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Besides the fan underneath the pc. it runs hot

Hello,
As above mentioned this notebook runs hot, I saw a solution regarding heat problems with other averatec models, would I use the same criteria, regarding this heat problems.?
Thanks for your help
Mark

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  • Anonymous Jun 12, 2008

    I used to use a fan to cool mine all the time. But the repetitive use took a toll on all my USB ports and none of them work. The laptop runs extremely hot all the time.

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Low tech solution.

Have the same problem no matter what brand/model laptop I use. So what I do is take the bottlecaps off of a beer bottle and superglue them where the pads are located for a little extra space to vent heat. I also went in and pulled the heat sink for the CPU and the video (? really not to sure, there is a second heat sink and I pulled it) chip and put Artic Silver heat compound in place of the pads they use to transfer heat.

It doesn't sound like much but it helps dissapate alot of heat. My laptop still has some heat issues. But the only way I am going to get rid of those is if I use the bottlecaps off of a two liter for spacers instead of beer bottle caps. And that would, of course, defeat the purpose of having a laptop, or subnotebook in this case, as those caps protrude almost a full inch from the bottom.

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Sad engineering-

See if one of the available aftermarket 'fixes' seems suitable for your units:

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGLG,GGLG:2005-37,GGLG:en&q=laptop+cooling+base

This is unfortunately, not an uncommon problem. Modern processors dissipate way too much heat in a small area, one of the prices of ever more dense packing of circuits in the quest for more speed and processing power.

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