Windows gaming

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Mircera, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. Mircera macrumors newbie

    Oct 11, 2008
    Hi all,

    I'm started playing some games in Windows on my iMac early '10, and i've noticed that the fans are running on max all the time and the frame gets really hot. Should I be concerned about this?
  2. timtom33 macrumors member

    Mar 30, 2011
  3. bpeeps macrumors 68020


    May 6, 2011
    The alu unibody is designed as a heatsink, the top of it will get hot when using the CPU and GPU to that extent. The fans spin up to compensate for it. You most likely aren't having any heat issues.
  4. Mircera thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 11, 2008
    Thanks, thats reassuring :) Was a bit worried when I felt how warm the top was :)
  5. Samuriajackon macrumors 6502


    Feb 9, 2009
    U should still post your temps, I highly recommend something called iStat, it watches a lot of your important system stats(Temp, fan speed, disk/mem/CPU load).

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