Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
Laptops suffer from overheating which you may notice after few hours of use underneath which can burn your skin or cause damage to your laptop resulting in a very complicated problem. I came up with few simple tips to reduce the likelihood of component failure due to overheating.
1) Use your notebook on a flat hard surface such as desk, table with wooden, glass or metal surfaces. if you want to use it on your bed use a large book underneath to put it on or something that is flat.
2) Do not play graphic demanding applications such as Games or Movies for long hours continuously, when you notice your fan is getting very loud and your laptop is overheating switch it off and let it cool down for about 10 minutes.
3) Never cover the ventilation holes on your laptop.
4) Carry out a full dust removal once every 6 months using an air can and also change the thermal paste on both processor and graphic chip unit once every year by a technician. as shown in my video here:
5) Set the power options to "power saver" when not using the laptop for performance mode applications such as gaming or editing.
Using a notebook cooling pad will not have such a dramatic effect to reduce temperatures as the cool air does not reach the specific components therefore do not waste money in cooling pads for laptops as you will not notice more than 2 or 3c drop.
Posted by lotfi... on
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