Is gaming on 2011 MBA healthy for the computer?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by angad19, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. angad19
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    macrumors newbie

    Nov 16, 2011
    I have a new MBA with 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7 with 4GB RAM and Intel HD Graphics 3000 w/ 384 mb.

    When I run Starcraft II on it, the CPU heats up to ~95 C (205 F) and the fans hit ~6400 rpm. Is it alright for me to run the computer at that intensity for long periods of time (like 4-5 hours at a time)? Or will something break down because the computer is too stressed/overloaded?

    This is probably a stupid question but I have to ask because I've never gamed on anything besides a console before and I don't want to do something that might hurt/break my computer.

    Thanks for your help!
  2. theSeb
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    macrumors 604


    Aug 10, 2010
    Poole, England
    Yes, it's fine.
  3. lc25
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    macrumors 6502

    Jul 31, 2009
    Got apple care ? If so, stop worrying, if not still no need to worry

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