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ASUS K50IJ heating problem?

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October 21, 2012 10:54:12 PM

Hi, I'm pretty new around here so I hope this is the right place.

My boyfriend discovered that my laptop was running slower than normal and he had me install this program that showed the temperature for computers/laptops. What we both discovered was that my laptop was around 90 degrees Celsius. I bought a cooling pad and it's currently around 70 degrees Celsius, but when I play games, it shoots to 80.

I've already cleaned out the air vents, but it's still not enough it seems.

I'm not sure what to do. Should I buy a new cooling pad or do I have to do something to my laptop?
October 22, 2012 7:38:36 PM

I would attempt to apply new thermal paste to CPU and GPU
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