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06-13-2009 08:01 AM
I have had my DV6000T for about 2 years now and for the past year or so, it has been overheating. When it overheats, it shuts down on its own. Although all fans are running fine and I recently cleaned the dust vents, but it doesn't seem to solve the problem.
Here are the specs:
Processor: Intel T7200
Bios: F.13 - 01/02/07
I am getting very frustrated at this problem. I would highly appreciate any help I can on this.
05-30-2010 12:08 PM
there is an issue with AMD processor m/b not having enough heat-transfer goo applied during manufacture. if you know someone who is COMPETENT, have them open up your laptop, clean the processor and heat-sink and add the transfer compound correctly. Too much is worst than a little too little. (make sure the intake is clear and the radiator is clear with a couple of blasts of can-of-air).
as an addition, and incidently a kind of a "hack", I have "repaired" numerous units by also adding compound to the transfer linkage to the radiator and fan assembly, assuring very adequate heat transfer. Then use real duct-tape, the mirror shiny stuff the a/c guys use, not the dull gray stuff everyone uses for all kinds of repairs, to seal the compound around the linkage and prevent any "accidental" leakage onto the m/b. The difference is the real stuff won't disintegrate from heat but will actually transfer the heat better to the radiator and contribute to disappating the processor and heat-sink heat.