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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: fernster, 2011-09-13
Introduction date: Early 2006 model (2006-04-27)
SKU/order number: MA092LL/A
Base model: Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch 2.16 GHz
Serial number: W8628XXXXXX
Manufacturing info: Assembled: July, 2006, Week 28
Plant: Shanghai, China
Whine issue / Moo issue: Unknown / Unknown

System spesifications:
CPU frequency: 2.16 GHz
Memory: Upgraded to 2048.0 MB
Storage drive: Upgraded Intel 80 GB
OS version: Mac OS X 10.5.8
Boot ROM version: 102a
SMC system version: 1.5f10

Ambient/room temperature: 78 °C

Recorded temperatures on stock cooling:
Idle (<5%) temperature: 0 °C
Load (100%) temperature: 0 °C
Drive temperature: 0 °C

After improving the thermal cooling system:
Idle (<5%) temperature: 44 °C
Load (100%) temperature: 63 °C
Drive temperature: 0 °C

SMCFanControl installed. Artic 5 paste applied.
SSD Intel HD 80G
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