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This site will help collect and show the temperatures of Apple Macintosh computers using the new processors by Intel. All new computers that haven't faced the trail of time will have problems and issues that can make users mad and furious. As with the new MacBook Pro machines where were, and still are, problems with heat dissipation. After scouting forums and help sites for information about what temperatures I can expect on a new MacBook, but that turned out to be harder and more scattered than I first imagined. That's the main motive behind this site and it didn't take too long to setup as I had the base code handy from another site. -

2016-05-15: The model database has been updated with the latest models up to may 2016, a few spam comments has been cleared and the site now runs exclusively on HTTPS/SSL! The site is going strong and new postings are coming in at a steady pace. If you can't find your model number in the list, please go to everymac.com and find the related sub-model.

Total entries: 840 Most popular machine:
MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz White
Popular CPU freq: 2.00 GHz
Popular memory size: 2.0 GB
Popular drive size: 80 GB
Mac OS X version: 10.4
Avg. ambient temp: 24.6
Avg. drive temp: 40.5
Whine audiable: 138
Whine not audiable: 363
Moo audiable: 78
Moo not audiable: 382

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Added Base model CPU Freq. Memory Drive / RPM Serial OS X Ambient Idle / (Fix) Load / (Fix) HDD / (Fix) Whine / Moo Posted by Comment # R
1. 2016-10-17 Mac Pro Six Core 3.33 GHz 3.46 GHz 16.0 GB 500 / 0 CK114 10.11.6 31 °C 39 °C 83 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk timacosx None 0 [x]
2. 2016-10-29 iMac 21.5-inch 3.06 GHz 3.06 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 N/A 10.6 30 °C 80 °C 80 °C 60 °C Unk / Unk Carlos None 0 [x]
3. 2020-03-31 iMac 27-inch Core i7 3.5 GHz 2.93 GHz 12.0 GB 1024 / 7200 QP034 10.13.6 30 °C 46 °C 52 °C 45 °C Unk / Unk RLI.br None 0 [x]
4. 2018-08-24 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i7 2.9 GHz 2.90 GHz 16.0 GB 500 / 4200 C1MKG 10.13.6 25 °C 42 °C 80 °C 0 °C No / No emcquaid None 0 [x]
5. 2020-11-01 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i7 2.9 GHz 2.90 GHz 16.0 GB 1 / 0 C02HQ 10.15.7 41 °C 56 °C 120 °C 34 °C Unk / Unk Havi Rodri... None 0 [x]
6. 2020-08-17 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i7 2.9 GHz 2.90 GHz 16.0 GB 1000 / 0 C1MJT 10.6.1 49 °C 40 °C 104 °C 45 °C Yes / Unk patmanic None 0 [x]
7. 2008-06-13 iMac 24-inch 2.8 GHz 2.80 GHz 2.0 GB 320 / 7200 W8801 10.5 29 °C 45 °C 49 °C 56 °C Unk / Unk Don None 0 [x]
8. 2010-05-17 iMac 27-inch 3.06 GHz 2.80 GHz 4.0 GB 1000 / 7200 W8950 10.6 26 °C 42 °C 53 °C 46 °C Unk / Unk rev17 None 1 [x]
9. 2010-03-28 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz 2.80 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 W8924 10.6.2 21 °C 66 °C 105 °C 38 °C No / No mcanty5 If you r... 0 [x]
10. 2012-03-14 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz 2.80 GHz 8.0 GB 500 / 5400 W8932 10.7.3 21 °C 62 °C 87 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk LotusGeek None 0 [x]
11. 2009-09-04 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.66 GHz 2.80 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 5400 W8921 10.6 19 °C 36 °C 98 °C 28 °C Unk / Unk iispyderii... Running ... 0 [x]
12. 2019-11-26 MacBook Pro 17-inch Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz 2.80 GHz 8.0 GB 1000 / 5400 W8942 10.15.1 38 °C 56 °C 88 °C 35 °C No / No JoeCool None 0 [x]
13. 2008-12-13 iMac 20-inch 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 2.0 GB 320 / 7200 W8814 10.5 17 °C 42 °C 57 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk VolanteDB9... None 0 [x]
14. 2009-07-22 iMac 24-inch 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 640 / 7200 N/A 10.5 31 °C 44 °C 62 °C 56 °C Unk / Unk scrappy a metal ... 0 [x]
15. 2008-08-16 Mac Pro 2.66 GHz 10.0 GB 750 / 7200 YM635 10.4 24 °C 30 °C 49 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk goadee cpu a110... 0 [x]
16. 2016-04-18 Mac Pro Quad-Core 2.66 GHz 16.0 GB 640 / 7200 CK947 10.9.5 31 °C 41 °C 65 °C 40 °C Unk / Unk DB ATI Rade... 0 [x]
17. 2020-07-18 MacBook 13-inch Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 0 N/A 10.13.6 35 °C 45 °C 65 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk ARJUN None 0 [x]
18. 2010-08-09 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 5400 W8013 10.6.3 34 °C 53 °C 75 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk Navidneoh None 0 [x]
19. 2009-09-29 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 5400 N/A 10.6 37 °C 47 °C 103 °C 47 °C No / No tshanks SYSTEM F... 0 [x]
20. 2010-06-29 MacBook Pro 17-inch 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 5400 W8920 10.6.4 32 °C 62 (51) °C 105 (76) °C 42 (42) °C Unk / Unk Ashio I follow... 0 [x]
21. 2011-06-01 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz 2.53 GHz 4.0 GB 250 / 0 W8924 10.6.7 22 °C 62 °C 88 °C 35 °C Unk / Unk peter temp spi... 0 [x]
22. 2020-11-12 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core 2 Duo 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz 8.0 GB 256 / 0 W8948 10.14.6 30 °C 65 (56) °C 90 (80) °C 48 (48) °C No / No kuoshen Applied ... 0 [x]
23. 2010-10-31 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz 6.0 GB 500 / 5400 W8841 10.6.4 21 °C 60 °C 80 °C 33 °C No / No Doc None 0 [x]
24. 2011-12-11 iMac 21.5-inch Quad-Core 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 8.0 GB 500 / 7200 C02G3 10.7.2 31 °C 45 °C 48 °C 51 °C Unk / Unk kanawut None 0 [x]
25. 2019-06-21 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 C1MNH 10.14.5 37 °C 45 °C 99 °C 31 °C No / No HP I feel u... 0 [x]
26. 2019-06-19 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 16.0 GB 500 / 5400 C1MP6 10.14.5 41 °C 51 °C 92 °C 36 °C Unk / No Alex None 0 [x]
27. 2013-04-02 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 16.0 GB 512 / 0 C02JF 10.8 43 °C 49 °C 76 °C 0 °C No / No smarzzz None 0 [x]
28. 2016-11-14 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 16.0 GB 500 / 5400 C1MM3 10.12.1 34 °C 56 °C 63 °C 40 °C No / No ZKL I felt t... 0 [x]
29. 2019-11-22 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 8.0 GB 750 / 7200 C02HL 10.13.6 33 °C 38 °C 92 °C 37 °C No / No JoeCool This is ... 0 [x]
30. 2008-03-03 MacBook Pro 17-inch C2D 2.5GHz 2.50 GHz 2.0 GB 250 / 5400 N/A 10.5.2 20 °C 57 °C 78 °C 0 °C No / No wildwobby.... Fans onl... 0 [x]
31. 2011-12-20 MacBook Pro 17-inch C2D 2.5GHz 2.50 GHz 4.0 GB 200 / 5400 W8815 10.6.8 24 °C 51 °C 72 °C 35 °C Unk / Unk Shiflock None 0 [x]
32. 2020-08-06 MacBook Pro 17-inch Core i5 2.4 GHz 2.50 GHz 16.0 GB 750 / 7200 C02GJ 10.13.6 34 °C 34 °C 97 °C 33 °C No / No JoeCool This is ... 0 [x]
33. 2008-08-24 iMac 20-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 7200 W8801 10.5.4 31 °C 52 °C 56 °C 56 °C Unk / Unk Raul None 0 [x]
34. 2009-06-15 iMac 20-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 0 N/A 10.5.7 30 °C 40 °C 56 °C 45 °C Unk / Unk koCO None 0 [x]
35. 2012-07-17 iMac 20-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 0 N/A 10.6.8 32 °C 53 °C 53 °C 54 °C Unk / Unk Carla None 0 [x]
36. 2010-06-02 iMac 24-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 7200 W8808 10.6.3 28 °C 46 °C 65 °C 59 °C No / No don Blews None 0 [x]
37. 2007-12-09 iMac 24-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.40 GHz 2.0 GB 320 / 7200 N/A 10.4.11 22 °C 43 °C 46 °C 51 °C Unk / Unk TxLongHorn... None 0 [x]
38. 2009-06-19 iMac 24-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.40 GHz 3.0 GB 320 / 7200 W8731 10.4 30 °C 45 °C 65 °C 55 °C Unk / Unk valexa unaltere... 0 [x]
39. 2009-08-07 iMac 24-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.40 GHz 1.0 GB 320 / 7200 W8807 10.4 32 °C 37 °C 54 °C 57 °C Unk / Unk cool1986vf... None 0 [x]
40. 2009-10-09 MacBook 13-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.40 GHz 2.0 GB 250 / 5400 N/A 10.6.1 21 °C 50 °C 58 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk lesley None 0 [x]
41. 2010-01-22 MacBook C2D 2.4GHz Black 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 7200 N/A 10.6.2 23 °C 66 °C 84 °C 34 °C Yes / Unk Wesley None 0 [x]
42. 2010-07-03 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 250 / 5400 N/A 10.6.4 30 °C 50 °C 73 °C 35 °C Unk / Unk George None 0 [x]
43. 2010-09-14 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i5 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 5400 W8033 10.6.4 26 °C 57 °C 75 °C 38 °C No / No Phuqit ****SERI... 0 [x]
44. 2019-11-26 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i5 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 8.0 GB 320 / 5400 C02HC 10.13.6 33 °C 38 °C 92 °C 28 °C No / No JoeCool This is ... 0 [x]
45. 2015-08-17 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i5 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 5400 PNAGU 10.6.3 30 °C 40 °C 60 °C 70 °C Unk / Unk ross None 0 [x]
46. 2010-08-05 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 2.0 GB 160 / 7200 W8739 10.6 21 °C 32 °C 96 °C 28 °C Unk / Unk Seantiburo... While ex... 0 [x]
47. 2007-07-27 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 2.0 GB 160 / 5400 W8724 10.4.10 31 °C 54 °C 79 °C 44 °C No / No imgoka None 0 [x]
48. 2007-09-26 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 2.0 GB 160 / 5400 N/A 10.4 32 °C 39 °C 78 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk URFLiX Elevatin... 0 [x]
49. 2007-09-11 MacBook Pro 17-inch 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 2.0 GB 160 / 7200 W8722 10.4.10 29 °C 57 °C 83 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk sidep None 0 [x]
50. 2012-04-27 Mac mini 1.5 GHz 2.33 GHz 2.0 GB 60 / 5400 G8631 10.4.11 45 °C 54 °C 85 °C 42 °C No / No CER Self upd... 0 [x]
Average temperatures with the current filterbar (null not included):  34 °C 50 / 46 °C 77 / 74 °C 41 / 40 °C
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Submit Temperature Entry

IMPORTANT: Before you fill out this form and submit your information to the database, please follow some simple guidelines to make make sure the measurements are as accurate as possible. We'll have more valuable data if every entry is measured and recorded using similar practices. How to do this is described in the link below. If you need help filling out the fields, click the questionmark for some quick guidance.
1. Profile details:
Your name/nick: ?
Your e-mail: (for edit) ?
Show e-mail address publicly
Verification code: ? Verification - Enter code:

2. Computer details:
Select base model: ? You find this under the "About this Mac" menu!

(this will auto fill some of the fields below)
Serial number: ? (only the 5 first chars needed)

If you have upgraded a system component, correct the value below:
CPU frequency: ? (only digits, i.e 1.83, 2.0, 2.16)
Memory: ? (only digits, i.e 512, 1, 2)
Drive brand/model: ? (copy from System Report)
Drive size: ? (GB, only digits)
Hard drive RPM: ? (for SSD type -1)
Mac OS X version: ? (only digits, i.e 10.4.6)
Boot ROM version: ?
SMC firmware version: ?

Whine issue: (MacBook Pros) ?
Moo issue: (MacBooks, pre-2010) ?

3. Temperatures:
I have read the policies: ? Yes
All temperatures measured in: ? °Celsius °Fahrenheit
Ambient / room temperature: ? (only digits)

Enter the values from an NORMAL unaltered machine. If you've already done thermal fixes, leave empty and skip to the next group.
Note: This is the CPU core temperatures, not case temperatures.
Idle temperature: ? (only digits)
Load (100%) temperature: ? (only digits)
Drive temperature: ? (only digits)
Screenshot of load graph:
(500KB / JPG / PNG allowed)
?

If you have FIXED the thermal cooling system yourself, enter the temperature values below. If not, leave empty.
Idle temperature after fix: ? (only digits)
Load temperature after fix: ? (only digits)
Drive temperature after fix: ? (only digits)
Screenshot of load graph: ?

4. Closing comments or other issues:
? Comments:
(purchase date and place (Apple store, retail, etc.), problems or issues, applied fixes, normal operation, normal temp, fan action, etc.)
* Fields marked with BOLD are required.