Anyone Recommend a Notebook Cooler for 17" MBP

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by MacTrader001, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. MacTrader001 macrumors newbie

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    Hi guys,

    Been using my 17" Macbook Pro for 2 months now. Just started playing starcraft 2 on it. As i'm playing, i notice it gets pretty hot. What can I do to make the laptop cooler? I'm looking into buying a notebook cooler to place under the macbook. Anyone have any good recommendations? thanks in advance.
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    Put some post-it pads under the back corners to elevate it a bit.
     
  3. spacelady macrumors newbie

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    Macbook pro running HOT

    My MacBook Pro is running so hot. Did anyone find a solution? Will it eventually burn up what I'm writing? Thanks.
    Carol
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  4. wywern209 macrumors 65832

    wywern209

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    try to elevate it but know that the computer will shut off before any permanent damage actually occurs. Also, i've heard that liquid N2 works pretty well from a cooling standpoint. you can also use SMCfan to try and increase fan speeds so that heat dissipation is a little better.
     
  5. haigazoon macrumors newbie

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    Cake cooling rack

    Place the laptop on a cake cooling rack. Sells for a few dollars n kitchen supply stores or hardware stores. Raises the computer about half an inch. Hey it really works.
     

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