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Apple new 17 inch MacBook Pro Intel powered

News Notebooks author: admin 04.25.2006 Comments Off

MacBook ProYesterday Apple presented new 17″ version of state of the art notebook MacBook Pro based on Intel Core Duo processors. In incredible 6.8 pounds weight and just one inch tick Apple packed new 2.16GHz Intel Core Duo processor. Company claims this new version should be up to five times faster then PowerBook G4 with 1.67GHz PowerPC powered predecessor.
MacBook Pro implements 667Mhz frontside bus whitch means that its twice as fast as the previous Mac notebook. Also it features PCI Express which is not commonly used on notebooks still. Apple ship new MacBook Pro with Serial ATA 100GB hard drive @ 7200 rpm, or Serial ATA 120GB hard drive @ 54000 rpm. ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 with 256MB of dedicated GDDR3 graphics memory is granted for super fast graphics performance. Overall in benchmark tests, comparing to G4 models ( which is not as relevant as it seams at first ) new MacBook Pro score five times better. MacBook Pro
Also in the one inch tick box you can find 8x dual-layer DVD±RW ‘SuperDrive’, FireWire 800 and FireWire 400 ports, USB 2.0 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, ExpressCard expansion slot, built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate allows stereo sound broadcast or multiple bluethooth connections) and integrated AirPort Extreme 54 Mbps wireless adapter. Built-in iSight full-scale iSight camera at the top of your MacBook Pro’s display ready for video conferencing and the Front Row media player software, which is controlled through the bundled remote control.

Two features prevents data destruction as consequence of dropping laptop, Sudden Motion Sensor technology stops hard drive if it sensors are detecting that laptop is dropped, that way protecting the data on it. MagSafe Power Adapter will safely disconnect from the notebook when cord is strained this way preventing pulling and falling from the table.
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As all Apple’s new computer, with this model you will get the latest version of Mac OS X v 10.4.6, also iLife 06 suite consists of iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, GarageBand and iWeb assigned to help you to create websites featuring photos, blogs and Podcasts published to .Mac in, as Apple claims, “just a single click”.
Whith its price from $2,799.00 not many of us will be ablle to lay hands on it. But on the other side you consider all the features provided MacBook Pro you will see that this price is quite reasonable.