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About Feeding

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  • Gender
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  • Location
    Pluto (The Planet)
  • Interests
    Porgramming, Webdesign, Wolves


  • CPU
    AMD Ryzen 1400 / Intel i5 3210m
  • Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus AX370 / -
  • RAM
    16 GB DDR4 2800Mhz / 8 GB DDR3 1333Mhz
  • GPU
    Asus GTX1050ti / GT620m
  • Case
    Some CoolerMaster Thingy / Casual Laptop Casing
  • Storage
    128GB SSD, 1TB HDD / 128GB SSD
  • PSU
    Corsair 450W / -
  • Display(s)
    120hz 1920x1080 / 60hz 1366x768
  • Keyboard
    Something / Laptop with a broken E-Key
  • Operating System
    Windows / Mint
  1. Feeding

    Trying to save my old Laptop

    i could try that, but after working for two hours, I get temperatures around 70° C, which is worrying, i mean better than yesterday before I reapplied thermal paste (85° C -90° C) but for some Researching, watching videos it's way too high. So replacing the thermal concrete that was before on it did something but not that much how I hoped. But the fan still barely ramps up, like its louder than in idle but it can work much more.
  2. Hello there, I'm trying to keep my old laptop alive as long as I can, The little Potato is equipped with: -Intel i5 3210m, 2c4t, Intel HD4000 (Ivy Bridge) -Nvidia GT620m -4GB RAM (sometimes 8GB, depends on the mood of it) -Early December 2011 when i bought it Issues i had with it in the past: -Just heat because dust (cleaned heatsink & fan fixed it, did it every 6 months) -Broken Hinge (Repaired it a year ago) -Current Issue: GPU produces a lot of heat (overheats easily, since a half year) and CPU is a bit too warm for my taste in Idle (50° C) > it didn't overheat with the iGPU but it struggled to keep performance (the CPU thermal throttled) So now I opened it and applied at both the cpu and gpu new thermal paste, on the gpu was way to much thermal paste preapplied (first time I removed the heatpipes) the gpu is cooled via 1 copper heatpipe that goes to the cpu and then to the heatsink and fan, the CPU has another copper heatpipe that goes directly to the heatsink and fan. I cleaned the fan and heatsink in the process. But the fan never goes into the full Airplane mode it's more silent now than before but it feels like it doesnt work against the heat. In Idle it sits now around 40° to 45°C, I know that I won't get the 25° - 30°C like on my pc but 45° is way too warm for idle, and it doesnt overheat anymore but the 85° - 90° C under load is too close to it Any suggestions to improve the cooling of my potato? Got an Wraith Stealth cooler lying around buuut it would kinda destroy the point of an laptop. - Gonna get a new Laptop just want to keep that one alive as long as possible. Greetings Feeding