DV-6 3140 is this heat too much or normal

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    Dear Flipfire, yes we are in the same office,so the laptop can handle 85C ?? is it safe, sorry but comparing to the desktops it huge temps
     
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    Yeah. That's still a whole 20C below the overheating level.
     
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    guys i did something reduced the heat a lot i modified the power profile of the processor in the power plan and let it 99 % instead of 100% and now that prevent the processor to us the turbo boost mode and it stays at 2.5 I/O 2.8
    and the temp is now MAX 77C
     
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    Well, that's good to hear. However, I don't think that would work for everyone. For example, I play mostly Source games and the CPU is important for those. If I have my power profile set to "Power Saver" while playing Left 4 Dead 2, the framerate drops to below 20FPS when things get especially hectic, while on "HP Recommended" or "High Performance" the lowest I've seen is a random drop to 25 with it almost never going below 38. My point is, you might be better off letting the CPU temps get a bit high in some situations where CPU performance counts.
     
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