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Windows 7: Hard drive recently replaced, CPU now runs VERY high

12 Jun 2013   #11
linnemeyerhere

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It's what I do and yes you can live with 120+gb with ease and actually even a 64gb could work but you can get a great 128 Crucial M4 SSD for under $130.00

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Crucial CT128M4SSD1 m4 128GB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5 Solid State Drive - 128GB, SATA, 6Gb/s, 7mm, 2.5 at TigerDirect.com

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Moving to a SSD will rock your world and with a larger SD card you can have the best of all worlds in a truly mobile platform and then when you need massive storage you have the USB external drive or go the cloud and use the drive for a additional back up device.


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12 Jun 2013   #12
Faladu

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

Well played on cleaning out laptop, anyone with one should take a look at the intake areas and treat them gently with a nice vac for short bursts, while unplugged/no battery in, of course.

Daring folk could pop them open and check out under the keyboard as well, search on that if you dare.

We have 2 laptops and both with 2 fan stands that get power off of USB, doesn't require much, and have had zero issues with either of them, yet....

If you watch temps and it ever spikes, you know what's likely going on.
Good old dust bunnies.... desktops aint immune, check'em!!!!!
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