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NikoBellic1243

Cooling a laptop using gel ice packs?

5 minutes ago, NikoBellic1243 said:

Thanks for the reply.

As for you comment, that's what everyone keeps telling me.

I curious  as to how long will my laptop run if It hovers around those temps for 3 to 4 hours per day?

A very long time, my laptop is still running after 3 years and it gets up to 90c. Laptops run very hot that's just how it is, unless you get a very high-end gaming one.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey guys,

I am having a lot of trouble with managing heat in my HP pavilion laptop. I mean, the thermals only go up while I am gaming and programming, but they do up and they go up fast, forcing me to stop whatever I am doing in the moment. I was thinking of using a gel ice pack and covering it up in a poly bag and placing it under my laptop. I know that it sounds like a dumb idea, but I would really appreciate some advice before I do some real damage to my laptop.

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Intel i7 8th gen 6 cores

Nvidia GeForce Mx 150 4Gb

12 Gb ram

Note: My hard drive stays relatively cool, and my CPU only goes above 80 when I am doing some heavy programming. The biggest problem is with the GPU, even when it's not running at 90% or above, the temps hover around 80.

So, any advice would be appreciated. 

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temps around 80 are within safe boundaries


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A more sustainable solution might be buying a cooling pad rather than just slapping some ice on the bottom of the laptop. If it has a plastic bottom that probably won't even help very much.

 

Out of curiosity, what are you doing while programming that makes it "heavy"? Are you running 65 different text editors at once or something?


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Just now, fasauceome said:

temps around 80 are within safe boundaries

Thanks for reply.

But, I was more concerned with running my laptop on these temps for long periods of time. 

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5 minutes ago, BobVonBob said:

A more sustainable solution might be buying a cooling pad rather than just slapping some ice on the bottom of the laptop. If it has a plastic bottom that probably won't even help very much.

 

Out of curiosity, what are you doing while programming that makes it "heavy"? Are you running 65 different text editors at once or something?

Thanks for the reply. 

I thought about investing in one, but after reading a bunch of reviews It seems that the temp drops are only around 2 to 5 degrees. As for your question, I usually keep multiple chrome tabs opened up while programming because I get stuck A LOT.

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4 minutes ago, schwellmo92 said:

Laptops are made to run that hot it's fine.

Thanks for the reply.

As for you comment, that's what everyone keeps telling me.

I curious  as to how long will my laptop run if It hovers around those temps for 3 to 4 hours per day?

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5 minutes ago, NikoBellic1243 said:

Thanks for the reply.

As for you comment, that's what everyone keeps telling me.

I curious  as to how long will my laptop run if It hovers around those temps for 3 to 4 hours per day?

A very long time, my laptop is still running after 3 years and it gets up to 90c. Laptops run very hot that's just how it is, unless you get a very high-end gaming one.

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Just now, schwellmo92 said:

A very long time, my laptop is still running after 3 years and it gets up to 90c. Laptops run very hot that's just how it is, unless you get a very high-end gaming one.

Alright. Hopefully. I'll make it as solved. 

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Try to use liquid metal on both cpu and gpu, but no warranty after that.

my brother used a bag of frozen veg to cool his old macbook air. It worked on the all aluminium body

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