GPD had provided a BIOS update version 0.22 on their website here: http://www.gpd.hk/filedownload/28349. They have mentioned in IGG comments section that, this would solve many of the outstanding issues, and also they have added TDP configuration item, in order to tweak the fan’s behavior.
Currently there are 3 configuration items or policies under Security tab of BIOS :
- Fan : Quiet Mode with TDP : Energy Saving Mode
- Fan : Standard Mode with TDP : Energy Saving Mode (And) Performance Mode
- Fan : Performance Mode with TDP : Energy Saving Mode (And) Performance Mode
BIOS Firmware version 0.22 download: http://www.gpd.hk/filedownload/28349
Thanks to @aravind for writing the above.
DISCLAIMER: Do this procedure at your own risk we will not accept responsibility for damage to your device under any circumstances. We recommend always to have mains power connected to your device whenever you are doing a BIOS or Firmware upgrade
GPD OFFICIAL WARNING:
IF YOU DO NOT FOLLOW THE BELOW INSTRUCTIONS YOU RUN THE RISK OF BRICKING THE DEVICE AND HAVING TO SEND THE DEVICE TO THEM TO RE-BURN CMOS
Installation Instruction Notes:
After downloading and uncompressing, copy “P2MAX.0.22.exe” to the desktop for execution.
If the upgrade fails, do not shut down, end its process through the task manager, and re-execute!
After the installation is completed, it will automatically shut down, restart with the logo flashing and then shut down. Do not press the power button to turn it on, stop it and turn it on again.