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Originally Posted by stonecoldsleepr View Post

The computer is not having any performance issues it's just getting hot, not so hot that it burns my hand but pretty hot. I thought with a good graphics card this shouldn't happen but I guess this is normal?


Yeah it's normal. You must remember that the chips can get effectively hot enough to boil water and still be ok. As long as it doesn't freeze up, aftifact, etc, you are good.

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post #12 of 16
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My laptop gets up to around 87-95C(volt modded and massivly overclocked.) but that is normal because it is a 260m and its max heat is like 115C. You should not even get near these numbers
why would you say that?
My laptop sits around 105C while handbraking.
 
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why would you say that?
My laptop sits around 105C while handbraking.

Have you ever cleaned the heatsink? I'm sure it'd benefit from some decent TIM.
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post #14 of 16
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OP overheating is not subjective - overheating means either performance is impacted due to the inability to dissipate heat, or the computer is crashing/artifacting/etc due to overheating. If your lap is uncomfortable, set it on the desk.

Overheating is not when you see artifacts and system crashes. rolleyes.gif

Overheating is when it is running hotter than recommended.

@OP; Saying it is "overheating" is too ambiguous. What are the temps your cpu, GPU, etc. actually showing.?
post #15 of 16
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why would you say that?
My laptop sits around 105C while handbraking.
Yikes. I have put IC diamond on both my GPU and CPU to help keep things cool, it was a pain to do but worth it, you should try that. (or a laptop cooling pad.)
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post #16 of 16
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Yikes. I have put IC diamond on both my GPU and CPU to help keep things cool, it was a pain to do but worth it, you should try that. (or a laptop cooling pad.)

Computer is plastic with no bottom vents, and this is the inside:
YKLuXMuErTee5Rmy.medium

It's 5 years old, so obviously it hasn't degraded too much from heat. It is what it is (the thermals), and aside from being annoying, it gets the job done.
 
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