bottom RAM slot MBP 2012 13" gets very hot; shuts down at 95 degrees
I upgraded memory to 16 Gb and 512Gb SSD. I have cleaned laptop thoroughly, so no residual dust. Laptop sensor shows temperature rapidly rising when using any browser or video, shuts down at 95 deg. C. If only 8Gb in Slot 0, the temp gets to about 82 deg. C. medium usage; if in Slot 1 only, temp climbs to about 90-92 deg. C. I would really like to use 16 Gb since I run W10 in a virtual machine also. When both slots filled, temp hits 93 deg. rapidly. Is there anything I can do?
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I wasn’t expecting such a quick response. Thank you all.
@lemerise. I thank you for pointing out the pad over the ram slot. it isn’t there on this laptop. But your advice is well taken. I will simply use 8Gb. I had thought of putting thermal paste just below Slot 1 (where I think the pad was), but on second thoughts, I will make do with 8Gb RAM. Thank you for your assistance.
@Dan. TG Pro is paid software, I found. In any case, I have decided to settle for 8Gb RAM. Thank you.