Help Me Find My Mac

Enter the serial number for your Mac below and press submit. You can find your serial number on a sticker on your Mac, or by going Apple Menu > About This Mac, then clicking the More Info button. This brings up System Profiler, and on the Hardware Overview that is displayed by default you should see your serial number, and be able to copy/paste it. You can also locate your Mac from its Model Identifier with our Model ID picker.

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Alternatively, you can select your Mac from the choices below.

MacBooks

MacBook Air

MacBook Air

The MacBook Air ultraportable was released in early 2008. Initially with a 13" screen, with an 11" model introduced later.

The machines are much thinner than other Apple laptops, and do not have an internal DVD drive.

MacBook Aluminium

MacBook Aluminium

The MacBook Aluminium released in October 2008 has a 13.3" screen and an Aluminium case similar to the MacBook Pros.

In June 2009 this machine was updated and renamed the MacBook Pro 13" - upgades for these two machines are very similar and we deal with them on the same page.

Can be distinguised from the earlier MacBooks by the radically different case, and from the MacBook Pros by screen size or System Profiler.

MacBook (white or black)

MacBook

The black version of the MacBook (shown) is very distinctive. However the white version is reasonably similar to the Dual USB iBooks. You should check the CPU type in System Profile - the MacBook has an Intel Core Duo or Core 2 Duo processor.

The MacBook Pros also use Intel Core Duo/Core 2 Duo, but have larger screens and are silver in colour.

MacBook Pros

MacBook Pro 13" Retina

MacBook Pro 13 Retina

The 13" MacBook Pro with the very high resolution Retina display. No optical drive, non-upgradeable RAM and a non-standard SSD drive.

MacBook Pro 15" Retina

MacBook 15 Retina

The 15" MacBook Pro with the very high resolution Retina display. No optical drive, non-upgradeable RAM and a non-standard SSD drive.

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody

MacBook Pro 13 Unibody

An updated version of the MacBook Aluminium. Very similar apart from a larger RAM capacity and the addition of a FireWire 800 port an SD card slot on this model.

This link will take you to the same page as the MacBook Aluminium link.

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody"

MacBook Pro 15 Unibody

This MacBook Pro is a 15" Unibody laptop that looks similar to the 2006-2008 model.

To distinguish between this and the older model below, check the keyboard colour. The Unibody model has a black keyboard, earlier models have a silver one.

MacBook Pro 17" Unibody

MacBook Pro 17 Unibody

This MacBook Pro is a 17" Unibody laptop that looks similar to the 2006-2008 model.

To distinguish between this and the older model below, check the keyboard colour. The Unibody model has a black keyboard, earlier models have a silver one.

MacBook Pro 15" 2006-08

MacBook Pro

This MacBook Pro is a 15" 2006-08 laptop that looks similar to the 15" PowerBook G4 Aluminium and the MacBook Pro 15" Unibody.

The best way to distinguish between MacBook Pros and PowerBooks is to check System Profiler for the CPU type, which will be an Intel type for this machine.

To distinguish between this and the above Unibody model, check the keyboard colour. This earlier model has a silver keyboard, the Unibody machines have a black one.

MacBook Pro 17" 2006-08

MacBook Pro

This MacBook Pro is a 17" laptop that looks similar to the 17" PowerBook G4 Aluminium and to the MacBook Pro 17" Unibody.

The best way to distinguish between MacBook Pros and PowerBooks is to check System Profiler for the CPU type, which will be an Intel type for this machine. See the full machine page for more details.

To distinguish between this and the above Unibody model, check the keyboard colour. This earlier model has a silver keyboard, the Unibody machines have a black one.

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