The troubles with Laptop overheating go way back. The reason is clear. Laptop manufacturers are so hell-bent on reducing the sizes of their brands. In order to make this happen, they must make the parts, such as the motherboard, hard drive etc. tinier and tinier. They also have to place all these parts near each other. The microprocessor, motherboard and hard drive are great producers of heat. The nearer they are to each other, the more powerful the heat is. The fans that are meant to cool these components down cannot do an effective job with the tightness going on. So, it’s hard for the heat to escape, which results in an overheating laptop. When a computer overheats, it’s likely to break down, so it should be avoided. Here are some tips you should know that will help you ensure your Apple Laptop does not overheat:
1. Avoid placing your laptop on anything like a cushion when it is not switched off. That soft material that cushion possess could prevent the airflow vents, especially the rear vents, that lets the computer to overheat.
2. Do not place anything over your keyboard when the laptop is fully in operation in the closed-lid mode. It’s possible that this action will make the computer to turn on and off from time to time. This could produce substantial heat and could also make a mess of your battery.
3. Always remember to shut down your computer through the night till morning to allow it the opportunity to cool off. If you use it once in a while during the day, ensure it is on standby mode when not in use. This will save power and reduce heat output from the laptop’s components.
4. Ensure your laptop is always switched off when you put it in a bag.
5. Make sure the air vents are properly cleaned as often as possible. Dust can grow on the vents, which can block them and prevent them from working as they should. Small electric cleaner can even be bought to do the cleaning of the dust for you.