Apple :: MBP - Heat - Shot Up To 90 Degrees C

Feb 10, 2009

My MBP just shot up to 90 degrees C and I am only running Safari...?

It won't go down unless I turn it off or rev up the fans.

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Apple :: Core I7-equipped MacBook Pro Hits 100 Degrees Celsius

Apr 26, 2010

"Hydrocarbon fuel cell? 600 degrees Celsius. Large Hadron Collider? -271 degrees. Microwave drill? 2,000. Your run of the mill Core i7 MacBook Pro can't compete with these extreme temperatures, but that won't keep it from burning your lap. PC Authority recently put the latest edition of Apple's sleek silver classic through a series of torture tests, and found that running Cinebench could cause the CPU temperature to climb over 100 degrees Celsius. The metal shell proved ineffective at dissipating the heat as well as the similarly equipped Fujitsu Lifebook SH760, which finished the same test at 81 degrees, and actually required PC Authority to run the MacBook Pro on its side (see pic above) to complete certain tests. The site thinks that Apple's cooling solution may be inadequate for a Core i7, but these results could be a fluke -- in our experience with the machine, we actually noticed an improvement over the egg-cooking solutions of yesteryear."

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May 7, 2010

I did a clean install of Win 7 Ultimate and I want to restore the OEM information in the system properties.

Could some one please right click on your F Series My Computer Icon and select Properties and post a screen shot?

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Sony :: Vaio Z11 Nvidia Crash Screen Shot

May 26, 2010

maybe someone who knows how to get through to Sony can send them this image link

this has happened about 50 times since the 2 months i've had the computer... and i know it has happened to a lot of you too.

in fact, then it doesn't recover successfully, you get the BSOD and a reboot

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HP/Compaq :: 8510p- Both CPUs Shot Up To 100 Percent And Everything Became Horribly Slow

Aug 9, 2009

I purchased an 8510p

It first started when I was doing a light activity (word processing). What happened was both CPUs shot up to 100 percent and everything became horribly slow. Left/right Clicking on an item or the Start orb might take 30 seconds or longer before it would work. Task Manager showed 100 percent CPU usage under performances, but sorting by CPU processes, only 10-15 percent was being used.

I restarted, and to my surprise, instead of the nice under 1 minute load time to the desktop, to took at least 15 minutes where both CPUs were constantly at 100 percent. Safe mode was also very sluggish, where I stopped non-essential processes with msconfig. So I yanked my HDD and did a backup just so I wouldn't lose anything. After a few hours of the 8510p sitting, I put back the HDD and the machine worked perfectly for about an hour, then both CPUs shot up again to 100 percent. Once the issue happens, it occurs everytime I reboot regardless of how I boot into Windows. After being powered off for 4 or more hours (or overnight), It might work for an hour or so and then become horribly sluggish, or it might start out being sluggish, too. (BTW, no viruses)

So I got on the instant chat with HP support and told them about my issue. My tech had me switch out my 2 gigs of RAM with another laptop, but that didn't fix the loading issue. He said it needed to be sent in, so I received my box last Tuesday. On Wednesday, I got a call from HP saying my machine was fine and the only problem was my battery was dead and that would cost me 212 dollars (I don't know where they pulled that number, because a new battery on their website is 109). Great, the time it would actually work for an hour, it works perfectly there. I told them that I didn't need a new battery (I pretty much use it as a desktop at home), but that there was some other issue. She said she would email the "advanced" repair guys to look at my machine...

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May 30, 2010

How hot do MBP models get when used for graphic intensive situations? My HP reaches 88 deg C, and sometimes it powers off instantly. Any users seen situations similar to mine (more importantly, powering off)?

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Apple :: MBP Unibody Heat

Feb 15, 2010

I've had my MBP unibody 17 for almost a year now... it's been heating up for the past couple months (or longer?). I really haven't thought to talk about it until now.

Basically, my fans start to kick it quite often after just regular web browsing. It happens quite often if I start streaming a video or watching youtube. I don't have many apps open either. My laptop is in a cool place on hard surface that doesn't absorb heat easy either. I almost want to by a fan to put under it.

I installed SMC fan control and "fan control" since the beginning. I currently have fan control only.

Is there anything specific I can check that causes the laptop to heat up or if I messed with any "internal" settings by accident to cause it to heat up?

I almost want to think I to think it's something I downloaded or something I screwed up. My brother has the exact same computer and it runs around or under 50 all the time while running more programs than I do at times.

I'm just browsing right now with adium and and chrome running and it's running at 62 degrees.

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Apple :: Skype On MBP Heat

Aug 12, 2009

Anyone use it? My computer runs anywhere from 68 C - 78 C. This includes running Fire Fox. Is this normal?

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Sep 25, 2009

I was wondering if there are any ways to lower system temperature on MBP? My machine gets hot (particular the left side) even though I am just doing simple tasks like surfing and word processing.

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Apple :: Max Notebooks Heat Could Reach

Aug 30, 2009

I'm playing a lot of movies online from netflex and others and I keep playing with the fan speeds and was wondering what's the safe temp to stay at I'd like to get a notebook cooler but I'm using one of those notebook rolling tables so theirs no room for one unless they have some kind of fans I could hook on top and have them cool the keyboard down,

I think pushing this to a max i'm going to dry out the heat sink paste in a few months or less, any thoughts on this !

do they sell USB fans for the top of the screen that I could point down to the keyboard?

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Apple :: Does MBP SSD Significantly Reduce Heat

Sep 24, 2009

I am considering purchasing a 256g SSD for my late 2008 MBP. Of course the speed increase is a given, however I have read in numerous reports that SSDs significantly reduce heat.

If I were to replace the HDD with an SSD will heat issues disappear completely or will the MBP still be too hot for a lap due to heat generated by the video card?

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Apple :: White Macbook 13 - Heat

Jun 27, 2009

a lot of people that owns the white macbook complains that it gets too hot, well the area that gets hot is the gpu and the cpu heatsink.

well i decided to open that baby up and change the thermal compound. from just using it for the past hour it seems to still heat up but at a slower rate and the final temp is noticeablly lower, not to mention that it haven't gone through the break-in phase.

unfortunatly i didn't take any pictures and a lot of people have done this so if you really want to, you can search of it online. but i didn't find some information that can help you make the process easier.

taking off the keyboard cover is pretty easy. after removing the screws make sure you keep track of them, this is the hardest part. the right side does not come out that easier, don't be afraid to bend it a little bit. the trick is try to remove the keyboard ribbon right now if you can't get it completely off, then you don't have to worry about using a bit more force, there's really nothing to keep you back...............

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Apple :: Macbook Pro 15 Inch Unibody - Heat

Jun 20, 2009

i would just like to know how hot the 15 inch macbook pro unibody runs after being under load for a few hours. I will be playing games 3-4 hours straight some nights.

i heard it runs at 70 degrees celsius under load and it stays around there, but if its running that hot:

Is it uncomfortable to use on your lap? will you want to take it off your lap after a few seconds?

Any tips on keeping it cool? i dont understand how a notebook cooler helps that much, as there are no intakes on the bottom of the notebook. And because of that how does keeping the macbook on your bed affect its temps at all? as long as you keep the vents sucking air in and blowing air out clear shouldnt it not matter?

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Aug 23, 2009

I play games in windows but I can't seem to find a way to control the fans. Also, When ever I switch from windows to mac, my time changes.

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Apple :: Unibody - Battery Life - Fans Were Not Spinning Up To Counter The Increase In Heat

Feb 5, 2009

my new 15" unibody.

I was having bad battery life (under 2 hours) And noticed my fans were not spinning up to counter the increase in heat.

I called Apple and they had me reset my PRAM. With that done the system worked fine for a day.

Currently my Unibody will not stay connected to any wireless networks. I have tried 2 of my own routers and a friends. It will not stya connected, either on AC or battery.

Next issue involves CPU hitting 95c before the fan go past 2k rpm. Try and and play wow and the system locks up when the CPU hits 98c and the fans are still at 2k. Tried reseting the PRAM again, no luck.

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Nov 28, 2009

I'm using (handbrake) software for conversions to iphone and the heat builds up and even with smc fan control set at 6000 rpms it hits 82 degrees and tops out, is there a notebook cooler for my unibody macbook pro 17", I could get to keep it cooler ?

should I worry about thermal paste drying up on this cpu inside this notebook ?

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Dell :: Is 97 Degrees Bad For A GPU? (XPS M1530)

Feb 20, 2009

I am really concerned, having read everything about cooling on here. It starts at about 72 degrees, then goes up to ~96 degrees when I have a game open

Is this OK, or do i have a case to contact Dell and get them to look at it? It's 10 months old.

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Apple :: Heat - Design - Unibody White Vs- Aluminum - Battery Life Vs- Video Card - Windows

Apr 14, 2010

1.I really didn't find much info on the (now not so) new white unibody Macbooks, expect some items for sale. And please, don't tell me that just buy the aluminum model for the extra $200, my question is strictly from an engineering point of view: heat. We all know aluminum Macbooks are quite hot, right? But how does the white unibody compares to the aluminum regarding heat issues?

2.What might be the reason that the whole bottom of the white unibody contcts the table beneath it, compared to the aluminum model, which has four rubber contact points on the four corners?

3.On the other thread I read a dedicated graphics card does not really add to battery consumption. Can you confirm that?

My main usage profile is office, web and seeing (HD, if available) Youtube videos. This one is rather a 15" vs. 13" Pro question, and half hypothetic. Let's say, all things are being equal on two models, the processor none the least, the only differences are one model has the integrated Nvidia, the other the integrated Intel plus discreet Nvidia combo, which one would serve me better, regarding performance and battery life? The discreet graphics would at least turn on when playing the HD videos?

4.Running native Windows (7 or XP) still suck on Macbooks, because of the drivers?

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Jul 21, 2009

The GPU (8400M GS) temp at normal activities (web browsing, no Flash) is around 80-85 C, and under stress it's 100 C (yes, 100 degrees, just like boiling water). The CPU at normal is around 50 and HDD around 47 degrees. I am going to call Dell, but I was wondering what should I ask them: to replace the motherboard with the graphics card OR to replace the computer? I don't have any extra warranty, just the default minimum. I bought it about 10 months ago, so it's still under the "main" warranty.

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Oct 24, 2009

I'm running a generation one Dv7t. Lately my cpu and gpu would run absurdly hot even under minimal load such as internet browsing and music. Watching a video would send my my gpu into the 80's, and with gaming now often peak at over 100. Idle temps are in the mid 50's for the gpu and 40's for the cpu. It used to be much cooler with heavy load only peaking out at the mid 80's. Underclocking efforts have been useless as most of the programs:rivatuner, ntune, atitool, refuse to work properly. And the above temperatures are reached even with the back elevated half an inch with a cooler underneath. I haven't gotten the chance to blow out the insides clean of dust, but since this notebook is just a little of a year old I don't think the dust build up could be this critical. Anyone have any ideas why my notebook is running so hot or more solutions to cool it off.

Specs as follows:
* Windows 7 (64-bit)
* Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor T9400 (2.53GHz)
* 17.0" diagonal WSXGA+ High-Definition HP BrightView Widescreen Display (1440X900)
* 4GB DDR2 System Memory (2 Dimm)
* 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
* 250GB 5600RPM SATA Dual Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
* Webcam + Fingerprint Reader
* HP Color Matching Keyboard
* Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100AGN and Bluetooth(TM)
* No Modem
* SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support
* No TV Tuner w/remote control
* 8 Cell Lithium Ion Battery

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May 27, 2010

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Just wondering if anyone has had any heat issues with the new i7 processors in their MBP's, and whether or not it would be worth NOT opting to get the i7, and just sticking to the i5 because of heat issues?

I would ask about battery life, but being a mac I imagine it gets at least 5-6 hours whether on an i7 or an i5 anyways correct?

I am still debating different laptop brands, but leaning towards a MBP upgrade now. I can get a 15" i7 antiglare, for only $5 difference from a 17" i5 antiglare so... just wondering if there is any significant advantage with one over the other.

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I am considering going to the 15" but not if it is any hotter than the 13" I owned.

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