heat

  1. ruslan120

    TG Pro (Lightweight) Tutorial: Stop Burning your Lap

    I filmed a short tutorial on using TG Pro for new Mac users. This app helps keep temperatures low by increasing Macs' fan rates. I've found that setting the fans a bit faster by default remains inaudible yet boosts performance and more importantly, comfort if using the Macbook on your lap...
  2. vocalnick

    iGPU *and* eGPU - can the system use both?

    Hey all, The basic question is in the header - if I'm running a 16" with an iGPU, but there's also an eGPU driving the display, is the iGPU still available to the system for speeding up things like video rendering? More Detail: I have a new 16" arriving any day now. The ARM transition sent me...
  3. D

    Should I be worried about heat?

    I have a 2020 i5 8GB Macbook Air. I noticed that the temperatures reach 90+ degrees celsius when opening intensive applications (FCPX or Photoshop) or opening many tabs and applications . Sometimes the fan also reaches 8000rpm when using the webcam for 30mins or more. However I do not really...
  4. Tommaso Ammannati

    iPad Pro Left side of ipad pro heat up

    Hi everyone Is normal that the left side immediately warm up instead the right side stays cold? (Ipad pro 11 2018)
  5. NikkiAngel

    2018 MBA Running So Hot My Fingers Are Affected

    Hi All.. I have a 2018 13" MBA - 1.6GHz i5, 16GB 550GB. I use my MBA with two HP External monitors and the MBA open. No other devices are connected. I perform, what I consider to be basic tasks, Microsoft Applications, Word, Excel, Safari for 99.9% of my browsing. I use other apps such as...
  6. G

    MBA 2020, limit max temp or max clock speed somehow?

    Hi I'm waiting for my order on a 2020 Air base model bumped to i5 cpu. Every day I get big doubts, especially when reading and watching what people say on the interwebs. Let's say heat or noise is unacceptable.. How could I change that? I would be fine having a 2020 mba that maxes out turbo...
  7. noorx02

    Mac heats up to >60C when using Apple Notes MBP 2014 (15 Retina)

    As the title says. The issue started today only happens when the Notes app is open (with iCloud sync on). On latest macOS.
  8. T

    MacBook Pro (Touchbar) Cracking Noises

    Hey there! rocking a first gen MBP with Touchbar, pretty much maxed specs. it's been in service for almost everything there is (battery, left side ports, storrage controller, keyboard). but NOW is's started to make some freaking weird cracking noise a few minutes after i start using it. It's...
  9. U

    Fan control software

    Hello guys, I've been having some trouble with heat on my macbook pro mid 2012 and I downloaded a software called "SMC fan control", it's icon is a nuclear sign by the way. So whenever the heat builds up to 60 degrees or higher I speed up the fans somewhere around its maximum speed (6000rpm)...
  10. S

    My Macbook Air CPU regularly reach 100ºC. Is that normal?

    I have a Macbook Air of late 2018 (8,1). After some performance drops this summer, I have started to check the temperature in my mac with Macs Fan Control application. I have discovered that whenever I open any taxing application (any game for example, but also other simpler applications), my...
  11. R

    Macbook Pro (Late 2013) heats up and shuts down

    I have a late 2013 Macbook Pro and starting a couple weeks ago while not doing any intensive work just browsing basic websites, my computer froze up and then shut down. It gets really hot above the keyboard, freezes, and then shuts down. Here are my specs: Late 2013 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 Dual...
  12. A

    Program to external display == less heat?

    I just got a MBP 2019 i9 2.4/32GB/Vega 20/1TB since Tuesday. When I use Traktor(Dj software) all cores go to Max turbo frequencies while only using 10-20% of total CPU and getting high temps that way. What I weirdly noticed is that when I drag Traktor to my 4K Display my CPU usage and temps are...
  13. Xebrafish

    MacBook Pro late 2013 running hot

    Hi there I've got an A1502 MacBook Pro 13" late 2013 (MBP 11,1; ME867LL/A) which I got secondhand. It's got the 2.8GHz i7 4558U, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD. Thing is; it runs hot. All the time. Idle temps fluctuate between 65°C and 99°C most of the times. I changed out the thermal paste twice...
  14. J

    iPhone heat issue

    hi everyone. My new iPhone 6 with full brightness is heating up where the ear speaker is. It is not hot but very warm there. This issue goes away when brightness is around half. Is this worth me fixing, it’s a very unusual place for heat? Thanks
  15. U

    Thermal Paste replace

    Hello everybody, I have a macbook pro mid 2012 and since 2014 (when I bought it) I never cleaned it up. So now it is heating up pretty good even with light workloads. Than I'm taking it to be cleaned up and the guy said that they replace the thermal paste over the processor also, and I would...
  16. U

    Macbook Pro cooling pad

    Helle everybody, I'm having a bit of a problem wit my macbook pro mid 2012 because is running in between 60-68 degrees celsius and I'm kinda worried about it. So, I'm considering buying a cooling pad called "Power Cooler Gamer from Multilaser" to try to decrease the temperature a little bit...
  17. BR3W3R

    Other iPhone 7 and X warming up with normal usage?

    Good afternoon, as of late or since iOS 11.3 to be exact I have noticed my phones becoming warm when using almost any apps, not hot just warm. Apps I notice it most with are, Snapchat, Tinder, POF, Meetme... (Sorry single) and others such as safari. Does anyone else have this? Is it normal?
  18. T

    Better CPU and RAM, less heat

    1.) Does better CPU in macbook (quad-core vs dual-core i5) will alow macbook to generate less heat? 2.) Does more RAM (16GB vs 8GB) allow macbook to generate less heat i.e. be cooler? 3.) Does dedicated graphic card in 15" version macbook pro, allow macbook to stay cooler while watching youtube...
  19. BR3W3R

    iPhone X iPhone X warming up when using apps like Snapchat, Tinder, mostly anything really

    So for the past few months at least that I have noticed apps such as Snapchat, Tinder, mostly anything really warm my phone up a bit, not really noticeable in my hand but when pressed against my face or top of my hand I notice it. Can only really notice it though if case is off? Does this...
  20. RolleR85

    iMac2012 heats up when put it to screen sleep and safari slow, maybe user in HDD?

    Hi everyone! First of all, I am Spanish, and I'll do everything possible to write as best I can in English. I have an iMac: (21.5 inches, late 2012), 3.1 GHz Intel Core i7, 16Gb Ram DDR3 and GeForce GT650M 512Mb, SSD 120Gb and HDD 1TB. I explain a little everything I did: - I undid the fusion...