Apple upgrades Macbook processors

Janet Harris

February 26, 2008


Apple upgrades Macbook processors

Apple has upgraded its Macbook processors with extra memory and faster processing speeds. The company has introduced higher spec models of the MacBook and MacBook Pro.

The MacBook Pro line-up features Intel Core 2 Duo processors, running at up to 2.6GHz with 6MB of shared L2 cache. Hard drive capacity has been increased to 300GB, and 2GB of memory is now standard in most models.

They MacBook Pros also include the NVIDIA graphics processors with up to 512MB of video memory, and a Multi-Touch trackpad. This was first introduced in the recently launched MacBook Air.

Three new models have been added to the MacBook range, including sleek white 2.1 GHz and 2.4 GHz models with 120GB or 160GB 5400 rpm hard drives.

A black 2.4 GHz model with a 250GB 5400 rpm hard drive has also been introduced. The 2.4 GHz MacBook features 2GB of memory, expandable up to 4GB.

The new Macbook and MacBook Pros are available immediately, with prices starting at $1,099 and $1,999, respectively.






 

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