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Old 2019-01-06, 20:08   #47
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Originally Posted by masser View Post
There are laptop stands with fans built into them that will run off of a laptop usb port. It might be a nice addition in a dorm room. A laptop stand might do a better cooling job than the cooling pad and provide better ergonomics.
Everything you said describes this "cooling pad." It props the laptop off the desk by about an inch, has 3 fans blowing air across the bottom, and is powered by a USB port on my laptop. Combining this with the Intel utility has helped with temperatures, though the laptop fans are still on full blast under heavy load. Good thing I wear headphones!
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