Thursday, May 21, 2020

MacBook Pro: use ports on right side!

Power Your MacBook Pro From Right Side USB-C Ports: Here's Why

"If you’re charging your MBP using the left-hand ports and have other accessories plugged into that side, the computer heats up so much that a sensor — Thunderbolt Left Proximity — is alerted and a macOS process named kernel_task appears. Suddenly the fans spin up on the MacBook Pro and CPU usage is maxed out."

Image via "Adam" on StackExchange showing the macOS kernel_task dominating CPU usage

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