MacBook heat

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by minis2003, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. minis2003 macrumors newbie

    Sep 23, 2007
    has anyone taken off the heatsink on their MacBook and reset it with Artice silver 5 or a better thermal paste?
    also, is there a break in period for the thermal paste Apple put in the MacBook?:confused:
  2. BlackMax macrumors 6502a


    Jan 14, 2007
    North Carolina
    Most folks probably have not because they don't want to void their warranty.

    Concerning the break-in period for thermal paste; I've always heard it takes several hours of use to fully settle in and become most effective at transferring heat between your CPU and heatsink. If you've had and used your MacBook for more than a couple of weeks I'd say the thermal paste on it is as "broken-in" as it is going to get.

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