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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: 816 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: 40.6
Whine audiable: 137
Whine not audiable: 352
Moo audiable: 78
Moo not audiable: 371

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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. 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]
2. 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]
3. 2006-06-04 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz White 2.00 GHz 1.0 GB 80 / 5400 N/A 10.4 0 °C 67 (57) °C 84 (76) °C 49 (48) °C Yes / Yes Joe This sux... 0 [x]
4. 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]
5. 2006-09-12 MacBook 13-inch 1.83 GHz White 1.83 GHz 512.0 MB 60 / 5400 W8612 10.4.7 27 °C 54 (45) °C 76 (76) °C 42 (41) °C No / No Binghotsai... None 0 [x]
6. 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]
7. 2006-06-30 MacBook 13-inch 1.83 GHz White 1.83 GHz 512.0 MB 60 / 5400 N/A 10.4 22 °C 65 (65) °C 85 (85) °C 40 (40) °C Yes / Yes Lin Kiat None 0 [x]
8. 2006-07-10 MacBook Pro 17-inch 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz 2.0 GB 120 / 5400 88974 10.4.7 28 °C 55 (30) °C 75 (46) °C 50 (40) °C No / No Canne None 0 [x]
9. 2007-04-17 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.0 GHz 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 250 / 5400 W8621 10.5.8 30 °C 52 (52) °C 70 (76) °C 38 (38) °C No / No briareos Fans at ... 0 [x]
10. 2009-10-05 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch C2D 2.4GHz 2.40 GHz 2.0 GB 200 / 5400 N/A 10.5.8 24 °C 65 (51) °C 84 (66) °C 45 (37) °C Unk / Unk Joked I have i... 0 [x]
11. 2010-07-16 MacBook C2D 2.16GHz White 2.16 GHz 1.0 GB 120 / 5400 W8762 10.6.3 27 °C 55 (46) °C 91 (87) °C 38 (35) °C No / No honzikd Iapplied... 0 [x]
12. 2010-03-02 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core 2 Duo 2.26 GHz 2.26 GHz 4.0 GB 160 / 5400 N/A 10.6.2 24 °C 55 (55) °C 95 (90) °C 29 (35) °C Unk / Unk MacSyn Using SM... 1 [x]
13. 2015-03-02 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i5 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 8.0 GB 480 / 0 73051 10.10.2 24 °C 74 (65) °C 99 (79) °C 35 (35) °C Unk / Unk Dan Re-appli... 0 [x]
14. 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]
15. 2016-06-27 MacBook 13-inch 2.0 GHz Black 2.00 GHz 4.0 GB 240 / 0 N/A 10.9.5 23 °C 60 (60) °C 75 (81) °C 33 (33) °C Unk / Yes willowroad... fan whin... 0 [x]
16. 2019-05-10 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core i7 2.3 GHz 2.30 GHz 16.0 GB 512 / 0 C02LM 10.13.6 20 °C 54 (43) °C 108 (93) °C 34 (33) °C No / No ElliottLiu... Purchase... 0 [x]
17. 2015-02-26 MacBook Pro 15-inch Core 2 Duo 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz 8.0 GB 250 / 0 W8946 10.10.2 23 °C 60 (50) °C 95 (82) °C 31 (31) °C Unk / Unk farner Cleaned ... 0 [x]
18. 2016-10-08 MacBook Pro 13-inch Core i5 2.5 GHz 2.50 GHz 4.0 GB 250 / 0 C1MK9 10.12 22 °C 68 (36) °C 92 (78) °C 30 (30) °C Unk / Unk TonyLock None 0 [x]
19. 2007-10-22 MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 2.0 GB 160 / 5400 N/A 10.4 18 °C 63 (48) °C 85 (59) °C 42 (30) °C No / No Kiwi None 0 [x]
20. 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]
21. 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]
22. 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]
23. 2008-10-20 iMac 20-inch 2.0 GHz 2.00 GHz 2024.0 MB 320 / 7200 N/A 10.5 25 °C 59 °C 38 °C 44 °C Unk / Unk leo1 None 0 [x]
24. 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]
25. 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]
26. 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]
27. 2010-01-20 iMac 20-inch 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz 1.0 GB 250 / 7200 N/A 10.5 27 °C 57 °C 87 °C 53 °C Unk / Unk gangstag None 0 [x]
28. 2008-06-14 iMac 20-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.40 GHz 2.0 GB 500 / 7200 W8737 10.4 28 °C 58 °C 70 °C 58 °C Unk / Unk zaralex None 0 [x]
29. 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]
30. 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]
31. 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]
32. 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]
33. 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]
34. 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]
35. 2008-01-05 iMac 24-inch 2.4 GHz Alu 2.80 GHz 4096.0 MB 500 / 7200 W8738 10.4 27 °C 70 °C 83 °C 58 °C Unk / Unk pcchrism One had ... 2 [x]
36. 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]
37. 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]
38. 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]
39. 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]
40. 2006-06-02 Mac mini 1.5 GHz 1.50 GHz 1.2 GB 60 / 5400 YM613 10.4.6 24 °C 52 °C 69 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk GPfault None 0 [x]
41. 2007-05-31 Mac mini 1.5 GHz 2.00 GHz 2.0 GB 120 / 5400 N/A 10.4.9 20 °C 59 °C 80 °C 0 °C Unk / Unk Gaga None 0 [x]
42. 2007-07-11 Mac mini 1.5 GHz 2.16 GHz 2.0 GB 250 / 7200 YM613 10.4.9 49 °C 58 °C 98 °C 48 °C Unk / Unk hughy Upgraded... 0 [x]
43. 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]
44. 2006-05-27 Mac mini 1.66 GHz 1.66 GHz 512.0 MB 80 / 5400 G8615 10.4 27 °C 45 °C 77 °C 49 °C Unk / Unk RLD None 0 [x]
45. 2006-05-27 Mac mini 1.66 GHz 1.66 GHz 2.0 GB 120 / 5400 G8615 10.4.6 27 °C 45 °C 77 °C 49 °C Unk / Unk RLD None 0 [x]
46. 2007-05-10 Mac mini 1.66 GHz 1.66 GHz 512.0 MB 80 / 5400 G8618 10.4.9 21 °C 57 °C 97 °C 38 °C No / No JetPilot Core 2 r... 0 [x]
47. 2008-10-15 Mac mini 1.66 GHz 1.66 GHz 1024.0 MB 100 / 5400 N/A 10.5.5 0 °C 65 °C 84 °C 40 °C Unk / Unk wilp I broke ... 0 [x]
48. 2006-05-30 Mac mini 1.66 GHz 1.66 GHz 1.0 GB 80 / 5400 N/A 10.4 22 °C 54 °C 83 °C 47 °C Unk / Unk ras None 0 [x]
49. 2006-06-26 Mac mini 1.66 GHz 1.66 GHz 1024.0 MB 80 / 5400 YM608 10.4.6 25 °C 56 °C 82 °C 0 °C No / No Remi None 0 [x]
50. 2008-03-06 Mac mini 1.66 GHz 1.66 GHz 512.0 MB 80 / 5400 N/A 10.4 0 °C 56 °C 80 °C 37 °C Unk / Unk qazaq76 None 0 [x]
Average temperatures with the current filterbar (null not included):  25 °C 58 / 50 °C 82 / 77 °C 39 / 38 °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:
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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:
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