[SLED] Desktop recommendations please

Alexandrine Librarian alexandrinelibrarian at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 11:30:10 PDT 2010


Cool!  You are lucky to have that, the Dell XPS model I have does not permit
software access to fan control. Dont know why it wouldnt, but I have tried
it with several apps.  Larry

On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 9:36 AM, Cathy Arreguin <cathy_arreguin at mac.com>wrote:

> Larry,
>
> Yes, my MacBook Pro runs hot when in SL.
>
> However, I have a free app that turns on an overrides computer fan settings
> to cool things down. Works great. If you're a Mac user, see:
> http://download.cnet.com/smcFanControl/3000-18487_4-102230.html
>
> Cathy
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> On Apr 7, 2010, at 6:57 AM, Alexandrine Librarian wrote:
>
> A question about macs...when in SL do they run hot?  My XPS M1530 graphics
> processor can get up over 170 degrees when in SL.  Larry
>
> On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 7:16 AM, <yamis.jewell at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Elisabeth, I switched my house over to macs last year (I also teach in a
>> dual platform iMac lab). I have to say, I don't know why I spent all those
>> years on a pc. I love the macs!
>> Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: "Marrapodi, Elisabeth" <EMarrapodi at Trinitas.org>
>> Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 09:05:45
>> To: SL Educators \(The SLED List\)<educators at lists.secondlife.com>
>> Subject: Re: [SLED] Desktop recommendations please
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