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llrickman

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#1
is it normal for the bottom of my MacBook to get much hotter while ripping dvd's than at other times?

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acosmichippo

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#3
That is also a very processor-intensive task. The other thing to keep in mind is that the aluminum casing acts as a heat-sink to dissipate the internal heat.