13-inch MacBook/2.16GHz (black)

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    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

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.

Price when rated: $1,499

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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