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Laptop cooling systems

by willie61 / October 5, 2004 5:14 PM PDT

Are laptop cooling systems worth it, and if so which models ?

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Re: Laptop cooling systems
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 5, 2004 10:19 PM PDT
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The best for the money is the triangle ruler I place at the rear of my laptop to tilt it up and lift it up to allow more air to get through. From 99 cents and up.

Bob

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Re: Laptop cooling systems
by billzhills / October 6, 2004 2:50 AM PDT

Or

The old style printer stands

Bill

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You might look here. . .
by Coryphaeus / October 5, 2004 11:55 PM PDT
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Re: Laptop cooling systems
by Willy / October 6, 2004 12:57 AM PDT
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They are certainly better than nothing. The plain fact any help in keeping a laptop cooler is a plus. Unfortantly not much is out there, while coolers are simple, they do the job. Simply evalating the rear laptop case to expose to airflow is a plus. You can help keep it cooler by "throtting down" the cpu even when used as a safe bet, then throttle up when really required.

good luck -----Willy Happy

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Re: Laptop cooling systems
by DR1964 / December 7, 2004 7:43 PM PST
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I have a Toshiba Satellite 1830 laptop with XP Pro OS and was having heaps of problems with "blue screens" and sudden shutdoowns.

I tried the "elevation option", which did reduce the frequency of the above problems but did not eliminate it.

Then, in desperation I purchased a "YL Notebook Cooler Pad" (Model NB-02) from a supplier on E-bay for AUD 29 including postage.

I'm overjoyed with the results ...

Since then, I've not experienced one Blue Screen or shutdown.

Additionally, the laptop seems to even funtion more quickly/efficiently when performing routine tasks.

It's a truly amazing result and well worth the money spent.

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