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Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 8GB DDR3 256GB SSD 13.3" Retina display Mac OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion (ME662LL/A)

  • Intel Core i5 2.60GHz
  • 8GB Memory SSD
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • 2560 x 1600
  • Mac OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion
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Learn more about the Apple ME662LL/A

Model

Brand
Apple
Series
MacBook Pro
Model
ME662LL/A

General

Color
White
Operating System
Mac OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion
CPU Type
Intel Core i5 2.6GHz
Screen
13.3" Retina display
Memory Size
8GB DDR3
Hard Disk
256GB SSD
Graphics Card
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Video Memory
Shared memory
Dimensions
12.35" x 8.62" x 0.75"
Weight
3.57 lbs.

CPU

CPU Type
Intel Core i5
CPU Speed
2.60GHz
CPU Support
3MB L3 Cache
Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz

Display

Screen Size
13.3"
Wide Screen Support
Yes
Resolution
2560 x 1600

Operating Systems

Operating System
Mac OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion

Graphics

GPU/VPU
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Video Memory
Shared system memory
Graphic Type
Integrated Card

Hard Drive

SSD
256GB

Memory

Memory
8GB
Memory Speed
DDR3 1600
Memory Spec
4GB x 2

Communications

WLAN
802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking (802.11a/b/g compatible)
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.0

Ports

USB
2 x USB 3.0
Video Port
2 x Thunderbolts
HDMI
1 x HDMI
Other port
MagSafe 2 power port
Audio Ports
1 x Headphone port

Audio

Audio
Dual microphones
Headphone/optical digital audio output (minijack)
Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone
Speaker
Stereo speakers

Input Device

Touchpad
Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control
Keyboard
Full-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys

Supplemental Drive

Card Reader
SDXC card slot
Webcam
720p FaceTime HD camera

General

Style
Thin and Light
Usage
Consumer

Power

AC Adapter
60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter
Battery
Lithium Polymer
Battery Life
Up to 7 hours wireless web
Up to 30 days standby time

Physical Specifications

Dimensions
12.35" x 8.62" x 0.75"
Weight
3.57 lbs.

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  • Anonymous
  • 11/14/2013 8:30:51 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsI choose this over 2013

This review is from: Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 8GB DDR3 128GB SSD 13.3" Retina Display Mac OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion (MD212LL/A)

Pros: I was on board to buy the 2013 model but I chose the late 2012 model instead. This model has the IVY bridge chipset so although its not haswell, its no dog either. The 8GB and slightly higher clock speed make this machine very good.

The graphics are not as fast as the 2013 model but they are not as bad as you may think. OSX Mavericks has increased the performance and battery life. This Laptop is no slouch and the retina screen really is amazing. I don't run at recommended settings but the higher resolution to gain real estate and there is truly no fuzziness.

Boot times are about 10 seconds from cold.

Windows users, it is possible to install and run Windows 8.1 from an external USB 3 drive. I have tested both an SSD and spinning drive in an external drive caddy and the SSD boots Windows 8 in about 15 Seconds while the spinning drive close to 30. Its trully usable and Windows scores are around 5.8 lowest being graphics. I do IT support for a living and booting to Windows via USB 3 is not only usable but a good solution that does not use your internal precious SSD,.

I am not a gamer but I have installed several test games and they ran pretty well. SimCity5 on mac oSX was unplayable. Installed under windows I could run on medium settings.

Frame rates on Need for Speed Paradise city were actually shockingly good. I hate frame drops and I didn't detect any. Now for games I do not run at a native resolution but the retina screen does do a very good job at scaling without looking pixelated. is this a gaming machine.. no but could it be fun to catch up while in a hotel room to pass the time, yes absolutely.

Bottom line here, the 2013 is xx% faster here, and xx% faster there, but honestly benchmarks sometimes dont reflect real world usage. I am sure that 4GB might become a bottle neck if you do any Photoshop or illustrator work before the HD4000 does. Sometimes those % points neglect to reveal some of the other downsides.

Cons: No way to upgrade Memory, but 8GB is a nice amount. Hard drive is a pain to upgrade but it is possible.

Other Thoughts: Resale value on Mac's tends to be a lot higher than PC Laptops. I was using a 2008 Macbook unibody before this and it was running great. The only reason i really upgraded was for retina.

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  • MICHAEL V.
  • 3/2/2013 11:16:10 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsgreat for me

This review is from: Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 8GB DDR3 128GB SSD 13.3" Retina Display Mac OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion (MD212LL/A)

Pros: Does it's work like an Apple

Cons: Small Storage

Other Thoughts: this thing is fun to use, it just has a very small storage capacity. If that is OK with you then pull the trigger. Very portable. I like it.

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