Pros

  • Impressive battery life
  • Improved graphics
  • Ability to output audio using MiniDisplay Port connection
  • New inertial scrolling
  • 4GB RAM standard

Cons

  • Modest performance gains over previous generation
  • Only MacBook Pros still using Core 2 Duo processors

Manufacturer’s Description

The Mac is designed to provide the best computer experience you can have. Everything just works. And everything works together. That's because Apple makes both the hardware and the software. So whether you're accessing a Wi-Fi network or organizing your photos by faces or video chatting with friends, it's all amazingly simple. And that's just the beginning.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number MC374LL/A
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Polymer (Li-Polymer)
Maximum Battery Run Time 10 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
VGA Yes
DisplayPort Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 13.30 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Backlight Technology LED
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce 320M
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 256 MB
Storage
Storage Size 250 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Apple, Inc
UPC Code 885909358878
Manufacturer Part Number MC374LL/A
Brand Name Apple
Product Name MacBook Pro MC374LL/A Notebook
Marketing Information

The Mac is designed to provide the best computer experience you can have. Everything just works. And everything works together. That's because Apple makes both the hardware and the software. So whether you're accessing a Wi-Fi network or organizing your photos by faces or video chatting with friends, it's all amazingly simple. And that's just the beginning.

Product Model MC374LL/A
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.apple.com
Product Line MacBook Pro
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • MacBook Pro MC374LL/A Notebook
  • Power Cord
  • AC Wall Plug
  • Install/restore DVDs
  • Display Cleaning Cloth
  • Lithium-Polymer Battery
  • 60W MagSafe Power Adapter
  • Printed and Electronic Documentation
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Apple
Wireless LAN Model AirPort Extreme
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.0"
Width 12.8"
Depth 8.9"
Color Aluminum
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed 2.40 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Bus Speed 1066 MHz
Software
Operating System Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type Track Pad

Performance

Macworld Labs
Speedmark 6 Score 118