1. iMore Question's Avatar
    within 15 min of use it get hotter and hotter and battery life drains quickly
    03-15-2016 08:32 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I don't know, but if you're overly concerned, make a Genius Bar appointment with the nearest Apple Store to have them check it out for you.
    Sherry_B likes this.
    03-15-2016 08:36 PM
  3. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore! What kind of work are you doing? Resource-intensive tasks like video editing and gaming tend to heat up any computer and might also explain the heavy battery drain. You should notice a difference between this type of work and simpler tasks like word processing or surfing the Internet.
    Sherry_B likes this.
    03-15-2016 08:41 PM
  4. robertk328's Avatar
    Another thing that can make it hot is using it on something that will prevent the heat from dissipating from the surface. Make sure you have it resting on a smooth, flat surface when using it. Particularly if you're doing intensive activity like @DevilishBanker mentioned.
    Sherry_B likes this.
    03-15-2016 09:00 PM
  5. kevdawg86's Avatar
    Mine does not get very hot at all. You should probably get it checked out. Good luck!!
    03-18-2016 03:06 AM
  6. iwicked's Avatar
    How old is it. My 2013 model tends to get hot too during video editing.
    04-23-2016 12:33 PM

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