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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. -

Machine profile

Profile details:
Added by: Taufik Kartawijaya, 2010-07-12
Introduction date: Late-2009 model (2009-10-20)
SKU/order number: MB950LL/A
Base model: Apple iMac 21.5-inch 3.06 GHz
Serial number: N/A
Manufacturing info: N/A
Whine issue / Moo issue: Unknown / Unknown

System spesifications:
CPU frequency: 3.06 GHz
Memory: 4 GB
Storage drive: Upgraded Hitachi 1000 GB 7200 RPM
OS version: Mac OS X 10.6
Boot ROM version: N/A
SMC system version: N/A

Temperatures:
Ambient/room temperature: 25 °C

Recorded temperatures on stock cooling:
Idle (<5%) temperature: 45 °C
Load (100%) temperature: 60 °C
Drive temperature: 53 °C

Comments:
my cpu temp constant on 60C when renderin 2dstill image on cinema 4d. is this normal (temperature not dangerous)? because ussualy it takes 4-5 hours for me to render. right now i cant use smc because my model isnt supported by smc
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