I use the Vantec LapCool3 under my laptops. I have a dell xps and the wife has and Alienware area 51. They both get real hot. The Alienware will actually shut down at times due to heat. Since I bought the lapCool's I haven't had a problem. They are $12.99 on www.outpost.com (Fry's electronics web site). They run off of the USB port on your laptop.