Thermal Throttling

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by lmlReyes, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. lmlReyes

    lmlReyes New Member

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    Hi PhilMUG!~

    Just curious because I've recently noticed that my MBP 2013 model tends to slow down whenever it gets a hot. Also, my laptop gets unbearably hot recently unless I'm using it in an airconditioned room.

    Anyone who's experienced the same? Any solutions for the issue? TIA! :D
     
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    Juice PhilMUG Addict Member
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    It could be the fans are clogged with dust. Have it cleaned.
     
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    Yeah most probably dust and needs new thermal paste.

    Macbook retina 2012-2015 are very easy to dismantle just buy the correct screw driver. Bought mine at lazada. Plus reliable thermal paste

    Just clean the inside then reapply thermal paste your all set.
     
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    Thank you for the help sir.

    May I ask what thermal paste you would recommend? Also, it's a 2013 Macbook Pro Non-Retina, Sir. I hope it's still fairly easy to disassemble.
     
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    You mean MD101 Macbook pro 2012. I think thats the last non retina macbook pro 13 2.5ghz i5 hd4000?

    The one i used is my old syringe thermaltake thermal paste from my desktop hehe not the best but better than stock.

    I find it easier to re apply thermal paste for the retina model had a 2009/2010/2012/2015 macbook.
     
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    Thanks for the help again, sir! I'll just muster up some courage and try it. :D
     
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    Try iFixit guide. And some youtube videos. :)
     

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