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With so many notebooks in the market, some simply run warmer than others.

I had(still do in fact) an old desktop replacement unit that had 2 fans and 2 heatsinks(sharing the same heatpipe) just for the cpu. On the plus side it runs pretty cool as a result.

Think of this as the same thing you are going to do with that automotive radiator. It may not be needed, but you sure are going to try it anyway.
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i dont get why? dose your lapop overheat or something? i have never had a laptop get to warm even on hot days and its sitting on carpet. carpet just makes thecpu fan kick onfor a few after 5 min or so.
My CPU doesn't get it, but my GPU does.
If I'm just using the computer outside of gaming, I don't care about cooling it at all, there aren't any problems.
But currently I really don't have a main rig, so I have to game on my laptop.
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I did this a while ago but eh... I ordered all my PC parts for my new build and then after everything arrived I found out the case I ordered was on back order.

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Originally Posted by Skye12977 View Post

My CPU doesn't get it, but my GPU does.
If I'm just using the computer outside of gaming, I don't care about cooling it at all, there aren't any problems.
But currently I really don't have a main rig, so I have to game on my laptop.
I'm rather curious to see if the fan even helps, I know at least being off the table will give fresh air though.
Going to run Unigine valley with fan off and then with it on. Reapply thermal paste and try again.
Ran 83C with fan off and no Memory or Core-clock dips.
e) turned fan on and ran @ 78C, definitely worth it.
Now to do thermal paste.
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I did this a while ago but eh... I ordered all my PC parts for my new build and then after everything arrived I found out the case I ordered was on back order.

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What all you go there?
Edited by Skye12977 - 6/27/16 at 7:48am
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Originally Posted by Skye12977 View Post

My CPU doesn't get it, but my GPU does.
If I'm just using the computer outside of gaming, I don't care about cooling it at all, there aren't any problems.
But currently I really don't have a main rig, so I have to game on my laptop.
this Try pushing one to its limits on modern games they get toasty...ive gotten light burns from an elitebook pro on my legs while playing the original call of duty black ops from the exhaust heat
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this Try pushing one to its limits on modern games they get toasty...ive gotten light burns from an elitebook pro on my legs while playing the original call of duty black ops from the exhaust heat
You should've seen seen one of the original macbooks my brother gamed on in college.
The laptop would get mad hot, and he even managed to get the charging brick so hot that it began to melt/had the yellow/black discoloration.
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Originally Posted by Nukemaster View Post

With so many notebooks in the market, some simply run warmer than others.

I had(still do in fact) an old desktop replacement unit that had 2 fans and 2 heatsinks(sharing the same heatpipe) just for the cpu. On the plus side it runs pretty cool as a result.

Think of this as the same thing you are going to do with that automotive radiator. It may not be needed, but you sure are going to try it anyway.
i know, but laptops dont overclock. also the gpu fan on my laptop has never spun up, it runs cool under max load but it is a geforce 5200fx go. dont do much gaming on it, gold source games are old news to me. 1.6ghz 1 core, by far the closet thing to a gaming laptop i have ever had. just died on me to, then i got pised and punched the keyboard thill the screen broke off and the frame bent. i haveno moreframes, 1 more screen and 1 more mobo. my laptop is nearing its end.
odds are this will be its final rebuild and i need to find a way to mount the screen. all 3 of my frames have broken mounts now.
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i know, but laptops dont overclock. also the gpu fan on my laptop has never spun up, it runs cool under max load but it is a geforce 5200fx go. dont do much gaming on it, gold source games are old news to me. 1.6ghz 1 core, by far the closet thing to a gaming laptop i have ever had. just died on me to, then i got pised and punched the keyboard thill the screen broke off and the frame bent. i haveno moreframes, 1 more screen and 1 more mobo. my laptop is nearing its end.
odds are this will be its final rebuild and i need to find a way to mount the screen. all 3 of my frames have broken mounts now.
sure they do...but their cooling generally doesnt handle it well so most peiple dont...
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So I'm happy so far.
New thermal paste on, fan hooked back up.... 68C run with the fan not even on.
Gotta love new thermal paste.
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i know, but laptops dont overclock. also the gpu fan on my laptop has never spun up, it runs cool under max load but it is a geforce 5200fx go.
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sure they do...but their cooling generally doesnt handle it well so most peiple dont...
how? i have tried and failed on that many times. even failed to read bios of my gpu.
    
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