13-inch MacBook/2.4GHz (black)
At a Glance
Apple MacBook Notebook
The next-generation of the Core 2 Duo processor -- code-named Penryn -- highlights this round of MacBook updates. The processor upgrade delivers faster speeds than the previous generation, but less shared
The new MacBooks represent some progress--PowerBook and even some first-generation MacBook users will definitely see substantial improvement over their current systems. If you just bought a MacBook a few months ago, however, you won't be kicking yourself for buying too early, since the differences between the two aren't that great. Performance between both 2.4GHz models is similar, so the $200 extra you'll pay for this model will get you the black matte finish and a much larger hard drive.