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ROG Laptop Reapplication of Thermal Paste

Luca Fire -

Asus X551CA

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Asus X551CA Heat Sink Replacement

15 minutes


My Problem

Overheating problems when under heavier loads.

My Fix

It went pretty smoothly. The only struggle came when I was separating the keyboard and monitor/base from each other. It required a lot more force than I had expected.

My Advice

When separating the keyboard and monitor/base, definitely attempt using less force and tools (as I did for forty minutes), but if it still doesn't separate by then, definitely use a bit more force while also being careful.

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