The Increase in need of portability and mobility led to the invention of laptops. These laptops has successfully replaced the desktops in every home. However, the one frequent problem which arises in most of the Windows laptop is heating problem due to several possible reasons. The most common reasons behind laptop heating issue include running bulky programs and excessive usage of RAM.
The invention of laptops has made our work easier. Now, we can work whenever and wherever we want according to our comfortability, but if the laptop has heating problems then it can be very difficult for you to work on laptop while placing it on your lap. I know your laptop also has heating problem and may be that’s why you have landed here. There is no need to worry as today I am going to list down the ways by which you can control the temperature of your laptop and reduce heating.
Do you know what causes the rise in temperature in laptops?
One of the main reason behind it is insufficient cooling. The other reasons include dust blocking the exhaust ports, a degenerated thermal grease between heat sink and CPU or a clogged up fan etc.
Top Methods To Control Temperature Of Your Laptop Or PC
Blocked Air vents
Heat generation occur due to the way we design CPU chip. To avoid over-heating air vents are made. Sometimes the air vents gets blocked due to dust particles that effect the cooling of laptops.
High Performance Power Plan
To have high performance we will need all the components to run in high speed which may increase the temperature.
Frequent Use of Intense Processes
When you heavy software or games, the CPU runs a lot. And this intense process can increase the temperature.
You may also test the internal temperature of your laptop and find its optimal temperature. There are some system tools which support the temperature reading too.
Apart from this, you may monitor the temperature of your laptop. Y0ou need to know the two main feature about monitoring the temperature .CoreTemp and SpeedFan are the freeware that do this.
SpeedFan tracks the temperature of your laptop and display the temperature in system track. And the good thing about speed Fan is that it change the fan speed according to temperature of your laptop.
Similarly, CoreTemp does the same as Speed Fan with detailed information. We can always customize and change the temperature.
Besides this, there are many measures you should adopt to avoid the increase in temperature of your laptop.
How to avoid the increase in temperature of your laptop
Use Lap Desk
Using a lap desk while using your laptop can help the ease flow of air.
Sit in Cold environment
Siting in a environment with a suitable temperature will help your laptop to stay cool.
Use Temperature Control Software
The softwares like CoreTemp comes under temperature control software and they safely shutdown your laptop when it reaches a threshold temperature. There are many laptops which come with in-built software.
Activate Laptop Fan
You can always activate this while using laptop. To adjust the setting you can follow the given steps:
- Go to control panel and then select all control panel item.
- After this click on power option and select edit plan setting.
- Select the power plan like power saver.
- Then scroll down and expand ‘Processor Power Management’.
- Now select ‘System Cooling Policy’ as active.
Fix Internal Cooling
The most important this is one should clean the fan that provide cooling to the CPU and graphics card cause they get dust and dirt over them.
But before you try cleaning always remember to:
- First step is to shut down your computer.
- Then remove the battery and unplug power strip.
- And finally ground yourself.
The above points tell you the measures to avoid the increase in temperature. I hope now you the different ways to overcome the heating and keeping it cool.