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

Macbook - Underclocking Intel CoreDuo


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Mac Specs: Black MacBook. Once you go black, you never go back. 2.0 Ghz Intel Core Duo; 2 GB RAM; 80 GB HDD

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Is there any way to underclock a 2.0Ghz Intel CoreDuo processor inside the Macbook? My gf's 1.83Ghz puts out a lot less heat and I would totally be willing to have a slower processor for less heat. At least 1.83Ghz. Any help would be appreciated.
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tbh i dont know about overclocking or under clocking on a mac i would like to know how to overclock my mac but also i see ya point for underclocking my best advice is stick it in low power mode this might help.
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With the Macbooks you can make it work for better battery life which I assume makes everything work more power efficient and slower. The setting should be under Energy Saver in the System Preferences Panel.
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