Model Detail - MacBook Pro 17 inch "Core 2 Duo" 2.6GHz (Late 2007)

This BTO 'Build to Order' model MacBook Pro "Core 2 Duo" 2.6 17" Late 2007 (Santa Rosa) is powered by a 2.6GHz "Core 2 Duo" (T7800) dual core processor, a 4MB shared level 2 cache, an 800MHz frontside bus, 2GB DDR2-667 (PC2-5300) SDRAM as paired 1GB SODIMMs, a 5400 RPM 160GB hard drive, an 8X dual-layer DVD±RW/CD-RW SuperDrive. Graphics are supplied with an NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics processor running 256MB of GDDR3 SDRAM. The screen is a "matte" or (gloss optional) 1680x1050 17" CCFL display with a $100 1920x1200 upgrade offered. A 2.6GHz processor upgrade is also offered at plus $250.Ports and connectivity come via 1 ExpressCard/34 slot, AirPort Extreme, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, 1 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 Firewire 400 port, 1 FireWire 800 port, 3 USB 2.0 ports, optical digital audio in/out and 1 DVI port.

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Processor Speed 2.6GHz
First Build Date 11/1/2007
Last Build Date 2/26/2008
Built-in Display 17.0
Model Identifier MacBookPro3,1
Apple Order Number BTO
Apple Model Number A1229 (EMC 2137)
Form Factor MacBook Pro 17
Apple Subfamily Mid/Late 2007, 2.4GHz
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
RAM Slots2
RAM SpecsPC2-5300 DDR2-667
RAM Speed667MHz
Standard Storage Drive
160GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (1.5GB/s)
Processor Type Core 2 Duo (T7800)
Processors / Cores 1 (2 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 3377/3757
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 2GB
Maximum RAM 6GB
RAM Slots 2
RAM Specs PC2-5300 DDR2-667
RAM Speed 667MHz
System Bus Speed 800MHz
Cache Bus Speed 2.6GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k
L2 / L3 Cache 4MB (on chip)
Video Card GeForce 8600M GT
Standard VRAM 256MB
Maximum VRAM 256MB
Native Resolution 1680x1050
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2560x1600
Standard Storage Drive 160GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (1.5GB/s)
Optical Disk 8X DL
Floppy / Zip Drive None
AirPort 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
Video / Multi-IO 1 (DVI)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 3 (2.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec 1 (400), 1 (800)
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) None
Headphone 1
Microphone 1 (Internal)
Audio In 1
Audio Out 1
Keyboard Full-size
Mouse / Trackpad Trackpad
Expansion Slots ExpressCard/34
Expansion Bays None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output 1
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
Pre-Installed MacOS OSX 10.4.9 (8Q1058)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows XP SP2 (32-Bit)
Maximum Windows 7 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Battery Type 68 W h Li-Poly
Battery Life 5.75 Hours
Power Adapter 1
Case Type Notebook
Dimensions 1.0 x 15.4 OSX 10.4
Weight 6.8 lbs. (3.08 kg)
Original Price USD US$3049
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