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Overheating Laptop Problems.

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by PVTCaboose1337, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. PVTCaboose1337

    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    Well, I solved my old laptop's problem of overheating, but now I have a new one that I found on bulky trash pickup.

    The specs are:

    P4HT @ 3.2gHz
    1gb pc2700 ram (2 x 512mb)
    ATI Mobility 9600 (64mb ram)
    60gb Toshiba HD
    DVD-RW burner

    What a great find huh?

    Well, this laptop is ALMOST identical to my old one, but a little more powerful! One problem arises... Sitting here typing on it, the temperature is idling around 61 degrees Celcius. Omg hot! :twitch:

    I need to find a way to cool this sucka. Any ideas? New thermal compound, what?
     
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    OMG Bump.
     
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    hmm find a bios option to boost the fan speeds. have you tried a little googling for program hacks etc for that mobo?

    new thermal compound would be a great idea but not really a solution. there is simply just not enough airflow.
     
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    No bios options. This is a Fujitsu N5020.
     
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    There is an intake vent and a exhaust vent , clean them up so air flow is restored.Caned air and tweezers usually do the job:toast:
     
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    Oh ya there maybe be a black cloth barrier right behind the vent , usually you need to pull this out between vent slots with the tweezers or simply open laptop up to get air paths restored.
     
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    This is not a macbook... anyway, I have cleaned it with compressed air. A whole shitload of stuff came out.
     
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    if it's a prescott those are pretty good temps
     
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    Northwood...
     
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    northwood at 3.2 with ht :wtf:
    i didn't know those existed
     
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    Update: I cut my temps 5 degrees celcius with uber mod powerz.
     

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