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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

MacBook Pro - Fan speeds

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Is it normal for the fan of the 13" aluminum macbook pro to reach 5000rpm (according to istat) when using graphic intensive applications? (i.e gaming)
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Yes, very normal. If, for whatever reason, the system gets too hot even running the fans at full, it will shut down itself. There is no risk.
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oh cool! i didn't know the macbooks shuts down itself if it gets too hot. Thats a really neat feature. Thanks.
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