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28 July 2015 Written by 
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Slim design is nice, but has it's drawbacks...

 

A lot of newer laptops have a much slimmer design than the older, chunkier models from even 5 or 6 years ago, and in terms of design and portability this is good news, but are there any drawbacks?

Typically, Apple's MacBook range lead the way for a lot of people when it comes to the new status quo for laptop design; each year sees the MacBook get slimmer, lighter, and more style conscious. Love them or loath them, Apple do tend to set the trend of what the public see as important in an electronic device, so even among Asus, Acer, Dell, HP, and many others, there is much more focus on the look and feel of new laptops.

Aside from the fact that these laptops can sometimes be under powered versus less design focused models, there can also be a more worrying issue with reliability. Internally, some of the largest components in laptops are responsible for keeping the system cool; fans and heat sinks. On some of these slim laptops, these particular parts are far smaller versions of what would be in a desktop computer, or a chunkier laptop. Now, as advances are made in technology, computer chips are using less energy to generate more processing power, and are cooler as a result of this. The only problem with this, is that as technology has advanced, we're now expecting more from our computers, and will run more intensive programs, and more of them at one time, causing heating issues with many of these 'slim' laptops.

The result of this? Damaged motherboards, GPU chips losing connection and laptops having no display, and the always quite worrying laptop that simply will not power on. Next time you're buying a new laptop, consider the fact that you really might be choosing fashion over function.

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