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Is Not Shutting Down My Laptop Going To Damage It?

post #1 of 4
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Ok, so this topic is basically about the fact that my laptop gets hot. What I wanted to ask is that until I shut it down or leave it completely idle, it doesn't cool down completely.
If I don't let it cool down, will it damage my processor or other parts?

heres a screenshot from Speed Fan:

http://i.imgur.com/k4Oo1vI.png

When i do some heavy work on the laptop, then it gets really hot. Which is defiantly bad. But like for the past 20mins i was just browsing the internet (20mins before taking the screenshot)

Thanks.
post #2 of 4
Open it and clean the radiator, must be plenty of dust
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a7/Laptop_dust.jpg
you can also change the thermal compound of the CPU GPU and chipset.

You can also buy a base with a big fan for your laptop specially if you use it for gaming
post #3 of 4
Open it up, clean the heatsink, reapply new thermal paste, and it should be fine.

It really doesn't hurt to keep it powered on at all times, as long as thermals are kept in check. Your idles are a tad too high for my likings, hence recommending a clean.
   
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All laptops get hot. 66c is nothing out of the order. Cleaning it up and applying new thermal paste doesn't hurt though.
My old Aspire used to idle at 55c and get ~75-80c on load when playing games. Thing is still in working condition after 4 years of heavy gaming at LANs


My macbook on the other hand, goes up to 85-90c.... rolleyes.gif
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