This is my first post here, so I guess I should say hi to everyone. so... hey!
Ok I was having problems with high cpu temps on my 14" g4 laptop. Well actually I wasn't until I decided to overclock it 30%. Now most things worked fine at that %, internet, itunes, the basic fundamental aspects didn't seem to up the temp to anything unhealthy. But after I played some games for about 30 minutes I could cook an egg on the casing. Not good... And as I'm lazy and cheap (forget legitimate modding) I've been using some makeshift cooling solutions with surprisingly effective results. Basically I unlatched the standard keyboard and put an icepack over some tinfoil onto it. My laptops temp dropped 8-10 C and now when I play 3d games, it does increase, but it's still within an acceptable range. Would love some feedback
Loc: Florida, USA
This kinda reminds me of a mod I tryed 2 years ago. I bought a small fridge from a yardsell for 30 bucks. I took it home and basicly rebuilt it. I cramed my PC in and it cooled it down very well. Untill I woke up from my smoke alarm going off and no power. What happen was the compressor died and made the frezzer part where I had the CPU located thaw and water got onto the mobo and the power supply and caused a short bad enough to start a fire on the wall socket. After that mod and spending 3,000 bucks in repairs to the house I told myself never do anything that like again that is not made for cooling down electronics.
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