How to identify MacBook models

Use the information below to help you determine which MacBook model you have.

By serial number

On most computers with Mac OS X, you can find the serial number in the About This Mac window. Otherwise, see MacBook: How to find the serial number to learn where to find the serial number on the surface of your computer.

Type the serial number into the Check Your Service and Support Coverage page. The resulting screen will show your model.

By information on the box or receipt

If you still have the box or receipt for your MacBook, you can find the marketing model number or configuration details. Match your model number or configuration with one from the table below to find your MacBook model.

Table notes:

  • For the model number, the "xx" characters are variables and will change by country. The rest of the information will be the same worldwide.
  • The information in the Configurations column follows this convention: screen size/processor speed/RAM size/hard drive size/optical drive type.
Model Model identifier Model number Configurations

MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015)

MacBook8,1 MF855xx/A

MB 12.0 SILVER/1.1GHZ/8GB/256GB


MB 12.0 SILVER/1.2GHZ/8GB/512GB






MB 12.0 GOLD/1.1GHZ/8GB/256GB


MB 12.0 GOLD/1.2GHZ/8GB/512GB

MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2010)
MacBook7,1 MC516xx/A 13.3"/D2.4G/2x1GB/250/SD-DL                                                             

MacBook (13-inch, Late 2009)
MacBook 6,1 MC207xx/A 13.3"/D2.26G/2x1GB/250/SD-DL

MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2009)
MacBook5,2 MC240xx/A 13.3"/2.13/2X1GB/160/SD

MacBook (13-inch, Early 2009)
MacBook5,2 MB881xx/A 13.3"/D2.0G/2x1GB/120/SD-DL

MacBook (13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008)
MacBook5,1 MB466xx/A 13.3"/D2.0G/2x1GB/160/SD-DL
MB467xx/A 13.3"/D2.4G/2x1GB/250/SD-DL

MacBook (13-inch, Late 2008)
MacBook4,1 MB402xx/B 13.3"/D2.1G/2x512/120/SD-DL

MacBook (13-inch, Early 2008)
MacBook4,1 MB402xx/A 13.3"/D2.1G/2x512/120/Combo
MB403xx/A 13.3"/D2.4G/2x1GB/160/SD-DL
MB404xx/A 13.3"/D2.4G/2x1GB/250/SD-DL

MacBook (13-inch, Late 2007)
MacBook3,1 MB062xx/A 13.3"/D2.2G/2x512/120/SD-DL
MB063xx/A 13.3"/D2.2G/2x512/160/SD-DL

MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2007)

MacBook2,1 MB061xx/A 13.3"/D2.0G/2x512/80/Combo
MB062xx/A 13.3"/D2.16G/2x512/120/SD-DL
MB063xx/A 13.3"/D2.16G/2x512/160/SD-DL

MacBook (Late 2006)
MacBook2,1 MA699xx/A 13.3"/D1.83G/2x256/60/Combo
MA700xx/A 13.3"/D2.0G/2x512/80/SD-DL
MA701xx/A 13.3"/D2.0G/2x512/120/SD-DL

MacBook1,1 MA254xx/A 13"/1.83 GHz/60 GB/Combo
MA255xx/A 13"/2 GHz/60 GB/SuperDrive
MA472xx/A 13"/2 GHz/80 GB/SuperDrive
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