Whether you are a travel writer or a tech blogger, you need to carry your laptops wherever you go. Different geographies affect the performance of your MacBook, and sometimes, the device gets hotter. To avoid this situation, a cooling pad is one of the must-have MacBook accessories. Here we have listed some of the best cooling pads for your MacBook.
Whether you are airborne or sitting on a couch at home, the Targus cooling pad continues to cool your MacBook. A mini-USB cable allows you to connect your laptop or computer to the pad. To deliver the best performance, Targus has installed two fans, which keep your laptop cool.
Four levels of adjustment let you use this pad as a laptop stand if you own an external keyboard. Check that Velcro strap, which keeps your peripheral cables organized. Robust construction can endure long-distance travel.
- Four-level adjustments
- Dual fans
- Velcro straps for peripherals
- Make some noise
2. Tree New Bee
One size fits all! Tree New Bee has crafted a unique cooling pad for all your Apple laptops. Install your MacBooks and enjoy the best screen height to your eye level. An ergonomic design helps you raise the laptop and keeps the desk clutter-free.
An anti-skid silicone pad makes a lot of difference as it offers the stability of the bracket. Moreover, the same pad ensures full protection of your MacBook against scratches. One of the striking features is an integrated stand for your iPhone and iPad.
- Integrated stand for iPhone and iPad
- Ergonomic design
- Keeps your desk organized
- Not portable
Here is a slim, portable, and lightweight cooling pad for MacBook. Now you can roam around the world with this ultra-portable device to get more out of your laptop. Unlike Targus’s, this one has only two adjustable height levels; however, this product doubles as an ergonomic stand.
This pad is made of metal mesh to provide a stable surface and protect your laptop against daily wear and tear. Don’t miss that extra USB port, which lets you connect more USB devices.
- Metal mesh
- Slim and lightweight
- Three fans
- Need Type C to USB connector for USB-C devices
Want to keep your cabin quiet? Check this Kootek MacBook cooling pad, which boasts super quiet fans that create a noise-free environment for you at the office and home. Unlike other cooling pads, this one has five built-in fans with Blue LEDs. You can control the fans by two switches to turn them on and off. The best thing about this pad is you can press the switch to select one fan, four fans, or all five fans working together.
A glaring feature is six adjustable height settings; using different levels, you can use your laptop to play games, watch movies, or read eBooks. Use this pad for your 12 to 17-inch laptops.
- Super quiet fans
- Three working modes
- Controllable LEDs
- Plastic material may wear after some time
5. Cooler Master
Cooler Master packs a high-performance 160mm fan, which spins at approximately 1500 RPM. A heavy-duty and yet slim, this MacBook cooling pad is a perfect partner for gamers. You can play your favorite games for hours together.
For cable management, Cooler Master provides cable grooves, which keep your desktop neat and clean. A notable feature of this product is moveable cooling fans; these are patented quick-release fans, which can be adjusted to your laptop’s specific layouts.
- Patented quick-release fans
- Cable grooves
- High-performance 160mm fan
- Only two height adjusting levels
If you are looking for a budget cooling pad, TopMate (apart from Tree New Bee) is the best choice. An affordable pad that has some impressive features like two 4.92-inch quiet fans, lightweight (1.1lb), comfortable typing & viewing experience. Excellent for playing games on your MacBooks.
Two non-slip baffles stop the laptop from falling down; you can adjust your laptop at the right angle by using two adjustable height settings. Two USB ports – one is to power the laptop and another is used for other devices.
- Affordable cooling pad
- Lightweight (1.1lb)
- Compact (fits into your backpack or briefcase)
- Moves air slowly
AICHESON has the capacity to cool down a laptop of up to 17.3-inch. You can rely on this cooling pad for all your MacBooks from 12 to 16 inches. Some of the extraordinary features include wave metal mesh, four small fans, one big fan (1000-1500RPM), a flip-up silicone holder, four height adjustments, two USB ports, and a foam pad.
With so many features, this pad justifies its reasonable price tag. For the elevation mechanism, AICHESON provides a metal bar at the bottom; this bar also ensures an ergonomic design.
- Foam pad
- Five fans
- Flip-up silicone holder
- May not use in your lap
The metal net design of the TeckNet cooling pad gives amazing airflow to help keep your MacBook cool. Moreover, the pad avoids overheating during your long gameplays or online browsing. To make it simple in use, TechNet provides 110mm fans with a power switch design and two USB ports.
A slim and portable cooling pad is easy to carry, thanks to its lightweight profile. You can easily carry around the product at airports, railway terminals, and other public places. You can adjust your laptop at the right angle and achieve the best position to type long documents and emails.
- Slim and portable design
- Avoids overheating
- Metal net in the large area
- Not quiet enough
9. KLIM Wind
Butterfly design of this cooling pad will quickly grab your attention. But there is more to this product than just aesthetics. A closure look reveals that the laptop cooler is compatible with nearly all devices. And this wide compatibility includes all Apple laptops from 11 to 16 inches.
In addition to its compatibility, this KLIM cooler has two rear legs for an excellent inclination and its frontal pegs keep your laptop in place. Your MacBook will feel amazing refrigeration with four powerful fans that spin up to 1200 rotations per minute.
- 1200 rotations per minute
- Butterfly design
- Multifunctional (works with gaming laptops, Play Station 4, Xbox One, etc.)
- Need to improve durability
That’s all friends!
Which is the best cooling pad for your MacBook? Let me help you. Choose the one with strong material, perfect design, collapsible, and portable functionality. Make sure the cooling pad should not occupy much space in your travel bag.
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