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I have a 17" widescreen laptop, and let me say that I've had it with the heat! It's a Pentium 4 (Got it for free... so whatever) not even a mobile processor. If this keeps up, I might not be able to have children, so my question is this a good laptop cooler:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/28...tl=g40c119s232
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Usually laptop coolers don't work too well.
    
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i think it would work good.... i have a p4 laptop, (dell) maybe i should get one of thoes myself
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I don't think something that expensive for cooling is needed. I went with a Targus notebook cooler off ebay for about $14 shipped back when I had my 3.06 p4 lappie. Notebook coolers work extremely well. If temps are a concern have you tried applying some as5? I've done this to a few notebooks that my friends have brought to me. Out of the 3 p4's that I have done I have seen on average a 3-4c drop in load temps. Ill edit back for the link of the exact cooler I had.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by todd258
Usually laptop coolers don't work too well.
So then what do you suggest I do?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheLegend
I don't think something that expensive for cooling is needed. I went with a Targus notebook cooler off ebay for about $14 shipped back when I had my 3.06 p4 lappie. Notebook coolers work extremely well. If temps are a concern have you tried applying some as5? I've done this to a few notebooks that my friends have brought to me. Out of the 3 p4's that I have done I have seen on average a 3-4c drop in load temps. Ill edit back for the link of the exact cooler I had.
I'm more concerned with the temperature of my lap.
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post #7 of 14
I had one for an P4-M laptop that didn't work too well. You shouldn't really put laptops on your lap anyways, they probably will stop you from having kids.

http://ubersite.com/m/54110
    
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post #8 of 14
as5 does work. it was the one thing that cooled down my laptop.
    
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by drummer4lifex
I'm more concerned with the temperature of my lap.
I know the feeling. The notebook cooler is a good investment. It made my lappie go from hot to lukewarm during heavy usage. The only problem is it sucks a lot of battery power if not plugged in. Good luck!
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by drummer4lifex
So then what do you suggest I do?
Try some as5 and hope for the best. Laptops are not meant to be cool. They are mobile and kind of cool. He should keep is laptop on his desk or something, so we can keep our species going.
    
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