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I'm wanting a laptop that doesn't get too hot. What should I look for?

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February 18, 2010 7:39:04 AM

If I want a laptop that stays fairly cool, should I look for a weaker processor and graphics card? Does more powerful equal hotter? What about RAM? I'm thinking the less RAM the laptop has the cooler it will stay. Any ideas?

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February 18, 2010 9:58:20 AM

power is directly proportional to heat emitted yes, but change is very insignificant. Portable computer all get a little hot when running. You can buy laptop cooler to address the problem, its a device you attach to the bottom of the laptop.
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February 18, 2010 11:06:45 AM

A good indicator of good laptop temperatures throughout its life is its reliability.

Check out this link to gauge some brands in terms of reliability:

http://www.squaretrade.com/htm/pdf/SquareTrade_laptop_r...

In my opinion, the more reliable a laptop is in terms of lifespan, the cooler they run.
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