Apple unveils upgraded MacBook Pro with Ivy Bridge CPU, Nvidia graphics
Apple has now taken the covers off their upgraded MacBook Pro 2012 line at WWDC and they're coming with plenty of internal upgrades that are sure to please the masses.
No, you don't get a fancy new retina display on these updates but what you do get is Intel's Ivy Bridge processors along with Nvidia's new Kepler-based GeForce GT 650M graphics. All of the new MacBook Pros are shipping as of today.
The 13-Inch MacBook Pro with a 1280 x 800 display will be coming in two versions starting with the 2.5GHz dual-core i5 with 4GB of RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4,000, 500GB HDD and then going up to 2.9GHz dual-core i7, 8GB of RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4,000 and 750GB HDD. Both versions will remain at the starting price point of $1,199.
Moving up the ladder, is the 15-Inch MacBook Pro, which will also come in two versions, starting with the 2.3GHz quad-core i7 processor, 4GB of RAM, GeForce GT 650M 512MB graphics, 500GB HDD and then going up to a 2.6GHz quad-core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, GeForce GT 650M 1GB graphics, 7500GB HDD. The base model pricing will be set at $1,799 while the specced out version will be $2,199 respectively.
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