While Dell certainly isn’t the only notebook vendor to use the affected GPUs, they are the first to issue a series of BIOS updates to address the issues. Of course, much like the driver, this will increase your fan usage, cooling the GPU, but increasing noise and reducing battery life.
As noted in Dell’s post, however, if you’re seeing any of the following:
* Multiple images
* Random characters on the screen
* Lines on the screen
* No video
For a full list of computers effected read the full story.