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Acer Aspire 5002 WLmi heat sink location

Hey Josh, 

This is Ravi. I have Acer Aspire Laptop and the middle portion on the bottom of the laptop heats up super bad. I opened it up to find that its a silver box like thing with slots in between. Is that the heat sink? How can I remedy the problem. The CPU temp when CPU intensive work is going on is in the range of 55 to 65 C. The CPU is not as hot as the heat sink though. Any suggestions/help is much appreciated. 

You can contact me at ravi.hasija@gmail.com. 

Thank you for any help that you can provide.

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Not sure if you've tried one of those cooling pad, i've used one on mine and it does seem to help. You can pick them up for about $20.

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