Cooling pad for macbook pro 13"

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Bosep, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. Bosep macrumors regular

    Nov 11, 2008
    Hi, I'm getting the MBA 13,3" and will be using my current macbook pro as a desktop computer connected to an external display. My plans are to keep the lid closed but this makes the mbp go very hot. Soo is there any good cooling pads for Mbp? I would like something really flat and does it exist without fans?
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    A cooling pad without fans is pretty pointless, as you might as well just prop it up with some books or something.
  3. Apple OC macrumors 68040

    Apple OC

    Oct 14, 2010
    no need for cooling pads ... the MBP was designed to also run in Clamshell without much heat increase ... it should not be getting "very hot" :cool:
  4. SuperCachetes macrumors 6502a


    Nov 28, 2010
    Away from you
    Rather than a band-aid like a cooling pad (especially something weak like a fanless one), I would go to the root of the problem and try fan control software like smc.

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