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I use the U3 and it's wonderful. However it doesn't do anything for your lap, if anything it's really uncomfortable. The fans can be moved around to cool separate parts of the machine and generally do pretty well as far as I can see. That and they can be powered by a USB slot. biggrin.gif
     
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post #12 of 14
I got a Logitech ($5 cheap!!!) and I use it quite a lot during warmer months. During winter time, the ambient air is usually cool enough not to need extra air cooling.

Your laptop obviously needs vent slots on the bottom to get the most benefit of laptop coolers. Otherwise you'd be just cooling the plastic shell and not much actual cooling of laptop's internal.
    
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post #13 of 14
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Guys i just got the Zalman NC-3000U which was the most expensive i could get and the best rated be many reviewes but my results seem crappy.

Do you notice any improvements over the stock cooling? Cause i think i just wasted 50 Euros.

EDIT: Y-Axis is Temps in Celsius, and X-Axis is Time elapsed in seconds. I just run a log for idle for about an hour, and then stress tested for 10-15minutes with prime95 64bit.

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post #14 of 14
For laptop coolers, CFM, fan size, and in respect to where the location of your CPU is then it might help.

Only reason why I have a Laptop Cooler is when overclocking it helps a bit in reducing temperatures.

http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/Product.aspx?C=1135&ID=1980

I have that. Has a giant fan, with a nice switchable Blue LED, also has a USB Port so you don't lose any USB ports.
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