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Old January 31, 2009, 09:46 AM
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@cork45, heat probably kills most laptops, that are not physically abused. The hardware is crammed together so airflow is very important. The dirtier the inside, the lower the airflow. Dust build-up, even a light coating, causes problems. Fan blades do not move as much air, heatsinks can not dissipate heat as efficiently, or very little when clogged, and even surface mounted chips run hotter. You may not run your laptop as hard as your gaming rig, but internal temps could be higher in the laptop.

Thanks for the positive comments on the pics. I really need to spend more time with my camera. I get into a tear-down, and forget about pics, until it is apart. I should be taking step-by-step pics.

4DoorGTZ, I am sending you a PM.
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