15-inch MacBook Pro/2.16GHz

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  • Apple MacBook Pro Notebook

    Apple swapped out the processors on its MacBook Pro line, exchanging the original Core Duo chip for a next-generation Core 2 Duo processor. In addition to boosting performance while mantaining battery...

At a Glance

Apple swapped out the processors on its MacBook Pro line, exchanging the original Core Duo chip for a next-generation Core 2 Duo processor. In addition to boosting performance while mantaining battery life, the Core 2 Duo also doubles the amount of L2 cache to 4MB. What's more, Apple bumped the processor speeds on the MacBook Pros; this low-end model now runs at 2.16GHz, up from 2GHz. Also, Apple added a FireWire 800 port to all MacBook Pro models; previously, only the 17-inch offering had the FW 800 port.

Price when rated: $1,999

Pros

  • Classic design
  • FireWire 800 added
  • Gorgeous screen
  • Ample RAM and hard drive capacity
  • Fast performance
  • Faster SuperDrive supports double-layer burning

Cons

  • No internal modem option
  • Pricey
  • Few cards available for ExpressCard/34 slot
  • No PC Card slot
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