Thread: up-side-down problems?
12-08-2008, 01:14 PM #1
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- Dec 14, 2007
Are there any potential problems with running a macbook, while it is closed and positioned up-side-down?
I am currently using my macbook to power an HP 24" monitor, I keep the laptop under the desk (in a well ventilated area) and I like to keep it up-side down. It just seems to fit better that way, and also seems to shed it's heat more efficiently. I'm a little worried about this setup because it isn't how the macbook was designed to operate, is there any danger in running it in this manner?
12-08-2008, 01:32 PM #2
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- Fort Worth, Texas
- 27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
The only danger I can think of is to the hard drive which are usually designed to be operated in either a horizontal or vertical position, not inverted. Surely you can place your MacBook upright and elevate it slightly to allow cooling?
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