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hl.walg
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Feature Request: Alerts

03 Jul 2014, 12:13

How to improve macs fan control (it's a nicely working thing on a MacBook Pro 3.1):
Give the possibility to let sound an alarm at certain setted temperatures. For instance at CPU and GPU diode temp, and may be for the HDD temp and the airport card. It's hardly imaginable that this could be difficult.
It would be so nice to quietly sit in an other place in the room where the MacBook is doing its job, without having to watch the temperature all the time.
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Re: More temperature monitoring demands

03 Jul 2014, 20:42

hl.walg
That's an interesting idea, worth implementing.

Marking it as feature request.
 
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Re: Feature Request: Alerts

08 Sep 2014, 09:02

hl.walg wrote:
... Give the possibility to let sound an alarm at certain setted temperatures. ... It would be so nice to quietly sit in an other place in the room where the MacBook is doing its job, without having to watch the temperature all the time.
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Great idea.

Also, alerts through e-mail/iMessage could be of help for those who sit in "another" room with their smart phones.

Cheers.
 
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Feature Request: Custom of Action when hitting certain temp

07 Apr 2015, 17:21

Hi, my MBP with the following info will freeze without warning in Windows 8.1:

Macs Fan Control 1.2.1
MacBookPro11,1
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4558U CPU @ 2.80GHz[100]
Windows 8.1 x64

Fans:
Right Side-min{1299}curr{1285}max{6199}mode{0}


TempSensors:
TA0P (Ambient) - 46.5, 46.5
TB0T (Battery TS_MAX) - 37.3984, 37.3984
TB1T (Battery Point 1) - 37.3984, 37.3984
TB2T (Battery Point 2) - 34.6992, 34.6992
TBXT () - 37.3984, 37.3984
TC0C (CPU Core 0) - 55, 55
TC0E () - 56.0586, 56.0586
TC0F () - 56.9844, 56.9844
TC0P (CPU Proximity) - 51.875, 51.875
TC1C (CPU Core 1) - 54, 54
TCGC (PECI GPU) - 54, 54
TCSA () - 49, 49
TCXC () - 54.3906, 54.3906
TH0A () - 47.875, 47.875
TH0B () - 47.875, 47.875
TH0C () - -1, 129
TH0F () - -1, 223.043
TH0R () - -1, 222.875
TH0V () - 48.9922, 48.9922
TH0a () - 47.875, 47.875
TH0b () - 47.875, 47.875
TH0c () - -1, 129
THSP () - -1, 129
TM0P () - 47.875, 47.875
TMLB () - -1, 129
TPCD () - 57, 57
TW0P (Airport Card) - -1, 129
Th1H () - 45.375, 45.375
Ts0P (Left Palm Rest) - 33.5625, 33.5625
Ts0S () - 41.3125, 41.3125
Ts1S () - 40.0781, 40.0781


Disk drives:
APPLE SSD SM1024F - 47


Apparently it is the caused of overheating. I have installed all the latest BootCamp drivers and Windows Updates.

So, I hope that on top of increasing fan speed after hitting the temp, user can be alerted of such problems and may decide to shutdown or reboot (Because when fan is running at > 5000 RPM, the sound is getting too loud to be desirable). My fan is capable to run up to 6199 RPM.

EDIT: Meanwhile, I had changed some of the power plan settings in Windows 8 to restrict CPU max performance to 80% and some other power savings settings to Balanced (Especially Graphics Card) despite being a High Performance profile.
 
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Re: Feature Request: Custom of Action when hitting certain temp

08 Apr 2015, 15:25

samuel1991
That's a nice feature request. Planned

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