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So I just purchased a gaming laptop. Warhammer runs like a dream on it - didn't realize what I was missing until I saw it. HOWEVER, the laptop runs way hotter than I think it should, even on lower graphics settings.
Anyone know the acceptable temperature range for running TWW on a laptop?
According to the Alienware Command Center app it came with, the CPU reaches around 90 degrees Celsius while playing - I've read that temp too often will fry the CPU. Needless to say, the fan is running at high volume as well. I realize laptops will always run a bit louder than desktops but this is a bit much.
For the record, performance, not visual quality, is the priority for me - I'd rather the game run smoothly on average graphics than tax the computer for ultra levels. The game looks just fine at low graphics, IMO.
I'm thinking of returning it, either machine is defective of the G5 isn't for me. I'm hoping to buy another laptop that can run it will without burning out or the fan being heard three rooms away (can't really play while pretending to work when that gives me away XD). Any suggestions? I'm hoping to stay under $1,300 price wise.
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