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    Aug 23, 2011
    MBP 13" better fan
    Hello people I have a 13 inch MBP and I love playing games on it. I recently used boot camp partition so now I have a pc side to the Mac. But when I play this game, Supreme Commander Forged Alliance, it gets really laggy and then the Macs fan goes crazy, then the game freezes and it gets really annoying. Is there any way I could get a better fan for the MBP? Thanks

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    Dec 20, 2006
    Lake Mary, Florida
    15" MBP, Core i7/2GHz, 8GB RAM, 480GB Crucial M500 SSD
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    19birel's Avatar
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    Nov 02, 2011
    Late 2011 13" MBP 2.4 GHz i5 16gb RAM, Early 2008 Mac Pro 2.8Ghz 8-Core Xeon 6gb RAM OSX 10.9.x
    As far as I know you cannot upgrade your fan, however what you can do is buy a cooling station. It is basically a tablet looking thing with fans in it. IDK how much that will help though as I have never used one...

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    Jan 24, 2010
    Try setting the fan a little fast in the mac side using SMC fan control then restart into windows. I have found that the fan will stay at the speed you set it to when switching operating systems.
    2.26 GHz White Unibody,160GB Intel X-25m, 8GB Ram, Mac mini 2.26GHz, 500GB 7200 RPM Hitachi drive, 4GB Ram

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