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The new M1 Macbook lineup is impressive - but did Apple leave performance on the table in the Macbook Air by going fanless?
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SπdR Kun oldin
My laptop sounding like an F-15 E with full afterburner while staying at 80~89 on turbo mode:
Slayer Of Monsters
Slayer Of Monsters Kun oldin
Apple could put an end to war and poverty, and align the planets to bring them into universal harmony, allowing meaningful contact with all forms of life, and Linus would find a way to take a dig at them. Cooling via passive, laminar air flow seems, to me, to be aptly named 'Air.' It's not a MacBook Fan.
Manny has Apple
Manny has Apple Kun oldin
Hey Linus one question would you recommend doing this ?
Lasky Labs
Lasky Labs Kun oldin
Don't worry, I'm okay with sterilizing myself via a Macbook.
SAKSHAM PATEL 2 kun oldin
What if you put the mod on Mac book pro
Aritra Banerjee
Aritra Banerjee 2 kun oldin
Hay just use a laptop cooler .
Harry Mu
Harry Mu 2 kun oldin
next episode: we get a metal protective case and sticking a thermal pad there
ぶ乙 2 kun oldin
What if you put the laptop on a stand and put a cpu cooler under the hot part
Jack Goncalves
Jack Goncalves 2 kun oldin
Linus I think you're being pretty silly. If you're adding active cooling and airflow to the MacBook Air, all the air (the main feature of the device, ITS NAMESAKE) is going to escape and you'll have a pile of useless silicone on your hands.
Big Russian Man
Big Russian Man 4 kun oldin
In conclusion Apple products are ass
I hate Mac
ZOMBORID3R 4 kun oldin
We know apple is not good value. But people will buy it anyway.
Wrath Aloss
Wrath Aloss 4 kun oldin
Frank Silvers
Frank Silvers 5 kun oldin
Just don’t put it on your lap. Using a laptop on your lap is uncomfortable in the first place, never mind the heat. I never use my laptop on my lap.
Teo Pit
Teo Pit 5 kun oldin
lol,I thought they would already had implemented this method of dissipating heat... and... if we do this modification I guess we loose warranty right?
Smiley45 5 kun oldin
Thermal pad 🤔🤔🤔🤔
Shane Sopher
Shane Sopher 6 kun oldin
Can you put thermal pads on the MacBook Pro and do a comparison between both again?
Hazeroni 6 kun oldin
Put it on a cooling pad
Flufflebut 6 kun oldin
Part of the reason why I like a metal desk: one gigantic heat sink.
Jessie James
Jessie James 8 kun oldin
Can Dennis show us how man scaping works :3 We want to see all the bits :o pornhub is an option~
Cardozo 8 kun oldin
I feel like this would be a good pair with those laptop cooling pads with fans
Diego Raffa
Diego Raffa 9 kun oldin
interesting fix, the fanless technology never made sense to me, i mean how much can a fan be noisy and disturbing? To me it seems just a forced diversification of the market
Julien Dal Col
Julien Dal Col 9 kun oldin
@Linus Can you improve the M1 macmini perfs using a similar approach? Who cares if the chassis of the mini heats up... However, I was told it's fan won't turn on most of the time so I wonder how much more juice can be squeezed out of this chip.
Vedant Sawale 8B 33
Vedant Sawale 8B 33 9 kun oldin
MacBook Air - Has no fan even with being over 1000 dollars My Lenovo Mid Range laptop - being 500-700 dollars still has a fan lmao
Damián Pekař
Damián Pekař 9 kun oldin
Linus: saves people money Apple: come here you little piece of sh!t
Joel B
Joel B 5 kun oldin
@Smiley45 wouldn't this heat up other components tho?
Smiley45 5 kun oldin
@Stroopwafel Falafel you won’t burn it. It should down-clock speed before then, This is so the m1 chip can run faster longer…
Stroopwafel Falafel
Stroopwafel Falafel 6 kun oldin
Is your money worth burning your lap?
Johnny 9 kun oldin
What thickness thermal pads? 0.5/1/1.5/2/2.5/3/4/5 mm?
Леонид Бабков
Леонид Бабков 10 kun oldin
I am getting only 6300 Cinebench score on stock MacBook Air 16GB RAM! What can be wrong? Is it malfunction?
Baba Ayman
Baba Ayman 11 kun oldin
Just a lap fan under the air would probably solve the problem of heat. Also just watch a video of how they keep burning out from design flaws with cooling. So your mod would probably save the air from the shit cooling design that destroys it.
Sandhya Singh
Sandhya Singh 11 kun oldin
I don't women would burn their "junk" using this macbook air M1 mod.🤣 Correct me if I'm wrong
Mason EAM Inc.
Mason EAM Inc. 12 kun oldin
"Your Balls Will Thank You" - This is already worth it buying.
Yonghak Jo
Yonghak Jo 13 kun oldin
And Install a copper pipe on backside of MacBook Air and keep coffee warm.
Chetan Patel
Chetan Patel 13 kun oldin
Glad I watched this before I bought a the new pro
Nordlys Sørlys
Nordlys Sørlys 14 kun oldin
Laptop dripping down in liquid form as it heats up😂
chrisak49 14 kun oldin
That performance gap shown in the graph is negligible. But any stupid reason to make a click bait video right?
Pavel Baidurov
Pavel Baidurov 14 kun oldin
Linus got hair transplant? :) use flaxseeds in your diet :)
Shads _
Shads _ 14 kun oldin
I need that hat
Will Swift
Will Swift 15 kun oldin
I know how to make a fanless computer with super performance.
Roman Kretzschmar
Roman Kretzschmar 15 kun oldin
I give everyone an advice. Take half the money you would spend on an Macbook and buy a laptop that works properly...
Baldr Grimnir
Baldr Grimnir 15 kun oldin
Even with the throttling, it seems as if the base macbook air does exceptionally well in production workloads, and is looking to be an overall extremely solid value. If you're looking for a gaming laptop, yeah, go with a Windows based laptop. If you want something for production work, this is honestly a very compelling option. This is coming from someone who has always used windows based machines. The M1 air is gradually becoming quite high on my list of potential options, as I'm looking more into a laptop for photo/ video editing.
Eowyn - Lady of Emyn Arnen, Ithilien and Rohan
Eowyn - Lady of Emyn Arnen, Ithilien and Rohan 15 kun oldin
Use this mod on your Air + a fan laptop stand thingy and you've got an actively cooled Mac Air with triple or more the thermal mass. Linus should do a video benchmarking that.
Mr Whitecoat
Mr Whitecoat 16 kun oldin
Damnit Linus, Its my day off. I dont want to hear about heat chambers and IEC standards (I work for a company that tests electronics, cars, using these standards)
Noctilent 16 kun oldin
performance always comes before comfort B)
Mohamed Mimon Asbai
Mohamed Mimon Asbai 16 kun oldin
Love the intro 😀
gamemaster 1233
gamemaster 1233 16 kun oldin
MacBook Air Cools by "Air" thats why it called macbook "air"
GerpsyAnimations 17 kun oldin
Hot Thighs
DBR 17 kun oldin
I'll take it!.. I rarely use my laptop on my lap, there's always somewhere I can place it.
Der Kommissar
Der Kommissar 18 kun oldin
Definitions of Apple: 1) Exaggeratedly expensive 2) Defective by design
Chad Fraser
Chad Fraser 18 kun oldin
This is why I installed Macs Fan control on my M1 Macbook Pro.
Skye Dream
Skye Dream 18 kun oldin
can you do the same mod on MacBook pro? since the heat is the worst enemy, will this thermal mod decrease temp even more or keep it under 70 c longer for the fan to turn on? can you do the test?
Stephen Rea
Stephen Rea 18 kun oldin
What would putting a laptop cooler do to help this cooler modified Mac do for performance? I mean considering the price it seems a great option for a great set of fans would easily cool tie laptop l..
Robert Drake
Robert Drake 18 kun oldin
Linus going bald?
Jair Quezada
Jair Quezada 19 kun oldin
Maybe with a cooling pad it would fix that problem
Andrew Fenn
Andrew Fenn 19 kun oldin
Wouldn't this lead to chasis bowing in the future as you keep doing heat cycles on the exterior case.
iLEZtube 19 kun oldin
Could you passively cool a processor in any effective way by simply attaching it to a ridiculously massive block of metal? Not like a passive heatsink with fans or whatever, but like a 500mm cube of steel? How much better is a fan?
Francesco Dondi
Francesco Dondi 19 kun oldin
I think I found the solution: covers! My Lenovo Yoga runs hot occasionally, besides being a bit too spiky to hold (eeh modern design); so I forked out 40 bucks for a fake leather cover, which works beautifully for both problems. Users already go crazy for covers for Apple products, it would be a slam dunk. Then when you need performance, you put it on a $499 iCooler dock. Perfection!
Ruman 20 kun oldin
Such a great video
West West
West West 20 kun oldin
Clickbait as always
books quotes
books quotes 20 kun oldin
If u do this apple wont service the laptop in future, apple condutions clearly mentions no physical change to machine
Yugenxkamii 20 kun oldin
got a MacBook sir m, I use logic heavily everyday with waves, fab filter, Izotoope and more plug ins and it never gets hot🤷🏾‍♂️
Captian DUMBYY
Captian DUMBYY 20 kun oldin
Ironic to be called the air when there is no airflow
Mark Bath
Mark Bath 21 kun oldin
"Crap, I'm wearing my Old underwear", that sounds horrible. Shouldn't crap in your underwear.
Toke Lahti
Toke Lahti 21 kun oldin
Why don’t you test these M1-laptops with EXTERNAL cooling?
Franky_5831 21 kun oldin
and this video wa brought you by tim cook's basement
Gabriel Villoldo
Gabriel Villoldo 21 kun oldin
the battery will (probably) last less because of the heat.
Ron RonBatSwansonMan
Ron RonBatSwansonMan 21 kun oldin
$30?... Heck, ill do it with my drill for $5
Bennett Hackett
Bennett Hackett 21 kun oldin
Ironic that the Macbook Air is the one without airflow
Nicholas Laslett
Nicholas Laslett 21 kun oldin
Sorry but this a bullshit, click bait video. Shame you.
James Watt
James Watt 21 kun oldin
“Don’t fix it if it ain’t broke” Clearly that logic went out the window, haha
Paradoxx Gnw
Paradoxx Gnw 21 kun oldin
So how thick are the thermal pads? 3mm?
Andrew White
Andrew White 21 kun oldin
Lol that wallpaper
Lostpizza 21 kun oldin
Meanwhile in Apple HQ - Note that down NOTE THAT DOWN
mAGiXO94 21 kun oldin
It is called heat capacity not heat mass.
Collin Gammon
Collin Gammon 22 kun oldin
Could you do the same to the MacBook pro to increase performance?
David Deboy
David Deboy 22 kun oldin
Apple continuiously builds junk after junk after junk. No wonder apple's Icar will be Ijunk IT.
bradjpet 22 kun oldin
So you could do the mod and only use this on some kind of desk stand with air exposure and enjoy your MBP eh.
XTortionist01 22 kun oldin
So would one of the laptop cooling pads make this mod actually comfortable enough?
PiLambdaOd 22 kun oldin
No fans, just passive cooling? Having Apple 3 flashbacks.
Stephen Toth
Stephen Toth 22 kun oldin
The MacBooks from early 2006, they ran the fans at base rates of 1000 RPM... The systems would run at about 60 C and would be uncomfortably hot when being used as portable workstations. This is why with MacBooks from late 2006 and later, the fans were spun at a default of 2000 RPM. How does the modded MacBook Air M1 compare to the 2019 MacBook Air in terms of ambient temperature when running CPU-intensive workloads?
Sameer Akhtari
Sameer Akhtari 23 kun oldin
don't say you used my idea when I commented on your discussion blog that "use the body as a heatsink for m.2 ssd" in video where you used m.2 ssd with some sort on connector to be used as a USB
Orange 23 kun oldin
Imagine using that modded macbook while its placed in your lap
Shoff 29
Shoff 29 23 kun oldin
what thickness thermal pads were used here?
Eric Villarreal
Eric Villarreal 23 kun oldin
Is it me or the video color looks a little on the warm side?
Braska Bani
Braska Bani 23 kun oldin
I put my laptop in the freezer when ever it get hot. It cool down asap no issues.
itsjustalvi 23 kun oldin
Wouldn't this affect the battery in a negative way? Heating the bottom part of the mac would alson cause the battery to run hotter or am I completely wrong in this?
Aorus Mini-ITX RiG
Aorus Mini-ITX RiG 23 kun oldin
Add fans somewhere in air...
MisterT 23 kun oldin
I really love the fact that the Macbook AIR has no fan!
Tomislav Valecic
Tomislav Valecic 23 kun oldin
Or simply put laptop base with vent :D
dayou LUO
dayou LUO 23 kun oldin
巴黎矿长 23 kun oldin
Anyone knows the thickness of thermal pad that Linus uses ? 1mm or 1.5mm ?
Stefanus Yedidya Kristiagung Wicaksono
Stefanus Yedidya Kristiagung Wicaksono 23 kun oldin
ok now i will buy macbook air cus linus just solved the cooling problem
12-2 Орчлон
12-2 Орчлон 24 kun oldin
two sponsorships in one videoo? GET THAT BAG LINUSSSS.
Jacob Curulli
Jacob Curulli 24 kun oldin
Who colour graded this footage? Why is Linus so pink?
St8kout 24 kun oldin
I just finished running Cinebench after the mod and my 10 minute score went from 7067 to 7687. The bottom panel got a bit toasty but it's hardly a burn hazard. I can understand Apple's reluctance to making them this way from the factory, because they didn't want people complaining that their notebooks run too hot, not realizing that the panel is acting like a heat sink.
Trevor Falzarano
Trevor Falzarano 24 kun oldin
What’s the thickness of the thermal pads? Thinking of putting a little in my old 2014 MacBook Air to help it live a bit longer.
Zacke Feller
Zacke Feller 24 kun oldin
Now could you perform a similar upgrade to the M1 MacBook Pro? Cause if the Air's performance is boosted to the level of the Pro... then how far could we take the Pro??
StopWearingPants 24 kun oldin
don't let Nixon cuts get in the way.
Alexander Khofmann
Alexander Khofmann 24 kun oldin
after i applied liquid metal to my 2013 macbook pro it became uncomfortably hot while gaming, so i can confirm at least partially
Salman Al-Tamimi
Salman Al-Tamimi 24 kun oldin
I appreciate the aesthetic lighting and environment improvements in those new LTT videos.
Nuno V. Gagic
Nuno V. Gagic 24 kun oldin
which thermal pads have you used here?
leavethe Aaron
leavethe Aaron 24 kun oldin
Get a dbrand skin for the bottom or some material to insulate you from the aluminum. Done.
David Pumpkini
David Pumpkini 24 kun oldin
Yes but will Apple OS check if the $30 "heat pads" are part of the device and give an Error Message?
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