if you notice any dust, dirt, or hair.
  4. Work in a cooler room.

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