Apple MacBook Pro (17-inch, late 2011)

Updated with fresh Sandy Bridge processors and AMD Radeon graphics, the late 2011 17-inch MacBook Pro continues to be a powerful desktop replacement from Apple.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 24, 2011
  • Price at launch: $2,499.99

What You Need To Know

  • A minor revision to the early 2011 Macbook Pro
  • Processors received a small refresh to the new Intel models
  • This 17-inch model has high-resolution 1080p option
  • A matte display with a higher resolution is also available, and the upgrade comes with a gray aluminum bezel

Basic Specs

Laptop type Desktop replacement
Thickness 0.98 inches
Weight 6.6 pounds
Operating system Mac OS X
Screen size (diagonal) 17 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Switchable
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000
Base discrete GPU brand AMD
Optical drive type Slot-loading

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Laptop type Desktop replacement
Width 15.47 inches
Depth 10.51 inches
Thickness 0.98 inches
Weight 6.6 pounds
Color Silver
Software
Operating system Mac OS X
Display (base)
Screen size (diagonal) 17 inches
Display surface Matte, Glossy
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1200 px
Keyboard
Type Chiclet
Backlit Yes
Number pad No
Mouse
Type(s) Trackpad
Multitouch Yes
Multitouch points 4
Processor (base)
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i7-2720QM
Cores 4
Clockspeed 2.4 GHz
Processor (max)
Brand Intel
Family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i7-2820QM
Cores 4
Clockspeed 2.5 GHz
GPU (base)
Graphics type Switchable
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000
Base discrete GPU brand AMD
Discrete GPU model Radeon HD 6770M
Dedicated VRAM size 1 GB
Memory
Base RAM size 4 GB
Max. config RAM size 8 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1333 MHz
RAM slots 2
Storage
Options HDD (5400RPM), HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type HDD (5400RPM)
Base drive capacity 750 GB
Max. config HDD 750 GB
Max. config SSD 512 GB
Optical Drive
Optical drive type Slot-loading
Compatible media DVD/CD-RW combo, DVD+R/W, DVD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, Dual-layer DVD burner
Audio
Speakers 2
Subwoofer Yes
Webcam
Video resolution 720p
Sensors
Ambient light Yes
Port options
USB 3
FireWire 800 1
Thunderbolt 1
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
3.5mm headphone 1
3.5mm line-in / microphone 1
Card slot(s) ExpressCard/34
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 2.1 + EDR
Battery
Size 95 Wh
Chemistry Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)
Removable No
Quoted time 7 hr
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