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Little gpu vent opening up, what you think

post #1 of 10
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See the bottem right vent its got a screen under it, Think removing the screen would help the cooling?
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post #2 of 10
It would until the fan and internals got filled with crud.
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post #3 of 10
not as much as it would hurt if u messed up the fan. What Kind is that?
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post #4 of 10
I have 2 fans under that only turn on when really hot and two side vents.

6800Go and a Pentium M at 1.73..

There isn't a reason to have that many holes unless you have a super GPU + hot hot CPU..
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post #5 of 10
I'd leave it personally, because if anything gets in the fan you're screwed...
Feeling adventurous? Swap the fan with a faster one...
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post #6 of 10
Good point with the position of the fans you will get crap it them way faster or even damage then but it might drop temps 1c maybe, not worth the risk
    
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post #7 of 10
I'd leave it, or dust bunnies may attack your lappy! And I'm sure laptops would be damaged by the buildup much worse than our desktops. But if you want to dedicate some time now and then to removing the dust...but that just sounds too risky with a laptop.
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It does stop alot of animal hair and that would prolly be hard to get out once its gets past the fan or in the fan...

guess ill just keep it on
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post #9 of 10
I stick a six scale ruler under my laptop and it runs cooler during gaming.
    
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post #10 of 10
Plus to get to that fan grill you gota take the entire laptop apart voiding the warranty and a real pain iv taken laptops apart you got about 30 screws probly and lcd wireless all the fun stuff needs to be unhooked. Those grills are their so the fan dont suck paper or clothes into the fan and stop the flow of air.
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