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post #51 of 69
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Originally Posted by hellonwheelz View Post
Keep in mind that when anandtech tested it. they found it perfect, no throttling. Turboboost perfect.
What temp did it hit and on what test?
post #52 of 69
http://www.anandtech.com/show/4205/t...sandy-bridge/3

I don't see any mention of what temps and tests.
post #53 of 69
One thing I don't get about Macbook Pros is why don't they use their aluminum unibody construction as a bigass heatsink.
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I like that hehe.
I guess thats a good thing about using a Thinkpad
Hits approx 74C on my i7 620M /w Turboboost.
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Replacing the thermal paste will go a long way towards fixing this problem. My GF's macbook air couldn't even run a youtube video without hitting 90C. I replaced the TIM with some arctic silver and temps improved at least 15 C. It still runs hot but low 70's C is way better than 90's...
That's really what you want to do. Void the warranty on an already overpriced piece of equipment.
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post #56 of 69
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Originally Posted by hellonwheelz View Post
http://www.anandtech.com/show/4205/t...sandy-bridge/3

I don't see any mention of what temps and tests.
So much for above 80C complaints:

Lap temps:


Exhaust temps:
post #57 of 69
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Originally Posted by PoopaScoopa View Post
So much for above 80C complaints:

Lap temps:


Exhaust temps:
These tests do show very effective heat management on the 2011 macs; The hotter the exhaust air (for the same task, cpu) the less likely you will trip throttling.

But that graph doesn't speak to how hot the cores are getting.

Computers get hot, esp when they do more work...Laptop coolers work, if you are doing a ton of work invest in one.

And if your mac seem abnomaly hot, warranty it.
post #58 of 69
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What? It's a feature.

Apple Lap Warmer. Perfect for those chilly winter months.
More like 2 features in one!!!
Lap warmer and nut roaster!

Now that's hip!
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I'm NOT bashing apple design, but if their goals are to make a more stream-lined product at the expense of CPU cooling, then why not disable turbo boost? I'd be surprised if the average user of a 13" macbook would even notice a difference.
    
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post #60 of 69
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Keep in mind that when anandtech tested it. they found it perfect, no throttling. Turboboost perfect.
In OSX, this is talking about in Windows
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