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Old Jun 1, 2010, 11:15 PM   #1
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Bottom of MacBook Pro really hot?

I just bought my 13" MBP over the weekend and noticed that it really gets hot on the bottom. Is this normal? Anything I can do to prevent this? Thanks in advance.
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Old Jun 1, 2010, 11:16 PM   #2
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It's quite normal, as hundreds of existing threads on this topic will tell you.

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It's quite normal, as hundreds of existing threads on this topic will tell you.
Which threads?
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Old Jun 1, 2010, 11:17 PM   #4
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normal... hundreds of hours of lap-time told me that..
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I just bought my 13" MBP over the weekend and noticed that it really gets hot on the bottom. Is this normal? Anything I can do to prevent this? Thanks in advance.
Yes, very normal.
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Old Jun 2, 2010, 12:54 AM   #7
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From what I heard, macbook pro are considerably more hotter than any laptop/computer because of the aluminum unibody. Aluminum basically is a heat conductor.
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Old Jun 2, 2010, 01:24 AM   #8
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Unfortunately Apple places style over functionality.

As much as I enjoy the various MacBook Pros I own, they run at substantially higher temps than the identically configured ThinkPads I use.

Apples choice of a fully enclosed aluminum housing for the MBP lineup, at less than an inch deep, put them behind the curve when it comes to thermal management. If one is looking for a laptop than will run fast & cool under full load, the MBP is going to disappoint.
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