Solved Best laptop cooler around 20-25$? Tags: Laptops Overclocking Cooling Last response: April 6, 2012 10:57 PM in Laptop Tech Support Share rolltide101x April 6, 2012 8:26:50 PM I want something that will aid in keeping my laptop cooler as I intend to overclock the gpu some to aid in gaming performance. Would switching to an SSD make a decent difference keeping it cooler? I found these coolers http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Notepal-Notebook-R9... http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Notepal-Notebook-R9... I could careless about how it looks. I just want it to be as effective as possible More about : laptop cooler WR2 a c 572 D Laptop a b K Overclocking April 6, 2012 9:21:59 PM rolltide101x said:Would switching to an SSD make a decent difference keeping it cooler?Not really. Laptop HDDs run pretty cool. m 0 l WR2 a c 572 D Laptop a b K Overclocking April 6, 2012 9:25:50 PM I favor the NotePal X2 over the Notepal U2. Keep in mind, depending on the cooling configuration of the laptop you chose you might need to flip the fan over. m 0 l Related resources best graphic card under 20-25k ? and cooler ? - Forum Best Laptop For Around £400? - Forum What is the best cpu cooler around $40? (AM3+) - Forum Best laptop around $250, OS doesn't matter - Forum Best AIO water cooler for around $100 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolltide101x April 6, 2012 9:27:39 PM Any particular reason you prefer the X2 over the U2? If it keeps it cooler it is well worth the extra 6$ to me m 0 l WR2 a c 572 D Laptop a b K Overclocking April 6, 2012 9:31:04 PM Have you picked a specific notebook yet? Being able to look that over might change my mind. m 0 l rolltide101x April 6, 2012 9:35:42 PM http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/Len... 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2670QM Processor( 2.2 GHz 1333 MHz 6 MB) 8.0GB PC3-10600 DDR3 SDRAM 1333 MHz AMD Radeon HD 7690 1GB 750GB 5400 (upgrading to SSD or 7200 rpm) m 0 l WR2 a c 572 D Laptop a b K Overclocking April 6, 2012 9:47:27 PM I can't find an image of the underside of the Y470P but it's clear from the other photos the main exhaust is on the left side of the laptop. I'm still leaning toward the X2. Lenovo IdeaPad Y470p Review Y470 notebook bottom view. source: http://www.laptopreviews.com/lenovo-ideapad-y470-review... m 0 l WR2 a c 572 D Laptop a b K Overclocking April 6, 2012 9:51:28 PM Or maybe the U2 with an upgraded 120mm fan. I just don't think a 2nd fan will match up with the intake options on that type of laptop. m 0 l rolltide101x April 6, 2012 9:58:36 PM How long have you used the X2 some people are saying they go out after 4-6 weeks or so (But the majority love it) m 0 l WR2 a c 572 D Laptop a b K Overclocking April 6, 2012 10:04:07 PM I use a laptop desk, not a cooling pad. No fans, just good ventilation. Both the U2 and X2 have customer reports of early failures. Not clear if one is more reliable than the other. m 0 l rolltide101x April 6, 2012 10:51:36 PM So as a final recommendation you think the X2 would provide superior cooling? m 0 l Best solution WR2 a c 572 D Laptop a b K Overclocking April 6, 2012 10:55:10 PM I think cooling performance should be about equal, to be honest. Share rolltide101x April 6, 2012 10:56:49 PM Thanks alot. You have been very helpful! m 0 l rolltide101x April 6, 2012 10:57:01 PM Best answer selected by rolltide101x. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedThe best Cooler Pad for 17.3 inch notebook(around 50-70$) Forum Solvedbest gaming laptop around 45k some one tell me Forum SolvedBest gaming laptop around 100 Forum Best cpu cooler around £30-50 Forum SolvedI want the best gaming laptop I can get for around $1000 Forum SolvedWhat would be the best cooler for i5 3570k on 4.5GHz around 60-80c? Forum SolvedBest laptop around $500 Forum SolvedBest value Laptop for around $1000 AU? Forum SolvedBest laptop for around $600 australia? Really need some help? Forum SolvedWhats the best laptop for gaming/workstation for around $3000 to $4000? Forum SolvedBest Laptop for around 350$ Forum SolvedIs this the best gaming laptop around 750$ ? Forum SolvedBest gaming pc/laptop around $600 Forum SolvedBest laptop around $500 (Preferably Dell) Forum Best gaming computer/laptop for around 800 dollars. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !