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December 27, 2020 at 02:03:28
Specs: windows 8, 2.793 GHz / 4 gig
just bought a New Laptop to replace my old one - that was getting too hot and shutting down because of this - but this new one https://www.harveynorman.com.au/hp-...

Also gets quite warm - Yes I could install - cpu temperature app - but thats only for the cpu - the New ones got 12 months warranty - I just wonder how long it will last.
I want you opinion on Laptops overheating .



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✔ Best Answer
December 28, 2020 at 02:10:56
In general, you should be able to run any computer 24/7
without any heat problem. They do need to be restarted
occasionally, but that has nothing to do with heat.

I have been using a laptop for the last four years, but I never
actually put it on my lap, so I don't know what that is like.
This laptop has only a single vent, an outlet, which makes
no sense to me. How does air get in? The outlet is on one
side. No vent on the bottom.

Right now this laptop has been running for maybe 30 minutes,
and I feel no warmth even as much as body temperature, even
on the screen.

I believe there are many different accessories available to put a
laptop on so that it rests comfortably on your lap and ensures
that the laptop gets proper airflow. Some provide active cooling,
with their own fans. At the simplest, a simple board under the
laptop would lift it away from your body and your clothing, should
you choose to wear clothing while working on your computer.
I understand that some people do...

If you look at ads for such accessories, you will probably find
some that explain more about laptop overheating.

Wth the current pandemic, infrared thermometers are popular.
You aim it at the surface you want to measure, and instantly get
a reading. That could help to determine whether you actually
have a problem. I bought one online ten years ago for $25.
It is no longer in my possession. Maybe I'll get a replacement.

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis

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#1
December 27, 2020 at 06:41:02
Do you have any temp readings or are you just going by how it feels? Where are the cooling vents located & where do you place the laptop when you use it? Make sure you're not blocking the intake vents.

Your old laptop is probably loaded with dust. Have you ever used compressed air to clear out the cooling vents?


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December 28, 2020 at 00:15:36
#1
Thank you for your reply
Im also New to windows 10 - does it come with an App - without getting into the Bios - or should I download a program -for temperature check ?? its also a pity we cant check the temperature in general ?? Not just the CPU - because that Heat effects other parts of the circuit !!!!

should I download this one ?? https://winbuzzer.com/2020/09/04/ho...

the Vents on my Old one is just a small square mid way corner underneath - for the Fan & a small vent on one of the sides.
Vent for new one is a Large section in the middle underneath -maybe the laptop creators realized this & thats why the vent is alot Larger.

I always Place my Laptop on my Lap - if I had my own house or Unit I would just have a desktop PC- no more problems !

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#4
December 28, 2020 at 01:12:02
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while its under warranty I would never Open it up.
I would like to know how much time it is ok to use & how long is too excessive per session ??



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#5
December 28, 2020 at 02:06:14
Placing laptops on one’s lap, or any soft surface often can result in the vents being partially or fully blocked; far better to have a firm surface on which to place a laptop. I use a tray - in my case it’s one with a bean bag type of cushion under a flat almost rimless tray; spefically designed to allow a plate of food to be placed on that tray and the whole thing sit safely on the knee.

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December 28, 2020 at 02:10:56
✔ Best Answer
In general, you should be able to run any computer 24/7
without any heat problem. They do need to be restarted
occasionally, but that has nothing to do with heat.

I have been using a laptop for the last four years, but I never
actually put it on my lap, so I don't know what that is like.
This laptop has only a single vent, an outlet, which makes
no sense to me. How does air get in? The outlet is on one
side. No vent on the bottom.

Right now this laptop has been running for maybe 30 minutes,
and I feel no warmth even as much as body temperature, even
on the screen.

I believe there are many different accessories available to put a
laptop on so that it rests comfortably on your lap and ensures
that the laptop gets proper airflow. Some provide active cooling,
with their own fans. At the simplest, a simple board under the
laptop would lift it away from your body and your clothing, should
you choose to wear clothing while working on your computer.
I understand that some people do...

If you look at ads for such accessories, you will probably find
some that explain more about laptop overheating.

Wth the current pandemic, infrared thermometers are popular.
You aim it at the surface you want to measure, and instantly get
a reading. That could help to determine whether you actually
have a problem. I bought one online ten years ago for $25.
It is no longer in my possession. Maybe I'll get a replacement.

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis

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#7
December 28, 2020 at 08:12:16
"I would like to know how much time it is ok to use & how long is too excessive per session ??"

As mentioned by Jeff, theoretically you shouldn't have to have a "session". If working properly, it should run continuously. The only issue might be various applications not releasing RAM once they've stopped:

https://www.techradar.com/news/comp...

If you're having overheating issues, and you're sure everything fan and exhaust-wise are clean, then consider warranty-replacement.

"Channeling the spirit of jboy..."


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#8
December 29, 2020 at 14:29:34
People wear clothes when computing... Mon dieu.. what will they do next?

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#9
January 1, 2021 at 20:30:41
I used to try following a checklist to keep my laptop computer accessories away from overheating.
-Elevate Your Laptop
-Check and Clean The Fans
-Use A Lap Desk
-Controlling Fan Speeds
-Keep Your Laptop Out Of Direct hot sunlight exposure
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