MBP 2.53GHz, Late 08 Model - heat near magsafe?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by brettatredback, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. brettatredback macrumors newbie

    Mar 31, 2008
    Hi All - for anyone with a MPB, new body design - can you give me an idea of how hot yours gets, particularly on the base and at the left hand top edge of the keyboard (near escape key and magsafe connector)? At that area, mine is quite warm, even when not doing intensive tasks - just browsing etc...Wanted to see other experiences to hopefully hear it's normal. I guess near the magsafe connector, it could be expected. Other areas of the keyboard area - right hand side and down near the trackpad are fine.

  2. eldy macrumors 6502

    Jan 30, 2009
    The City
    It's normal. It'll get really hot once you start using the CPU more.

    Get a program like iStats by iSlayer so you can monitor your system temperatures and fan speed.
  3. DYER macrumors 6502

    Oct 4, 2008
    London, UK
    actually i think its near where the 9600m gt is located so it gets damned hot near there ^^

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