Macbook Pro 13 Review
A Macbook Pro 13 Review should offer you all the informations you need to take a decision if you want to buy one or not. A Macbook Pro 13 Review should also present to you the performance this notebook can offer, as well as the price and eventual issues with this model. If you would find informations about other notebooks close to the Macbook Pro 13 as performance and price, the review would be just great.
Taking a quick look at the Macbook Pro series, you can see that the Macbook Pro 13 is the smallest and lightest Macbook Pro produced by Apple. It has 0.95 inch height, 12.78 inches width, 8.94 inches depth and weights only 4.5 pounds. This model, beside the 13.3-inch LED backlit glossy widescreen display, comes equipped with a 2.4GHz or 2.53GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor. The amount of main memory mounted on this model, 4GB DDR3 SDRAM expandable to a maximum of 8GB, will make any application run like never before and if you take into consideration the Nvidia GeForce 320M graphic card with 256MB DDR3 SDRAM shared memory that will offer you the best graphics, this notebook is already at the top of this year’s Christmas list. If you need a lot of storage space for your work of hobbies, the Macbook Pro offers everything you dream of. The notebook comes with a 250GB, 320GB or 500GB serial ATA hard disk or 129GB, 256GB or 512GB solid-state drive. The Macbook Pro 13 also comes with integrated AirPort Extreme wireless networking card, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR wireless technology, SuperDrive, FireWire 800, SD card slot and 2 USB 2.0 ports. The built-in 63.5-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery offers a lifetime of up to 10 hours and up to 5 years of life (charging and discharging cycles), almost three times the normal life of a battery. And if you think that there can be no more surprises from this notebook, think again. With the standard configuration, you can buy a Macbook Pro 13 for as little as $1,199.00. The same amount of money that you would pay for a 11.6-inch Macbook Air and $200 more than a Macbook.
But if you are looking for even better performance, the Macbook Pro series offers you the 15-inch and 17-inch models. These models come equipped with the fastest dual-core processors from Intel, the Core i5 and Core i7 model that are running at 2.4GHz or 2.53GHz for the Intel Core i5 and 2.6GHz or 2.8GHz for the Intel Core i7.
The amount of main memory is the same as the one on the 13-inch model: 4GB DDR3 SDRAM standard expandable to 8GB. Another similarity are the storage devices that you can choose from: 250GB, 320GB or 500GB serial ATA hard disks and 128GB, 256GB or 512GB solid-state drives. But if you are looking at the graphic cards, you can see that the 15-inch and 17-inch models come equipped with two graphics card for better performance and longer battery lifetime. When the user is running daily tasks such as reading e-mails and writing documents, the integrated Intel HD Graphics with 256MB shared memory is running, saving energy. But if the user is playing a 3D game, the Nvidia GeForce GT 330M with 256MB or 512MB GDDR3 SDRAM kicks in to offer the best experience there is. Both the models come with the AirPort Extreme,Bluetooth, SuperDrive and all the other ports as well as an ExpressCard/34 slot for the 17-inch model.
Whichever Macbook Pro you decide to buy, you can e certain that you are making the right choice.11