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Call me dumb if you will, but how do you find out the RPM's your hard drive is operating at and also how do I check the temperature of my Mac?

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iStatPro will tell you the temp.
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Nice, and it added it right to my dashboard. Thanks!

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It was easy. I went to Disk Utility and touched on the HD icon. Lower left gives your the drive type mine was
WDC WD3200AAJS saying Western Digital and model. Copy paste into Google and voila a page that showed me the specs for that model of HD.
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