My Macbook is burning up!

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by chud13, Feb 12, 2008.

  1. chud13 macrumors newbie

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    I use After Effects on my Macbook along with Gridiron Nucleo. What's great about Nucleo is that is maxes out your memory (4 gigs) and CPU (2.2 ghz) when rendering comps. The downside is heat. When I am running it, the CPU runs at 95 degrees for extended periods of time (10+ minutes). Am I harming my Macbook?

    I have it on a laptop cooler right now. Is there any thing else I can do to keep it cool. Maybe have a fan blow dry ice at it? That sounds like a good idea doesn't it?
     
  2. Bonsai1214 macrumors 6502a

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    are you running in centigrade or fahrenheit?

    my macbook is constantly running at 11x to 12x when doing every day tasks, and i'm in fahrenheit.
     
  3. chud13 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    90+ Celsius. Haven't had any problems yet. Just worried about long term usage.
     
  4. goose1873 macrumors member

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    thats too hot...stop doing that or bad things will happen...
     
  5. Wireless Buddy macrumors regular

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    That's only 5 degrees less than boiling. That can't be good.
     

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