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Hello!
I have a problem with my gf's laptop which is mentioned in the topic.
When we're using skype with webcam , her laptop shuts down randomly...
I believe it's because of it's temperature , but i've never seen anything like it , atleast not on my 4 laptops i happen to own.
Anyone know what's the max temp's acer aspire 5520 can take? I'll check the temps right now and post
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post #2 of 6
These are the temps that the laptop can Operate and can't in an environment;

Operational / Non-Operational
+5ºC - +35ºC / -20ºC - +50ºC

The following are temps that the CPU and GPU shouldn't hit but the MAX they ever should;

Gpu : 85 Degrees Celcius MAX
Cpu : 60-65 Degrees Celcius MAX
Edited by Birdy1337 - 10/30/11 at 10:59am
    
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woah? what?? that low???
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Sorry, I made a mistake. Please see my post again as I edited it with more information.
    
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post #5 of 6
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Oh well , that's more reasonable
I'll check the temps and post here... If they are high what could be the problem? Dust? How can she clean it? I'd open it up myself , but is there an easier way for a noob?
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When the laptop is in use, Where is it placed? Like on carpet or a couch? It should be on a desk where the airflow can easily be transferred unlike where a carpet would just trap it. If you have to, Maybe look into a laptop cooler something like;

Cooler Master Notepal U1 Black (with 80mm fan) Model R9-NBC-8PAK-GP

Or

COOLER MASTER Notebook Cooler Model NotePal U3 R9-NBC-8PCK-GP

It can also be dust build up. That's usually one of the main things that I have seen to cause laptops get high temps. But please post the temps and the CPU and GPU usage if possible.
    
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