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February 24, 2011October 24, 2011
1 (2 Cores)64-Bit
2.3 GHzCore i5 (I5-2415M)
Details:This model is powered by a 32 nm, 64-bit Intel Mobile Core i5 "Sandy Bridge" (I5-2415M) processor which includes two independent processor "cores" on a single silicon chip. Each core has a dedicated 256k level 2 cache, shares 3 MB of level 3 cache, and has an integrated memory controller (dual channel).

This system also supports "Turbo Boost 2.0" -- which "automatically increases the speed of the active cores" to improve performance when needed -- and "Hyper Threading" -- which allows the system to recognize four total "cores" or "threads" (two real and two virtual).

Also see: How fast are the "Early 2011" 13-Inch, 15-Inch, and 17-Inch MacBook Pro models compared to one another? How fast are they compared to the models each replaced?
2.9 GHzN/A
5 GT/s*2.3 GHz (Built-in)
32k/32k x2256k x2, 3 MB
PC3-10600 DDR31333 MHz
Details:Supports 1333 MHz PC3-10600 DDR3 SDRAM.

Also see: How do you upgrade the RAM in the "Early 2011" 13-Inch, 15-Inch, and 17-Inch MacBook Pro models? How much RAM of what type do they support?
4 GB16 GB*

4 GB of RAM is installed as two 2 GB modules, no slots free.

*Apple officially supports a maximum of 8 GB of RAM, but as first confirmed by site sponsor OWC, this model actually is capable of using up to 16 GB of RAM with two 8 GB memory modules.

HD Graphics 3000Integrated
Details:This model has an Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics processor that shares memory with the system.

Also see: What type of video processor is provided by the "Unibody" MacBook Pro models? Is it upgradable? Which models have "dedicated" and "integrated" video memory?
384 MB512 MB*
13.3" Widescreen1280x800
Details:13.3" color widescreen LED-backlit TFT active-matrix "glossy" display with a 1280 by 800 native resolution.

Apple reports that this system also supports "1152 by 720, 1024 by 640, and 800 by 500 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio stretched; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio stretched."
Details:The maximum resolution supported on an external display is 2560x1600.

Also see: Are there any adapters or "hacks" that make it possible to connect a second external display to a MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air model?
320 GB HDD5400 RPM

2.5" (9.5 mm)Serial ATA (6 Gb/s)
8X DL "SuperDrive"None
802.11a/b/g/n (450 Mbit*)2.1+EDR
2 (2.0)1 (800)
SDXC Card SlotNone

NotebookMacBook (Unibody)
MC700LL/AEarly 2011 13"
A1278 (EMC 2419*)MacBookPro8,1

63.5 W h Li-Poly7 Hours

X 10.6.6 (10J3210)

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Apple MacBook Pro 13'' "Core i5" 2.3GHz 8GB (2 x 1TB HDD) No Super Drive OS X 10.10.5 Intel HD Graphics 3000 512MB

  • Brand: Apple
  • Product Code: Apple MacBook Pro 13'' A1278
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £425.00

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