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  Reply # 598589 22-Mar-2012 11:20 Send private message

mrdrifter:
tardtasticx: Lol you dont know hot until you own an HP laptop.


+1 DV6 Series i7!


Woop woop! Great investments for students, no need for a heater thats for sure.  





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  Reply # 598781 22-Mar-2012 18:38 Send private message

tardtasticx: Lol you dont know hot until you own an HP laptop.

**Pokes HP DM1 with ultra low voltage core i3, single vent on side and no vents at all on the bottom.

Not very hot here :D

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  Reply # 598794 22-Mar-2012 18:58 Send private message

tardtasticx: Lol you dont know hot until you own an HP laptop.


Amen. 




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  Reply # 598834 22-Mar-2012 20:41 Send private message

Last years DV6 here and the fan hardly comes on! ;-p

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  Reply # 598858 22-Mar-2012 22:20 Send private message

I think you'll find the power cable to the fan has been melted at some point so thats why it no longer turns on haha





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  Reply # 599341 23-Mar-2012 23:59 Send private message

My Dell laptop heats up quickly, which is kind of a good thing because my wifi won't associate with the AP until the computer is warm/hot. It will see the AP but cannot connect to it. I tend to keep it running 24/7 these days. If I do shut it down and it cools down, I usually start up MS Flight Simulator X and fly around for 5-10 minutes and that usually does the trick.

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  Reply # 599361 24-Mar-2012 07:52 Send private message

I posted a comment on the Stuff article, pointing out to Tony #10 (critical of Stuffs research) that he needs to have a closer look at the article - he'd see it's written by Reuters not Stuff. I went on to say that apart from that, I agreed with his sentiment.

That was late on 21 Mar (3 days ago) and there were 17 comments on the story. I'm finding it mildly amusing that a "moderator" must have gotten a bit miffed with my suggestion as my comment still hasn't been posted :-)




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