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Wilkyman76 Level 1 (0 points)

I've seen a few messages on here and on other sites about people's MBP's running about 5 to 10degC hotter after installing Mountain Lion.


I've had Mountain Lion for a good 5 days and I've seen no improvement. I've fixed permissions using Onyx, I've reset the PRAM and the SMC and I've also gone through all of my apps to update any that do not run on Mountain Lion.


No improvement.


As I sit here now and type, my MBP is running at 66degC and the fan is at 3000rpm.....I then use smc control to ramp the fan up to 6000rpm.....the temperature drops to around 62degC.....I then set the fanspeed to default. About 2 minutes later, the temperature increases and the fan automatically ramps up again to around 3000rpm. Ive also updated Adobe Flash.


I only have Transmission and Safari open - that's it. Nothing else.


Does anybody have any idea how to resolve this issue or do I need to hold tight and wait for Apple to acknowledge it and issue a corrective patch? Or simply, is it that my machine is on it's deathbed? It worked okay with Lion!


I am almost convinced that Apple are upgrading these new OSX in a way so that we all have to keep going out and buying new MBP's - this isn't going to happen. I will downgrade back to Lion, and then Snow Leopard, if I have to. I will get my full money's worth with this laptop, and then I might consider going back to Windows.....


Any suggestions would be appreciated.



Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
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