Desktops and Notebooks: New Apple MacBook Pros Include Faster Intel, Nvidia Chips

 
 
By Michelle Maisto  |  Posted 2010-04-13
 
 
 

New Apple MacBook Pros Include Faster Intel, Nvidia Chips

by Michelle Maisto

New Apple MacBook Pros Include Faster Intel, Nvidia Chips

MacBook Pro Family

The Apple MacBook Pro line, which consists of 13-, 15- and 17-inch models, was refreshed April 13. Updates include longer-lasting batteries, faster Intel processors and next-generation Nvidia graphics.

MacBook Pro Family

13-Inch MacBook Pro

The 13-inch MacBook Pro now features 10 hours of battery life, 4GB of RAM and two configuration choices, each including a Nvidia GeForce 320M graphics processor. The Nvidia processor, says Apple, is the fastest on the market.

13-Inch MacBook Pro

13-Inch MacBook Pro

For $1,199, users can take home a MacBook Pro with a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor paired with a 250GB hard drive. Also available is a model with a 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a 320GB hard drive, for $1,499.

13-Inch MacBook Pro

15-Inch MacBook Pro

The 15-inch MacBook Pro, like the new 17-inch model, now offers 8 to 9 hours of battery life. Apple's Turbo Boost technology accelerates the system from 2.66GHz to 3.06GHz for intense dual-core tasks and up to 3.33GHz for single-core tasks.

15-Inch MacBook Pro

15-Inch MacBook Pro

The 15-incher comes in three configurations, with prices varying from $1,799 to $2,299. The highest-end setup features a 2.66GHz Intel Core i7, the Nvidia GeForce GT 330M processor and a 500GB hard drive.

15-Inch MacBook Pro

17-Inch MacBook Pro

The new 17-inch MacBook Pro, with its 1,920 by 1,200-pixel glossy display, pairs a 2.53GHz Intel Core i5 processor with the Nvidia GeFore GT 330M and a 500GB hard drive for $2,299.

17-Inch MacBook Pro

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