Those laptop cooling fans really work.

@marty3888 (2359)
United States
February 5, 2013 5:14pm CST
I just got one from ebay. bought the cheapest one I could get whiuch I believe was about $5.00. Made of cheap plastic. In fact, there's already a crack in it because my laptop is so heavy. But it's a small one. In the mean time, I can have it on for hours and the fans inside the laptop never go on and the bottom of the laptop is just a little warm. i would highly suggest getting one and don't spend alot of money on it. You don't need to.
6 responses
@chiyosan (30203)
• Philippines
7 Feb 13
hi marty! i do not know where you reside but here in the Philippines there is a thrift computer stores, they were originally selling cds, dvds, and some accessories now they have gadgets and cooling fans. I remember i did saw some and it sure did look think but if you said it worked, i think i might want to use one and buy for my laptop. :D its really cheap here and its brand new. i think they only cost lest than $5 here. Thanks for the idea and for sharing that it does work! :D Do you have to plug it in the laptop's usb or do you have to plug it in an electric outlet? thank you!
@marty3888 (2359)
• United States
8 Feb 13
another nice thing; you just plug it in the usb. Around here, in Michigan, where nthings arn't always cheap, this was 4.99 brand new. And since I already had some money in mmy paypal account from doing surveys, my out of pocket cost was $1.49. And as I said, there are some for $30.00, but you don't have to spend that much.
@ErangaEP (44)
• Sri Lanka
7 Feb 13
Just buy a desktop and add a water cooling system.
• Bangladesh
6 Feb 13
laptops collers actuallly work ... they are cheap too however depends upon ur requirements..... u can find trusted brands like Coolernaster, Belkin, thermaltake and so on .... laptop coolers if u need it , should be used in the long run ... capacity of cooler vary on which type of lptp you use and for what purpose ...
@rog0322 (2834)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
6 Feb 13
Hi, You should not be using a laptop cooler if you are using AMD based processor ones. Advanced Micro Devices has cooler running processors even on a hot summer day. Needless to say, it does not need a cooler even desktops that sucks power like crazy. I reckon yo are using Intel processor on your laptop so you have to deal with the heat like that. One drawback with higher temperatures is that the mainboard circuits easily breaks and given the tolerances on the solders, a system crash is likely to occur when under high operating temperatures.
@MoonGypsy (4613)
• United States
5 Feb 13
hey, i have the same laptop cooling fan. i got it from the same place, too. i know you are talking about the same one i have, because you mentioned that it cost you $5. that's how much i paid for it! wow! what a trip. i was even wondering whether or not it would really cool my laptop. i never used it before, but i guess i will bust it out and give it a try.
@Pitgull (1523)
• United States
5 Feb 13
I received a laptop cooling fan as a Christmas present years ago--and it still works like new. At first, I wasn't too sure how effective this device would be, but after processing for hours, my laptop was only slightly warm to the touch, and the fans kept my system from overheating. Definitely agree with this investment if you tend to spend a lot of tie on your laptop!