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Registered: ‎12-05-2009
Location: Canada
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Y550 running hot?

My Y550 starts running hot sometimes, is this normal or not?

i downloaded CoreTemp x 64 and the low temps for both cores are sitting at 41-42?

my vent on the left side of the laptop blows out hot air too when the cpu usage is only at 5% so nothing major going this all ok?

Laptop(Lenovo Y550 4186)-processor: Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz, System Memory: 4 GB, Graphics Controller: NVIDIA GT240M, HardDrive: 320GB, Optical Storage: DVD-RW Combo drive
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Registered: ‎12-07-2009
Location: CZ
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Re: Y550 running hot?

please, read "heat & noise section" on the user guide.
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Location: Iowa
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Re: Y550 running hot?

41-42C is normal for a laptop. What are your temperatures while the processor is under load?

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