HP/Compaq :: HDX18 Suddenly Stop Working
I have a problem with the Lap Top, HDX18-1070
Work on the first day on the Laptop, between 1 hour to 3 hours and then suddenly stop working!
After that, I close the Laptop, and re-operation of the new work between 5 minutes to 15 minutes
Several experiments have tried did not work for me either by the heat there is no final heat
CPU temperature of 36C to 46C
GPU temperature of 45C to 53C
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