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13-inch MacBook/2.16GHz (black)

At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder Apple MacBook Notebook

    Macworld Rating

    The black MacBook gets a processor boost to 2.16GHz and a bigger 160GB hard drive in the May 2007 round of laptop updates. The SuperDrive has also been upgraded to an 8X model, and the MacBook now has...

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    The black MacBook gets a processor boost to 2.16GHz and a bigger 160GB hard drive in the May 2007 round of laptop updates. The SuperDrive has also been upgraded to an 8X model, and the MacBook now has built-in support for 802.11n wireless networking. Otherwise, the specs are unchanged from the previous Core 2 Duo-based offerings.

    Pros

    • 802.11n wireless enabled
    • Integrated iSight camera
    • Sturdy but elegant design
    • Slightly faster CPU
    • Built-in AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth
    • Larger hard drive
    • Great glossy screen
    • 8x SuperDrive
    • Good battery life

    Cons

    • Enclosure easily marred by fingerprints
    • No expansion card slot
    • Mediocre graphics performance limits appeal for gaming

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