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HI, I have a problem that I hope someone can help me with. Up until recently warframe worked really well and caused no trouble. But after some sort of update at some point in the recent month I noticed that it quickly begins to overheat my computer and eats a lot of my RAM. My vsynic is on and setting are almost at a minimal. My laptop has intel core i5 8gb RAM, and geforce gtx 850m.

Please help, because I cant play like that anymore.

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Probably not specific to warframe, can happen to most games and stress tests like Prime95 (CPU) and Furmark (GPU). Maybe clean out the computer from dust.
https://www.google.com/search?q=laptop+overheating

Some Nvidia GPU in laptops have low temperature limit and might have the same problem as others.
https://forums.warframe.com/topic/1161949-warframe-gpu-performance-issues/

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if it overheats try cleaning

vacuum cleaner @ ventilation holes 

if the overheating stays go to a pc shop ask get a quote for cleaning and repasteing (or use a tutorial with your model at ur own risk) (arctic mx4 is cheap and good costs ~6€) 

(if the quote more $100 ask an other store depends if they have to take apart the hole can take up to 1:30h) 

 

8gb gb is minimum if you have the browser and other stuff in the background its even harder for your notebook 

 

Most notebooks have 2 ram slots others have only 1 dimm or soldered on memory (check with your model if its upgradeable) most have a compartment on the back with 1 screw with a memory symbol on it ( looks like a ruler )

 if it can be upgraded to 16gb and want to upgrade (if you have 1x 8gb and get a second dimm that matches the specs if you have like most systems 2x 4 replace them put the old ones on ebay if you have no longer warrenty)

if cpu = i5 4xxx get a ddr3 1600 cl9 so-dimm the 2x8gb  hyperx ones (the cheapest currently) cost 66€ in my region

if cpu  = i5 6xxx 7xxx 8xxx  or newer get ddr4 2400 cl14 so-dimm 2x8 costs ~75€ in my region 

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Am 22.1.2020 um 01:23 schrieb IanLuminus:

Please tell me you're joking. Vacuum cleaners create static electricity. You're advising the person to destroy their computer.

I never saw a Vaccum killing a PC when its cleaned with it even with a conductive vaccum head

Next thing u tell me that putting motherboards in the dishwasher and letting them completely dry in the oven @ 60°C kills them to

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