video converstion and 90C? its normal, right?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by w...b, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. w...b macrumors regular

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    So i am converting a 1.8GB .AVI video to mpeg-4 and my cpu is running at 90C. I put my fans up to 5500rmp which brought the temp down to 77C.

    Is it normal for the CPU to go up to 90C? Would it change if i was on 9600 instead of 9400?

    Also what is northbridge1?

    Thanks
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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  3. J the Ninja macrumors 68000

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    Northbridge1 is somewhere on the support chipset. Where is a bit of a mystery to me, since there are separate memory controller and GPU sensors.

    Anyway....yeah, it's mostly normal. Lord Steve DOES NOT LIKE COMPUTER FANS! Why, I have no idea, but apparently it goes back at least to the ill-fated Apple III. If it bothers you...well, that's what we have smcFanControl for.
     
  4. w...b thread starter macrumors regular

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    yea. im using SMC. It doesnt bother me.

    I was talking to some dell users the other day who said they get nervous when they hit 60C
     
  5. J the Ninja macrumors 68000

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    Desktop chips /= Notebook chips
     
  6. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Only 60?

    Also what J the Ninja said.
     

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