New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

When do fans kick in running windows


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
infamybrian

 
Member Since: Jan 18, 2010
Posts: 18
infamybrian is on a distinguished road

infamybrian is offline
I use windows vista ALOT on my macbook and mac pro, i've noticed on the mac pro, fans never seem to kick in. I'm sure its not to healthy to have ram and cpu temps be very hot.

does anyone know when fan speeds begin to rise on mac pros, and mac books
QUOTE Thanks
eddielee

 
eddielee's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 19, 2008
Location: Nottingham, UK
Posts: 302
eddielee is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 20" iM ac,13.3" Aluminium Unibody Macbook, iPhone 4

eddielee is offline
They should be automatically controlled, I only ever run windows through parallels so I've never noticed. But if your concerned, install Fan Speed, its a windows program. And you can watch temperatures and increase the speed as you see fit.

Thanks, Eddie
Software Engineering Student, NTU
QUOTE Thanks
thomas998

 
Member Since: Jul 21, 2009
Posts: 194
thomas998 will become famous soon enough
Mac Specs: Late 2008 MBP

thomas998 is offline
I'm surprised. When I run windows mine will very quickly start running like a blender.

What software are you running.... rendering video is my main windows job and it sets the fans on crazy in less than 5 minutes... so it may be that whatever your doing just isn't that intensive.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Which MacBook Pro? | Any fixes for heat? »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Question about Bootcamp Melorock089 Switcher Hangout 12 06-29-2009 07:53 PM
Battery life of MBP running Windows shaneto Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 1 06-12-2009 09:31 PM
Running Windows on Mac rickmahmoud Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 7 02-16-2008 11:31 PM
Bootcamp running OSX and Windows? Cam Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 1 01-29-2008 09:11 AM
New convert- question about running windows dp32185 Switcher Hangout 5 07-24-2007 10:13 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:53 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?