Thread: Heat Issues?
02-03-2008, 02:41 PM #1
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- Jan 11, 2008
I am going to be purchasing my first mac (macbook pro I think) in a few days and I wanted to know how do the apple laptops do with heating? I had a HP laptop once and the heat was unbearable after a half hour of basic usage...
02-03-2008, 02:51 PM #2
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- 15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
Well, it gets warm as any notebook will. You won't want to leave it sitting on your bare legs for an extended period. It does fine for me since I wear jeans all the time. If you get into playing a game, or something else that kicks the video card into high gear, you will want some type of lap stand. I use the iLap. You can get it cheaper from newegg or amazon.I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
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02-03-2008, 02:55 PM #3
Macbook's and Macbook Pro's are not known for staying cool to the touch.
I'm not sure how warm your HP got, but I was assume a Macbook would get just as warm, if not warmer.
02-04-2008, 07:10 AM #4
There are few 'laptops' for sale now.
Apple only sell 'notebooks' which are not supposed to go on your lap.
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