Central Processing Unit is considered as the brain of the computer which determines how fast your Mac can process the data and provide us with information. Different mac has different CPU types based on the model that you own.
You can easily find the type of CPU your mac has. In this guide, we will step by step show you how to check which CPU is in your computer.
How to Check Which CPU Your Mac Uses
Here’s how you can find the type of CPU in your mac:
First, click on the Apple logo on the top left corner of the mac’s screen, and from the drop-down menu, select the “About This Mac” option.
A pop-up window will appear which displays the specifications of your mac, which includes the type of CPU given next to the “Processor”. The image below shows that the mac has a “3.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7” processor instilled in it.
To see the detailed information on your mac’s CPU, click on the “System Report” button.
From the next window, click on “Hardware” in the left-hand pane. All the information about your mac’s processor will be displayed on the right-hand side of the window. These includes:
- The Processor Name, and Speed.
- The number of Processors, Cores.
- L2 Cache Size
- L3 Cache Size
- Hyper-Threading Technology, if enabled.
Now you know much more about your mac processor than before. Close the “System Report” when you are done.