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Laptop cooling pad

by Val_islandgirl / March 9, 2007 11:28 PM PST


I have a Toshiba Sattellite M105 - S3001, and I'm looking to bye a cooling pad for it. Does anybody have any suggestions as to what type and brand and recommended for this laptop? I've heard variations such as getting a cooling fan that blows cool air vs a fan that sucks air out and down but I'm not sure. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I am at a loss, as to which one I should purchase. I'm looking for one that is under $50 but I don't want one that's so cheap it will break later. I use my laptop frequently and durability is really important to me. Thank you!!!

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Shouldn't need one.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 9, 2007 11:33 PM PST
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You don't need this
by Ghost26-20878886633866019035262628200812 / March 10, 2007 6:13 AM PST
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My Core Duo runs at 30-35 celcius degrees maximum.

If your CPU runs more than 50 degrees, then, contact Toshiba, it is anormal. On my Dell E1505, I feel no heat under the machine. Only the hard-drive is hotter than the rest, but it is normal since the HDD runs all the time and it is a mechanical part.

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by Val_islandgirl / March 11, 2007 6:23 PM PDT
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Actually, I know I shouldn't but I've been noticing my laptop has been getting hot. I haven't experienced any shut downs, but I already took the percaution of sending it to a tech for Toshiba. According to their tech, the temperature is normal, and doesn't get any hotter than it should. I decided to get a cooling pad just to be on the safe side as I do my laptop quite frequently. Thanks for you advice! If it really doesn't matter what type of cooling pad I get,then I'll just get one that fits the size of my laptop.

As for the temperature thing, how exactly do you figure out the temp of your laptop?

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We use a thermometer. Example at link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 11, 2007 9:33 PM PDT
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Heat monitoring
by Ghost26-20878886633866019035262628200812 / March 12, 2007 8:16 AM PDT
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To monitor your temperature, you can download and install Notebook Hardware Control ( ). You can control anything of your machine by this very nice software.

You MUST download the Intel Core Duo and Intel Core 2 Duo patch to make run this software correctly.

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