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13-inch MacBook/2.2GHz (black)

At a Glance
  • Apple 13-inch MacBook/2.2GHz (black)

    Macworld Rating

    This MacBook boasts a few minor changes from the models released in May 2007, led by a modest processor bump. Other changes include a new chipset architecture that increases the amount of RAM capacity to...

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    This MacBook boasts a few minor changes from the models released in May 2007, led by a modest processor bump. Other changes include a new chipset architecture that increases the amount of RAM capacity to 4GB and boosts the frontside bus speed to 800MHz. More significantly, the integrated graphics system has been upgraded to an Intel GMA X3100 with 144MB of shared memory; that translates to improved performance in graphics-dependent applications over the earlier MacBooks.

    MSRP: 1499

    Pros

    • Faster system bus
    • Excellent battery life
    • Santa Rosa architecture
    • Can handle 4GB of RAM
    • Built-in 802.11n AirPort Extreme
    • Updated graphics chip

    Cons

    • Integrated graphics performance limits gaming use

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