Hey I'm new to the forum and just purchased an aspire 5672. I found a fix that someone had posted on neweggs review for the 5672 with the x1600. Flip over your laptop and unscrew the plating that covers the processor, gpu, and houses the memory. More likely than not you have a piece of plastic over the vent that is DIRECTLY above the cpu. I removed this with a flathead screwdriver and changed the thermal paste with artic silver. My exhaust went from scolding hot to luke warm even under the most intense gaming (tested with cs:s after an hour of gaming, full settings). I did not test the actual heat changes because I didn't have the tools before hand but maybe theres someone on the board who can because they haven't done this fix yet.
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9/2/06 at 12:21pm