Besides I have readly looked through other other mainstream overclocking forms about the XPS 17 3D, and there is room to push to the clock safely.
Whatever slight gain might be made by overclocking will be lost with the extra wear and tear not to mention the extra heat. Trust me, it's not worth it. Laptops were not designed to overclock. The heat you're getting now will get worse and a pad won't make much difference. -- A society that murders its' children is on a path of destruction. 52,008,665 and counting since 1973. #1 rule for Democrats: Common sense is an option.