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Re: Sims 4 on Macbook Air 2020 Questions :)

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Sims 4 on Macbook Air 2020 Questions :)

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Hi! I very recently got a Macbook air (2020) It's 13 inches with i3 instead of i5 (idk for what i'm not good with computers) I have a few questions regarding sims on here. 

first of all, will running the game permanently hurt my laptop in any way? 

second, would a cooling pad help, i haven't even opened the game since my computers fans come on loud when i even attempt to open the game, i haven't let it play through because as i said i don't want any permanent damage to come to my computer, since it is mainly for school not sims. 

Thank you for reading and if you have any advice or answers to my questions it would be greatly appreciated!

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MacBook Airs are great computers for what they are designed for which is portable working. They aren't built for gaming at all as they just don't have enough power. There are a lot of users who do play the game on them but the i3 processor you have is really, really low spec. The fans are coming on to cool it down so it doesn't overheat and damage the hardware. This is normal for any laptop but using a cooling pad will help.

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@AvezlovesSims

MacBook Airs are great computers for what they are designed for which is portable working. They aren't built for gaming at all as they just don't have enough power. There are a lot of users who do play the game on them but the i3 processor you have is really, really low spec. The fans are coming on to cool it down so it doesn't overheat and damage the hardware. This is normal for any laptop but using a cooling pad will help.

The Sims 3 Mac Help Thread - | - The Sims 4 Mac Help Thread -
- The Sims 3 Mac super patch 1.67 - | - Origin Reset Tool for Mac -
- I am not affiliated with EA in anyway -
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Please do not PM me unless I ask you to
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Thank you very much! I'm planning to get a cooling pad Standard smile

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