Problems with Alienware m15x Nvidia GT 240m

By Psyched3lix
Jun 23, 2010
  1. Hello, And thank you in advance for any and all help.
    I have had this laptop for about 5 or 6 months, and the only game I
    Play is counterstrike, And i always ran good fps (70-100)in game.
    Recently I have this problem where it seems as if my gpu isnt even working at all,
    Because I ran a furmark test and the max fps I got was 3-4. Here is my cpuid:

    Hardware Monitors

    Hardware monitor Intel Core i3 330M
    Power 0 25.00 W (Processor)
    Temperature 0 43°C (109°F) [0x2F] (Core #0)
    Temperature 2 46°C (114°F) [0x2C] (Core #2)

    Hardware monitor NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
    Temperature 0 38°C (100°F) (GPU Core)

    Hardware monitor ST925041 0AS
    Temperature 0 45°C (113°F) [0x2D] (Assembly)
    Temperature 2 45°C (113°F) [0x2D] (Air Flow)

    Hardware monitor Battery 1
    Voltage 0 12.49 Volts [0x30CB] (Current Voltage)
    Capacity 0 86580 mWh [0x15234] (Designed Capacity)
    Capacity 1 77622 mWh [0x12F36] (Full Charge Capacity)
    Capacity 2 71413 mWh [0x116F5] (Current Capacity)
    Level 0 10 pc [0x59] (Wear Level)
    Level 1 92 pc [0x5C] (Charge Level)


    Number of processors 1
    Number of threads 4


    Processor 0
    -- Core 0
    -- Thread 0 0
    -- Thread 1 1
    -- Core 2
    -- Thread 0 4
    -- Thread 1 5

    Processors Information

    Processor 1 ID = 0
    Number of cores 2 (max 8)
    Number of threads 4 (max 16)
    Name Intel Core i3 330M
    Codename Arrandale
    Specification Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz
    Package (platform ID) Socket 1156 LGA (0x4)
    CPUID 6.5.2
    Extended CPUID 6.25
    Core Stepping C2
    Technology 32 nm
    Core Speed 931.1 MHz
    Multiplier x FSB 7.0 x 133.0 MHz
    Rated Bus speed 2394.3 MHz
    Stock frequency 2133 MHz
    Instructions sets MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, EM64T, VT-x
    L1 Data cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    L1 Instruction cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 4-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    L2 cache 2 x 256 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    L3 cache 3 MBytes, 12-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    FID/VID Control yes

    Turbo Mode not supported
    Max non-turbo ratio 16x
    Max turbo ratio 16x
    Max efficiency ratio 7x
    TDP Limit 25 Watts
    TDC Limit 21 Amps
    Core TDP 21 Watts
    Uncore TDP 4 Watts
    Power @ 7x 5 Watts
    Power @ 8x 6 Watts
    Power @ 9x 7 Watts
    Power @ 10x 9 Watts
    Power @ 11x 10 Watts
    Power @ 12x 12 Watts
    Power @ 13x 15 Watts
    Power @ 14x 18 Watts
    Power @ 15x 21 Watts
    Power @ 16x 25 Watts
    Max bus number 255
    Attached device PCI device at bus 255, device 2, function 1
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Your post does not report anything alarming. What we may need is the memory installed, hard drive, and other software installed.
    Is Counterstrike the only game you play that is giving you trouble?
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