2.53 GHz MacBook Pro

 
 
By eWEEK Staff  |  Posted 2008-10-14 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


The 2.53 GHz aluminum MacBook Pro, for a suggested retail price of $2,499, includes:

  • 15.4-inch widescreen LED-backlit 1440 x 900 glossy display
  • 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 6MB shared L2 cache
  • 1066 MHz front-side bus
  • 4GB 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT discrete graphics with 512MB GDDR3 video memory
  • 320GB serial ATA hard drive running at 5400 rpm, with Sudden Motion Sensor
  • a slot-load 8X SuperDrive with double-layer support (DVD??R DL/DVD??RW/CD-RW) optical drive
  • Mini DisplayPort for video output (adapters sold separately)
  • built-in AirPort Extreme 802.11n wireless networking and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • built-in iSight video camera
  • two USB 2.0 ports
  • one FireWire 800 port
  • ExpressCard/34 expansion card slot
  • one audio line in and one audio line out port, each supporting both optical digital and analog
  • glass Multi-Touch trackpad and illuminated keyboard
  • 85 Watt MagSafe Power Adapter

For a live blog report on Apple's MacBook launch event, click here.

Build-to-order options for the MacBook Pro include a 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, the ability to upgrade to 4GB 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM, 250GB 7200 rpm, 320GB 5400 rpm or a 320GB 7200 rpm hard drive, a 128GB solid state drive, Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter, Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (for 30-inch DVI display), Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter, Apple USB Modem, Apple Remote, Apple MagSafe Airline Adapter and the AppleCare Protection Plan.

 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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