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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: 793 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: 24.4
Avg. drive temp: 40.8
Whine audiable: 135
Whine not audiable: 342
Moo audiable: 77
Moo not audiable: 359

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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. 2017-04-30 iMac 24-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 QP810 10.9.5 20 °C 39 °C 50 °C 41 °C Unk / Unk ChadG92 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. 2016-05-27 iMac 27-inch Quad-Core 2.8 GHz 2.80 GHz 8.0 GB 1000 / 7200 W8050 10.11.5 25 °C 50 °C 70 °C 40 °C Unk / Unk Strek None 0 [x]
4. 2016-05-25 iMac 20-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 1.0 GB 250 / 7200 4H63 10.4 0 °C 120 °C 134 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk verifaman None 0 [x]
5. 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]
6. 2016-04-03 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.3 GHz 2.30 GHz 8.0 GB 320 / 7200 N/A 10.11.4 20 °C 40 °C 95 °C 30 °C Unk / Unk saizet4 None 0 [x]
7. 2016-03-28 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 8.0 GB 256 / 7200 C02JC 10.11.4 27 °C 48 °C 95 °C 35 °C Unk / Unk Xaelp None 0 [x]
8. 2014-01-01 iMac 20-inch 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 7200 W8904 10.9.1 21 °C 34 °C 57 °C 32 °C Unk / Unk zelpix None 0 [x]
9. 2013-12-31 Mac Pro 8-Core 2.26 GHz 24.0 GB 640 / 7200 CK919 10.9.1 33 °C 35 °C 83 °C 40 °C Unk / Unk Tizucumacu... None 0 [x]
10. 2013-12-31 iMac 20-inch 2.0 GHz Alu 2.00 GHz 4.0 GB 250 / 7200 N/A 10.9.2 26 °C 39 °C 48 °C 41 °C Unk / Unk Marius None 0 [x]
11. 2013-12-31 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i5 2.2 GHz 2.20 GHz 8.0 GB 500 / 7200 C02GN 10.7.0 18 °C 74 °C 99 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk manhco The logi... 0 [x]
12. 2013-10-11 iMac 21.5-inch Quad-Core 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 8.0 GB 500 / 7200 N/A 10.8.5 20 °C 35 °C 60 °C 0 °C No / No drummersbr... I use sm... 0 [x]
13. 2012-11-15 iMac 27-inch Quad-Core 3.1 GHz 3.10 GHz 16.0 GB 1000 / 7200 15647 10.7 25 °C 23 °C 65 °C 50 °C Unk / Unk pierrezdri... None 0 [x]
14. 2012-09-04 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i5 2.2 GHz 2.30 GHz 8.0 GB 500 / 7200 C02FC 10.6.8 16 °C 46 °C 96 °C 40 °C Unk / Unk idmb Fans idl... 0 [x]
15. 2012-05-08 MacBook Pro 17-inch Core i5 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz 8.0 GB 500 / 7200 C02CD 10.7.2 27 °C 55 °C 88 °C 40 °C Unk / Unk sri None 0 [x]
16. 2012-03-19 Mac mini Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz 2.66 GHz 8.0 GB 320 / 7200 C07F3 10.6 28 °C 36 °C 81 °C 26 °C Unk / Unk Javier Iva... None 0 [x]
17. 2012-03-14 MacBook Pro 17-inch Core i5 2.2 GHz 2.20 GHz 8.0 GB 500 / 7200 C02G6 10.7.3 24 °C 66 °C 105 °C 40 °C Unk / Unk technowond... None 1 [x]
18. 2012-02-08 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 N/A 10.7.2 23 °C 36 °C 96 °C 34 °C Unk / Unk NorCalUSA9... smcFanCo... 0 [x]
19. 2011-12-28 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 N/A 10.6.8 22 °C 36 °C 95 °C 34 °C Unk / Unk NorCalUSA9... None 0 [x]
20. 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]
21. 2011-09-06 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz 2.80 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 7200 W8929 10.6 22 °C 85 °C 90 °C 31 °C Unk / Unk sojosut None 0 [x]
22. 2011-07-03 Mac Pro Quad-Core 2.00 GHz 4.0 GB 7400 / 7200 1234 10.6 23 °C 50 °C 50 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk sepice83 None 0 [x]
23. 2011-05-30 iMac 27-inch 3.06 GHz 3.06 GHz 4.0 GB 1000 / 7200 N/A 10.6.7 22 °C 29 °C 70 °C 50 °C Unk / Unk Dumbo None 0 [x]
24. 2011-05-04 MacBook Pro 17-inch Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz 2.80 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 N/A 10.6 0 °C 15 °C 27 °C 4 °C No / No Josh Araya... None 0 [x]
25. 2011-04-01 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 N/A 10.6.7 26 °C 36 °C 94 °C 33 °C Unk / Unk NorCalUSA9... smcFanCo... 0 [x]
26. 2011-03-29 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.2 GHz 2.20 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 W8744 10.6.3 20 °C 42 (42) °C 104 (104) °C 40 (40) °C Unk / Unk coocua reaplied... 0 [x]
27. 2011-01-21 iMac 24-inch 2.8 GHz 2.80 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 W8802 10.6.6 26 °C 45 °C 48 °C 57 °C Unk / Unk Ronnie None 0 [x]
28. 2010-12-26 iMac 27-inch Quad-Core 2.8 GHz 2.93 GHz 16.0 GB 1000 / 7200 CK049 10.6.5 22 °C 35 °C 70 °C 42 °C Unk / Unk dnk None 0 [x]
29. 2010-12-24 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 N/A 10.6.5 21 °C 36 °C 98 °C 33 °C Unk / Unk NorCalUSA9... None 0 [x]
30. 2010-11-25 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.0 GHz 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 500 / 7200 W8610 10.6.5 29 °C 67 °C 117 °C 42 °C No / No Jedi In 2009 ... 0 [x]
31. 2010-11-17 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 N/A 10.6.4 22 °C 36 °C 99 °C 37 °C Unk / Unk NorCalUSA9... None 0 [x]
32. 2010-10-28 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 8.0 GB 500 / 7200 N/A 10.6.3 23 °C 38 °C 94 °C 34 °C Unk / Unk Davide Sal... None 0 [x]
33. 2010-10-07 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz White 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 120 / 7200 W8915 10.5.8 25 °C 60 °C 85 °C 35 °C Unk / Unk gazzu None 0 [x]
34. 2010-08-25 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 N/A 10.6.3 28 °C 42 °C 100 °C 37 °C Unk / Unk NorCalUSA9... None 0 [x]
35. 2010-08-23 iMac 27-inch 3.06 GHz 3.06 GHz 4.0 GB 1000 / 7200 SW894 10.6.4 23 °C 44 °C 57 °C 58 °C Unk / Unk spkersten Northbri... 0 [x]
36. 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]
37. 2010-07-12 iMac 21.5-inch 3.06 GHz 3.06 GHz 4.0 GB 1000 / 7200 N/A 10.6 25 °C 45 °C 60 °C 53 °C Unk / Unk Taufik Kar... my cpu t... 0 [x]
38. 2010-07-06 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.2 GHz 2.20 GHz 4.0 GB 250 / 7200 W8735 10.5.8 0 °C 50 °C 92 °C 44 °C No / No steve.h None 0 [x]
39. 2010-07-02 Mac Pro 8-Core 2.26 GHz 8.0 GB 640 / 7200 YM015 10.6.4 30 °C 38 °C 54 °C 38 °C No / No iUnspoken None 0 [x]
40. 2010-06-20 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 8.0 GB 500 / 7200 W8021 10.6.3 0 °C 35 °C 71 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk Rockinreje... None 0 [x]
41. 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]
42. 2010-05-30 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch C2D 2.5GHz 2.50 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 7200 W8811 10.6.3 18 °C 43 °C 89 °C 36 °C Unk / Unk juksu None 0 [x]
43. 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]
44. 2010-05-02 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz 2.53 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 W8005 10.6.3 23 °C 55 °C 82 °C 40 °C No / No andrew None 1 [x]
45. 2010-04-19 iMac 27-inch 3.06 GHz 2.80 GHz 8.0 GB 1000 / 7200 N/A 10.6.3 22 °C 65 °C 79 °C 66 °C Unk / Unk was2aks None 0 [x]
46. 2010-04-16 iMac 24-inch 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 640 / 7200 N/A 10.6.3 24 °C 41 °C 61 °C 55 °C Unk / Unk Romanian Memory C... 0 [x]
47. 2010-04-10 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 064B 10.5 22 °C 53 (39) °C 110 (53) °C 30 (30) °C No / No x00x Using ga... 1 [x]
48. 2010-03-30 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz 3.06 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 7200 73937 10.6.3 23 °C 61 °C 79 °C 30 °C Unk / Unk Jully None 0 [x]
49. 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]
50. 2010-03-27 iMac 27-inch 3.06 GHz 2.80 GHz 8.0 GB 2000 / 7200 N/A 10.6.2 18 °C 40 °C 70 °C 48 °C Unk / Unk Dimec None 0 [x]
Average temperatures with the current filterbar (null not included):  23 °C 47 / 46 °C 74 / 75 °C 42 / 37 °C
 Page 1 of 4 Ambient Idle / w/fix Load / w/fix Drive / w/fix Entries returned: 174  
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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.