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bartn7777 68,026 views 3:08 Reballing Nvidia 8600M GPU Graphic Card (Sony Vaio) - Duration: 18:36. I monitored GPU temp of the nVidia 8400GT chip after my reflow with the heat gun and it never got hot but it still failed. akinsse said: ↑ This is my fourth GPU failure on this particular Sony Vaio laptop in the last 2 - 1/2 years. Although I see a huge number of people with similar problems, all caused by faulty NVIDIA video boards. http://elizabethandrew.org/sony-vaio/sony-vaio-ej3.html

Make yourself a tee or a cofee and let everything cool off (this is very important because when you apply the thermal paste it is cooler and you could crack something) And then… ZaZaaa… Pushed the power button and there are no nasty lines on the screen. so i hope u got my point ,,so please help me ,,,it is hell for me past 1 year..... Cheers from France.

Apparently both chips share an ASIC, and the core design suffers from the same heat-related issues. TX. Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. SONY meant for me high-quality, but now I just feel robbed !!!

Many thanks to all.3 computer repair shops told me laptop could never be fixed. System Manufacturer/Model Number Build #1 OS Windows 8.1 Pro x64 CPU Intel Core i7 3770K @4.4GHz Motherboard ASUS P8Z77-V PRO Memory Corsair Vengeance 2x4GB DDR3 1600MHz Low Profile (White) Graphics Card thanks, Chris Owen Says: February 26th, 2011 at 3:21 pm Hi Chris, My Vaio had a heatsink that was split into 2 sections, the bit nearest the fan had the The failure was between the chip and the substrate, not between the substrate and the mother board.

I sold my wife's SZ when it was fine because the buyer didn't care about using any more than the integrated graphics for school. It has a button to switch between Speed mode & Stamina Mode. I am having difficulty in updating the graphics card which is a Nvidia Geforce 8400M GT.

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I did this for about a minute then let it cool down, before repeating the process again a couple of times, just to be sure. Note that if you only remove the speakers trim and the keyboard, you have access of the half of the zone to hit with the hit gun. b0bab0i, Aug 17, 2010 #114 Purehazard Notebook Evangelist Reputations: 17 Messages: 338 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 30 Don K. Got someone to identify the problem and it is indeed the graphics chip.

It only gave me the contrast themes unlike in vista where i could choose the color and it would still look like vista. https://www.vistax64.com/graphic-cards/296664-nvidia-geforce-8400m-gt-probelm.html Reasamble your machine After this everything should run perfectly Below is the video i used as a reference to do this and I can vouch that everything is up and running matheo Back to top #3 venuziano Posted 23 March 2009 - 04:16 AM venuziano InsanelyMac Protégé Members 12 posts THE SAME PROBLEM FOLKS WITH TH7 8400 GS ARE DONE .... Thanks. Owen Says: February 28th, 2011 at 10:39 am Hi Daniel, The laptop's still working perfectly, not had a hint of trouble since the heat gun treatment.

Sign In Now Sign in to follow this Followers 1 Go To Topic Listing Support Discussion (English) All Activity Home Discussion & Support Support Discussion (English) Driver issue (Sony Vaio VGN-FZ38M news I have a 3 year old Vaio Model PCG-3A1M running vista. Hopefully a lond time from now on. It's wasn't the actual Graphics card that failed, but the bonding agents that connected the graphics card to the motherboard.

Oddly, that is precisely the age of a VAIO desktop I have, which continues to codger along reliably, with only an occasional "senior moment." Anyone with comments? I'd like to see a solution to this problem myself - I can't watch a movie in fullscreen or even turn on a screensaver right now without major lagging of the Solved! have a peek at these guys Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Problem z nVidia GeForce 8400M GT CPU w Sony Vaio VGN-FZ31M MrKovalik Loading...

Have a few questions to ask. If I switch to the Intel adapter it works fine. As soon as the unit is powered on I get a screen full of garbage and it fails to boot into Windows completely (Windows does start loading).

Recently, however, I've been having display problems.

There is no integrated graphics platform that provided backup display.Click to expand... Eventually, if Sony doesn't answer as I want I will probably sue them for "vice caché". If the problem was between the substrate and the motherboard, it would have been a Sony problem. Another solution would have been to bake the entire motherboard which to be honest, i didn't really have the guts to do it I just wanted to let you all know

Tony Ricci 270,134 views 12:35 Ripristino GPU Nvidia GeForce 8600 GTS - Duration: 3:51. I do have to say that this time they are sending a representative to my house to replace the board rather than have me send the laptop in which is a He did not pretend to be an old hand at Vaio notebook bugs or the history of the NVIDIA issue. check my blog different chip wont support the motherboard.

Thanks Ryan DaveC Says: April 16th, 2012 at 10:52 am Hi Owen, my C1Z is experiencing the same graphics issue as reported.