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Apple MacBook Pro "Core i7" 2.6 15" Late 2013 Specs

MacBook Pro - ME874LL/A - MacBookPro11,3 - A1398

About This Mac

This MacBook Pro a1938 is a BTO/CTO device that is almost the same as ME293LL/A. We have listed this device separately since it has been configured with an upgraded processor, unlike its base model. This catalog is done to make reading easier.

Apple introduced the MacBook Pro Retina Display with a “Core i7” processor with 16 GB onboard 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM and 512 GB flash storage. This model is a combination of a beautiful high-resolution LED-backlit 15.4” widescreen 2880×1800 “retina” display that features a thin, and sleek case design. Further device specifications and capabilities for this model are summarized below.


This MacBook Pro has a default flash storage of 512 GB. This figure is considered a vast improvement from the previous hard drives utilized in the earlier generations of this line. Thanks to its capacity and speed, the storage is still used up until today with different models and stands.

    Screen Size and Resolution

    The MacBook Pro “Core i7” 2.6 GHz 15-Inch Late 2013 (a1398) flaunts a 15.4” color widescreen LED-backlit display powered by IPS, or In-Plane Switching technology. This feature affects the performance of the monitor. It can shift horizontally with ease that often produces better viewing angles with a 2880×1800 native resolution at 220 ppi.

      Inclusive Features

      The MacBook Pro includes the following features and ports:

      • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
      • Bluetooth 4.0 allowing for quick 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.
      • Optical digital audio in/out for connecting some external audio equipment like headphones and microphones
      • SDXC Card Slot
      • No button glass multi-touch trackpad with support for new “four finger” gestures and programmable zones
      • FaceTime HD webcam


          Processor & Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

          This MacBook Pro comes with a pre-installed MacOS X 10.9 (13A3017), 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 4960HQ processor and dual graphics processors — a NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M with 2 GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory and an integrated Intel Iris 5200 Pro graphics processor with 128 MB of “Crystalwell” embedded DRAM (and shared system memory).

          Memory & Architecture

          Any application installed on this MacBook Pro is guaranteed to run faster. It is supported by a 22 nm, 64-bit “Fourth Generation” Intel Mobile “Core i7” processor that holds four independent processors. This also centers on a 256k level 2 cache and a 6 MB Level 3 cache plus 16 GB onboard 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM for its RAM.

          The system uses “Turbo Boost 2.0” that automatically increases the speed of active cores when needed to increase the performance. It goes to “Hyper-Threading” in which the processor recognizes eight cores or threads for both real and virtual.

          Battery Life

          This model has a 95-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery that provides 8 hours of wireless web use. The company doesn’t allow the users to upgrade it even after purchase.

          2.6 GHZ Core i7

          16 GB

          macbook pro 2013 specs

          512 GB 

          8 Hours


          The operating system of this MacBook Pro is upgradeable to the current macOS X from its pre-installed MacOS X 10.9. It is also capable of hosting Windows OS 7 and accommodating an operating system that is as high as Windows 10. This MacBook Pro has the dimensions of 0.71 x 14.13 x 9.73 in and a weight of 4.46 lbs (2.02 kg)..

          Introduced:  October 22, 2013

          Discontinued: July 29, 2014

          Screen Size and Resolution


          Screen Size

          15.4 inches

          Level 1 Cache

          32k/32k x 4



          Level 2/Level 3 Cache

          256k x 4, 6 MB


          RAM Type

          DDR3L SDRAM


          1 (2 Cores)

          Min. RAM Speed

          1600 MHz



          Standard RAM

          16 GB


          2.6 GHz 

          Maximum RAM

          16 GB


          Core i7 (I7-4960HQ)

          RAM Slots


          Processor Upgrade


          Motherboard RAM

          16 GB




          System Bus Speed

          5 GT/s (DMI2)

          Video Card

          GeForce GT 750M

          Cache Bus Speed

          2.6 GHz (Built-in)

          VRAM Type




          Standard VRAM

          2 GB

          EFI Architecture


          Maximum VRAM

          2 GB


          Inclusive Features and Ports

          Standard Storage

          512 GB SSD

          Standard Optical Drive


          Storage Speed


          Standard Ethernet


          Storage Dimensions


          Standard Modem


          Storage Interface

          Proprietary (PCIe 2.0 x2)

          Standard Air Port



          Standard Bluetooth



          95 W h Li-Poly

          USB Port 3.0


          Battery Life

          8 hours

          FireWire 800





          Case Type


          Inclusive Input

          Trackpad (Inertial)

          Form Factor

          MacBook (Unibody)

          SDXC Card Slot


          Apple Order No




          Apple Subfamily

          Retina Late 2013 15″



          Apple Model Number

          A1398 (EMC 2745)

          Sound Out


          Model ID

          MacBook Pro 11.3

          Power Adapter


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