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Phenom II x3 N830 high temps?

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Before I built my desktop I played games on this laptop. CPU temp never went above 67c and GPU (5650m 1GB) never went above 65ish either. I shared this little guy with friends for a good month and I racked up quite a few hours of gaming.

I decided to play again between classes last week and temps hit 82-85c at load on the cores. Max temp is still 115c but I'd still like to keep the temps within the previous 65-67 temperature range. Any tips?

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First thing to do probably is to remove the heatsink and clean the thermal paste off of it and the top of your CPU (be careful when removing the CPU, don't wanna accidentally bend some pins or something if it doesn't wanna come out easily).

Then reapply a thin layer and make sure to heat it properly and go from there.
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i have a x3 820 aswell (HP Pavillion DV7 something)

my temps are quite low, make sure you didnt accidentally disable the fans or something, some laptops have a "silent" mode that turns the fans off/very low
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Originally Posted by iDShaDoW;12521212 
First thing to do probably is to remove the heatsink and clean the thermal paste off of it and the top of your CPU (be careful when removing the CPU, don't wanna accidentally bend some pins or something if it doesn't wanna come out easily).

Then reapply a thin layer and make sure to heat it properly and go from there.

It's a Laptop. I'm fairly sure it's all integrated which means I can't remove it. My Laptop's 2-inches thick.
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Originally Posted by Norse;12521281 
i have a x3 820 aswell (HP Pavillion DV7 something)

my temps are quite low, make sure you didnt accidentally disable the fans or something, some laptops have a "silent" mode that turns the fans off/very low

Correct, I have a DV74060us. I checked the fans and they're all on 'active' as opposed to 'passive' mode. I'll open it up and check for dust.
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