2011 Apple New MacBook Pro – Boosted with better processor, graphic and I/O



After weeks of rumor and speculation, Apple has finally unveiled its MacBook Pro product line on Thursday. In summary, there are 3 major changes

  1. Apple adds in new Intel’s latest SandyBridge processor with dual-core (13” model only) and quad-core (15” and 17” models). They perform 2 times as fast as the previous generation MacBook Pro.
  2. Intel Light Peak – It is rather known as “ThunderBolt”, which transfer data at rate of 10GB per second. Technically, it exceeds USB3.0 transfer rate by as much as 2 folds.
  3. Graphics performance also gets boost with the new models which are by default in-built with Intel HD Graphics 3000 processor. If you are seeking more graphic performance, Apple has included additional AMD Radeon graphics processor but it is limited to 15” and 17” models. It makes the video encode and decode quicker and more efficient that greatly enhance the gaming experience and video playback.

Take a quick glimpse at the spec for each model and their prices below.

13” – 2.3GHZ dual-core i5 | 4GB RAM | 320GB HDD | Intel HD Graphics 3000 – RM3699 ($1199)

13” – 2.7GHZ dual-core i7 | 4GB RAM | 500GB HDD | Intel HD Graphics 3000 – RM4599 ($1499)

15” – 2.0GHZ quad-core i7 | 4GB RAM | 500GB HDD | Intel HD Graphics 3000 + AMD Radeon HD 6490M with 256MB GDDR5 – RM5499 ($1799)

15” – 2.2GHZ quad-core i7 | 4GB RAM | 750GB HDD | Intel HD Graphics 3000 + AMD Radeon HD 6750M with 1GB GDDR5 – RM6799 ($2199)

17” – 2.2GHZ quad-core i7 | 4GB RAM | 750GB HDD | Intel HD Graphics 3000 + AMD Radeon HD 6750M with 1GB GDDR5 – RM7699 ($2499)

For more details, you can refer to http://www.apple.com/macbookpro/

 

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