How do I find out what processor my mac has?

The Processor / CPU can also be found easily in the Mac operating system or from the serial number, please follow instructions below.

If your Mac turns on please follow the instructions below to find your processor:

  • Turn on your Mac and select “About this Mac” from the Apple menu in the top left hand corner of the screen. The processor type found in your Mac will be shown.


If your Mac does not turn on or you are unable to identify your processor using the method above please follow these instructions to establish your processor type:

  • Locate the serial number on the base of the Mac or under the battery. Then click here and enter your serial number. The website will return your Macbooks processor and other specification information.