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Tommie Milwaukee
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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2013 11:45 am    Post subject: Temperatureo n Mac Mini 2011 Reply with quote

My temps are running from 72 C to over 90 C, depending on what I'm doing & the fan kicks in more often than my old Core 2 Duo 2.66 Mini ever did. Is this normal for an i7 quad core Mini?
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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2013 10:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Temperatureo n Mac Mini 2011 Reply with quote

Tommie Milwaukee wrote:
My temps are running from 72 C to over 90 C, depending on what I'm doing & the fan kicks in more often than my old Core 2 Duo 2.66 Mini ever did. Is this normal for an i7 quad core Mini?
It also depends what games you are playing which takes up more power and videos also.This is normal.Are you using ML at all?
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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2013 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't run any games. Just about any app causes the fan to rev up. It is running Mountain Lion.
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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 1:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fire up Activity Monitor and see if something is taking up the CPU when you do something.

Also, try creating a new user account and see if it behaves the same way. If it does, then it's a issue with OS X. If it doesn't then there is something going on with your user account.

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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had a vary similar issue and it turned out to be the citrix receiver application (if you used it). As SC said, check in activity monitor.
http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-57564132-263/citrix-background-services-taking-100-percent-cpu-in-os-x/
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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 10:17 pm    Post subject: Heating Reply with quote

Tommie Milwaukee wrote:
I don't run any games. Just about any app causes the fan to rev up. It is running Mountain Lion.
He is right see what other apps are causing this problem.If not take it to a Apple Service provider to do more tests on it.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In my case, it is Preview, opening PDFs.

Even when you move onto anthother app, the fan has to work overtime until the app is closed down

What is wrong with ML ?

Don't remember this ever occured with Snow Leop
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I admit I don't know how to look at temps. Can someone talk me through it?
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

STL Mark wrote:
I admit I don't know how to look at temps. Can someone talk me through it?
Download an app called i Stat and it will tell you what temperatures you are using and the rev' s of the hd is doing.It is free and a dam good app.
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