Apple MacBook Pro "Core i7" 2.5 15" Mid 2014 SpecsMacBook Pro - MGXC2LL/A - MacBookPro11,3 - A1398
About This Mac
Apple refreshed the 15 inch MacBook Pro with a 2.5GHz quad-core i7, 16GB of memory, 512GB SSD and an Nvidia GeForce GT 750M.
This MacBook Pro Mid 2014 features a 22 nm “Haswell/Crystalwell” 2.5 GHz Intel “Core i7” processor (4870HQ), with four independent processor “cores” on a single silicon chip, 6 MB shared level 3 cache, and dual graphics processors. It comes with a high-resolution LED-backlit 15.4″ widescreen 2880×1800 (220 ppi) “Retina” display in a thin, sleek case design.
The MacBook Pro Mid 2014 has a backlit keyboard, a “no button” glass “inertial” multi-touch trackpad, and “MagSafe 2” power adapter.
This MacBook pro model a1398 has standard 512 GB of PCIe-based flash storage (which can be upgraded up to 1 TB of flash storage but only at the time of purchase). The flash storage is still used in today’s models and considered to be one of the most efficient storage devices available.
Screen Size and Resolution
This MacBook pro 15 inch from Apple has an integrated 720p FaceTime HD webcam and a high-resolution LED-backlit 15.4″ widescreen 2880×1800 “Retina” display in a case that weighs less than 4.5 pounds (2.02 kg).
The MacBook Pro includes the following features and ports:
Bluetooth 4.0 PAN (Personal Area Network) connections and transfers
Two USB 3.0 Ports are supplied for the connection of external keyboards, printers, external hard disks etc.
An Optical digital audio in/out for connecting some external audio equipment like headphones and microphones
2 Thunderbolt “2” ports that are backward compatible with a Mini DisplayPort
An SDXC Card Slot
No button glass multi-touch trackpad
720p FaceTime HD webcam
Processor & Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
The MacBook Pro Model a1398 retain dual graphics processors – a NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M with 2 GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory and automatic graphics switching. It comes with an integrated Intel Iris 5200 Pro graphics processor with 128 MB of “Crystalwell” embedded DRAM with shared system memory.
The model also supports full native resolution in the built-in display on up to two external displays, both capable of displaying millions of colors.
Memory & Architecture
This MacBook Pro model features a 256k level 2 cache and a 6 MB Level 3 cache plus a 5 GT/s front-side bus with 16 GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L on board memory for its RAM, and all this is centered around in a 64-Bit architecture.
Connectivity includes 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, two “Thunderbolt 2” ports, an HDMI port, an audio in/out port, and an SDXC card slot.
The MacBook Pro comes with a 95 watt-hour lithium polymer sealed battery that provides an Apple estimated 8 hours of battery life.
2.5 GHZ Core i7
512 GB Flash Storage
The operating system of the MacBook Pro can be upgraded to the latest versions. It also supports Windows 7 (64-Bit) and can accommodate operating systems such as Windows 10 (64-Bit). This is a significant improvement when compared to the previous generations and adds to the popularity of the line-up.
Introduced: July 29, 2014
Discontinued: March 19, 2015
Screen Size and Resolution
Level 1 Cache
32k/32k x 4
Level 2/Level 3 Cache
256k x 4, 6MB
1 (2 Cores)
Min. RAM Speed
2.5 GHz (3.7 GHz Turbo boost)
Core i7 (I7-4870HQ)
System Bus Speed
5 GT/s (DMI2)
GeForce GT 750M
Cache Bus Speed
2.5 GHz (Built-in)
Inclusive Features and Ports
512 GB SSD
Standard Optical Drive
Proprietary (PCIe 2.0×2)
Standard Air Port
95 W h Li-Poly
USB Port 3.0
15” MacBook Pro (Mid-2014)
SDXC Card Slot
Apple Order No
Retina Mid-2014 15”
Apple Model Number
A1398 (EMC 2881)
MacBook Pro 11.3