Apple updates MacBook Pro line
Apple has done it yet again with their annual update of products, where the MacBook Pro line is now on the receiving end of the engineering department at Apple. As with any update, you will be able to find the usual suspects lined up including speedier processors, a more powerful next-generation NVIDIA graphics card as well as superior battery life. The highly popular 13″ MacBook Pro now comes with a spanking new NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics processor which is capable of performing up to 80% faster in terms of graphics compared to its predecessor, while achieving a whopping 10 hour battery life with its integrated battery. As for the new 15″ and 17″ models, you will find Intel’s Core i5 and i7 processors within alongside Apple’s new automatic graphics switching technology which enables one to toggles seamlessly between powerful NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M and energy efficient Intel HD Graphics processors when you want to save power.
All 13″ MacBook Pro models are now equipped with a faster Intel Core 2 Duo processor and 4GB RAM, where you can choose from a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and 250GB hard drive package for $1,199; while those who opt for a speedier 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and 320GB hard drive will have to fork out another $300. Being up to 50% faster than previous iterations, the 15″ and 17″ MacBook Pro models will rely on Intel’s Core i5 and i7 processors that feature an integrated memory controller and Level 3 cache for faster access to system memory. These models come with a couple of graphics processors, where you can use the new NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M for peak performance and Intel HD Graphics for energy efficient operation. This means both work and play are the same for the new MacBook Pro line.
Regardless of which model you choose, all of them will be powered by the Mac OS X Snow Leopard operating system and accompanied by iLife, Apple’s innovative suite of applications for managing photos, making movies and creating and learning to play music. You looking to upgrade to the new MacBook Pro?