Does high CPU temperature effect ram usage in mid 2009 Mac book pro

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Pawichii, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Dec 3, 2012
    Hey I recently noticed that my ram usage has been extremely high as with my CPU temp at 189 degrees F around 87 degrees C. Is the high CPU temp effecting my ram usage
    System specs
    2.53ghz intel core 2 duo
    4 gigs of ram
    Running 10.8.2
  2. Moderator emeritus


    Jul 24, 2002
    Temperature and RAM usage are not causally linked. Whatever process is working your CPU hard is making it hot. This process may also use a lot of RAM. But the cause is the process, not the temperature.

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