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THis summer heat finally set in and I'm not at all happy, for the first time in my life: my laptop has peaked 100*C when gaming. I got a laptop cooler and etc...however I game upstairs which is about 2-3x hotter than downstairs? How much of a difference would it make if I moved downstairs?
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It would probably make a bit of a difference. I would also suggest taking the cover off of the back and using some compressed air to blow dust out of the vents and fan. I have to do that 2 or 3 times a year because of dust buildup and it always drops my load temps by about 20c.
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I moved downstairs, and even just a 2C drop in ambient did wonders. The lower the better. Of course if there's a blob of dust in the heatsink lol...
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will be..firing compressed air yet again...time to open the laptop..
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