What happens to the rMB when running heavy tasks?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by saintforlife, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. saintforlife macrumors 6502a

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    I currently have a 13" MBA and when I watch videos or Netflix, the fan comes on, sometimes quite loudly. Since the rMB doesn't have a fan, what happens to it when the processor gets overloaded with heavy tasks? Does it just slow down from the thermal throttling? Will it start to skip frames?
     
  2. burgman macrumors 65816

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    I can't wait for some in depth reviews to answer that question.
     
  3. mtneer macrumors 68020

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