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My gpu has been..melting quite recently. Temps go up to about 90-100 degrees, and I cleaned my fan quite recently too. I noticed compressed air won't shove off some of the dust stuck on the fan for some reason also. I hit like 96* in global agenda. It's a gaming laptop so you would figure it would be able to cool down better..
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What is the GPU ?

You may have to disassemble to get at those heatsinks.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by knoxy_14 View Post
thats a laptop cooler.....
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Originally Posted by TehStranger? View Post
thats a laptop cooler.....
Because the OP uses a laptop.
    
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Wow...how hot is the damn thing getting, if the heat is melting crud onto the laptop cooler fan??!!

post #7 of 11
What gameing laptop and what chip
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my dad does a lot of referb with laptops and he said they cant use any normal TIM. they use this really good diamond stuff because nothing else conducts heat quite well enough.

did you replace the TIM?
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In my mac and HP im running Arctic Ceramic, and it works great in both of them. Like my HP right now is running at 111 and 104 Fahrenheit. I use the F scale coz i get confused by the C scale. And this HP is a DV9000. i also modded the cooler to cool it better.
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post #10 of 11
Thread Starter 
gpu is around 90 degrees when playing global. I undervolted a bit and that helped a tad. Is the heatsink right next to the fan? Heatsink must be covered or something.
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