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Apple MacBook Pro 15" -Early 2011
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz or 2.3GHz  |  Up to 7hrs Battery Life
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2 View how to find model ID

Processor / Memory

  • 2.0GHz or 2.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with 6MB shared L3 cache; or optional 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with 8MB shared L3 cache
  • 4GB (two 2GB SO-DIMMs) of 1333MHz DDR3 memory
  • Two SO-DIMM slots
OWC Memory Upgrades: Add up to 16GB of memory. OWC certified for up to 16GB of memory.

Internal Drives

  • 500GB or 750GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA hard drive
  • Optional 750GB 5400-rpm hard drive
  • Optional 500GB 7200-rpm hard drive
  • Optional 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB solid-state drive
  • 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
  • Maximum write: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R; 4x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD-R; 10x CD-RW
    Maximum read: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-ROM; 6x DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD
Hard drive upgrade: Add up to 1.5TB of storage

Ports

  • MagSafe power port
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps)
  • Two USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)
  • Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
  • SDXC card slot
  • Audio line in
  • Audio line out
  • Kensington lock slot

Power

  • Built-in 77.5-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
  • 85W MagSafe Power Adapter with cable management system
  • MagSafe power port

Network

  • Wi-Fi wireless networking (based on IEEE 802.11n specification); IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) wireless technology
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)

Sound

  • Stereo speakers with subwoofers
  • Omnidirectional microphone (located under left speaker grille)
  • Audio line in minijack (digital/analog)
  • Audio line out/headphone minijack (digital/analog)
  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone

Display / Monitor Capability

15.4-inch (diagonal) 1440 by 900 native resolution
LED-backlit glossy or optional antiglare widescreen display with support for millions of colors
16:10 aspect ratio
  • 1280 by 800
  • 1152 by 720
  • 1024 by 640
  • 800 by 500
4:3 aspect ratio
  • 1024 by 768
  • 800 by 600
  • 640 by 480
4:3 aspect ratio (stretched)
  • 1024 by 768
  • 800 by 600
  • 640 by 480
3:2 aspect ratio
  • 720 by 480
3:2 aspect ratio (stretched)
  • 720 x 480

Graphics / Video

  • AMD Radeon HD 6490M graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR5 memory on 2.0GHz configuration; or AMD Radeon HD 6750M graphics processor with 1GB of GDDR5 memory on 2.2GHz configuration
  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 384MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory
  • Automatic graphics switching
  • Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors
  • FaceTime HD camera
  • Thunderbolt port

Keyboard / Mouse

  • Full-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted "T" arrangement)
  • Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control; supports inertial scrolling, pinch, rotate, swipe, three-finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap, and drag capabilities

Dimensions / Weight

Height: 0.95" (2.41cm)
Width: 14.35" (36.4cm)
Depth: 9.82" (24.9cm)
Weight: 5.6 lb. (2.54 kg)
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