Originally Posted by Peepers
Don't forget mac notebooks are notorious for over heating... I swear you could cook bacon on it almost...
Pretty sure...The aluminum cases are designed to be a heat sink, hence the heat. It really does keeps the fans off.
Mine can get warm if I am crunching code, and or having Aperture working over time on a batch alteration on a library.
But others may have different experiences, maybe I am just lucky with mine.
Personally I love the mac book pro over my other laptops. BUT having said that, my desktops are Frankenstein like comps running Linux.