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Windows 7: how to keep laptop cool while gaming?

14 Mar 2011   #21
mlevy

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Another option is a cooling rack from baking cookies.

Personally, I have a Coolermaster unit with a huge fan, it dropped my temps about 10 on my HP laptop compared to it being directly on my lap. I don't do any heavy gaming on it though, it's not built for that.


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23 Jun 2012   #22
AdamLin

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Turn on the air conditioner during summer.
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24 Jun 2012   #23
smarteyeball

 
 

Great advice - but believe it or not, not everyone has air conditioning
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20 May 2014   #24
ViPrAx

Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

Anther good and cheap thing that you can do is throw an ice pack under neath. only temporary but it works. Ive bought a cooling pad for mine.
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27 May 2014   #25
Heldelance

Windows 7 Home Edition x64
 
 

Depending on your handyman skills, I'd recommend jury-rigging a "cooling" desk.

I made one out of a cheap cookie rack with a box underneath. The top of the box is cut off (so the rack has a cavity beneath it). The "Back" of the box has 3 120 mm fans linked up to a transformer. Keeps the laptop pretty cool. Though I would strongly suggest putting a grille for the fans (the first version had me popping my fingers into the fans).
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