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Brand new 17" MBP overheating + graphical artifacts

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Mar 2, 2009 10:08 PM
Just got my new 17" MBP unibody.

I was watching an episode of 24 in 720p and green lines started appearing over the video. I felt the notebook and it was incredibly hot. Is this yet another Apple laptop that I need to run smc fan control? Is this not normal?
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody, Mac OS X (10.5.6), 2.93GHz, 4GB RAM, 320GB 7200RPM

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