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How to monitor resources on Macbook Pro?


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Hey guys,

Another newbie question. Is there's any app or widget that I can use to monitor my system resources like CPU and memory usage?

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Activity Monitor, it's built in under Applications > Utilities

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Activity Monitor, it's built in under Applications > Utilities
I guess it was a super stupid question, lol! Thank you!
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As others mentioned, Activity Monitor is very handy. However, if you're like me and you like some at-a-glance information, check out iStat Menus.
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I guess it was a super stupid question, lol! Thank you!
No such thing, ever

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Thank you guys! I'm like you Shikarnov so I will give it a try looks really nice the graphics
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Or you could try Raging Menace - MenuMeters

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Forgive my stupid question (new to mac) how do i start Menumeters?

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never heard of it, but found this on the web
Raging Menace - MenuMeters

think you have to download it.

EDIT: exactly as Cradom posts above, sorry for the doubly post, delete at will Mods
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If you installed it , it will be in System Preferences. Turn it on there.

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Found it, thanks

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