Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion Discussion for installing and setting up Mac OS X on the Dell Mini and Vostro A90

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TheSloth TheSloth is offline
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Default Mini 9 Overheating? - 06-25-2010, 05:36 PM

I have a Mini 9 running 10.6.2 and NBI 0.8.4r1 and have noticed that it tends to reduce frame rate in video playback (iTunes, Flash etc.) after about 30mins/1hour of consistent play. It feels hot to the touch, and if I put it to sleep and let it cool off for a while, it goes back to full performance again.

Has anyone else experienced this?
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Default 06-25-2010, 06:30 PM

Being it has no fans, it may very well be running hot as they all tend to. I'd either have it propped up a little off the surface for better airflow, or get a cooling pad to put under it.
I picked up a $15 clearance one from Office Depot and my 10v barely feels like it's been on temp wise after hours of use.

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Default 07-03-2010, 03:44 PM

I agree. You really need a cooling pad, for the Mini 9 or 10v.
I have both, and there was a large decrease in heat with MAC OS X, then XP or Windows 7.
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