6 ways to help reduce laptop temperature simply and effectively
Laptop hot or laptop temperature too high is one of the reasons why laptops are reset constantly . So is there any way to improve this situation?
1. Place the laptop in a well-ventilated place
The first way to reduce the temperature of the laptop is to put the computer in the home or office in a location with temperature control and ventilation. Avoid using computers, equipment near wet areas such as bathtubs, saunas .... Condensation will cause moisture to condense which can corrode the internal components of the computer or cause unexpected malfunctions.
2. Turn off unnecessary processes
When the laptop is too hot, the heatsink fan will buzzing and spin faster than normal. To solve the above problem, press Ctrl + Alt + Delete to open Task Manager (Windows), similarly if you are using macOS, users just need to press cmd + Space, type the keyword activity monitor. Next, find the processes that are taking up a lot of RAM and CPU , then click End Process to remove.
Also, there is another way to reduce the temperature of the laptop , which is that users should disable all software that starts at the same system by opening Task Manager and switching to the Startup tab. For macOS, go to System Preferences> Users & Groups> Login Items.
3. Reset SMC and PRAM
When the fan on the MacBook makes frequent noises, try resetting the system management controller (SMC) or refresh the PRAM by turning the device off and plugging in the power, pressing Shift + Control + Option at on the left side and the power key at the same time.
For the MacBook series with detachable batteries, users simply turn off the power, unplug the power cord, remove the battery, then press and hold the power button for about five seconds. Finally insert the battery, plug in the power and turn on the device again normally.
4. Use a heat sink
The heat sink is the easiest way to reduce the temperature of a laptop but offers high efficiency during use. Moreover, the heat sink is an external accessory, so it does not affect the systems performance. However, this is also the downside of this approach. The heatsink is not convenient to carry away from work or travel, in addition, because it uses power via the laptops USB port, it also affects the battery life of the laptop.
5. Clean the laptop
After a long time of use, dust, hair ... will accumulate on the keyboard, screen, heat sink and make the laptop hotter faster. To solve this problem, use a small brush and compressed air spray to remove dirt.
6. Use software to lower the computers temperature
Most laptops allow the user to control the fan speed using third-party software like SpeedFan. For the MacBook, you can try smcFanControl, Fanny ...
Above are 6 simple and effective ways to reduce the laotop temperature , if the hot condition persists, you should think about cleaning the whole device. You read any other way, please add to share in the comments below
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