why is it running hot?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by blueflame, Jun 9, 2004.

  1. blueflame macrumors 6502a

    blueflame

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2003
    Location:
    Studio City
    #1
    my 17 inch powerbook all of a sudden just started running hot. i dont know why. now the fan is always on and the thing gets really really hot?
    any suggestions on why?
    thanks everyone
    Andreas
     
  2. blueflame thread starter macrumors 6502a

    blueflame

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2003
    Location:
    Studio City
    #2
    ok, so i did this

    i downloaded a cpu temp utility
    my cpu is running on highest at 140 degrees F
    the powersupply and GPU are running at 130F
    is this a normal temp?
    it could just be a hot day today and i am imagining it, but i swear it feel soo much hotter to the touch.
    ANdreas
     

Share This Page