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Does your case fan always run (when mini is awake)?
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Does your case fan always run (when mini is awake)?
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 8:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

devo wrote:
kadronarxis wrote:
measure temperatures of your mini's hard disk

http://www.bresink.de/osx/TemperatureMonitor.html#Download


What kind of readings are you guys getting? I get 93.2 F.

By the way I came up with a fix for the fan noise. Crank iTunes up to 11! Mr. Green

I'm still searching! Confused


holy shit, im getting 109.4 degrees...let me scan this again...

EDIT- yeah , its still saying 109.4 F....and all im running is firefox and ichat

i mean, the bottom of the mini yesterday felt like it was on fire...i figured it was the wooden dresser i have it on top of

something cant be right...because i just picked it up and felt the bottom and its barely even hot...maybe a bit warm, but thats pretty much a given and the air coming out the back is barely warm as well

maybe that is where the problem lies...mac osX thinks the mini is burning up and keeps the fan running high?
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

89.3°F (running 10.4.2). I've currently got FireFox, Thunderbird, and Adium open.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

well i went and ran some errands and left the mini idle..now its at 102.2

something is wrong...and go figure...my return period of 14 days at best buy ended yesterday Sad

EDIT-dammit, the temp is climbing now...going to 104 in a period of less than a minute of me getting on it

EDIT2- another minute later adn its at 105.8

EDIT3- wtf, the fan has kicked into high gear and is being noisy as my damn xbox...then it quiets back down, then kicks back into high gear....the air blowing out is barely warm at all and the bottom of the mini isnt that warm either....i dont know why its kicking the fan on if the system isnt overheating (in my opinion)...now its getting to the point where i want to send apple an email or phone call....
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

well its jumped up to 107.6 and the fan keeps cutting on

so im going to make my ipod a hard drive again and put everything i need on it (music, files, etc) and then just reinstall everything....if this doesnt help it, then i guess i will be sitting on the phone with apple
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Turn your mini off for a while and try later. Were you doing anything drive intensive this morning?
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 10:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

devo wrote:
Turn your mini off for a while and try later. Were you doing anything drive intensive this morning?


no, i turned it on last nite at like 11...went to bed around 12ish...it probably went to sleep around 1230ish...i woke it back up at 7am and turned on ichat and firefox, installed the heat software...then went to run errands, so it fell back asleep between 9-10...then came back and woke it up and turned ichat and firefox back on

EDIT - took a quick shower and let it sit, now its down to 100.4...still pretty damn hot, and im sure with me typing and playing in firefox it will jump back up in a few minutes

EDIT2- yep, back up to 104 within a minute
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

37C = 98.6F I just woke it from sleep mode about 15 minutes ago. I'm still half asleep.

I didn't do anything but, check posts and download the file.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 10:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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37C = 98.6F I just woke it from sleep mode about 15 minutes ago. I'm still half asleep.

I didn't do anything but, check posts and download the file.


tell me what your max is after using the internet for a while
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 11:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I opened up a bunch of apps and played 1 game of Snood 3.0. (like tetris) and it's at 105.8F The fan kicked into high for about 5 seconds and then turned down to low during the game.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 11:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sounds like what mine does, is that normal?
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 11:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

93.2 It's been on all morning. Let my daughter watch The Incredibles. Fan still running on low all the time. We need to know what the CPU and video temperatures are running at.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 11:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

opps.... I went to a scorching 95.0 F after my last post. Wink
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

devo wrote:
opps.... I went to a scorching 95.0 F after my last post. Wink


almost as bad as my scorching 109F...dammit
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 1:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

blackjaw wrote:
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opps.... I went to a scorching 95.0 F after my last post. Wink


almost as bad as my scorching 109F...dammit


109F is about 43C or so. That is still a very low temperature for a CPU. I've been into the PC overclocking scene and that's better than many aircooled PC setups, either OEM or homebrew. Once you get around 60, then get concerned.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 2:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What I'd like to know is what temp Panther users are running at, and at what temp. the fan shuts off totally (like sleep mode). I'd take measures to better cool my mini, if I could get the fan to totally turn off during web surfing. But I'm not going back to Panther to do it.

I'm still at 256MB RAM. But I don't think that is what is making the difference.

So again, I'll ask when running Panther... does your fan shut totally off (like sleep mode) when you are just surfing?


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