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TheTrueMoron

 
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Originally Posted by babarnette View Post
I've taken a temp reading using the istat pro widget. The base of my MacBook Pro is holding steady at 81 degrees Fahrenheit or 27 degrees Celsius. It has been running for about 2 hours with Firefox and mail running. If some other users post their temps here you should get an average of what to expect while web surfing and emailing.
You're really running cool. Mine is on a ventilation stand on a desk and my "Enclosure Bottom" is running at 97 degrees F at normal usage. Usually the hottest part of my computer is the graphics card, which during normal internet usage, runs at about 140-150 degrees F at the GPU diode.
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