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  MacBook Pro: The Thermal Paste Question
Subject:   not just a macbook problem
Date:   2006-05-28 12:26:50
From:   ffr2822
my 15" powerbook g4 is also "too hot to be a laptop" at times. It's a curse of the magniseum heatsink case. To make it more bearable, I set the power management to "auto" - so the cpu is allowed to throttle back when I don't need the full speed. This makes a huge difference. Of course once I start doing some hardcore photoshop work, it's an oven again.