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    Hey all,

    Im using an acer laptop, which is usually on a lot of the time, which leads to the laptop getting very hot to touch (the laptop seems to run hot anyway). I was wondering if turning my laptop upside down while its on will help release the heat better than if it is sitting on the table with no access to air.

    I have started to do this, and I cant imagine that it would lead to anymore damage than I am already putting it through with the prolonged high levels of heat it generates.

    Is there any reason that I should not do this?

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: Turn your laptop upside down

    How do you use the built in screen when it's upside down?
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    Default Re: Turn your laptop upside down

    It shouldn't hurt it at all if you are gentle, but there are better ways to solve a heat issue. Chaz wrote an excellent cooling guide that you can use to help solve some of the heat issues.

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    lololol @ WackyT's question.

    maybe open up the laptop and clean the dust out which causes heat.

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    Default Re: Turn your laptop upside down

    What?

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    Huh?
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    Default Re: Turn your laptop upside down

    I do that too sometimes, I have an Acer. If I need to leave it on to download a torrent or something, yeah, I just turn it with the underside up, cos that gets really hot.

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    sounds like you guys probably have some major dust issues.

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    Default Re: Turn your laptop upside down

    My laptop makes a funny buzzing noise when it's upside-down...
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    Default Re: Turn your laptop upside down

    upside down, my laptop beams aliens through the window

    and they hand out alienware laptops like its no1's buisness

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    Default Re: Turn your laptop upside down

    Quote Originally Posted by moon angel View Post
    My laptop makes a funny buzzing noise when it's upside-down...

    funny cuz my better half makes a buzzing sound when she is upside down too... Maybe it's her power supply or cooling fan?

 

 
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