New Macbook Pro Retinas Get Speedboost

Macbook Pro retina

Apple and their Macbook Pro retinas have gotten a major upgrade today which makes them an even more impressive laptop than they already are. Apple has given them a speed upgrade by adding more processing power for the same price as before and depending on which model you may choose it’s even a bit cheaper.

gallery1_2256 Apple is offering their 13″ Macbook Pro Retina in three configurations. Each of these newer versions have slight differences in their processor, processing speed, memory and hard drive storage space depending on which version you choose.

The 15″ models have gotten an upgrade in memory to 16GB and while the upgrade here is not a significant as the upgrade to the 13″ retina hardware wise, you do get this upgrade at a cheaper price for the base model and the higher end model. The spec sheet and new price points for both the 13 and 15″ machines are below and if those specs aren’t good enough then you still have the option to go online and max out to your heart’s content

13-inch:
2.6 GHz dual-core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM, 128GB flash storage: $1,299
2.6 GHz dual-core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM, 256GB flash storage: $1,499
2.8 GHz dual-core i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM, 512GB flash storage: $1,799

15-inch:
2.2 GHz quad-core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, 256GB flash storage: $1,999
2.5 GHz quad-core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB flash storage: $2,499

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