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Old December 14, 2012, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by enaberif View Post
After 7 months thermal paste shouldn't be done BUT... I just took apart a laptop and put new paste on the heatsink and it goes to show how crappy they do it at the factory.

Its always something I do unless its in warranty.
It's always a fair statement that factory pasting/thermal-pads are not the best, and typically the weakest point of a laptop cooling solution. This is almost a laptop MOD, so if you are comfortable with ripping your laptop apart I am with Enaberif on this one. Otherwise make sure all your warrantee paperwork is in order and get it serviced after (if) it dies.

I would guess this is not a gamer series laptop but more a multimedia series laptop instead? And not to go O.T. but I heard dust-can juice was conductive.
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