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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: 795 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: 40.7
Whine audiable: 136
Whine not audiable: 343
Moo audiable: 77
Moo not audiable: 361

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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. 2017-07-20 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.6 GHz 2.60 GHz 8.0 GB 256 / 0 C02N9 10.12.5 15 °C 40 °C 85 °C 58 °C Unk / Unk Ricco None 0 [x]
2. 2017-07-05 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 16.0 GB 512 / 0 C1MLN 10.12.5 24 °C 62 °C 95 °C 45 °C Unk / Unk lacitomi None 0 [x]
3. 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]
4. 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]
5. 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]
6. 2016-10-05 MacBook Pro 17-inch Core i5 2.2 GHz 2.20 GHz 16.0 GB 256 / 0 C02FH 10.6 0 °C 44 °C 77 °C 42 °C Yes / No spax Used CPU... 0 [x]
7. 2016-06-19 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz Alu 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 249 / 5400 W8844 10.11 20 °C 53 °C 80 °C 38 °C Unk / Unk Paddy None 0 [x]
8. 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]
9. 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]
10. 2015-10-04 MacBook Air 11-inch Core i5 1.7 GHz 1.70 GHz 4.0 GB 64 / 0 C02HW 10 19 °C 59 (50) °C 96 (116) °C 62 (63) °C Yes / Yes Daniel None 0 [x]
11. 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]
12. 2015-06-29 MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina Core i7 2.6 GHz 2.60 GHz 8.0 GB 512 / 5400 877GJ 10.8 20 °C 85 °C 90 °C 37 °C No / Unk John This bad... 0 [x]
13. 2015-03-26 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i5 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 320 / 5400 W8016 10.6.3 20 °C 57 °C 100 °C 128 °C No / No MacAllah I have i... 0 [x]
14. 2014-08-07 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 256 / 0 W8750 10.6.8 23 °C 42 °C 72 °C 48 °C Unk / Unk MacManiac Fixed af... 0 [x]
15. 2014-05-18 Mac mini Core i5 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 16.0 GB 500 / 5400 C07G7 10.9.3 22 °C 58 °C 89 °C 39 °C No / No gnommak None 0 [x]
16. 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]
17. 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]
18. 2013-11-21 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch C2D 2.4GHz 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 200 / 5400 N/A 10.6.8 20 °C 50 °C 63 °C 37 °C Unk / Unk D None 0 [x]
19. 2013-07-15 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.0 GHz 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 100 / 5400 W8635 10.6.8 71 °C 35 °C 69 °C 48 °C Unk / Unk hussain ba... None 0 [x]
20. 2013-06-19 MacBook 13-inch Core 2 Duo 2.26 GHz 2.26 GHz 8.0 GB 500 / 5400 W8014 10.8.4 25 °C 43 (50) °C 70 (85) °C 40 °C No / No iJo09 None 0 [x]
21. 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]
22. 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]
23. 2012-09-14 Mac mini Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 8.0 GB 320 / 5400 C07F2 10.8.1 22 °C 58 (50) °C 89 (72) °C 39 (34) °C No / No Onlajn None 0 [x]
24. 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]
25. 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]
26. 2012-05-14 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i5 2.2 GHz 2.20 GHz 48.0 GB 750 / 5400 C02FT 10.6.8 24 °C 42 °C 92 °C 37 °C No / No frost None 0 [x]
27. 2012-05-14 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i5 2.2 GHz 2.20 GHz 8.0 GB 750 / 5400 C02FT 10.6.8 24 °C 42 °C 92 °C 37 °C Unk / Unk midnight08... None 0 [x]
28. 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]
29. 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]
30. 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]
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. 2011-12-20 MacBook Pro 17-inch C2D 2.5GHz 2.50 GHz 2.0 GB 250 / 0 W8831 10.6.8 0 °C 34 °C 70 °C 43 °C Unk / Unk BGroos note sin... 0 [x]
33. 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]
34. 2011-11-19 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core 2 Duo 2.26 GHz 2.26 GHz 2.0 GB 160 / 5400 W8930 10.7.2 25 °C 50 °C 80 °C 55 °C Unk / Unk Gilbert None 0 [x]
35. 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]
36. 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]
37. 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]
38. 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]
39. 2011-03-22 MacBook C2D 2.16GHz White 2.16 GHz 3.0 GB 250 / 5400 N/A 10.6.6 19 °C 58 °C 106 °C 38 °C Yes / No changt34x Has neve... 0 [x]
40. 2011-03-20 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz 2.80 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 5400 W8933 10.6 25 °C 69 °C 99 °C 40 °C Unk / Unk helixptero... None 0 [x]
41. 2011-03-17 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 250 / 5400 W8905 10.6.6 21 °C 65 °C 74 °C 37 °C Unk / Unk awvan None 0 [x]
42. 2011-03-13 MacBook 13-inch Core 2 Duo 2.26 GHz 2.26 GHz 2.0 GB 250 / 5400 QZ041 10.6 22 °C 48 °C 96 °C 37 °C Unk / Unk jb393 laptop c... 0 [x]
43. 2011-02-03 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 4.0 GB 500 / 5400 W8041 10.6.6 23 °C 43 (42) °C 90 (65) °C 50 (35) °C No / No Sir Martin... Cooling ... 0 [x]
44. 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]
45. 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]
46. 2010-12-11 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core 2 Duo 2.26 GHz 2.26 GHz 2.0 GB 160 / 5400 W8932 10.6.5 22 °C 55 °C 83 °C 88 °C Yes / No Wolf No alter... 0 [x]
47. 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]
48. 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]
49. 2010-11-10 MacBook C2D 2.16GHz White 2.16 GHz 3.0 GB 120 / 5400 W8726 10.6.4 23 °C 48 (45) °C 92 (89) °C 44 (41) °C No / No honzikd None 0 [x]
50. 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]
Average temperatures with the current filterbar (null not included):  25 °C 51 / 46 °C 77 / 75 °C 43 / 41 °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) ?
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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.)
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