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Windows 7: Laptop Temperature - Reduction Tips? (Without Cooling Pad/Fans)


26 Aug 2012   #1

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Laptop Temperature - Reduction Tips? (Without Cooling Pad/Fans)

Hey,

I run my laptop without a battery, just use the power adapter from the mains, to put strain upon the battery and the power adapter, which I have found to produce excessive heat when the battery is charging.

Also, I have the air vents fully unobstructed and make sure their clean by blowing with air by lung power :P

The power settings have been changed to maximum CPU state of 99% to reduce the temperature of the CPU (from what I've heard).

Anyone know any other good tips?

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26 Aug 2012   #2

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Here are some screenshots (: The temperature is with Google Chrome (Windows Seven Forums) open.


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26 Aug 2012   #3

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by x BlueRobot View Post
Hey,

I run my laptop without a battery, just use the power adapter from the mains, to put strain upon the battery and the power adapter, which I have found to produce excessive heat when the battery is charging.

Also, I have the air vents fully unobstructed and make sure their clean by blowing with air by lung power :P

The power settings have been changed to maximum CPU state of 99% to reduce the temperature of the CPU (from what I've heard).

Anyone know any other good tips?
Use a can of compressed air. works. I do it myself.

Is the battery and is the inverter (power adapter) original?

Simply choose the Power Saver power plan.
WIN + X key combo| Battery Status section, choose Power Saver from the dropdown box.
WIN = key with Microsoft logo on top.

The biggest consumer of power by a very big margin is the display.
Once again WIN + X | choose Display Brighness section | click on the icon and slide sliders to the left.
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26 Aug 2012   #4

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Okay thanks, I'll try that then (: and I'm going to get a cooling pad/fan when I have the money to do so (:
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26 Aug 2012   #5

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Is the battery and is the inverter (power adapter) original?

an easy way to keep an eye on temps is with SPECCY (link in my sig).

to determine battery condition, SIW | Hardware Section | Battery
Link to SIW in my signature.

Is the battery and is the inverter (power adapter) original?
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26 Aug 2012   #6

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The battery and the power adapter are original (:

EDIT: Installing the programs now
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26 Aug 2012   #7

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As far as I know, laptop temps in the 50s are normal and safe. They just run a lot hotter than desktops due to their design limitations.

I wouldn't get excited by your indicated temperatures.
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