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macbookpro 

 

Minimum OS: 10.4.4

Maximum OS: 10.6.8

Introduced: January 2006

 

Processor 

CPU: Intel Core Duo (T2xxx)

CPU Speed: 1.83/2.0/2.16 GHz

CPU Cores: 2

FPU: integrated

Bus Speed: 667 MHz

Register Width: 32-bit

Data Bus Width: 32-bit

Address Bus Width: 32-bit

Level 1 Cache: 32 kB data, 32 kB instruction

Level 2 Cache: 2 MB on-processor

ROM: 1 MB ROM + 3 MB toolbox ROM loaded into RAM

RAM Type: PC2-5300 SO-DIMM

MinRAM S peed: 667 MHz

Onboard RAM: 0 MB

RAM slots: 2

Maximum RAM: 2 GB

Expansion Slots: 1 ExpressCard/34

 

Video 

Screen: 15.4" active matrix TFT

GPU: ATI Mobility Radeon X1600

VRAM: 128/256 MB GDDR3

Max Resolution: 1440x900

Video Out: dual-link DVI

Camera: iSight

 

Storage 

Hard Drive: 80/100 GB 5400 RPM (w/SMS) (120 GB 5400 rpm or 100 GB 7200 rpm BTO)

ATA Bus: Serial-ATA

Optical Drive: 24x/24x/10x/8x/4x/4x CD-RW/DVD±RW

 

Input/Output

USB: 2 2.0

Firewire: 1

Audio Out: stereo 24 bit mini, Optical S/PDIF

Audio In: stereo 24 bit mini, Optical S/PDIF

Speaker: stereo

Microphone: mono

 

Networking

Ethernet: 10/100/1000BaseT

Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g

Bluetooth: 2.0+EDR

macbookpro

The macbookpro was introduced 2006 amd replaced the powerbook G4 with an intel proecessor and with 13- and 15-inch screens. A 17-inch version was available in the first and second generation, but not in the third.

The first generation macbookpro appeared externally similar to the powerbook G4, but used the intel core processors instead of powerpc G4 chips.

 

The macbookpro second generation, known as the "unibody" model, has a more tapered design and a casing made from a single block of aluminum.

 

The most substantial differences in the third generation macbookpro are the fitting of a significantly higher resolution retina display, the elimination of the optical drive, and replacement of hard disk drives with solid-state drives.