External screen

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Andy348, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Andy348 macrumors 6502

    May 18, 2009
    Well I've been looking to hook up a 21" monitor to my MB. I have the correct cables, but I'm wondering if its worthwhile to hook everything up. What I'm really worried about is if my MacBook is going to run very hot and make the fans run more than ~3500 rpm. What I'm looking to do on the external monitor is just browse forums, maybe some video but I doubt it.

    My specs are:
    2.1 Ghz
    4GB Ram

    Is it worth hooking everything up?
  2. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040


    Sep 28, 2008
    There will be virtually no change in heat output of the computer.
  3. fifthroot macrumors member


    Aug 7, 2008
    I use a 24" Dell as my external every day. No change in temperature nor do the fans crank up. Smooth as glass.

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