MacBook :: Finding Temperature Limit?

Aug 11, 2008

I've searched a lot about MacBook (not Pro) overheating. I found some cooling pads, but i'm not certain if I need it.

So, my question is: from which temperature should I start to get anxious?

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MacBook Pro :: Operating Temperature Limit For It?

May 30, 2012

The specifications, for MacBook Pro, mention that the operating temperature is 10 to 35 Deg C. Does it mean that MacBook Pro will not function above 35 Deg C? Is it recommended to operate MacBook Pro always in an air-conditioned environment? As I plan to buy for the 1st time, I seek an answer.

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MacBook Pro

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MacBook Pro :: Finding Operating Temperature - How To Cool

Oct 18, 2009

When I'm putting a heavy load on it (Compressor, Handbrake, etc), the fans crank up to 5000-6000rpms, and the temperature hovers around 97-98C (207-210F). I've never seen it go above 210...so...it's just shy of being able to boil water for me for a nice cup of tea.

Even when it's idle - just doing email/web/etc, it run's at 120-150F (49-66C), which is the temperature most people on the threads I've found say is the max for their portable.

Do you think this thing is built to handle those temperatures day in and day out? Is there any 3rd party hardware to make it run significantly cooler (I have smc fan control - but lately, since the last software update from Apple, it won't change the temperature anymore, so I can't keep the fans pegged at 6000 which does bring the temperature down under 200F.

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Apr 20, 2010

I just set up yesterday a new i7 MBP after transfering my files from my old iMac. I'm a little concerned about the battery life and temperatures it's running at. The battery hasn't seemed with minimal programs running over 4 hours but I suppose this is because it's new and will improve over time.

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MacBook Pro :: Finding Safe Operating Temperature For The 330m GPU?

Dec 29, 2010

I googled and couldn't find the Tjunction for the GPU.

Mine went as high as 90c / 194f. When I play games it usually stays around 86c / 186.8f with the fans in overdrive.

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OS X :: Finding Operating Temperature Of HDD

Dec 1, 2009

Is there a way for me to read the operating temperature of my HDD?

I recently replaced the standard HDD in my 20" Intel iMac with a new HDD that's 1T and runs at 7200 RPM...

Now I've read about high temperature causing HDD failures.

Also, I've seen software you can download where you can control the fan speed to help cool the HDD...Anyone heard of this? If so, should I download such?

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Applications :: Different Temperature Readings In IStat And Temperature Monitor?

Jan 4, 2011

I noticed that iStat and Temperature Monitor report different temperatures for the same readings on my G5 Powermac Dual Processor System. For example as I am writing this Temperature Monitor is saying My CPU A is 46.8C and CPU B is 46.7C. In iStat it says CPU A is 55C and CPU B is 54C. Which is right!?

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Hardware :: What Is Average Temperature CPU Temperature For Standard Usage?

Feb 19, 2009

I apologists straight away if this have been covered recently, but i need to ask.I have MacBook with Intel Core Due Processor, 2 GB ram.What is the average temperature CPU temperature for standard usage ( I know that standard usage is very arbitrary, and by this I assume safari, iTunes and let say Pages to be the only major apps running ).I use iStat pro widget and according to it my CPU temperature is 55*C. Is this too high? Lately the fan has been turning on more recently almost without any apps running so I think that there might be some hardware problem. I ran HardwareTest it found nothing.

The macbook is 2 yrs old. Do i need to get it cleaned or is there something else I should be worrying about?

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MacBook :: Why The Limit On RAM?

Jun 3, 2010

This is pretty much what the title states... I have the first generation macbook with the intel processor, and I was wondering why there is a limit on the amount of RAM I can put in? I have maxed it out to 2gb at the moment, and whilst I don't desperately need 4gb, i would be nice to have a faster macbook if I wanted one.

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MacBook :: Is There A Memory Limit

Sep 8, 2009

Just a quick question. I know when upgrading the RAM on my macbook, even if I put in 4BG it would only use 3.6 or something like that. Is there anything like this when upgrading the hard drive? Can I put in as many GB of hard drive memory as I want or has apple put limitations on that as well?

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MacBook Pro :: Physical RAM Limit In MBP?

Dec 15, 2009

I'm planning to upgrade my 17" MPB soon (trying to hold on for Arrandale, but we'll see how the old one holds up). Not that it will make much difference in my decision, but does anyone know if the 8GB RAM limit in the current MBPs is due to the fact that the largest currently-available DIMMs that will fit in the MBP are 4GB each; or if it's due to a limitation in the way the computer/chipset addresses the memory? In other words, once someone develops an 8GB DIMM that will fit in the MBP's slots, will it be possible to upgrade to 12 or 16GB of RAM?

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OS X :: MacBook Pro (2008) RAM Only Showing 3GB / 4GB Is Limit

Jul 9, 2010

I recently upgraded my MBP's HDD and RAM. The HDD upgrade from 200GB 5400 to 320GB 7200 when great, however, I installed 4GB of matched RAM and only 3GB show up. The sticks are 2GB DDR2 667MHz. When I install 3GB (1GB & 2GB Sticks), only 2GB show up. I understand some MBP's have a 3GB limit, however, Apple told me the limit on my MBP is 4GB's. I also tried 2 different brands of 4GB sticks (2X2GB)

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MacBook Pro :: How To Remove The Cpu Usage Limit

Apr 10, 2012

I have to run a C program on terminal as fast as possible. However, there seems to be a cpu usage limit for the terminal, the program supose to run around 15 seconds on a linux machine with similar configuration where cpu usage is at 85-95%. But, it runs one minute on my macbook pro with cpu usage less than 15%. Finally, my question is, how do I utilize all of the 85% idle cpu for this program or at least most of the idle cpu?

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MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Pro :: Temperature Really Gets Up?

Feb 13, 2008

I am using iStat Pro and notice the temperature really gets up there! The airport card reads 62 degrees this morning. I'm nervous about slowly cooking my laptop! This can't be good for the cpu's?

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MacBook Pro :: Flash Memory Save Limit?

Jun 14, 2012

I read in another post here that the new all-flash memory is only good for about 100,000 saves, or 5 years for the average computer user. Is this really true? It seems silly to promote using hardware that puts such a limit on the user..

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MacBook Pro :: CPU Temperature Is Hitting 80c?

Dec 16, 2010

So I recently bought myself a Macbook Pro 2006 Model 15". And the idea was, buy it second hand and get the fan fixed totally the price of 600$. Which is great, because it works and things are fine.

But why is it that when I'm on Facebook on either Opera or Safari? My temp hits 80c. I've called up the Mac Store here in Ireland. They asked me to use iStat Pro to find out my temperatures. So I have, and all my temperatures are fine (around 30-50c) but my CPU temperature is hitting 80c.Honestly, this is quite scary to see that a computer I've bought hits 80c when I browse the internet?

Specs:
Mac Os X 10.5.8
Processor: 2GHz Intel Core Duo
Memory: 2GB 677MHz DDR2 SDRAM
Macbook Pro 15"

I'm getting fed up with dealing with the Mac Store, if you guys know what I need to do to fix this problem? I'll open it myself, and fix it.

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Feb 21, 2008

I'm running Folding@Home and my CPU is at a constant 88-90 degrees celsius. Is this a safe operating temperature?

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Feb 26, 2008

I have just brought the 1.8GHz + SSD version. It's really fast and quiet, until the fan spinning like crazy.

What is the acceptable CPU temperature on the Air?

Mine got up 89 degree C (192.2 F) MAX for a while, when the heat-sink is at much lower temperature, like 60-ish. Can't remember what tasks it was doing. It's 54 right now just with the Websites running, and the heat-sink is at 43.

Is it normal? Or should I worry about the thermopaste on the machine?

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MacBook Pro :: How To Cool Down GPU Temperature

Sep 6, 2009

I happen to have a Late 2007 MacBook Pro (The specs are in my signature). My model was also the one affected by the 8600Gt issue so I had taken to a nearby Apple Reseller in Dubai in 2008. It's been months since that happened.

However, I've been monitoring my CPU & GPU temperatures and I'm still confused about what is ideal and if I should be worried about anything.

(I took a screenshot of my iStat readings and there's a difference of atleast 11C between the GPU Diode and GPU Heatsink)

Is there anything alarming that I should be worried about?

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MacBook Pro :: Fan On But Temperature Will Not Drop

Oct 13, 2009

I'm using SMC Fan Control and it constantly hovers around 55-58 degree. Once it hits 60's the fan will bump to 6000+ rpm but will not drop. Even with light work load (Firefox, Adium, iTunes) temperature doesn't drop even when the fan is at 6000rpm until I close everything. Is this normal?

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OS X :: Macbook Temperature Keeps Spiking?

Nov 10, 2009

I've got one of the older white macbooks, and recently my cpu temperature has been spiking up to about 90 degrees celsius when I do things such as run online games or stream video from online. I don't think it ever used to do this before. Could this be a problem of stuff getting clogged in the fans? Or is it something else? Or, is it normal?

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OS X :: Temperature On A 13" MacBook Pro

Mar 17, 2010

I just bought a MacBook Pro, i love it however i'm a bit worried about the temperatures, it usually runs at 60 degrees celsius when i start to load the computer a bit with 4 tabs browsing and a 3D App it gets to 70-85 degrees? is that normal or is it a lot? i just want to keep my new mac Healthy. Also, the RPM at 80 degs is around 3000 - 4000rpm

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MacBook :: Measure Your Pro's Temperature?

May 20, 2010

I see people stating the temperatures of their MBPs, fairly often in this forum. How do you do that?

By the way, I got my new 17" i7 MBP, yesterday, and it runs noticeably cooler than my 2006 core duo 2.16 MBP. Nonetheless, I'm still curious what the processor temperature is, and curious how you measure it.

Thank you for any help you can provide.

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MacBook :: GPU Temperature Monitoring?

May 25, 2010

I know iStat Pro and iStat Menus can monitor the CPU temperature, but I was wondering if there's any way to monitor the GPU temperature. I've been playing StarCraft II, and my CPU temperature has been getting to 80, which I guess is common with MacBooks, but I want to see if my GPU goes critical.

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MacBook Pro :: Normal Temperature For An I5 2.53?

May 25, 2010

I just checked my iStat and it shows that my temperature is around 70C, is this considered as normal? I think it's too hot for an i5

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MacBook Pro :: Temperature Is Very High?

Jun 23, 2012

Temperature my macbook pro is very high  And the fan work all the time  

is that normal or what's going on in my laptop

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Oct 11, 2010

Is there a limit on the storage capacity that a 2007 MacBook can use? Also would a 12.5 mm high drive fit?

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MacBook :: Service Battery Message (Max Limit Left)

Mar 29, 2010

Coconut Battery is showing that I only have about half of my original battery max limit left, but now I'm getting a message that says "Service Battery" when I check battery info from the icon on the top of the screen. Anything at all I can do at this point, short of buying a new battery?

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MacBook :: Any Limit For Hard Drive Size For Upgrading?

Feb 7, 2012

I'm looking to upgrade my internal hard drive, is there a limit on the size I can upgrade to? I have a 150G drive, and I'm running out of space. I'm thinking about going for the gold, and getting a 1T?

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MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.2), 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo-4G Ram

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Jun 8, 2012

I created a second account on my Macbook, have parental controls on to limit, "adult material," however when i go onto that user name the safari shows up with a "?" and wont allow me to even access safari. I double checked to make sure I have allowed the user to use the internet. what am i doing wrong?

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Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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