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Modern RAM, in spite of its higher clock rates, require less cooling, since RAM temperature is a function of its operating voltage and power consumption. The article Tech Primer: DDR4 RAM has this comparison table : The lower voltage and power requirements of newer generations of RAM means that they run much cooler than older generations. This was ...


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I don’t think that replacing the fans with fans from another model of MacBook is an option. And replacing the existing fans in your machine with newer fans entirely is a bit radical and risky. Ditto with “lubricating” the fans you already have; typically they would need graphite to be “lubed” but unless you know what you are doing you would mostly likely ...


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I know this thread is old but since there are no solutions anywhere I hope it will help people who are just now having this problem. If you're using Bitlocker on Windows 8.1, you may run into this problemwhen entering your password, or even when you have a USB key with the password on it. The most effective solution I've found (4 days with frequent ...


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Definitely not all laptops need a fan. I put together a Dell latitude 2110 netbook which has no case. After installing Windows and downloading the drivers I realized the fan was not running. It's been on and running for hours and the heatsink is no warmer than it was when I clued in. Low end computers can run word processor and web browser just fine, they're ...


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I would advise against this, as many heat sources in a small area will add to the heat which may cause the plastic around the wires to melt and cause wires to short out leading to fire. Even though one adapter that is properly used, will most likely not be a problem, having a place with almost no air ventilation never is a good thing. Trapped heat will ...



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