Apple released a patch to fix the 2018 MacBook Pro thermal management problem
Over the past week, a lot of discoveries have shown that the Apple 2018 MacBook Pro models have to overheat and throttling performance problems, but Apple has already identified defects in system thermal management software, so Apple has now launched macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 is supplemented with an update patch to address overheating downscaling of quad-core and six-core processor models.
On July 25, an Apple spokesperson said: “Following extensive performance testing under numerous workloads, we’ve identified that there is a missing digital key in the firmware that impacts the thermal management system and could drive clock speeds down under heavy thermal loads on the new MacBook Pro. A bug fix is included in today’s macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 Supplemental Update and is recommended. We apologize to any customer who has experienced less than optimal performance on their new systems.”
macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 Supplemental update number 17G2208, Apple claims to improve “stability and reliability”, and recommends that all users upgrade, for all new 20-inch and 15-inch machines with Touch Bar touch strips for 2018 Type, including all Core i5, i7 or i9 processors with Intel’s 8th generation “Coffee Lake” architecture.
The new 2018 MacBook Pro laptops, currently in the updated range, can already be manually selected and installed via the Mac App Store app store, or click here to download updates.
After the launch of the new MacBook Pro laptop in 2018, some preliminary performance evaluations did not seem to find overheating and frequency reduction, but on July 17, a foreigner named Dave Lee passed the video detailed test and found that the Core i9 processor equipped. After the throttling of the 15-inch MacBook Pro, the performance was not even as good as the 2017 MacBook Pro, and a large number of users confirmed the problem.