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09-24-2010 04:07 PM - edited 09-25-2010 04:35 AM
Every time i start playing after 10 minutes my cooling fan goes to max speed. I just did system recovery 2 days ago to factory setting's and before that there was no problem, the fan was on normal speed all the time. And now after recovery it heats up? I upgraded all drivers, cleaned my laptop from dust and even got extra cooling platform under my PC whit fan that doesn't seems to help. What's with the hp and heating up? And what can i do more to get rid of the heating up problem? Is there a more cooling devises that helps to cool my PC beside cooling platforms?
09-28-2010 10:29 AM
Sometimes an application could be using more resources than it should which can cause the notebook to produce a lot of heat. Watching the Task Manager to see if you have any spikes in usage.
Turn off unneeded or problem applications in the System Configuration Utility. This will improve general performance & could fix your issue.
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09-28-2010 02:07 PM - edited 09-28-2010 02:10 PM
Gaming on PC's in general with the latest game titles dramatically increases the load on the processor and video card, and to some extent the hard drive for loading levels. Desktop PC have much more room to cool these devices than laptop do, however when you game on a Desktop PC you will notice the process cooler's fan and video card fans spin up after just a few minutes of gaming.
Desktops have a few advantages over the laptop; desktop cases can accommodate larger heatsinks and fans, there is more internal space to circulate the air, components are further apart from each other so heat zones can be established in which cool air can be circulated in and hot air exhausted per zone.
Laptops have a much small space to accommodate internal cooling devices, and the heat zones are much closer together which makes it more difficult to keep the machine cool during gaming sessions.
Personally I use a program called CoreTemp that monitors the temperature of the CPU cores. You will want to check to see what the Tj. Max value of your processor is to ensure that your processor is running within the manufactures specification. If you can provide me with the processor model I can help you find this information.
I personally always use a notebook cooler on all my laptops, especially for gaming. The one I have had the most success with is the Antec USB notebook cooler. It cost about $25 - $30, but it kept my notebook very cool until I lost it