got a late 2009 macbook and hot hard drives

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by heavy2healthy, May 17, 2010.

  1. heavy2healthy macrumors regular

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    I got a late 2009 macbook unibody white. With the original hd the hd seemed to get hot. I wanted faster so I put in a travelstar and its still gets really hot. And Im just surfing and chatting. Its my first mac did I install wrong or is that just the way it is?
     
  2. Hellhammer Moderator

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    Download iStat Pro to see your HD temps and post them here
     
  3. heavy2healthy thread starter macrumors regular

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    Resetting the System Management Controller (SMC) and the pram. it seems to be running much cooler.
     

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