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1 year ago#1
I bought an alienware m11x for around 250 bucks ( came with a 240 GB SSD, not too bad ) .
Its not the best gaming laptop for sure, but plays wildstar, eso, D3, etc., great.

Anyways, I noticed my temps during games are running between 75 - 88 degrees. Non-gaming i'm at 49-55 degrees.

Should I be worried? I have cleaned dust out, thats not the problem.

I do have a cooling pad, although its not great, i may try another one.

thoughts?

INB4 LOL LAPTOP.
1 year ago#2
It's a laptop. It's normal.
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1 year ago#3
BannedMom posted...
It's a laptop. It's normal.


Ok then, I will not worry. Thanks!
1 year ago#4
gaming laptops aren't really laptops, unless you want to burn your legs.
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1 year ago#5
lolgaminglaptop.

"Hey guys I bought a laptop and it's being a laptop wot"
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1 year ago#8
Is that the 2010 model? Those temps aren't anything to worry about, however a reapplication of the thermal paste on the CPU and GPU may offer a few degrees difference.
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1 year ago#9
completely normal there's nothing to worry about.
1 year ago#10
Never buy a gaming laptop with bottom vents if you plan to put it on your leg/lap.

Get one with back vents.
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