I have a relatively new Dv7 general specs include i7 2630qm (quad @ 2ghz), 6770 switchable graphics, 8gb ram ect.
Since i have had this laptop i havent really run anything too taxing on it, but recently i started playing EVE online (mmo) and i was wondering about the operating temps. EVE is not a high spec game by any means, its using maybe (maybe) 50% of the cpu but i am getting temps of 70-77 Celsius, even though the fan is running full tilt, the laptop is raised up by the 9 cell battery, and the room temp is about 16 celsius (60F). Is this normal? coming from my desktop, which only reaches 60C under full load this was alarming
I have a DV6 with the 2630QM and 6770M graphics, I've noticed heat as well. Usually anywhere between 65C and 85C depending on the game. I get about 50-55 on idle with the 6770 graphics and 40-45 on idle with the Intel HD. They're hot laptops unfortunately.