17-inch MacBook Pro/2.16GHz
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Apple 17-inch MacBook Pro/2.16GHz
The widest MacBook Pro retains a few PowerBook options missing from the 15-inch MacBook configurations -- namely, a FireWire 800 port and an 8X dual-layer SuperDrive. The 17-inch MacBook Pro runs on a...
The 17-inch MacBook Pro is a fabulous machine for people who can afford it -- and who conclude that its high performance, huge screen, and impressive versatility justify its size and weight. If you meet those criteria, the only real question is timing: Users who make heavy use of Adobe Creative Suite and other applications not yet available in Universal format may want to steer clear of the MacBook Pro for now. For everyone else, Apple's latest 17-inch model once again defines the gold standard for portable computing.