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    MacJuen's Avatar
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    Hard drive speed and temperature
    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?
    2013 15" MBP - 2.6ghz QC i7 - 16GB RAM - 256GB SSD
    2002 G4 Tower - Dual 450s - 1GB RAM - 270GB HD

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    MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB
    iStatPro will tell you the temp.

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    Nice, and it added it right to my dashboard. Thanks!
    2013 15" MBP - 2.6ghz QC i7 - 16GB RAM - 256GB SSD
    2002 G4 Tower - Dual 450s - 1GB RAM - 270GB HD

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    2xiMac24 w Parallels 6 (1x White, 1x Aluminum), iPhone 3GS with iOS5
    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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