MacBook Pro (17-inch)


Family: MacBook Pro

Codename: ?

Gestalt ID: 406

Minimum OS: 10.4.5

Maximum OS: 10.6.8

Introduced: April 2006

Terminated: October 2006


CPU: Intel Core Duo (T2xxx)

CPU Speed: 2.16 GHz

CPU Cores: 2

FPU: integrated

Bus Speed: 667 MHz

Register Width: 32-bit

Data Bus Width: 32-bit

Address Bus Width: 32-bit

Level 1 Cache: 32 kB data, 32 kB instruction

Level 2 Cache: 2 MB on-processor


RAM Type: PC2-5300 SO-DIMM

Minimum RAM Speed: 667 MHz

Onboard RAM: 0 MB

RAM slots: 2

Maximum RAM: 2 GB

Expansion Slots: 1 ExpressCard/34


Screen: 17" active matrix TFT

GPU: ATI Mobility Radeon X1600


Max Resolution: 1680x1050

Video Out: dual-link DVI

Camera: iSight


Hard Drive: 120 GB 5400 RPM (w/SMS)

ATA Bus: Serial-ATA

Optical Drive: 24x/24x/16x/8x/8x/4x/2.4x DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW


USB: 3 2.0

Firewire: 1

Firewire800: 1

Audio Out: stereo 24 bit mini, Optical S/PDIF

Audio In: stereo 24 bit mini, Optical S/PDIF

Speaker: stereo

Microphone: mono


Ethernet: 10/100/1000BaseT

Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g

Bluetooth: 2.0+EDR


Power: 85 Watts

Dimensions: 1.0" H x 15.4" W x 10.4" D

Weight: 6.8 lbs.

Announced in April 2006, the MacBook Pro (17-inch) moved Apple's flagship notebook model to the Intel platform. In addition to all the improvements of the 15.4" MacBook Pro announced a few months earlier—a dual core processor, an integrated iSight camera, a MagSafe power adaptor, and a bundled remote control with Apple's Front Row software—The 17-inch model included a faster, dual-layer SuperDrive, a FireWire 800 port, and an additional USB 2.0 port. It shipped in a single dual-core 2.16 GHz configuration, with 1 GB of RAM and an a 120 GB hard drive, for $2,799. It was replaced in October 2006 by the Mac Book Pro (Late 2006).

Picture Credits:
Apple, Inc.