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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: powerwagon75, 2019-03-20
Introduction date: Mid-2009 model (2009-06-08)
SKU/order number: MB991LL/A
Base model: Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz
Serial number: W8005XXXXXX
Manufacturing info: Assembled: January, 2010, Week 05
Plant: Shanghai, China
Whine issue / Moo issue: No / No

System spesifications:
CPU frequency: 2.53 GHz
Memory: 4 GB
Storage drive: Upgraded WDC_WD10JP 1000 GB 7200 RPM
OS version: Mac OS X 10.11.6
Boot ROM version: MBP55.00AC
SMC system version: 1.47f2

Ambient/room temperature: 21 °C

Recorded temperatures on stock cooling:
Idle (<5%) temperature: 46 °C
Load (100%) temperature: 79 °C
Drive temperature: 32 °C

Same dual boot laptop again, running El Capitan this time. Ran the yes > /dev/null twice to load it up. MacsFanControl running on cpu diode temp (not auto).
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