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hey guys recently my laptop has started to overheat and begun to freeze. I was looking for a nice laptop cooler to solve my problem, but I don't know which one to get. The two I was looking at is the nzxt cryo lx and the zalman nc2000. I have a 15 inch laptop if that matters. I was wondering if someone could tell me which one of the two is better. Thank you.
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from personal opinion, i trust zalman more, id go with that
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To be honest, I don't know how much those things work.. considering your laptop has a solid bottom. I have a cooler master at home for my parent's laptop.. it keeps it decently cool. The main thing is just to have your laptop on a tilt... put a book under it or something, extra cooling has never made a big difference. Also, use a dust off can and blow at the fans and openings, you'd be surprised at how much build up there is - and it can make a world of difference.
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If you wan to drop some temps I would suggest you to change TIM, I have two Asus laptops and to be honest i do not know what kind of crap tim they pun there cus on both of them when i decided to change TIM was rock solid. I had so much trouble changing it(cleaning), and after that temps dropped 20C on card , and 15C on cpu. Also, as Rakhasa said, put a book or some kind of box and the end of the laptop where the battery is as it will raise it and will allow better air flow and fan would have less trouble sucking air.
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hey guys recently my laptop has started to overheat and begun to freeze. I was looking for a nice laptop cooler to solve my problem, but I don't know which one to get. The two I was looking at is the nzxt cryo lx and the zalman nc2000. I have a 15 inch laptop if that matters. I was wondering if someone could tell me which one of the two is better. Thank you.
note sure what's available where you live, but the nicest/most impressive notebook cooler i have seen in person is the
Zalman ZM-NC2000.

It's nearly silent, and very well made, but expensive.

Youre notebook will 'feel' cooler on the outside, but unless the fans are blowing directly on the heatsink or air intake vents, it's not much of an improvement.
Before buying a notebook cooler, try pointing a room fan at your notebook to see if the temp drops.
    
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