The Apple Core: How-to: Take your MacBook Pro’s temperature

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Date: Monday, November 6th, 2006, 08:00
Category: The Apple Core

MBP-temp-diff.pngIf you’ve used an Apple notebook for any extended length of time you probably have an opinion on its operating temperature. But how do you quantify the temperature of an Apple’s notebook? Let’s take a look at different ways to measure the temperature in the MacBook Pro.
You may have noticed that CoreDuoTemp (upper highlight in the screen shot at right), smcFanControl (lower highlight) and Fan Control all report different temperatures on the MacBook Pro. That’s because they’re measuring different things.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


MBP-temp-diff.pngIf you’ve used an Apple notebook for any extended length of time you probably have an opinion on its operating temperature. But how do you quantify the temperature of an Apple’s notebook? Let’s take a look at different ways to measure the temperature in the MacBook Pro.
You may have noticed that CoreDuoTemp (upper highlight in the screen shot at right), smcFanControl (lower highlight) and Fan Control all report different temperatures on the MacBook Pro. That’s because they’re measuring different things.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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