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

This BTO 'Build to Order' model MacBook Pro "Core i7" 2.9 13" Late 2012 (Retina Display) is powered by a 22 nm Ivy Bridge 2.9GHz Intel "Core i7" processor (3520M) uses a dual core processor along with a 4MB level 3 cache, 8GB of (non-upgradeable) onboard DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) SDRAM, 128GB or 256GB Solid State "SSD" drive, a (shared memory) Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics processor, plus a 720p FaceTime HD webcam.

This 3.5 lb (1.62 kg) model is housed in an extra lean aluminum case, featuring a 220 ppi 2560x1600 13" "retina" high-res LED widescreen display. It also has a backlit keyboard, a "no button" glass multi-touch trackpad along with a claimed 7 hour battery. Similar to the Air models, Apple has phased out any internal optical drive.

Most sadly, these "Retina" models are virtually sealed and not upgradeable in any way.Ports and connectivity come via 3-stream AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 2 Thunderbolt ports, 1 HDMI port, 1 audio in/out port plus 1 SDXC card slot.

Download the manual from here.

This machine does not have upgradable RAM!

MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 2.9GHz
First Build Date 10/23/2012
Last Build Date N/A
Built-in Display 13.3
Model Identifier MacBookPro10,2
Apple Order Number BTO
Apple Model Number A1425 (EMC 2557)
Form Factor 13
Apple Subfamily Retina Late 2012
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
8GB
Maximum RAM
8GB
RAM SlotsNone
RAM SpecsDDR3L SDRAM
RAM Speed1600MHz
Standard Storage Drive
128GB, 256GB
Maximum Storage Drive
1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Proprietary (6GB/s)
SYSTEM
Processor Type Core i7 (I7-3520M)
Processors / Cores 1 (2 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 7603/8504
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM 8GB
Standard RAM 8GB
Maximum RAM 8GB
RAM Slots None
RAM Specs DDR3L SDRAM
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 x4
L2 / L3 Cache 256k x2, 4MB
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card HD Graphics 4000
VRAM Type Integrated
Standard VRAM 768MB
Maximum VRAM 768MB
Native Resolution 2560x1600
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2560x1600 (x2)
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 128GB, 256GB
Maximum Storage Drive 1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Proprietary (6GB/s)
Optical Disk None
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11a/b/g/n (3-Stream)
Bluetooth 4.0.0
Video / Multi-IO 2 (Thunderbolt), 1 (HDMI)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec 2 (TB1/ 10Gb)
USB Ports / Spec 2 (3.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec None
Ethernet (RJ-45) None
Modem (RJ-11) None
Headphone 1
Microphone 2 (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 10.8.2 (12C2034)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows 7 (32-Bit)
Maximum Windows 7 (64-Bit)
POWER
Battery Type 74 W h Li-Poly
Battery Life 7 Hours
Power Adapter 1
PHYSICAL
Case Type Notebook
Dimensions 0.75 x 12.35 x 8.62
Weight 3.57 lbs (1.62 kg)
Original Price USD US$1899, US$2199
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