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The Apple MacBook Pro Laptop 2011 has been customized by the seller, so read the detailed listing and feel free to reach out to the seller to ask questions about specific adju...Read more
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this is the best MacBook Pro for software development w/o external monitor
Overall this is a very nice laptop. My primary use is software development and I'm very satisfied with the machine. One upgrade that it needs is memory and hard disk. I upgrad...Read more
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Fabulous product and an outstanding value for price!!!!
I wanted to replace a 2008 Macbook Pro with this newer model and the last model that Apple made as a 17" laptop.
The product has much faster processor, double the RA...Read more

Apple MacBook Pro A1297 17" Laptop (October, 2011) - Customized

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Apple 2011 MacBook Pro 17" 2.5GHz Core I7 512GB SSD 8GB MD311LL + AppleCare!!
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The Apple MacBook Pro Laptop 2011 has been customized by the seller, so read the detailed listing and feel free to reach out to the seller to ask questions about specific adjustments. Without any modifications, this MacPro customized laptop runs on the Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge 2720QM allowing you to multitask conveniently. Additionally, the Apple MacBook Pro Laptop 2011 has a 17-inch screen that displays games and multimedia at a resolution of 1920x1200 pixels. Moreover, this customized laptop has built-in stereo speakers to ensure a loud and clear sound output. Boasting Bluetooth connectivity, the Apple MacBook Pro Laptop 2011 can also be used to share files between compatible devices within range.

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ManufacturerApple
Product FamilyMacBook Pro
Model IDMacBookPro8,3
Model NumberA1297
EAN411378290571, 885909538270

Processor
Number of CoresQuad-Core

Motherboard
Bus Speed1066 MHz
DMI (Direct Media Interface)5 GT/s

Display
Display TechnologyLED
Display Size17"

Technical Features
Security FeaturesKensington Lock Slot
Expansion Ports1 x IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800), 2 x USB 2.0, 3 x USB 2.0, DVI (Digital Video Interface), FireWire 800, HDMI, RJ-45 (NIC), VGA out
Expandability1 x SDXC Card Slot
Special FeaturesIntegrated Video Camera, MagSafe Power Adapter Port

Hard Drive
Storage Controller TypeSerial ATA

Memory
RAM TechnologyDDR3 SDRAM
Max Supported RAM8 GB
Installed Cache Memory8192 KB

CD / DVD
Optical Drive TypeDVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW

Video
Graphic ProcessorAMD Radeon HD 6770M, Intel HD Graphics 3000
Installed Video Memory384 MB

Audio
Audio Output TypeHeadphones, Line Out, Optical Digital, Sound card, Speaker(s)
Audio Input TypeIntegrated Microphone, Line In (3.5mm), Microphone, Optical Digital In

Networking
Networking TypeBluetooth, Integrated 10/100/1000 Network Card, Integrated Wireless LAN
Data Link ProtocolAirPort Extreme, Bluetooth, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, EDGE, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Battery
Battery Run TimeUp to 7 Hours
Battery TechnologyLithium polymer

Dimensions
Depth10.51 in.
Height1 in.
Width15.47 in.
Weight6.6 lb.

Miscellaneous
Release DateOctober, 2011
Input MethodKeyboard, Remote Control, TouchPad, Trackpad

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Apple MacBook Pro A1297 17" Laptop (October, 2011) - Customized
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this is the best MacBook Pro for software development w/o external monitor

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 | Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Created: 02/01/13
Overall this is a very nice laptop. My primary use is software development and I'm very satisfied with the machine. One upgrade that it needs is memory and hard disk. I upgraded my memory to max 1GB supported and replaced the HDD with and SSD which makes this a beast, light and fast!
The 17 inch is just right for my needs so size is not an issue for me. I prefer having more real estate on the display as I rarely use an external monitor.
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Fabulous product and an outstanding value for price!!!!

 | Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Created: 03/01/13
I wanted to replace a 2008 Macbook Pro with this newer model and the last model that Apple made as a 17" laptop.
The product has much faster processor, double the RAM and new Thunderbolt connection for external monitor and/or hard drives.
Also has new Operating System MAC OS 10.8 Mountain Lion which also speeds up processing.
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Out of production but still one of the best Apple Computers available

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Created: 05/03/14
It is a shame Apple no longer makes a 17 inch Macbook pro. I have been using an 11" air book for just about everything. The difference in the screen size is amazing.
Not an easy computer to travel with but it once there the screen size makes it worth the trouble. I also like the ability to upgrade/replace the drive and the memory something not easily done in the new MacBooks.
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Been enjoying the less then 30 sec stasrt up.

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Created: 03/08/12
Super fast. lightweight. The Anti-Glare screen is a beauty. All in all...couldn't find a better machine. It's been running all the programs with clean precision, only one crash and that was on purpose. Have the Hybrid drive installed. but not sure if I like it yet. I don't understand it's set up, but I think it is what makes the machine start up so fast.
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Big, fast, beautiful, a bit heavy.

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Created: 24/07/13
Great screen. Screaming fast. Beautiful screen - nice to have 17" - it is actually possible to work on a screen that size. A bit too heavy to just carry around casually in a day pack.
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