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Apple Launch Intel Powered Laptop
MacBook Pro Is 4 Times Faster Than A G4 Powerbook 11/01/06
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Apple have introduced the MacBook Pro at Macworld in San Francisco. It's the first Mac notebook built upon the revolutionary new Intel Core Duo â€” which is actually two processors (up to 1.83GHz) engineered onto a single chip. The Intel Core Duo and a whole new architecture give MacBook Pro up to four times the horsepower of a 1.67GHz 15-inch PowerBook G4 and 8 times the graphics bandwidth.
The MacBook Pro is the first Mac notebook with PCI Express, a Serial ATA hard drive and the ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 for superfast graphics performance.It also has an an iSight camera built into the thin bezel just above the display so you can video conference from anywhere in the world.
15.4-inch widescreen display
1.67 or 1.83GHz Intel Core Duo
667MHz frontside bus and main memory
PCI Express architecture
Up to 120GB Serial ATA hard drive
ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 with up to 256MB memory on 16-lane PCI Express
Dual-link DVI, VGA adapter included
One FireWire 400 port, two USB 2.0 ports
Optical digital and analog audio I/O, built-in microphone and stereo speakers
Illuminated keyboard, Scrolling TrackPad
Built-in AirPort Extreme (802.11g), Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, and Gigabit Ethernet
Mac OS X Tiger with iLife â€™06 featuring iWeb, iWork â€™06 trial, and more