macbook overheating?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by lshirase, Jan 7, 2008.

  1. lshirase macrumors regular

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    alot of times when i run a small number of simple programs such as firefox + ichat + iTunes...i look at my temperature on my istat and it says the cpu is like 60* celcius....heatsink A is 56....airport card is 58 etc....is this normal? when i feel the bottom of the laptop..it feels pretty hot.
     
  2. flopticalcube macrumors G4

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    On full bore, my MacBook gets into the mid 80's. I'd say yours is pretty cool by comparison.
     
  3. bjett92 macrumors 6502a

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    I would say yes. Think of your MB as a personal heater. You can put it on your lap when your cold. They get hot really quickly and you shouldn't really worry until your computer gets into the 90s C.
     
  4. lshirase thread starter macrumors regular

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    so..

    itunes + safari + adium = ~49-56c

    i shouldn't be worried with those numbers?
     
  5. Bonsai1214 macrumors 6502a

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    mine gets up to 140ºF when i'm playing flash games or watching multiple vids online.

    normally its between 100 and 130 though.

    right now my cpu is 124ºf, which translates to 52ºc
     
  6. jeremy6044 macrumors regular

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    that's what i'm doing and i'm getting higher temps. 60 degrees cpu and 72 degrees airport card. but i have peripherals plugged in, and i'm wondering if that makes a big difference. (just posted about this)
     

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