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Laptop Spares (UK)

GoNz0

NTFS Stoner
#1
im in need of a new CPU cooler for this Tiny notebook i got... anyone got any ideas where from ?

(P3 coppermine heatpipe jobby)
 

Taurus

hardware monkey
#3
*watches gonzo go... gonzo*

why are you doing such a thing? i doubt the little p2 heatsink is going to be adequate.
 

GoNz0

NTFS Stoner
#5
its a P3 1100, i got a stock 40mm fan off a P2 heatsink and glued it into the laptop heatpipe :D its enough to stop the laptop rebooting and the customer asked the famous question "I need it fixing today, is there anything you can do without the correct spares ?":cool:
 

Taurus

hardware monkey
#6
Originally posted by GoNz0
im in need of a new CPU cooler for this Tiny notebook i got...
i saw "cpu cooler" and thought you were looking for a replacement heatsink. nothing wrong with adding fans, i suppose. :) but did you try removing the heatpipe deal, cleaning it, and applying some fresh as3? that should help too.
 
#7
Removing the heatpipe and cleaning it, like Taurus said, might help.

Heh, a fan on the heatpipe, makes for voiding the warranty, no? :p But you get my award for improvisation desktop to laptop parts :blink: :happy:

BTW; Taurus, what's your avatar, I like it ( looks cool ) but I haven't any idea as to what " it " is.
 

GoNz0

NTFS Stoner
#9
hehe, as its a P3 coppermine CPU, the heatpipe does have an offset fan to help move the air over the heatsink, but with it being a laptop the standard 40mm fan is tryin to push the air down, when the former fan pushed air sideways. anyway, the little bit of air i generated is enough to survive sisoft on multimedia benchmark 10 times :)


no im from england :p
 

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