^ - I love that line!Anchoret said:but will sometimes stay on until it seems like it's going to make ice cubes.
I'm not that much experienced with notebooks but use everest or speedfan or something to try and find the CPU temperature. Then compare it to fan usage. It will probably be the higher the temp, the more the fan cuts in.
You mentioned about it feeling hot. That might not be what the fan cools down.