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    One noticeable design improvement of my retina mac book pro's new design is heat management. It used to be with the CPU maxed out the hands would heat up as would the keyboard.

    My CPU is maxed out at the minute converting some videos, the entire keyboard area and that under the wrists is as cool as a cucumber.

    Thank you Apple!
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    My CPU is maxed out at the minute converting some videos, the entire keyboard area and that under the wrists is as cool as a cucumber.

    Thank you Intel!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
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    Na, the statistics in the menu bar tell me CPU 2 is currently running at 102 degrees C. My area under my hand is not above 31.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    Na, the statistics in the menu bar tell me CPU 2 is currently running at 102 degrees C. My area under my hand is not above 31.
    102 is like above melting point ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    102 is like above melting point ...
    The melting point of Mercury, yes, thankfully these geniuses at apple used something else; unobtainium.
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    102C is hot. That's around the temperature the chip will start to throttle itself to avoid dying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by doodab View Post
    102C is hot. That's around the temperature the chip will start to throttle itself to avoid dying.
    Or it could be just cumulative temperature, it does have several cores after all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    Or it could be just cumulative temperature, it does have several cores after all.
    The sensors in the chip measure the temp per individual core, or the averaged temp of the hottest core, depending on how you read it (i.e. which interface you use to get the numbers out). Your gauge could be showing the temperature at which throttling will start (Tjmax), as that is calibrated per chip I believe, and 102 is the right ballpark. For example my ancient Lenovo shows Tjmax = 105C, Core 0 = 39C and Core 1 = 31C.
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    Quote Originally Posted by doodab View Post
    102C is hot. That's around the temperature the chip will start to throttle itself to avoid dying.
    It's a clever Apple design which keeps all the heat inside the case so your hands don't get warm.
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    When I'm maxxing out my GPUs I worry when the CPU hits 70c, I've never had go beyond that even overclocking it heavily

    105c has got to be stressing the CPU
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