Cool down your Dell XPS

Niek

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  1. Luc says:

    Hi Niek,
    I ordered my Zalman NC1000 a few weeks ago (and still waiting) as my XPS M1530 was overheating and shutting down after 30 min of gaming.
    Yesterday I came across your article and today I went to get the thermal compound and followed your instructions.
    Result: CPU 48°C and GPU 56°C
    Thanks for sharing this with all of us!!

    PS Also canceled my order for the Zalman.

  2. Niek says:

    Did the same thing to my supposedly broken Dell Inspiron 8500 today… After all these years I’ve got my laptop back!

  1. 04/01/2010

    […] I bought my Dell XPS M1710 in January 2007, so it’s three years old now. Except some overheating issues, which I solved by cleaning the fans and applying Arctic Silver thermally conductive compound, I didn’t really have any major issues with this laptop. If you want more information about letting your XPS run cooler, please follow this link. […]

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