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Temperature hits 208 Fahrenheit watching Youtube videos


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I'm getting sick and tired of this. I have a MacBook Pro 17" mid-2009 and I'm in the HTML5 Beta for Youtube, but it barely helps. I can't watch a video on Youtube for more than a few seconds before my CPU temp skyrockets. Searching the net just gives me old crap from 2004 and an ignored bug report on Adobe's website.


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Flash does tend to increase the CPU temperature but not that much. Are you using your Mac on a hard, clean surface? Refrain from using your MBP on a soft surface which prevents your Mac from circulating air properly.

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Most peoples computers heat up when watching Youtube videos. Just make sure your computer has good ventilation and you should be fine.

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Check that your fans are actually working too, that's pretty hot to say the least.

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208F is far too hot. Follow the above advice and if it persists take it back to Apple and let them have a look at it.


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