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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: 801 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: 24.3
Avg. drive temp: 40.7
Whine audiable: 136
Whine not audiable: 345
Moo audiable: 77
Moo not audiable: 363

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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. 2008-07-25 iMac 17-inch 1.83 GHz 1.83 GHz 512.0 MB 160 / 7200 N/A 10.5 29 °C 44 °C 61 °C 50 °C No / No Macintosh1... None 0 [x]
2. 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]
3. 2008-03-21 Mac mini 1.5 GHz 2.00 GHz 2048.0 MB 250 / 5400 VM616 10.5.2 43 °C 67 (51) °C 98 (86) °C 41 (40) °C No / No jmacmini None 0 [x]
4. 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]
5. 2008-06-10 MacBook 13-inch 1.83 GHz White 1.83 GHz 2.0 GB 250 / 5400 4H627 10.4.11 21 °C 53 °C 83 °C 0 °C No / No BluSubaru Temperat... 0 [x]
6. 2007-01-28 MacBook 13-inch 1.83 GHz White 1.83 GHz 1.0 GB 60 / 5400 4H620 10.8 26 °C 32 °C 62 °C 0 °C No / No XDViPeR None 0 [x]
7. 2009-06-13 MacBook 13-inch 1.83 GHz White 1.83 GHz 2.0 GB 250 / 5400 4H641 10.4.11 60 °C 57 °C 81 °C 30 °C No / No vasilios None 0 [x]
8. 2006-06-30 MacBook 13-inch 1.83 GHz White 1.83 GHz 512.0 MB 60 / 5400 4H621 10.4.7 73 °C 58 °C 76 °C 33 °C No / No dave44 None 0 [x]
9. 2007-01-19 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz Black 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 200 / 4200 4H701 10.4.8 23 °C 57 °C 81 °C 34 °C No / No omnisphere... None 0 [x]
10. 2006-05-28 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz Black 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 80 / 5400 4H619 10.4 75 °C 57 °C 83 °C 31 °C No / No ripfrankwh... None 0 [x]
11. 2006-10-25 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz Black 2.00 GHz 512.0 MB 80 / 5400 4H621 10.4 52 °C 40 °C 82 °C 0 °C No / No RekotTop None 0 [x]
12. 2006-06-08 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz White 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 100 / 5400 N/A 10.4 25 °C 66 °C 83 °C 0 °C No / No Larry Ryma... None 0 [x]
13. 2006-12-03 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz White 2.00 GHz 1.0 GB 80 / 5400 4H646 10.8.4 20 °C 54 °C 69 °C 33 °C No / No Todd March... I have n... 0 [x]
14. 2006-07-07 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz White 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 80 / 5400 4H621 10.4.7 75 °C 54 °C 82 °C 19 °C No / No MacRick No Probl... 0 [x]
15. 2006-07-14 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz White 2.00 GHz 1.0 GB 60 / 5400 N/A 10.4.7 62 °C 62 °C 81 °C 0 °C No / No Tangoinque... None 0 [x]
16. 2006-06-08 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz White 2.00 GHz 1.0 GB 80 / 5400 4H620 10.4.6 70 °C 53 °C 75 °C 0 °C No / No Nathan None 0 [x]
17. 2007-01-15 MacBook C2D 1.83GHz White 1.83 GHz 512.0 MB 60 / 5400 4H644 10.4.8 22 °C 59 °C 90 °C 35 °C Yes / No musicfreak... None 0 [x]
18. 2008-08-19 MacBook C2D 1.83GHz White 1.83 GHz 3.0 GB 320 / 5400 4H650 10.5.4 32 °C 48 °C 52 °C 30 °C No / No Evadne None 0 [x]
19. 2007-07-24 MacBook C2D 2.0GHz Black 2.00 GHz 1.0 GB 120 / 5400 4H644 10.4.10 29 °C 60 °C 84 °C 51 °C Yes / No chunkysoup... loud fan... 1 [x]
20. 2007-11-22 MacBook C2D 2.16GHz Black 2.16 GHz 2.0 GB 160 / 5400 W8730 10.4 20 °C 0 (46) °C 0 (82) °C 0 (33) °C No / No Mike Applied ... 0 [x]
21. 2010-07-02 MacBook C2D 2.1GHz White 2.26 GHz 4.0 GB 250 / 5400 N/A 10.6.4 35 °C 38 °C 75 °C 0 °C No / No Macbook13W... None 0 [x]
22. 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]
23. 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]
24. 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]
25. 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]
26. 2013-05-08 MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina Core i7 2.3 GHz 2.30 GHz 8.0 GB 256 / 0 N/A 10.8.3 22 °C 33 °C 97 °C 37 °C No / No giby None 0 [x]
27. 2006-06-13 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.0 GHz 2.00 GHz 1.0 GB 100 / 5400 W8609 10.4.6 23 °C 65 °C 84 °C 39 °C No / No FranServ None 0 [x]
28. 2006-05-26 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.0 GHz 2.00 GHz 1.0 GB 100 / 5400 W8616 10.4.6 23 °C 67 °C 78 °C 38 °C Yes / No Russbag Machine ... 0 [x]
29. 2006-12-02 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.0 GHz 2.00 GHz 512.0 MB 80 / 5400 W8626 10.4 68 °C 80 (45) °C 115 (65) °C 0 °C Yes / No pplante None 0 [x]
30. 2006-05-28 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 1.0 GB 120 / 5400 W8620 10.4 17 °C 25 (25) °C 54 (51) °C 50 (49) °C No / No evan Apple ha... 0 [x]
31. 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]
32. 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]
33. 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]
34. 2006-09-09 MacBook Pro 17-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 1.0 GB 120 / 5400 W8622 10.4.7 20 °C 50 °C 93 °C 81 °C No / No Chris Perr... None 1 [x]
35. 2007-07-03 MacBook Pro 17-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 2.0 GB 120 / 5400 N/A 10.4.10 20 °C 51 °C 85 °C 36 °C No / No Creator245... Using sm... 0 [x]
36. 2006-06-26 MacBook Pro 17-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 1.0 GB 100 / 7200 W8623 10.4 22 °C 44 °C 59 °C 36 °C No / No drewcampbe... None 0 [x]
37. 2007-08-13 MacBook Pro 17-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 2.0 GB 120 / 5400 W8219 10.4.10 32 °C 60 °C 95 °C 39 °C No / No Chakris Couldn't... 1 [x]
38. 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]
39. 2006-06-18 MacBook 13-inch 1.83 GHz White 1.83 GHz 512.0 MB 60 / 5400 N/A 10.4.6 21 °C 57 °C 73 °C 0 °C No / Yes tommyr None 0 [x]
40. 2006-05-26 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz Black 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 80 / 5400 4H620 10.4.6 24 °C 57 °C 84 °C 32 °C No / Yes Chazmo None 0 [x]
41. 2006-06-06 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz Black 2.00 GHz 512.0 MB 100 / 5400 4H621 10.4.6 67 °C 67 °C 75 °C 35 °C No / Yes neom None 0 [x]
42. 2006-06-05 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz White 2.00 GHz 1.0 GB 120 / 5400 4H620 10.4.6 67 °C 24 °C 88 °C 42 °C Yes / Yes bb Sending ... 0 [x]
43. 2011-02-07 MacBook C2D 2.16GHz White 2.16 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 5400 W8742 10.6.6 31 °C 63 °C 90 °C 28 °C Yes / Yes hjalmar None 0 [x]
44. 2006-08-28 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 1.83 GHz 1.83 GHz 2.0 GB 80 / 5400 W8613 10.4 72 °C 48 °C 86 °C 41 °C Yes / Yes Byron None 0 [x]
45. 2006-08-23 MacBook Pro 17-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 2.0 GB 120 / 7200 N/A 10.5 19 °C 64 °C 95 °C 92 °C Yes / Yes Eric W None 0 [x]
46. 2006-05-23 iMac 20-inch 2.0 GHz 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 250 / 7200 W8604 10.4.6 27 °C 47 °C 52 °C 0 °C No / Unk truthfind None 0 [x]
47. 2007-09-08 iMac 20-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 2.0 GB 500 / 7200 QP712 10.4.10 24 °C 44 °C 61 °C 47 °C Unk / Unk Woochifer Prior to... 2 [x]
48. 2006-10-28 iMac 20-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 1.0 GB 250 / 7200 W8633 10.4 20 °C 27 °C 42 °C 49 °C Unk / Unk PEACE None 0 [x]
49. 2009-09-04 iMac 20-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 3.0 GB 640 / 7200 W8640 10.5.8 31 °C 44 °C 71 °C 45 °C Unk / Unk cookswim None 0 [x]
50. 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]
Average temperatures with the current filterbar (null not included):  34 °C 50 / 43 °C 76 / 73 °C 42 / 39 °C
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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.