overheat problem

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I have a Toshiba Satellite SP10 with 3 G CPU with which I used to do
computationally expensive graphic renderings. These tasks used to take all
night computation with almost 100% CPU usage. Naturally this computer used
to be heated very much, but it did these tasks quite well. However, recently
it is often overheated and terminated in the middle of doing something that
is not taking much of computation. I believe that the cooling system is
working as efficiently as it used to be. Is there any way of taking back the
level of efficiency of the cooling system that it once had?


Re: overheat problem

Most likely the heat exchanger (radiator) fins have become clogged with
dust and hair.  They need to be cleaned out.  This is done with
compressed air, and on some models it can be done from outside, while on
other models the computer has to be opened up or taken apart to some degree.

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Re: overheat problem


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Probably needs cleaned.  Fans sucking air get dust in them and the
heatsinks clog after a few months.

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