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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina
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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina 2 Core Intel Core I5 2.6GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5 2.6GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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Clearly Our Most Advanced Notebook Ever.A groundbreaking Retina display. All-flash architecture. The latest Intel processors. Remarkably thin and light 13 inch and 15 inch designs. Together, these... More
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11 Reasons For

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

MacBooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 1,000MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Has a Front Camera

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina also have a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This Apple notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on MacBooks that have been available for a comparable time to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the bigger total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have total storage capacity of between 120GB and 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Wide Quad HD, which is typical of many MacBooks that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on MacBooks that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Two Thunderbolt Ports

Most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina only have one thunderbolt port, however the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has two thunderbolt ports.

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Quite Big Flash Memory

At 512 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite big flash memory compared to most of the other MacBooks that came out more than two years ago. The average flash memory of MacBooks that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 300GB.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released more than two years ago. Notebook PCs of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

At only 2, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly old PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. The average PCI Express slot version of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.5.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have maximum internal memories of between 16GB and 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 23GB. The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is a four processor thread portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have between two and seven processor threads.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 3.1 gigahertz) amongst MacBooks of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 2.5GHz to 4GHz.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina

Released Over Two Years Ago

Apple released the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

Alternative 2.6GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include the Apple Macbook Pro which has better reviews.

If this Apple portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Late 2011 (2.66GHz and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Retina (16GB).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most MacBooks that came out around the same time as it.

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Average Battery Life

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a relatively typical battery life (9 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Retina (15.4" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Quality design and finish
Backlit keyboard
Sound quality
Display
Battery life
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No integrated optical drive
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Reviewed 4 July 2013 by Procopio C.
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Reviewed 17 April 2013 by Dan H.
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