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Andy Affleck (formerly Williams) has been using Macs since 1984. By day he is a Senior Project Manager for a major pharmaceutical company, and in his spare time he is a graphic design and audio recording hobbyist. He is also the author of Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac. (October 2007)

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How Loud Are Your Mac's Fans?

When they get hot, Macs turn on various internal fans to keep components cool. The noise can be annoying, but just how loud is it? If you have an iOS device with a built-in microphone, you can download one of many free sound meter apps (search on decibel in the App Store) and see if you're subjecting your ears to a truly unreasonable noise level.

 
 

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