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Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display:

16GB Memory | 1.0TB Storage

2.8GHz Intel Core i7 Processor

MGXC2CT/A (Mid 2014)
Ready for macOS Sierra 10.12
*Free Apple Download*

Like New | Factory Sealed Apple Refurbished
System Configuration:
  • Memory:
    • 16GB on board RAM
  • Storage:
    • 1.0TB Flash Storage
  • Optical Drive:
  • Networking:
    • 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking
    • Built-in Bluetooth 4.0
    • Two Thunderbolt 2 ports
  • Video:
    • 15.4-inch LED-backlit Retina 2880 x 1800 display
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M and Intel Iris Pro 5200
    • Mini DisplayPort via Thunderbolt digital video output for additional displays
  • Pre-Loaded/Licensed Software:
    • Pre-loaded with Apple OS X 10.9.5
      (Supported by Apple for up to macOS Sierra 10.12)
Apple Factory Refurbished
This computer is like new. It is a pre-owned machine that has undergone Apple's stringent refurbishment process which means it's fully inspected, tested, repaired, cleaned, and repackaged. It meets Apple's premiere quality standards, and any defective components have been replaced by genuine Apple components.
Experience huge savings on MacBook Pro!
Any iteration of the MacBook Pro is a fully-functional portable workstation, and when purchased through OWC, you can get one of the most powerful laptops available at a fraction of the price of buying new. This 2014 MacBook Pro features a 15-inch Retina display.
Powered by a 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 "Haswell/Crystalwell" processor (4 Total Cores)
This notebook features 4 cores on a single silicon chip. Each core has a dedicated 256k level 2 cache, shares 6MB of level 3 cache, and has an integrated dual channel memory controller. What's that all mean? It means this baby is fast!
1.0TB Flash Storage
This machine comes with a 1.0TB Flash Storage, aka. solid state drive (SSD), which is a great starting point for a laptop computer.
16GB of Onboard Memory
This MacBook Pro already has all the memory you need built-in. It's one upgrade this machine will never need.
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Networking
This MacBook Pro features both Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11ac Wi-Fi already built in. So you're covered for all your wireless connection needs.
New Machine, Legacy software
This MacBook Pro features compatibility back to Mac OS 10.9.5 Mavericks for all your software needs.


  • Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display
  • Upgrades pre-installed:
    • None
  • 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter with 6' power cable
  • Battery, tested good, with no less than 70% of original capacity
  • Mac OS X 10.9.5 Pre-installed
Software restore disks & mouse not included

Machine Specifications

MacBook Pro Retina
Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display - Mid 2014*
2.8GHz i7
Model ID: MacBookPro11,3 View how to find model ID

Processor / Memory

  • 2.8GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7
    • Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz
    • 6MB on-chip shared L3 cache
    • Supports Hyper Threading
  • RAM: 16GB (onboard)
  • 1600MHz DDR3L PC12800 memory
  • RAM is integrated into main logic board - not user upgradeable.

Internal Drives

  • 5.0 GT/s PCIe x2
  • One Flash Storage Bay
    • 1.0TB Flash Storage Drive
  • This MacBook Pro does not have an internal optical drive.
Add an External Optical Drive: Blu-ray or DVD options available


  • Two USB 3.0 ports (up to 5Gb/s)
  • HDMI port
  • SDXC card slot
  • Headphone Port


  • MagSafe 2 power port
  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Built-in 95-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
    • Up to 8 hours wireless web
    • Up to 8 hours iTunes movie playback
    • Up to 30 days standby time
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -13° to 113° F (-24° to 45° C)
  • Relative humidity: 0% to 90% noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet


  • 802.11ac Wi–Fi wireless networking;
    IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology


  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual microphones
  • Headphone port
  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone
  • Support for audio line out (digital/analog)

Display / Monitor Capability

  • 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Retina display with IPS technology
  • 2880 by 1800 resolution at 220 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Typical viewing angle: 178° horizontal; 178° vertical

Graphics / Video

  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M and Intel Iris Pro 5200
  • 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on up to two external displays
  • Support for dual display and video mirroring

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) with ambient light sensor
  • 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: 0.71" (1.8cm)
Width: 14.13" (35.89cm)
Depth: 9.73" (24.71cm)
Weight: 4.46lb. (2.02 kg)

New Condition

Mint Condition: With these nearly pristine units, it is a challenge to visually find any imperfections. Any pixel anomalies are within manufacturer guidelines for a new system. Images shown are examples from actual units, but exact unit condition will vary. Display is noted to be of fully functional condition.


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Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

Apple 1 Year Limited Warranty
This machine comes with an Apple 1 Year Limited Warranty from date of purchase and is eligible for the AppleCare Extended Protection Plan.

14 Day Money-Back Return Policy

If you change your mind or determine this isn't the right Apple for you, you may contact OWC within 14 days of the original invoice date to request a return of this item for refund. See the full Return Policy for Used Macs and Factory Sealed Systems for more details.

Please note that this unit is Factory Sealed and can only be returned under the 14-Day Money-Back Return Policy if the original factory seal is unbroken. If the factory seal is broken, a 15% restocking fee will apply.

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 2 out of 2 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: daehl Location: Waukesha, Wisconsin Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Refurbished MacBook Pro is as Good as New! (If Not Better) January 24, 2017 I am very happy with my OWC/MacSales.com purchase of the Factory refurbished mid-2014 MacBook Pro. It arrived in pristine condition, and that battery reported it was on its first charge cycle. So this is basically a brand new computer, with absolutely no sign of having been used or returned.

I have been on the fence about purchasing a new MacBook Pro. My existing one is a 2009 model and can't run Sierra. So I figured it was time to upgrade. But I was very disappointed in the late-2016 MacBook Pro with Touchbar. Yeah, it looks thin and cool, but I'm just not ready for a box load of dongles to support USB-C and the new keyboard, huge trackpad, and touchbar are absolutely no advantage in my opinion. And the prices are just not appealing. Mind you, I've never purchased a Windows PC in my life, only Apple Computers. My first was an Apple II+ back in 1979. This will be my 12th Apple Computer purchase (my 10th Mac), and I am so glad OWC had some of the older 2014 models available. It's exactly what I wanted. It's got 16GB RAM, 2.8GHz i7 CPU, 1TB SSD and Retina Display. This will be my first Thunderbolt Mac, and while I was thinking about purchasing two 1080P displays to use side-by-side, instead I decided to purchase an LG 34" UWQHD Thunderbolt display (3440x1440). That hasn't arrived yet, but I did receive my OWC Thunderbolt 2 dock and external OWC DVD burner. So, far, everything is just working perfectly. A single Thunderbolt 2 cable and all my devices are connected to my new MacBook Pro, including all my old FW800 drives. It's great.

Of course, upgrading to Sierra was simple and seemless, the only issue I encountered was figuring out how to disable CoreStorage on the boot partition so I could re-partition the drive as I wanted. I'd never heard of CoreStorage before, but apparently it's part of the FileVault support and limits drive partitioning to two equally-sized volumes for some reason. Once that was done, and my drive repartitioned, I had Sierra installed in an hour or so (mostly waiting for download to complete).

Again, in all respects this "refurbished" MacBook Pro is indistinguishable from brand new. Even has a full Apple warranty as is eligible for AppleCare. I've never found a need for AppleCare myself as I always fix any problems myself. But as the mid-2014 model is not-user serviceable I was almost considering it (in case the battery looked like it might need replacement within the next three years). But seeing as the battery is reporting it's basically brand new, I'm not sure I'll need to do that.

This configuration of MacBook Pro was only available as a custom order on the Apple Store. As of mid-2015, it would have cost a total of $3199 with the 2.8GHz CPU and 1TB SSD upgrades, so purchasing it for $1000 less sixteen months later (with a full warranty) seems like a great deal, and makes me feel a lot better about not purchasing the a new Touchbar 15" MacBook Pro (whose similar configuration would run $3399). I would have spent more, for arguably less features. I really dislike the loss of Magsafe. Those magnets have saved me a number of times! And the touchbar, low profile keyboard, and larger force touch trackpad do not really appeal to me. Not to mention the lack of built-in ports! This MacBook basically has eight built-in ports, while the Touchbar model only has four. Not sure I'll ever need more than one Thunderbolt port, but still, I was not looking forward toward having to carry around all the USB-C dongles. And with the addition of the Thunderbolt 2 dock, I basically only need two cables to connect to my desktop setup (power & thunderbolt).

So glad I saw this "refurbished" model offered on OWC's site (as Apple's Refurbished Store has dried up since the new models were released). I am so glad I purchased, and I figure this will last me another 5 years at least before having to upgrade again. Not sure if Macs will even exist then as despite Tim Cook's assurances, they don't seem to be putting much effort into Macs anymore. If I had my choice, I would have purchased a pro-sumer mini-tower Mac (which will never exist). As much as I love Apple and Mac OS, they seem to be ignoring the desires of power-users and pro-sumers. Their total fixation on thinness has gone too far in my opinion. It's fine for lower-end consumer models but they have completely ignored serviceability not to mention expandability. I am so glad OWC exists and does what they can to fill the gap with docks and expansion devices. They are my favorite 3rd party seller! Great job MacSales.com!

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Reviewer: LeeMad Location: Madison AL Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Works as advertised December 27, 2016 I purchased a refurbished MacBook Pro and I was very pleased with the ordering process and the product when it arrived. I have had the laptop for a month and it has met all my expectations

I have used macsales.com for many years and have never been disappointed with the product or service.

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Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 Processor Mfr P/N: MGXC2CT/A MacSales.com SKU: APLG0RD2LLA MGXC2CT/A Mid 2014
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