13" MBA 2011 - when do the fans start blowing loud?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by enigma2k, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. macrumors regular

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    Hi,

    I own a 2010 MBA and when watching youtube videos (Flash) or using Skype the fans will start blowing and become really loud.

    How is this compared on the new 2011 MBA 13"?
     
  2. macrumors member

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    Excellent question - bump!
     
  3. macrumors 68040

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    Here we go.....:D
     
  4. macrumors 65816

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    Many are very interested in that question
    also how does the new 11" compare to the 13" fan noise,
    and how do both compare to the last models....
     
  5. macrumors regular

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    I'd like to know if flash gets the fan going also, not that it'll stop me from getting the 2011.

    it's my biggest gripe with the 2010.
     
  6. macrumors 6502

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    and if there's a difference (fans loud) between i5 / i7
     
  7. enigma2k, Jul 21, 2011
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2011

    thread starter macrumors regular

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  8. thread starter macrumors regular

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    can somebody with a 2011 MBA test this please?
     
  9. macrumors 6502a

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    I also would like to hear a bit more on this for youtube videos and Skype video calls.
     
  10. macrumors newbie

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    Can more people comment on the i5 MBA 13"? I absolutely hate excessive fan noise.

    I think the sandy bridge i7 is more of a problem for fan noise. I had to return a Lenovo x220 i7 laptop because it was loud like a freaking plane.
     

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