Hard case causes MacBook Pro to run hotter than normal


macrumors 603
Original poster
Jul 5, 2007
Phoenix, AZ
I was excited as my hard case for my MacBook Pro arrived, but it made my MacBook Pro run hotter than normal, so I took it off after running the MacBook Pro for a couple of hours.

It was the Osaka soft touch case form eBay for $25 or so dollars. I think that I am just going to go for a sleeve now.

Have you guys noticed any issues when using a hard case with the MacBook Pro?


macrumors 65816
Jun 6, 2010
Colorado, USA
I have a Speck hard shell and temps never rose more than 1-3˚ compared to when I used it without the case.
However, I also have a unibody MacBook with an Incipio Feather and it does raise the temperature a bit more.
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