Mac Mini i7 – I’ve tested thermal performance : apple
My Mac Mini simply arrived with i7 8700B.
I used to be little terrified of thermal control for the reason that fiasco with i9 on MacBooks professional. Especially given it is desktop model of cpu.
So, I’ve simply attempted top95’s torture take a look at with 12 threads, small floating operations (maximum hardcore on cpu).
Here is an image of Intel Power Management machine: https://imgur.com/gallery/FRSpbxQ
The consistent cpu frequency was once round three.1ghz, image was once taken all over small dip. Base is three.2ghz.
I checked the fan velocity and it was once working on max velocity, which is round 4000rpm. It’s about 40% quieter than MacE book professional 2018 15″ on max velocity. Hard to even understand when now not in point of fact shut.
I feel general it is lovely just right, top95 is indisputably now not conventional actual state of affairs and it nonetheless plays rather smartly. During xcode builds it is no less than on three.2ghz.
It’s not that i am positive in regards to the reasoning about 100C temperature prohibit although, why is apple aiming for this temperature in Mac mini and MacBooks the similar approach, and why is it 100 and now not 90 or 110. Will wish to learn extra specifications in this matter.
Anyway, It’s not that i am the fan of sluggish fan, I might slightly want little extra noise and better rpm however I perceive the verdict in the back of it.
I’ve additionally attempted max turbo velocity in unmarried thread and I used to be best ready to achieve four.2ghz as a substitute of four.6ghz. Will proceed checking out day after today.
So some distance, I’m somewhat glad, my considerations have been invalid. Seems nice to this point. I do not believe it is overpriced to be truthful, given the worth of it’s a lot upper then the costumer worth. Sure, you’ll construct hackintosh inexpensive, I did it couple instances, but if issues will forestall running you already know what is the price of reliability.
What are your ideas guys? Wanna see some other checks?