When I am recording tv on my macbook, and encoding it to watch on my apple tv, the cpu runs full speed, and then throttles as the cpu hits ~80°C
I run SMC fancontrol and this runs the fan at full speed, but would like to keep it cooler so it will run faster.
Is buying a laptop cooler worth it for this? Is there one that you would use for a mac over any other. I saw the microsoft one, which look nice, and is apparently reasonably assembled, but "isn't available in NZ"