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well i know its a different laptop but i LOVE my sager 8130 and i am looking to get an 8170 and give this one to the kid. i cant tell you how awesome the guys at xoticpc are and how helpful they can be. i will never get a laptop from any other place. i doubt you would ever get service from HP like the guys at xoticpc.
Do you have a Core i7 2630QM in your Sager 8130? If so what is the highest temperature it has reached while gaming? I heard their laptop cases are high quality with good airflow.

My main concern is getting a laptop this year and next year it fills with dust and starts overheating like the current laptop I have now.
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I read a review a while back when I was also considering the NP5160. And the temperatures were similar. If I can find the review, I'll post it here.

http://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-...k.49545.0.html

Built on Clevo's barebone, which is pretty much the same as Sagers.
Edited by Sakumo - 4/8/11 at 2:22pm
     
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Do you have a Core i7 2630QM in your Sager 8130? If so what is the highest temperature it has reached while gaming? I heard their laptop cases are high quality with good airflow.

My main concern is getting a laptop this year and next year it fills with dust and starts overheating like the current laptop I have now.
yes i have the 2630 and it gets into the 65~70 range when gaming with shin etsu on the cpu and gpu. i have my gpu OCed and score in the 9500 range on vantage.
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yes i have the 2630 and it gets into the 65~70 range when gaming with shin etsu on the cpu and gpu. i have my gpu OCed and score in the 9500 range on vantage.
You replaced your thermal paste?

I'm going to wait till the DV6t arrives and see how well it performs and if it over heats I will return it. I dealt with HP customer service a few weeks ago and they are very easy to deal with.
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You replaced your thermal paste?
yes, first thing i did after powering it on to make sure it was not DOA was to install my SSD, remove the dvdrom to put the regular hdd there and change the thermal paste. took like 2 hours total time and i was in windows. this thing is perfect, i cant brag on it enough.
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You replaced your thermal paste?

I'm going to wait till the DV6t arrives and see how well it performs and if it over heats I will return it. I dealt with HP customer service a few weeks ago and they are very easy to deal with.
Changing the thermal paste on a hp will void your warranty, but it wont on a sager.

+1 to recommending the 5160 over the DV6
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Changing the thermal paste on a hp will void your warranty, but it wont on a sager.

+1 to recommending the 5160 over the DV6
There's no warranty seals on it. I already opened it up. No thermal pads either, it's actual thermal paste! So you point kinda became invalid.
     
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