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Jan 19, 2013 11:25 PM

Hi i have a macbook pro 2.5 ghz core i5 and my fane is always loud without doing any hard work like just serfing the web and it shows 6200 rpm

is that normal and shoud i take it to apple store

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • mende1 Level 10 Level 10 (89,470 points)
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    Jan 19, 2013 11:26 PM (in response to omar70)

    First, reset the SMC > http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3964 This will restore the fan speed to default settings, so the problem will be fixed. If not, maybe there's a process on Mac OS X consuming memory or CPU

  • mende1 Level 10 Level 10 (89,470 points)
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    Jan 20, 2013 2:08 AM (in response to omar70)

    Open Activity Monitor and check that "All Processes" is selected in "Show", in the toolbar. Then, select File > Save, open the file and copy the content here

  • mende1 Level 10 Level 10 (89,470 points)
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    Jan 20, 2013 2:33 AM (in response to omar70)

    The log is normal, so take the Mac to an Apple Store because it looks like a hardware issue

  • Rob. G. Calculating status...
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    Jan 20, 2013 2:42 PM (in response to omar70)

    The part of the log you want to look at is the CPU list.  This lists each processes CPU usage in percentage.   The higher the load on the CPU, the faster your fans will spin.

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