MC724LL A belongs to the new MacBook Pro’s line
MC724LL A, one of the new Apple MacBook Pro is released to be purchased a few weeks ago.
Not different than other new MBP, this new model is also featuring “Sandy Bridge” chip processor and the new improvement on its connectivity which has data transfer rate up to 10Gbps, thank you to Thunderbolt.
As people already guessed before it was released, it is one of favourite’s laptop out there, though the prices are more expensive than the other laptop (although it does not have a major price changes compared with the older models).
We will break it down later on, why this MC724LL A model is a worth buy.
Just like the other new MBP 13.3″ laptop generation for instance MC700LL/A laptop, this Apple MC724LL A runs dual-core processor, 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7, 500 Gygabite HD, also features the Intel graphic chipset, which is Intel HD Graphics 3000.
By using Thunderbolt technology (known as Light Peak previously), this laptop is reported to be able to transfer data twenty ten times faster than moving data with a USB 2.0 port.
Furthermore, the built-in lithium polymer battery, will have up to seven hours wireless web battery life.
We should not forget is the 60W MagSafe Power Adapter and power port for the Power specification.
MacBook Pro MC724LL A comes with 4GB memory, and intregated slots to support up to 8GB memory.
For the communication specification, MC724LL/A includes Wi-Fi wireless networking which is based on IEEE 802.11n, and IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible, then it also includes the 2.1 Bluetooth+EDR wireless, and also the Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000BASE-T).
Listening to your favorite music? the MC724LL/A Audio stereo speakers together with its subwoofer will do the job for you, and additionally, you can use the combined headphone or line in which can support digital output, as well as Apple iPhone headset with the mic.
About the graphics, you can now enjoy the better and detailed 3D graphic with the MC724LL/A 13.3-inch LED backlit glossy diagonal screen display that is made for about millions of colors.
MC724LL A price and specs, as well as features
MC724LL A Specs and features:
- Along with 4MB shared L3 cache, it has 2.7GHz dual core Intel Core i7 processor
- 500 GB Hard Drive at 5400 rpm
- 4 GB DDR3 RAM
- 13.3 inch LED-backlit diagonal glossy display, supports 1280-by-800 native resolution
- Backlited keyboard and multi-touch trackpad.
- Thunderbolt video output digital
- 8x slot (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW) SuperDrive
- SDXC slot
- FaceTime HD Cam
- Gigabit Ethernet wired network
- Wi-FI wireless
- Size: 12.78 x 220.127.116.11 inches
- 4.5 pounds weight.
- Energy stars 5.0
- EPEAT Gold rated
MC724LL A vs the old MacBook Pro
Even though MacBook Pro fans are impressed by processor speed improvement in the new Apple laptops, there are also some disappointments about the new MBP vs the old MBP, including this MC724LL A, one of those turn downs is that, it has shorter battery life than the older models, for instance.
From the design and appearance aspect, let us say, the MC724LL A unibody casing was expected to be different than the old models, however it does not change.