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Apple MacBook "Core 2 Duo" 2.13 13" 2009 White Specs

MacBook - MC240LL/A - MacBook5,2 - A1181

About This Mac

Apple made a lot of changes to their line of MacBooks from 2006 – 2008.  This MacBook features a Core 2 Duo  2.13 GHz Intel Processor (P7450). It was for this device that Apple introduced the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M for its graphics card and replaced the standard Intel GMA 950 and Intel GMA X3100 processors from the earlier versions of the MacBook. It comes with a white polycarbonate case and carries a lot of the same internal qualities that were used in the previous 2008 unibody models.  The specifications and capabilities for this device can be found below.


The device came with a 160.0 GB Serial ATA (5400 rpm) hard drive with the “Sudden Motion Sensor” that was incorporated to ensure the safety of your data,  

    Screen Size and Resolution

    This MacBook has maintained its 13.3” widescreen that incorporates a TFT active-matrix “glossy display”.  It ensures clear visuals from various angles. It featured a native 1280×800 resolution along with other options such as 1024×768, 1152×720.

      Inclusive Features

      The MacBook includes the following features and ports:

      • 8X DL “SuperDrive” drive which allows you to both burn items to your CD-RW and CD-R’s and read items off your DVD and very reliable for high capacity data use
      • AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n) which allows connection to the best Wi-Fi bands available
      • Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR allowing for quick PAN (Personal Area Network) connections and transfers
      • Gigabit Ethernet is provided for your Local Area Network (LAN) connections
      • One FireWire “400” port is provided allowing data transfer to and fro external hard drives, video cameras and sound cards at speeds of up to 400 megabits per second
      • Two USB 2.0 ports are supplied for the connection of external keyboards, printers, external hard disks etc.
      • Optical digital audio in/out for connecting some external audio equipment like headphones and microphones
      • Video out (mini-DVI) this allows for maximum resolution of 1920×1200 for 2nd display support either dual or mirroring your built-in 13.3” display
      • Scrolling TrackPad allowing for clicking, double-clicking and dragging without the need of an external mouse

      • Power adapter

      Processor & Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

      This version of the MacBook comes with MacOS X 10.5.7 pre-installed and a 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor (P7450) to run it all. The graphics processor is the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated “graphics processor with 256 MB of DDR2 SDRAM that was shared with the main memory”.

      Memory & Architecture

      This device is powered with a 3 MB Level 2 cache plus a 800 MHz frontside bus with 2 GB of 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-6400) for its RAM.  It is installed as 1 GB RAM in two slots. This is centered around a 64-Bit architecture.

      Battery Life

      This MacBook houses a 55-watt-hour lithium polymer battery that guarantees 5 hours of battery life. 

      2.13 GHZ Core 2 Duo

      2 GB

      160 GB Hard Drive

      5 Hours


      This MacBook can be upgraded from 2 GB RAM to up to 6 GB RAM.   The official recommended amount is 4GB. The entire 6 GB of RAM can be used because Apple upgraded it’s operating system to a 64-Bit architecture.  This eliminated the previous memory overlap complications common in the 32-Bit versions.  The operating system of the MacBook can also be upgraded from its pre-installed MacOS X 10.5.7 to up to MacOS X 10.11.x. It could also run Windows OS XP SP 2 (32-Bit) and can accommodate operating systems as recent as the Windows 7 (32-Bit).  The dimensions are 1.08 in × 12.78 in × 8.92 in and it weighs 5.0 lbs (2.27 kg) making this device both powerful and portable.

      Introduced:  May 27, 2009

      Discontinued:  October 2, 2009

      Screen Size and Resolution


      Screen Size

      13.3 inches

      Level 1 Cache




      Level 2/Level 3 Cache

      3MB on chip


      RAM Type

      PC2-6400 DDR2


      1 (2 Cores)

      Min. RAM Speed

      800 MHz



      Standard RAM

      2 GB


      2.13 GHz

      Maximum RAM

      6 GB


      Core 2 Duo (P7450)

      RAM Slots


      Processor Upgrade


      Motherboard RAM





      System Bus Speed

      1066 MHz

      Video Card

      GeForce 9400M

      Cache Bus Speed

      2.13 GHz (Built-in)

      VRAM Type




      Standard VRAM

      256 MB

      EFI Architecture


      Maximum VRAM

      256 MB


      Inclusive Features and Ports

      Standard Storage

      120 GB HDD

      Standard Optical Drive

      8X DL “SuperDrive”

      Storage Speed

      5400 RPM

      Standard Ethernet


      Storage Dimensions

      2.5” (9.5 mm)

      Standard Modem


      Storage Interface

      Serial ATA (3 Gb/s)

      Standard Air Port



      Standard Bluetooth



      55 W h Li-Poly

      USB Port 2.0


      Battery Life

      5 hours

      FireWire 400





      Case Type


      Inclusive Input


      Form Factor


      S-Video Output


      Apple Order No




      Apple Subfamily




      Apple Model Number

      A1181 (EMC 2330)

      Sound Out


      Model ID

      MacBook 5.2

      Power Adapter


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