This customers Gateway NV53A75U was running hot, and shutting down on the customer. It’s an AMD Triple Core processor, so it does run on the hot side.
- This Gateways idle temp 60-65 C
- Load Temp of 74-78 C
Dis-assembled laptop to check, clean the fan & heatsink, modified the cooling with 2 copper shims and applied Arctic Cooling MX2 Thermal Compound. Cooling fan was blocked by dust buildup, not bad have seen much worse.
Re-Assembled Gateway temperatures now:
- Idled Temp of 48-54 C
- Full load tempt of ...