Model Detail - MacBook Pro 13 inch "Core i7" 2.9GHz (Mid 2012)

The model MacBook Pro "Core i7" 2.9 13" (Mid-2012/USB 3.0) is powered by a 22 nm Ivy Bridge 2.9GHz Intel "Core i7" processor (3520M) sporting dual core architecture, a 4MB level 3 cache, 8GB of DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800), a 5400 RPM 750GB SATA hard drive, an 8X DL "SuperDrive", an integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 (shared memory) graphics processor, 720p FaceTime HD webcam and a 13" 1280x800 widescreen LED display.

Ports and connectivity come via an AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, 1 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 Firewire 800 port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 Thunderbolt port, audio in/out plus 1 SDXC card slot.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 2.9GHz
First Build Date 6/11/2012
Last Build Date N/A
Built-in Display 13.3
Model Identifier MacBookPro9,2
Apple Order Number MD102LL/A
Apple Model Number A1278 (EMC 2554)
Form Factor MacBook (Unibody)
Apple Subfamily Mid-2012 13
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
16GB
RAM Slots2
RAM SpecsPC3-12800 DDR3-1600
RAM Speed1600MHz
Standard Storage Drive
750GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (6GB/s)
SYSTEM
Processor Type Core i7 (I7-3520M)
Processors / Cores 1 (2 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 7841/8406
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 8GB
Maximum RAM 16GB
RAM Slots 2
RAM Specs PC3-12800 DDR3-1600
RAM Speed 1600MHz
System Bus Speed 5 GT/s
Cache Bus Speed 2.9GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k x2
L2 / L3 Cache 256k x 2, 4MB
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card HD Graphics 4000
VRAM Type Integrated
Standard VRAM 768MB
Maximum VRAM 768MB
Native Resolution 1280x800
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2560x1600
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 750GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (6GB/s)
Optical Disk 8X DL
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11a/b/g/n (450MBit)
Bluetooth 4.0.0
Video / Multi-IO 1 (Thunderbolt)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec 1 (TB1/ 10Gb)
USB Ports / Spec 2 (3.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec 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 (Inertial)
Expansion Slots SDXC Card Slot
Expansion Bays None
LEGACY PORTS
SCSI None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
OPERATING SYSTEM
Pre-Installed MacOS OSX 10.7.3 (11D2515)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows 7 (32-Bit)
Maximum Windows 7 (64-Bit)
POWER
Battery Type 63.5 W h Li-Poly
Battery Life 7 Hours
Power Adapter
PHYSICAL
Case Type Notebook
Dimensions 0.95 x 12.78 x 8.94
Weight 4.5 lbs (2.06 kg)
Original Price USD US$1499
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