Logitech Lapdesk N700 provides a good upgrade over the stock laptop speakers. Although the cooling performance leaves a lot to be desired, the N700 still stands out in a league of its own with its intended purpose.
While the NZXT Cryo LX's size and large carrying shape make it impractical for the road warrior with the ultralight notebook, it does do an excellent job of serving as cooler, stand for 15-inch and larger notebooks.
While you may not need a laptop pad, if you frequently use your notebook on lap, give Belkin Laptop Cooling Pad some consideration. The benefits it brings the table make it well worth its relatively inexpensive asking price.