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|9th February 2010, 18:56||#16|
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How old is your laptop? Mine is over 2.5 years old, and till last week I could have used it as a hotplate!! Its was its exhaust fan were always on stuck on high.
So I did a little DIY. I took out the heatsink, and cleaned it properly. The fins were filthy with dust and had a coating on oil and dirt on them...
After 30 mins of scrubbing with a de greaser and toohbrush, I re fit everything.
15 degree instant drop. In CPU and GPU temps. Fan cant be heard anymore.
|9th February 2010, 20:13||#18|
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The solution is to open up the laptop and clean the clogged area to ensure proper air flow.
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