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Arctic Cooling Announces Arctic NC USB-powered Notebook Cooler

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The Swiss low noise cooling solution provider ARCTIC COOLING today announced the launch of their first notebook cooler – ARCTIC NC. Its revolutionary design concept and user-friendly functions make it a stylish portable cooler for laptop users.

The ARCTIC NC is a perfect cooling device for any laptops between 12” and 19”. The two 60mm fans draw adequate cool air in and wind is blown out from the vent evenly to the bottom of the laptop. Unlike other plate-design coolers, heat can be dissipated from the sides of the laptop easily to achieve maximum cooling performance. Moreover, fan noise of the ARCTIC NC is undetectable at only 0.1 sone – even at full speed. The ARCTIC NC keeps the laptop at safe temperatures and quiet at all time – even during heavy gaming.

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it looks like it would blow air on the back of the LCD in most situations, as the LCD would be very close to the desk surface - this is useless without something lifting the back of the laptop up, and the most common materials used for that (say, a thin book) would block the air from the cooler.
 

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some what similar to Antec's 'NoteBook Cooler To Go'
the only difference here is this AC one has more connectivity but the design itself is not original
 
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What's the point of blowing cool air into the slot that hot air is being pushed out off? Sooner or later, the area around the laptop will become warm and you'll be pushing in warm air... Cooling is more effective when you blow cool air into the intake.
 
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I think it's designed so, that you raise the back of your laptop with the cooler, and it pushes cold air underneath it, creating a "cold cushion" underneath. All laptops draw fresh air from underneath, so this seems as a viabl cooling solution
 

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Yes it does HalfAHertz, I was just going to say that. I would love to get this for my wifes notebook as it does heat up nicely. PRice isnt bad either considering Swiss makes a hell of a notebook platform cooler that extends and Wal-Mart sells that for like 35 bucks.
 

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considering how small a space it has to stand on, the second you type on the thing it'd fall off, likely killing your hard drives in the process.
 
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It should have some anti slip rubber points to prevent the above scenario, but you'll deffinately need a big enough flat space to use it.

I'd always suggest software under-volting(rm clock, crystal cpu id) if a laptop is getting hot. Found it to be much more beneficial than any cooling pads and stations.
 

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I'd always suggest software under-volting(rm clock, crystal cpu id) if a laptop is getting hot. Found it to be much more beneficial than any cooling pads and stations.
In that case with your way of thinking - wouldnt it be better just to buy a cheaper laptop with a shit slower processor because your so afraid of it overheating? since you wont be able to use the overheating/hot processor at its full potential (im not taking a jab at you here)
 
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In that case with your way of thinking - wouldnt it be better just to buy a cheaper laptop with a shit slower processor because your so afraid of it overheating? since you wont be able to use the overheating/hot processor at its full potential (im not taking a jab at you here)
You're just under-volting it, not underclocking. All modern CPUs underclock by themselves when idle using speedstep/C'n'Q anyway.
The beauty of it is that you can set up the voltage for each multiplier step, i.e. my laptop works at 1,063v from x6 till x10 and at 1,11 for x11 and x12. That brought temps down by more than 10degrees.
 

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but wouldnt that make your laptop unstable?? or have you tested it?
 
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That's the question I ask about most laptop coolers.;)
I have owned 3 laptop coolers

Coolermaster Notepal, some radom crap i bought from Maplins electronics store & a Zalman NC1000

& yes they do make a difference. my laptop use to overheat & die everytime i gamed. but after i got one of these coolers - it never happend again.
 

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