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Apple MacBook Pro 17" Laptop Computer
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The Apple MacBookPro Laptop Computer is built on the revolutionary Intel Core 2 Duo which packs the power of two processor cores (in this case 2.4GHz...Click To Read More About This Product
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The Apple MacBookPro Laptop Computer is built on the revolutionary Intel Core 2 Duo which packs the power of two processor cores (in this case 2.4GHz) inside a single chip and provides 4MB of Smart Cache that can be shared between the cores as needed. Whether you're creating 3D animation, editing photos from the day's shoot, or playing your favorite video game, the MacBook Pro delivers serious processing power with the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics controller. It also delivers up to 4GB of 667MHz DDR2 memory (comes with 2GB) with a faster, 800MHz frontside bus and support for hard drives up to 250GB. Amazingly enough, all this power comes in a package only one inch thick and a mere 6.8 pounds, making the MacBook Pro model among the thinnest, lightest notebook computers in its display class.
Looks are everything
The combination of a 16-lane PCI Express architecture and the powerful NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics processor brings a new level of realism to MacBook Pro users. 16x full screen anti-aliasing, 128-bit High Dynamic Range rendering, and a texture fill rate of up to 8.2 billion per second provide unrivaled picture quality and lifelike contrast and tone for next-generation 3D animation and games. You'll see blacker blacks, whiter whites, and many more colors in between on a brilliant 17-inch, 1680-by-1050-pixel digital display. The Apple MacBook Pro graphics performance is up to 57% faster than the original Core Duo-based MacBook Pro.
MacBook Pro notebook is the ideal vehicle for viewing high-resolution Photoshop images or the latest HD Hollywood blockbusters. The optional 1920-by-1200 resolution on the 17-inch MacBook Pro offers a 30% increase in viewable area over the display. With more than half a million extra pixels at your disposal, you can view 1080 resolution HD video in all its glory--no need to resize the window to fit the screen.
The MacBook Pro offers an antiglare widescreen display that's perfect for color-minded professionals. For a more immersive viewing experience, you can configure the Apple MacBook Pro display with a glossy finish. This gives everything you see a richer, more saturated feel.
When you connect an Apple Cinema Display to MacBook Pro, you lose nothing in translation. That's because the DVI connection gives you a pure digital signal from system to display. View more than 4 million pixels on the 30-inch Apple Cinema HD Display. You get three options for using your display: dual-display mode, video mirroring, and lid-closed mode.
Roam If You Want To
Free yourself from the confines of a desk with the wireless technology built in to Apple MacBook Pro. Collaborate with colleagues around the world from across the room using a Bluetooth headset and iChat AV over wireless Internet, or make last-minute changes to a presentation by sharing files over Bluetooth. Connect the computer to your PDA or cell phone, sync addresses, download pictures, send an SMS. The MacBook Pro's Bluetooth possibilities are endless and easy.
The included AirPort Extreme with 802.11n gives you blazing connectivity with speeds up to five times faster and up to two times the range compared to the 802.11g standard. This turbocharged technology lets you connect to the Internet without wires, additional phone lines, or complicated networking hardware and is compatible with Wi-Fi Certified 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g technology. It's also compatible with Windows PCs. This gives MacBook Pro the flexibility to work with a variety of Wi-Fi access points, so all you road warriors can get connected wherever there's a Wi-Fi network.
With Bonjour networking technology built into every MacBook Pro, the possibilities for wirelessly sharing files, printers, and data are nearly limitless. Your computer discovers other computers and peripherals on the same network. From there, you can print and share with secure simplicity.
With the new MacBook Pro, thin is in, but it's what's on the inside that counts.
- Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard, iLife '08, Aperture Trial, Photo Booth, Front Row, Install/restore DVDs
- Combined optical digital input/audio line in (minijack)
- Combined optical digital output/headphone out (minijack)
- Built-in stereo speakers
- Internal omnidirectional microphone (located under left speaker grille)
- 160 GB Serial ATA; 5400 rpm
- 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
- Maximum write: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW; 6x DVD-RW; 4x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer); 24x CD-R; 16x CD-RW
- Maximum read: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-ROM; 6x DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW; 24x CD
- Dimensions: 1"H x 15.4"W x 10.4"H
- Weight: 6.8 pounds (with battery and optical drive installed)
- Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC
- Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz
- DC input: 18.5 Vdc, 4.6A max.
- Operating temperature: 50 to 95 F (10 to 35 C)