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Targus AWE19
5.8 out of 10

Targus AWE19

The Targus Chill Mat XC for Laptops is designed to keep your lap Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Targus AWE19

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Overall 4
4.0
Performance 8
8.0
Comfort 10
10
Overall quality 2
2.0
Looks 4
4.0
Noise 10
10

Worked wonderfully till the USB plug broke

Laura, targus.com
21 May 2013
  • Summary: Really helped fight the overheating of my laptop from running certain programs. Unfortunately it broke after 6 months of (what I thought was) light usage. Don't waste your money—there are probably other products that perform just as well and don't break so quickly.
  • Cons: stopped working soon after purchase
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Overall 4
4.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 4
4.0

Keeps it cool but USB hub is dead

soccerjim, targus.com
12 June 2012
  • Summary: This works great for keeping my laptop cool, but only having 2 USB slots, and needed one for this fan, the 4 port hub was a great feature...problem is it doesn't stay connected....Windows 7 won't recognize it so it makes the other ports useless.
  • Pros: cools great
  • Cons: usb ports don't work 95% of the time
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Overall 4
4.0
Performance 6
6.0
Comfort 6
6.0
Overall quality 4
4.0
Looks 6
6.0
Noise 8
8.0

Probably works great if it has a good plug.

TutuTina, targus.com
24 May 2012
  • Summary: Sure wish I'd know about the plug problem others have discussed. This worked fine for about 3 months. Then suddenly wouldn't work at all. I stupidly bought another model (fan built into a laptop carry case) and that also worked about 3 months.
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Overall 8
8.0
Performance 6
6.0
Comfort 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Looks 8
8.0
Noise 10
10

Poor manufacture of power plug

EdB, targus.com
28 April 2012
  • Summary: I've had this product for 2 months or so, then the tip of the plug broke and fell out. I tried to find another plug on the net and in various stores in my area but there none. For the price, you'd think either the plug was made better, or at least have the availability for another USB plug.
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Overall 4
4.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 4
4.0
Looks 10
10
Noise 2
2.0

2 cooling fans went noisy. NG

Targus345, targus.com
27 February 2012
  • Summary: The 2 cooling fans went noisy> Probably due to bad bearings. The fans are clean, never dusty or dirty. But noisy nevertheless.
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Overall 2
2.0
Performance 2
2.0
Comfort 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0
Looks 4
4.0
Noise 2
2.0

Hopeless!!

Ginny, targus.com
24 February 2012
  • Summary: I purchased this few months back for my Dell Laptop. It was working fine for first few days. But every now and then it would stop working and on checking i found that the USB power pin which connects to the mat got kinda loose. Need to press very tightly to resume connection.
  • Cons: usb power cable pin is flimsy
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Overall 6
6.0
Performance 6
6.0
Comfort 8
8.0
Overall quality 4
4.0
Looks 8
8.0
Noise 8
8.0

DO NOT BUY

John, targus.com
15 February 2012
  • Summary: I've had this for a few months and it was really good for a while. Then it cracked and then the plug broke, and it wouldn't work as the tip of the plug fell out. Tried to find another plug, but there weren't any around.
  • Cons: case too thin and cracks , plug broke and can't get a replacement
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Overall 6
6.0
Performance 2
2.0
Comfort 8
8.0
Overall quality 2
2.0
Looks 6
6.0
Noise 10
10

Do not buy!

sherbaby548, targus.com
27 January 2012
  • Summary: I've had this for a month or so..it was really good for a while, then the plug broke, and it wouldn't work as the tip of the plug fell out. Tried to find another plug, and there wasn't any around where I live.
  • Cons: plug defective
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Overall 4
4.0
Performance 6
6.0
Comfort 6
6.0
Overall quality 2
2.0
Looks 4
4.0
Noise 8
8.0

Not Built to Last

NotGoodEnough, targus.com
9 November 2011
  • Summary: The USB cord stopped working after two months use, and I need to get a replacement. Low quality plasic, so low weight but not very sturdy.
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Overall 10
10
Performance 10
10
Comfort 10
10
Overall quality 10
10
Looks 10
10
Noise 8
8.0

Happy camper...

Happy Customer, targus.com
21 October 2011
  • Summary: I purchased this product about a year ago, and I have been glad that I did. I have a Macbook Pro that typically would overheat, but since I bought the "Chill Mat" it maintained a reasonable temperature.
  • Pros: sleek stylish matches macbook pros has two fans
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