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Update: system shut down around 2 min into furmark...wasn't showing temps of any sort
    
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What do you mean when you say that it wasn't showing temps of any sort during furmark?

You mean the GPU temps weren't seeming abnormal on Real Temp?

If Prime95 isn't causing your laptop to shut down then the CPU temps are fine like the others have mentioned.

If it's shutting down during gaming or furmark then it could be the GPU that's getting too hot.

Keep an eye on Real Temp's GPU reading or you can use GPU-Z.

You haven't messed with any BIOS settings or attempted to overclock the GPU have you?
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Update: system shut down around 2 min into furmark...wasn't showing temps of any sort
Reinstall the video drivers (prefer to do a clean format). If the problem persists look at doing an RMA.
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update: Unplugged the external fan and everything seemed to work correctly...clocked about an hour in Bulletstorm without a hiccup. Problem with power supply?
    
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update: Unplugged the external fan and everything seemed to work correctly...clocked about an hour in Bulletstorm without a hiccup. Problem with power supply?
Fan shouldn't be taking too much power at all. What way does the fan blow, up or down? There are some fans that blow up and some that blow down, and each laptop is better with one and worse off with the other. If you can borrow someones cooler that blows the opposite way give that a shot. I have a Dell StudioXPS and mine gets insanely hot when I have a cooler that blows down, but when it blows up I am perfectly fine, and my laptop never runs above 60c.

Another thing is you could look into undervolting your processor. Has had huge effects on my laptops, as well as family and friends (and even a bunch on OCN). I am actively working in that thread if help is needed, so give that a shot maybe:
http://www.overclock.net/laptops-not...ng-thread.html
It can't hurt at all. Only problem is stress testing
Once you do get it though write down the values so on a reinstall, you know them.
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