dv6258SE base hot when using



#6

I need some help =- has anyone else had problems with the dv6258se notebook getting extremely hot on the base ( ram and hard drive areas ) when using on a lap pad or board on lap??


#7

This isn't really the right forum, and I don't have that model (I've got a dv5210us), but basically all laptops/notebooks do that. A laptop typically uses 30-40W, and converts more than 95% of it to heat. By comparison, a heating pad uses about 8W and reaches 170-180 degress Farenheit. So naturally the laptop will get very hot, and won't be too comfortable on one's lap.

If the laptop has a fan, make sure the vents are not obstructed, as the forced air cooling will exhaust some of that heat into the room rather than your lap.

#8

The probability that a laptop will get hot if insulated while running can be expressed as the integral:

     /x=1
|
P = | sqrt(1^(s!!!)) dx
/x=0

Where s= the Processor speed in hertz. (undefined at s=0)

Richard P. Feynman spoke about this very issue in one of his later books. In brief, entropy is the way of the future.


Edited: 2 Mar 2007, 12:40 a.m. after one or more responses were posted


#9

very cute...

#10

Be careful of overusing those exclamation points in this Forum. Some folks don't seem to like that sort of thing.

Les


#11

! = faculty in this case(?)


/cfh


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Is the HP 33s the next hot HP collectible ? Michael de Estrada 12 2,531 10-29-2013, 10:23 AM
Last Post: Thomas Radtke
  Interesting Base Conversions - Porting a 1975 HP 25 Program to the HP 35S Eddie W. Shore 1 882 10-13-2013, 07:49 PM
Last Post: BruceH
  Too hot for Prime? calculatethis 11 2,032 10-07-2013, 01:14 PM
Last Post: Tim Wessman
  Spices--Were they a hot spicy repair number? Matt Agajanian 25 3,827 04-07-2012, 10:01 AM
Last Post: Luiz C. Vieira (Brazil)
  Modular exponentiation with a noninteger base Oliver Unter Ecker 12 2,193 10-31-2011, 08:51 PM
Last Post: Oliver Unter Ecker
  Wp34s base mode question Cristian Arezzini 7 1,371 05-19-2011, 06:46 AM
Last Post: Marcus von Cube, Germany
  WP34 base page view Cristian Arezzini 6 1,446 04-26-2011, 05:51 AM
Last Post: Paul Dale
  HP 35s. Base conversions, fast way Pablo P (Spain) 0 527 06-30-2010, 02:00 PM
Last Post: Pablo P (Spain)
  Can the HP 38G do Binary, Hexadecimal, or Octal base kmaciej 2 784 02-17-2009, 07:28 PM
Last Post: BruceH
  Base of Natural Logarithms Vincze 20 3,091 08-14-2007, 08:00 PM
Last Post: Miguel Toro

Forum Jump: