MacBook Pro 13" LOUD FAN

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by jhbelanger, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. jhbelanger macrumors newbie

    Oct 11, 2011
    Ok so here is what I have:

    MacBook Pro 13" newest model
    8gb 1333 ram
    500gb HDD
    Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB
    2.3 GHz Intel Core i5


    I start up SC2 ram usage not even denting my total available, cpu with 75% idle every things fine on that end, but my fan kicks in and is loud as hell ?? any reasons, defect? idk any help welcomed.
  2. Ungibbed macrumors 6502


    Dec 13, 2010
    It has to do with the Sandy Bridge GPU sharing the processor die. Thus requiring more cooling power from the fan.

    Same thing happens with my Mini while botting AKA multitasking in WoW. :rolleyes:
  3. Samuriajackon macrumors 6502


    Feb 9, 2009
    It's really nothing to worry about. Freak out if you idle and your fans are going full blast.

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