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ronaldl911
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DV7 Heating

Hi.

I have an HP DV7 laptop (dv7 6006tx) which I bought in Korea about a year ago.

 

Lately, whenever I use the Radeon GPU and not the Intel, "Power Saving" GPU my laptop heats up incredibly - especially while I'm runnning a game. According to Speed Fan, it went about 80c - which is not healthy in my opinion.



Any ideas how I could improve this?

 

Thanks!

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banhien
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Re: DV7 Heating

Hi,

 

Running games on ATI GPU and machine getting hot is very normal, but too hot is not good for a laptop. Please try the following tips:

 

    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/technology-blog/keep-laptop-cool-172740363.html

 

Good luck.

BH
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ronaldl911
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Re: DV7 Heating

Thanks!

 

Also, seeing it's about a year old, could it be that there's maybe lack of thermal paste on the GPU? When I first got my laptop it was way cooler than now.

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