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post #11 of 16
I wouldn't void the warrenty to put on some AS5. Laptops do run much hotter and if it fries you can always RMA it
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Don't worry about the temps... It's a laptop it's gonna be hot. Just buy one of those Laptop Cooling Pads to put under it, they really help. I used to have one for my laptop with and AMD 64 3500+ and believe me it heats up. Just give it good ventelation lol.
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post #13 of 16
what kind of warranty does he have on it? with my hp i have a 3 year parts and labor. i fried the mobo with in the first year. I'd say as long as it is under warranty play with it. after that be careful.
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well, the laptop has the standard one year from HP. HP stated that these temps are normal. Additionally, my friend's grandfather (i know, its weird) actually has the EXACT same model laptop and his was reading the same temps.

the question is though, will there be any performance gains by having the vid card running at a lower temp under intense gaming? the answer to this question will determine whether its worth as5'ing it or not... thanks again, you all help a lot.
 
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Probably you won't see any gains. The only loss you would see if it gets really overheated then gets laggy as hell that's it... Only happens when you have the fan ports at the bottom blocked. I believe it's not worth the AS5'in. Keep the warranty, that's guaranteed, AS5 is not.
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very true, ive been leaning that way anyway
 
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