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Westland1940
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HP Pavilion Power 15
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Hello,

 

To keep things short, I have nothing to complain about this laptop, I love it, except that it gets too hot, too fast and unnecessary.

 

I own this laptop since March and the only thing I always notice is that it gets hot pretty fast. When I'm doing things like surfing on the web it remains pretty 'cold' but when I start editing it gets hot within 5-10 minutes, and the fan gets sometimes loud too.

 

The heaviest things I do is video editing. I know video editing can be a heavy task for laptops/pc but the way this laptop gets hot is too fast. I can understand that if you do 'crazy' things during video editing like adding a lot of effects, edit with 4K footage etc your laptop will struggle, but I do not do these things. Yesterday I edited a video of 720p, only did some cutting and pasting things and my laptop went from cold to hot in 5-10 minutes.

 

If I have video edit sessions like this for 1-2 hours, that can't be good for my laptop! I don't want to destroy it. So, what to do? I noticed that other people had/have this hot problem with the HP Pavilion 15, but is there a way to fix this?

 

Thank you.

 

(This is maybe irrelevant but my previous laptop had only a 920m nvidea card and other 'bad' specs but that laptop didn't get this hot when I edited videos)

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Hey there,

                     As you said you are using this Product Since march.So i assume it as a new product ,Actually i'm also using Hp Pavilion 15 for video editing and it has the same problem if i  use to keep on uneven surface like your thighs or on Bed, So mostly laptops sucks the air from lower side, and if you hinder it , obviously it will heat and if it will heat its temperature will go high and Fans will go on full swing which will create noise.

 

Solution:-

1. Keep laptop on clean table.

2. Get the Inlet Fins Clean.

3.if still not solved then go to service center and get the fans clean.

 

Thanks,

SGPrashant

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Westland1940
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Thanks for your comment. I'm pretty sure my laptop is clean, had it updated a few weeks back with an SSD. 

 

Coincidentally, I checked some updates with the HP Support Assistant. One of them was an Intel graphics update. After that I tried again some video editing and I noticed that the laptop didn't get that hot or made a lot of fan noice. My problem could be fixed but I have to see and try it for a least 1 week or more, to be sure.

 

In the meantime, more solutions or tricks for this heat problem are welcome. Thanks.

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Hi, me again.

 

I think the problem isn't solved. I just watched a movie through HDMI to my tv and I noticed the laptop gets pretty hot. Is this normal? These tempratures get me really worried.

 

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Is this normal? The laptop feels hot.

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Don't expect any support from HP regarding this issue.  I had the exact same issue and they did not want anything to do with me, even getting a replacement was not on the cards, I ended up having to go via my bank and asking them to refund me the money which visa found me in favour, I highly suggest you do the same as HP will not support you.

 

I've advised them many times, as have a number of youtubers that they need a more aggresive fan curve but they won't listen to provide an update, right now only running chrome and typing this message my laptop is sitting at 80 degress celious.

 

 

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426FCF6E-6EE5-408D-879D-A8D617E29635.jpegThat heat sync has burn mark!! Is this absolutely normal??

 

 

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My HP Latop was doing the same. It has a program installed called HP Comand Center where you can adjust the cooling under thermal control Gives you three options. Give that a try if you have the program installed.

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i noticed that the heat pipe not 100 percent contact with the heat sync plate? is this manufacture error or the original design is made like this!!IMAG0196[1].jpg

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