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Are These iMac Temperatures Normal?


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From the first day I got my iMac, after a few hours of use the top of the iMac was very hot to the touch.

Are these temps (in Fahrenheit) normal?


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Appreciate the quick response. I knew ahead of my purchase last September that iMacs ran quite hot. And I do a lot of video watching on mine. So I guess all is well.

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In the computer world, 150f isn't outrageous, especially doing things like streaming video

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The iMac uses CONVECTION cooling (ie the principle that heat rises) to keep fan noise and use to a minimum. It is PERFECTLY NORMAL for your iMac to feel very very warm at the back top of the machine. That's the heat ESCAPING.
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Where can I find my temp readings on my Mac. That is cool

No complaints on my Mac running hot. My Sony desktop ran a lot hotter.

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...Where can I find my temp readings on my Mac...
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@ hotrod351

"Huh?" what? You quoted nobody, so who are you saying "huh" to?

And by the way, are those iMac temps? Doesn't look like it to me.

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