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Old April 18, 2010, 10:39 PM
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My Dell Studio 15 was showing temperatures of ~70C while Folding.
A bit worried, I left it in front of the A/C going at full blast.

Temperatures dropped to around 40C within 15 minutes. A drop of 30C!

Anyone else tried something this strange?
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:46 PM
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I'm guessing you live down south right ? No where in Canada right now do we need the A/C on.
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:49 PM
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I live a little bit above the equator in India. Avg temp: 40C
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:58 PM
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Hi,
My Dell Studio 15 was showing temperatures of ~70C while Folding.
A bit worried, I left it in front of the A/C going at full blast.

Temperatures dropped to around 40C within 15 minutes. A drop of 30C!

Anyone else tried something this strange?
making sure tehres a good cm or so from the surface to the base of the laptop improves cooling without expenses like ac. i know because i use the cheapo methods myself on my collection of old,older and not so old ;aptops.

if you ever owned an ibm a31, you would know ;)




ps thanks for folding in those conditions, brave man
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I found putting it on top of an ironing board helps, the fabric used on ironing boards seems to dissipate of heat pretty well
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