whats the hottest your cpu should get?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by JosephEsquivel, Nov 9, 2007.

  1. JosephEsquivel macrumors regular

    May 30, 2007
    I have a brand new macbook, and i put the ministat widget in to check the heat, and its saying one cpu is 148 and the other is 250! is that normal, or is it a chance the widget is wrong i doesnt feel too hot, i am ripping a dvd, and the fan s going
  2. joegomolski macrumors 6502


    Apr 28, 2006
    So CA
    whats the hottest your cpu should get?

    Can't help you regarding whether you're MacBook is running too hot.

    But when I'm ripping a DVD, my Mac also heats up, alot.

    I installed fancontrol, freeware, google it. This will allow you to have some control over your MacBook's temperature.

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