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Old 06-27-2008, 01:40 PM   #1
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Question hot and loud macbook pro. even with 0% cpu fans on 6000rpm.


Have a good day and night!

Need Your advice - cant get my macbook pro (with ati x1600) cold and quiet.
I use ubuntu, powernowd, applesmc.

But even on 0% cpu load it very hot (~70C) and fans very loud (~6000rpm)

How You get Your laptop perfect setup?
Thank you.

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Old 06-27-2008, 01:52 PM   #2
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How did you determine that that is how hot your Macbook is running?
 
Old 06-27-2008, 04:24 PM   #3
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How did you determine that that is how hot your Macbook is running?
lm_sensors and gnome applet
 
Old 06-27-2008, 04:36 PM   #4
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Have you made sure the processor is scaling down at idle?
 
Old 06-28-2008, 04:09 AM   #5
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Have you made sure the processor is scaling down at idle?
Thank you for reply!
Yes, gnome applet shows that scaling is working fine - from 1Ghz to 2.33Ghz - depends on tasks.
 
  


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