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  1. #1

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    Feb 20, 2011
    Mac fan runs loud
    my macbook white runs very loud the fan just basically is so loud when i run youtube to watch something or any kind of movies online can you suggest why does it happen im kinda worried mac gets very hot
    thank u

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    Oct 10, 2004
    3.4 Ghz i7 27 in iMac (2012), 3.4 Ghz i7 MacBook Pro (2015), iPad Pro (2014), iPhone 6+
    If your Mac gets hot, that is why the fan is running. It is indicative of a problem with heat.

    Give us more info on the macbook.

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    Member Since
    Feb 20, 2011
    i have 2007 macbook white it gets hot when i watch news video youtube etc i dont run various apps at once mostly its the video than the fan kicks in and makes mac really hot u think i need new fan? help please

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    YouTube videos and flash content taxes (puts a heavy load on) the CPU of the machine. The fan ramps up RPM to cool it down. If it didn't do that, the machine would shut down otherwise the CPU could be destroyed.

    It's the increase in the RPM that makes the loud noise. It's normal. Just make sure your machine is on a flat surface to allow cooling under and around it.

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