Attention please, the potential buyers of MacBook Pro 13-inch (early 2011)! Undeniably, MBP 13′ is a fabulous laptop, but the machine, I dare to say, is compromised by Intel HD Graphics 3000.
One week ago, I received my MacBook Pro 13 after ordering through Apple Online Store. The laptop is sleek, sexy and stylish. Yet the second day I was puzzled how the brand new computer could have a noisy fan.
Not until yesterday I realized where the problem was when I began playing a 3-D game named Cubetastic (with no other applications open).
Within one minute (yes, less than 60 seconds) I opened the game, the temperature of CPU and the speed of cool fan jumped from 50 Celsius degree, and ~2000RPM to 89 Celsius degree and 6200RPM (and never dropped), respectively, just check my screenprint above. When trying another same game Chuzzle, the exact problem happened. (more…)