Got a Mac Mini

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by alphaod, Mar 27, 2008.

  1. macrumors Core


    Feb 9, 2008
    San Jose (CA)
    So after playing with a Time Capsule and realizing how crappy it was, I returned it and got myself a Mac Mini instead to avoid the restocking fee (plus I wanted a Mini anyways)

    So I looked online at all the sites to upgrade my RAM, but I made a big mistake was I used a knife (oppose to the putty knife which I couldn't find at the time) and I made a few visible scratches to the bottom of the unit where one cracks it open to upgrade parts.

    Now my question is how lenient will Apple be if I need repairs and they see the damage on the bottom? Also I did replace the thermal paste on the CPU and the Northbridge; will they care about that?

    Finally is it normal for the CPU to go up to 85 Centigrade before the fan kicks into high gear?


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