Released June 2012, Model A1278. Intel processor with Turbo Boost, Up to 512 MB DDR5 Video RAM

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MacBook gets hot while gaming.

Hello! I just got a MacBook and it gets hot while gaming. Should I be concerned. Its not hot enough to burn my legs but it gets hot.

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That is normal; what kind of games are you playing?

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Minecraft etc.

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Open it up and blow out with canned air. Remove the fan and clean the vent grill. Here's how. MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2012 Fan Replacement

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The fan has been blown out and replaced but it only gets hot during gaming. Nothing else

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Well a low end Mac wasn't built for gaming. It gets hot because it's working to hard.

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