Sorry for the late reply Drew. No, I don't use the fans anymore as they are loud and ineffective. I wish it worked better. I think the only way for something like this too work is if someone developed a forced air model that increases the airflow over the heat sinks.
BTW, I just saw in interesting laptop cooling product that I thought I would post here in case anyone was interested. I don't think they make it anymore though. I can just imagine spilling a soda on this thing and turbo injecting your lappie with pop.http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Ha...ler/index.html
These guys also make some other interesting coolers, but who knows if they work any better.