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About to set it up right now for folding! lol
post #12 of 21
I have my macbook pro folding right now. The temps are hovering around 100 lol.

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I got it up and running on my macbook air for OCNChimpin!! It's gonna be the dealbreaker and win it for us, mass ppd from this MacBook air lols. I'm at 74 c right now running the smp client.
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last year, someone killed a mac folding on it.....

just sayin'
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Um, no. I have a MacBook Pro and the thing already gets hot as hell when I game on it (90C each core fans maxed out) so...yeah nope.
 
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post #16 of 21
If you must, stick it vertically against an open window That sucker will get HOT. Too bad Apple didn't include more vents...*looks at dremel*
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Well, I tried last year on my dell laptop. A day in it had completed 10% of a WU, so I just gave up because it wouldn't even be done in time for the CC... Let us know what kind of PPD you get off of it though! Might want to invest in a $10 cooler pad for it, not much use if it dies before it drops a WU.
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post #18 of 21
inb4 100C

apple did such a crap job of cooling the CPU its not even funny. Intel did better with their stock coolers....and those are some of the worst coolers you can get.

also, a whole tube of thermal paste per chip probably doesnt help either.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by spice003 View Post
i folded on my macbook pro with 9600gt for a while, nothing happened the fans just got really loud thats it, i got very lows points i think its was under 2k PPD
this

SMP + GPU in windows is good though, for a few extra thousand.

OP, get SMC Fan Control, turn the fans up on that sucker (highest they go), and fold away.

I used to fold on my MacBook Pro with a 2.4 GHz P8600. Didn't get all that hot when the fans were at 6k RPM Probably 70-80 C.
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post #20 of 21
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I was being sarcastic on it being the dealbreaker lol. I'm still going to run it though. If my computer breaks, so be it, AppleCare ftw! They'll replace it free of charge lol, gotta love apple warranty
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