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I think Apple needed to do some more product testing...

getting to 60 degrees C on my lap? bye bye future babies...
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post #12 of 69
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Originally Posted by bleedingRoue View Post
Aren't there no ventilation holes/slots on the unibody macs?
I think they intake air through the keyboard. That's the only thing I can figure out. There are slits in the back but they all appear to be exhaust. The only other way that it appears air can make it inside the unibody is through the keys.

Replacement bottoms for Macs are pretty cheap. I have been contemplating buying a replacement bottom piece for my GF's macbook air and drilling a few small ventilation holes directly over the single fan inside. This would at least give the fan some cool air to blow over the COU/GPU. I'm worried that this will make some other part overheat though...
    
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post #13 of 69
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Originally Posted by Scorpii View Post
I think Apple needed to do some more product testing...

getting to 60 degrees C on my lap? bye bye future babies...
Why is this a problem? The way I see it Mac is doing us a favor by helping to remove Mac users from the gene pool.
    
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post #14 of 69
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Why is this a problem? The way I see it Mac is doing us a favor by helping to remove Mac users from the gene pool.
Nature Vs Nurture.
People buy Macs for many reasons.
None of which are genetic.

Not that im complaining or disagreeing...
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NP, sheep will still buy them.
Kinetic come to mind*
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Nature Vs Nurture.
People buy Macs for many reasons.
None of which are genetic.

Not that im complaining or disagreeing...
I'm earning my PhD in microbiology, I understand how DNA works
    
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You just need a little something called ThrottleStop.. oh wait, that's windows only xD
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I bought one of these last week and I can say that they do get very hot. When running under Windows (I use it to emulate Nintendo 64 games on the go), it does get hot but not that hot. When doing something like encoding a DVD, it gets very toasty though.

The main reason I bought a MBP is for university - the 7-8 hour battery life is amazing for recording lecture notes. I code C++ (I am a Computer Science student) so being able to use the terminal and run VMWare with a lot of battery is a real plus.
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pff it's not only mac that has issues.

This toshiba only has 1 heatpipe that's shared between the gpu / cpu and you can SEE the results of such bad cooling. I took it apart and applied mx-2 thermal paste and cut some of the fan casing so more air gets it, before any of this. L4D2 after few minutes of game play would cause this thing to shutdown


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