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

MacBook Pro - BTO/CTO - MacBookPro11,2 - A1398

About This Mac

Apple introduced the MacBook Pro “Core i7” 2.6 15-Inch, a1389 model as they continued the production of the MacBook Pro during late 2013. This device is a BTO/CTO device which is nearly identical to ME874LL/A. Its unit features are Core i7 processor with a Haswell/Crystalwell architecture. It has 8 GB of onboard MHz DDR3L SDRAM and 256 GB flash storage. This built has earned the MacBook Pro late 2013 specs the label “the gold standard” for high-end notebooks in its time of release.

This MacBook Pro is considered a powerhouse replacement for desktop with its 15-inch Retina display. It combines a beautiful high-resolution LED-backlit 15.4” widescreen 2880×1800 screen with a thin, and sleek case design that is surprisingly portable. Learn more about the specifications and capabilities of this MacBook Pro through the details below:

Storage

By default, this MacBook Pro has a blazing fast 256 GB flash storage. It is a vast improvement in terms of speed (only 196 MBps) compared to its predecessor. Since this update flash storage is faster, it is still used up to this day in different units. Apple does not recommend updating this, but it is somehow possible after the purchase.

 

 

Screen Size and Resolution

Similar to ME294LL A, This MacBook Pro has a vibrant screen. Its 15.4” color widescreen LED-backlit display is powered by IPS technology with a 2880×1800 native resolution at 220 ppi (178-degree viewing angle). Its panel measures 324 on the light meter, which is incredibly impressive during its release. It results in smoother viewing with strong backlighting and broad viewing angles. On top of all these, the unit comes with a 720p FaceTime HD webcam.

 

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 generation of MacBook Pro includes a major change in graphics. While the previous models enjoyed the NVIDIA discrete graphics, this utilized a standalone GPU with high specifications. MacBook Pro has a pre-installed MacOS X 10.9 (13A3017), 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 4960HQ processor, and dual graphics processors – an 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).

This Pro supports dual displays that could reach 2560 x 1600 pixels. This feature is functional for creative pros out there.

Memory & Architecture

The applications installed in this MacBook Pro are guaranteed to run faster because of its 256k level 2 cache and a 6 MB Level 3 cache plus 8 GB of onboard 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM RAM. This circles around a 64-Bit architecture.

Battery Life

MacBook Pro Core i7 15-Inch Late 2013 has a 95-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery that gives 8 hours of wireless web use. End users might not be able to upgrade this after purchase.

2.6 GHZ Core i7

8 GB

macbook pro a1398

256 GB

8 Hours

Upgradability

The operating system of this MacBook Pro is upgradeable. Its default and pre-installed MacOS X 10.9 may be altered to the current macOS X. Moreover, it also supports Windows OS 7 and accommodates an operating system that is as high as Windows 10. You can also modify its memory to a maximum of 16 GB after the initial purchase.

Introduced:  October 22, 2013

Discontinued: July 29, 2014

Screen Size and Resolution

Memory

Screen Size

15.4 inches

Level 1 Cache

32k/32k x 4

Resolution

2880×1800

Level 2/Level 3 Cache

256k x 4, 6 MB

Processor

RAM Type

PC3-10600 DDR3

Processors

1 (2 Cores)

Min. RAM Speed

1600 MHz

Architecture

64-Bit

Standard RAM

8 GB

Speed

2.6 GHz 

Maximum RAM

16 GB

Type

Core i7 (I7-4960HQ)

RAM Slots

None

Processor Upgrade

Soldered

Motherboard RAM

8 GB

FPU

Integrated

Graphics

System Bus Speed

5 GT/s (DMI2)

Video Card

Iris Pro 5200

Cache Bus Speed

2.6 GHz (Built-in)

VRAM Type

Integrated

ROM/Firmware

EFI

Standard VRAM

1.5 GB

EFI Architecture

64-Bit

Maximum VRAM

1.5 GB

Storage

Inclusive Features and Ports

Standard Storage

256 GB SSD

Standard Optical Drive

None

Storage Speed

N/A

Standard Ethernet

None

Storage Dimensions

Proprietary

Standard Modem

None

Storage Interface

Proprietary (PCIe 2.0 x2)

Standard Air Port

802.11ac

Battery

Standard Bluetooth

4.0

Type

95 W h Li-Poly

USB Port 3.0

2

Battery Life

8 hours

FireWire 800

None

Description

Keyboard

Full-size

Case Type

Notebook

Inclusive Input

Trackpad (Inertial)

Form Factor

MacBook Pro (Retina)

SDXC Card Slot

One

Apple Order No

BTO/CTO

Microphone

1

Apple Subfamily

Retina Late 2013 15″

Headphone

1

Apple Model Number

A1398 (EMC 2674)

Sound Out

1

Model ID

MacBook Pro 11.2

Power Adapter

1

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