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Old Nov 3, 2012, 09:47 PM   #1
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Macbook excessively cool during intense tasks

My macbook is excessively cool during intense tasks, for example:

When I played skyrim for 1 hour, if I touch the bottom of my mac, it feels like it just turned on. I do smell something burned in my mac. Any suggestions help.

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How are you measuring temperature?
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Are you running Skyrim in OSX? I didn't know there was a Mac version.
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I used bootcamp to get it, and also there actually is a OSX version I'm pretty sure
So you took the temp reading after you booted back into Mac OSX?
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By the time you've rebooted to OSX, your computer has probably cooled off. Try using a utility like Speedfan to monitor temps in windows. I believe it even allows you to chart the readings over time.
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Instead of deleting your question, you could leave it so someone with a similar issue can find it in a search instead of asking again.
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Instead of deleting your question, you could leave it so someone with a similar issue can find it in a search instead of asking again.
Good point..
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Good point..
Awesome!
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