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By Vocalized
Oct 28, 2015
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  1. So my laptop is about 5-6 years old, it is time for a new one however I dont have spare cash so I have to make do with this one for now.

    While trying to patch Wildstar or playing anything for a period of time my laptop shuts off. I assume its overheating but my fans aren't blocked and I've used compressed air to clean the fans.

    This is the hwm report as well. Any advice?

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  2. GeforcerFX

    GeforcerFX TS Evangelist Posts: 551   +171

    Prob needs new thermal paste. Canned air doesn't always remove all the dust, it can actually make it worse depending on how the heat sink is designed. If your comfortable opening the system up and cleaning off the old paste and applying new paste then that would be step one in my book, would also allow you to check for any more dust or dirt in the heat sink.

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