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HP for Heat Problems

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#1 angelojuusan


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Posted 17 October 2012 - 01:58 AM

I am currently using a HP Pavilion G6, and for the most part, no complaints. However, certain games I try to run tend to make the system extremely hot, and I don't want to wreck my laptop. Some games that are causing this high heat output include Mass Effect 1, Borderlands, Bejeweled 3, and Civilization 4. Also, any kind of video causes a large amount of heat, but not as much as the listed games. Also, for those unfamiliar, my laptop has two vents, one below with a fan, and one on the left side, which is where most of the heat comes from.

Aside from the obvious "Buy a cooling pad" or "Don't play those games", is there any advice you experts can give me?

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 08:21 AM

make sure you play on a cool area, on a table. Perhaps if you have a house fan it can sit on top of. . .dont play for extended periods of time. But ostly, buy a cooling fan, or invest in something designed to game with such as a desktop (I know those arnt the answers you wanted to hear) HP laptops as a general rule, are good laptops, but their not designed for heavy gaming-even with a cooling pad, it works them over pretty good. Honestly, I dont see any problem with getting a cooling pad-their like 25 bucks at wal-mart, and sometimes cheaper if you can find one on a newegg shell shocker. Very inexpensive, and very much worth the investment-whether your gaming or not.



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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:20 PM

What temperatures are you exactly getting when your playing those games?

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