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MacBook Pro? Problems? No way!
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Guys, guys. You don't understand. This is a feature.

By making the computers overheat under heavy use, Apple is simply encouraging their users to stick to easier and simpler tasks, like browsing facebook and uploading desaturated photos to deviantart. They just don't want their users to feel frightened or intimidated by more complicated tasks. If you ask me, it's pretty innovative.
    
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Anything with rumors in the name of a website just doesn't do it for me in terms of news.
MacRumors is a Mac enthusiast website/forum.
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Guys, guys. You don't understand. This is a feature.

By making the computers overheat under heavy use, Apple is simply encouraging their users to stick to easier and simpler tasks, like browsing facebook and uploading desaturated photos to deviantart. They just don't want their users to feel frightened or intimidated by more complicated tasks. If you ask me, it's pretty innovative.
Although I know you're being sarcastic, that reminds me of another thread on the MR site, where a guy declared that the reason why Apple put such a low-quality camera on the back of the iPad was because they didn't want to encourage people to be holding up their iPads in public to take pictures.
    
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Originally Posted by Kand View Post
http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...-teardown.html

Remember this thread?



I think that tiny heatsink made for a dual core and G310 has something to do with it since it's now got the task of cooling a quad core and a Radeon.

It's probably one or the other hitting TJmax.
thats the first thing that came to my mind...

inadequate cooling & too much TIM... don't MB go through this problem every couple of years?
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This reminds of a woman that used to bring her iMac for service to the Apple store 1-2 times a week.
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Oh well, should have bought a PC.

Just kidding, calm down.
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This isn't really a big deal, it's not like its a hardware issue. It should be fixed in a week, if not sooner. According to the help wiki setting it to integrated graphics only will fix it, so its probably a bug with the drivers for the AMD GPUs.
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Originally Posted by Kand View Post
http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...-teardown.html

Remember this thread?



I think that tiny heatsink made for a dual core and G310 has something to do with it since it's now got the task of cooling a quad core and a Radeon.

It's probably one or the other hitting TJmax.
to be honest, laptop HSF are not every big to begin with. Even look at something like the Dell M17XR3. For dissapating near 150W, it has some teeny pieces of metal for the job.
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to be honest, laptop HSF are not every big to begin with. Even look at something like the Dell M17XR3. For dissapating near 150W, it has some teeny pieces of metal for the job.
Dell. There's your problem.

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