MacBook Pro's updated

Posted by: John Rougeux

MacBook Pro's updated - 10/24/11 07:24 AM

Minor updates.

Apple Bumps MacBook Pro with Processor, Graphics, Storage Upgrades

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13-inch MacBook Pro:

- Processor options move from 2.3 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 and 2.7 GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 to 2.4 GHz and 2.8 GHz options.

- Hard drive options offer increased capacity, moving from 320 GB in the low-end configuration and 500 GB in the high-end configuration to 500 GB and 750 GB respectively.

15-inch MacBook Pro:

- Standard processor options move from 2.0 GHz and 2.2 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 to 2.2 GHz and 2.4 GHz options. The high-end custom processor option at 2.3 GHz has now become a 2.5 GHz option.

- For discrete graphics, Apple had previously offered the AMD Radeon HD 6490M with 256MB of memory on the low-end configuration and the Radeon HD 6750M with 1GB of memory on the high-end configuration. Apple has now moved the 6750M to the low-end configuration with 512 MB of memory and given the high-end configuration a Radeon HD 6770M with 1 GB of memory.

- The previous build-to-order option of a 500 GB hard drive running at 7200 rpm has been bumped to a 750 GB drive at the same speed.

17-inch MacBook Pro:

- Processor speeds have been bumped from a base 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 with a 2.3 GHz upgrade option to a 2.4 GHz base processor with a 2.5 GHz option.

- Graphics have been improved from the AMD Radeon 6750M with 1 GB of memory to the Radeon HD 6770M, also with 1 GB of memory.

- The previous build-to-order option of a 500 GB hard drive running at 7200 rpm has been bumped to a 750 GB drive at the same speed.
Posted by: DLC

Re: MacBook Pro's updated - 10/24/11 08:48 AM

Hey if the price stays the same (it did); it's still a WIN !! wink
Posted by: musicalmarv7

Re: MacBook Pro's updated - 10/25/11 04:15 AM

For the MBP 13inch I have with the 2.3 and 350 HD this is no big deal really.
Posted by: John Rougeux

Re: MacBook Pro's updated - 10/25/11 07:37 AM

Well, went from i5 to i7 processors, which are better, but I don't know what.
Posted by: musicalmarv7

Re: MacBook Pro's updated - 10/26/11 05:59 AM

The new MBP which I am referring to is the 13 inch which I have is the same processor i5 only the new one has 500HD and 2.4 gig hz.