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according to my istat pro widget.. my CPU A often reaches 79C is this a bad thing or normal..... it just seems relatively high
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It is pretty high, but it depends on what you're doing. There are two situations where your macbook would get that hot:

1) you are doing something CPU intensive
2) you are blocking the ventilation ports somehow

If you're doing neither of these things, check your CPU usage. If it's more than about 3% when idle, then something is eating your CPU time and raising your temperature. If it's on a cushion, blanket or anything other than a hard surface, try raising it and seeing how it goes.
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have a look at this.


my first gen mb normally reached about 80c. no worries.

http://www.intelmactemp.com/

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