1. Appledoesnotlisten

    16" is HOT & NOISY with an external monitor! :(

    I received a base 16" today and am disappointed because it get's as hot as my 2017 with an external 4K monitor. Is anybody else experiencing the same issue? I always work with external monitors and running on high resolution and this heating performance is upsetting. It's not cooler than the...
  2. lumchai

    16" Macbook Pro Thermals

    Howdy, I recently bought the base i9 16" Macbook Pro and use it mainly for MacOS for rendering and Software Dev. I also have bootcamp running mainly for some medium-heavy gaming and have Mac Fan Control installed alongside Throttlestop. I have turbo boost disabled in Throttlestop and custom...
  3. C

    2015 27" iMac spontaneously reboots w/kernel panic

    My 3.3GHz i5 2015 27" iMac has the nasty habit of spontaneously rebooting itself periodically. Looking in Termina at the termination code, it reports "-64" which is "unknown." I have eliminated the possibility of a bad memory module by removing 1 of the 4 modules in turn to see if the kernel...
  4. jeccsron

    A real review of MBA 2020 about temperature i3 vs i5

    This video is about temperature. Dual-Core i3 vs. Quad-Core i5 Test: YouTube, Facebook on Safari-Chrome (many tabs), Netflix, AppleTV, calculator, notepad, etc. "Normal use"
  5. E

    Does overheat damage the speakers?

    I have found my mbp 16 running for hours with closed lid and when i touched the aliminum body, all the places were extremely hot. Does this damage to speakers? the other parts seems normal (benchmark tests normal)
  6. E

    I have found my mbp running and extremely hot when the lid was closed

    I have finished my works closed the lid and went outside after a few hours when i returned home i found my 16 mpb running with closed lid and was extemely hot. at this point does this situation cause a permanent performance drop due possible hardware damage and does this damage to LCD because...
  7. N

    MBP 16 Temperatures

    Hi all, Could the proud owners of the new MBP 16" please post here the CPU temperatures they get during various usage scenarios ? Like cold boot, idle, Office work, Excel crunching, VM start, VM updates, Dev, Video editing (timeline, encoding), Lightroom imports, Photoshop filters, etc. I'm...
  8. 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)...
  9. O

    2019 MBP - High CPU temp

    So I recently bought the new base 2019 MBP and while I didn't buy it for games or the sort I do enjoy the occasional league of legends and such. When I tried LoL on the Mac it was super smooth with high fps but the cpu was a constant 90 degrees celsius with fans at 100%. Is this harmful to the...
  10. M

    Late 2009 iMac 27" Fan issues, GPU problem?

    Hello everyone, I purchased an iMAC 2374 a year ago off of a local site for my wife. This is the 27" model with the ATI Radeon HD 4850 512mb. Since we've had it, the fan would run loud and fast so when I was searching around on forums, I saw reference that this might be a symptom of a failing...
  11. C

    What's your nMP 2013 CPU temperature under load

    Dear all, I'm using Intel Power Gadget to monitor my CPU temperature under load (I'm doing some 3d rendering at low resolution and quality). Intel power gadget is marking a temperature of 82 celsius for the CPU. It seems too high for me. Can you please confirm or tell me what's your...
  12. F

    CPU temperatures in iStat Menus?

    Is there any method to get the CPU temperatures in iStat Menus? I can read the GPU and SSD temperature but not the temperatures of the CPU cores. I have downloaded the iStat Menus from the website and bought a license, so i'm running the fully functional version (instead of the limited App store...
  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. F

    iMac 2019 runs occasionally at 100°C? [Merged]

    With my former iMac I never bothered looking at things like temperatures and fan speeds. They said it just works, and it always did. But now in 2019 with all the stories about thermal throttling I wanted to see for myself if my new i9 iMac runs as smoothly as everyone says. I installed TG Pro...
  15. 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...
  16. C

    2018 MacBook Pro 15” - Fans Behaviour with External Display

    Hi, I’ve recently got a 2 week old baseline 15” MacBook Pro (2018) and got a question about its fans. When I’m using the Mac with its own display, everything works fine. Fans come on with heavy load, easily going down as it eases. However, when I’ve got my single LG 4K monitor plugged in...
  17. K

    How hot does the mackbook pro 13" 2018 run on normal usage?

    Hi, I'm about to purchase my first mackbook ever and I've been doubtfull between macbook pro 13 2018 and new MBA. But then I read about throttling issues on 2018 macbook pros line, I know apple released a patch that is supposed to "fix it" but I'd like to know from real owners what their...
  18. Ofir87

    MacBook Pro 13 2018 cooler after Mojave

    Hi all, Just wanted to give my 2 cents with my experience. A base-model of the MacBook Pro 13 2018 (TouchBar) is running WAY cooler after updating to a OS X Mojave. This is with same usage, for example running Safari with multiple YouTube videos/Netflix, mail and 4-5 apps in the background -...
  19. SwissDataHoarder

    Macbook Pro 2018 after update 2

    Hello i made a poll about MacOS update 2. Would be cool if you can answer it http://www.easypolls.net/poll.html?p=5b8ee476e4b0564f7676bde7 to help other user with their purchase. Please everyone should answer, not only who has problems with the mac. thank you This poll is shared on apple...
  20. Q

    Replacing the optical drive of a MBP Unibody with... (Alternative solutions)

    I've a MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Mid 2010) and I recently opened it up to clean its insides from dust, and as I was removing the optical drive, I realized just how much space it takes up. I was wondering if there's anything I could do with it, besides installing a second hard drive, which is of...