I've been having overheating problems with my laptop and after looking up several troubleshooting threads, I have come to realize that my idle temperatures are incredibly high. My CPU idles at around 80C, (with about 1% CPU utilization) and my GPU rests at about 72C, which seem a lot higher than what I've seen people say is the normal operating temperature.
The fan is always blowing, and after cleaning out the vents and fans (although not thoroughly and I might try this step again) it doesn't seem to be obviously choked up with dust.
The computer doesn't seem to be using that much cpu or gpu power at all so I doubt if that is the answer.
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