Will this laptop run games without overheating?

Michael Zhang

Jul 8, 2013

I know the specs for this laptop will allow it to run less demanding games like League of Legends and World of Warcraft fine on medium settings. The issue I have is that in my past experiences, although a laptop may have the proper video card and processor to run games, it may run into problems with overheating if the CPU and GPU don't really have sufficient cooling. Why a manufacturer would make a laptop like that I have no clue.

So right now I'm looking to replace my shitty laptop that always overheats when I play games. Do you know if this one will as well? Are certain brands better with heat issues than others?



That GPU is ranked 166th ....

Id wanna get in the top 50 (765M ...... or at least 750M).... with a laptop that is designed to support options for hotter running cards ..... but that's $1000 territory


Lenovo doesn't "make" a laptop BTW, they have an OEM put Lenovo stickers on them.

The vast majority of laptops on the market (94% in 2011) are manufactured by a small handful of Taiwan-based Original Design Manufacturers (ODM), although their production bases are located mostly in mainland China.

Major relationships include:

Quanta sells to (among others) HP, Lenovo, Apple, Acer, Toshiba, Dell, Sony, Fujitsu and NEC
Compal sells to (among others) Acer, Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo and HP/Compaq
Wistron (former manufacturing & design division of Acer) sells to Dell, Acer, Lenovo and HP
Inventec sells to Toshiba, HP and Lenovo
Pegatron sells to Asus, Toshiba, Apple, Dell and Acer
Foxconn sells to Asus, Dell, HP and Apple
Flextronics (former Arima Computer Corporation notebook division) sells to HP
BTW 2 :) .... Ya have to clean out the dog hair, cookie crumbs and other crud once and a while. Take off the bottom cover and blow everything out w/ compressed air.....hold ya finger on fan so it doesn't move and pay special attention to heat sink fins.


Jul 22, 2013
Laptops overheat for a reason. Sure, the coolers in a laptop are really not ideal for gaming, but it may occur because of a lot of things:
Ambient Temp.
Too much stress on it.
Graphics settings.
Surface in which the laptop is on(flat surfaces are ideal. Playing a game on your bed will make it toast).
Drivers Problem.

I would gather some more info on that note if I were you. Check out some reviews or idle/gaming temps from other people.


Michael Zhang

Jul 8, 2013

Yeah the GPU isn't the best. Because it's a cheap ass Laptop. But it's all I need really to do what I want it to do. I'm just worried about the cooling issue.

Edit: Just saw your edit. So you mean the build qualities are going to be similar since they come from the same sources?
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