Buyer Beware: The Hottest Running Laptops

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It's barely summer and already temperatures around the country have started to soar. While you can escape all that rising mercury with your ol' buddy Central Air, there's another heat that's harder to escape: a notebook that runs too hot. At LAPTOP, we use a laser thermometer to measure every notebook we review in multiple locations after streaming video for 15 minutes. We also test gaming systems' heat after they've spent some time running popular titles.

We deem laptops with temps in excess of 95 degrees uncomfortable and notebooks running a fever above 100 degrees cause for concern. Although these six systems are good overall,  they're sizzlin' enough to make our heat watch.