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Apple MacBook Pro "Core i7" 2.8 15" Mid 2014 Specs

MacBook Pro - MGXG2LL/A - MacBookPro11,3 - A1398

About This Mac

The MacBook Pro 2014 15″ 2.8GHz i7 (MGXG2LL/A) features a 22 nm “Haswell/Crystalwell” 2.8 GHz Intel “Core i7” processor (4980HQ), with four independent processor “cores” on a single silicon chip, a 6 MB shared level 3 cache, and dual graphics processors. This 15″ Macbook Pro features 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) It boasts a high-resolution LED-backlit 15.4″ widescreen 2880×1800 (220 ppi) “Retina” display in a thin, sleek case design.


This Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch model has standard 512 GB of PCIe-based flash storage. You can also get 1 TB of flash storage for the standard MGXG2LL/A configuration at the time of purchase (not after the purchase) for an additional cost. The flash storage is still being used in today’s models and continues to be one of the most efficient storage devices available. It does not come with an internal optical drive.

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). 

    Inclusive Features

    The MacBook Pro includes the following features and ports:

    • 802.11ac Wi-Fi

    • Bluetooth 4.0 PAN (Personal Area Network) connections and transfers

    • HDMI port

    • 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 a1398 comes with 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 its built-in display or up to two external displays, both at millions of colors.

        Memory & Architecture

        This MacBook Pro model features 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 RAM, and all of this is centered on a 64-Bit architecture.

        Battery Life

        The MacBook Pro comes with a 95 watt-hour lithium polymer battery that provides 8 hours of continuos wireless web use.

        2.8 GHZ Core i7

        16 GB

        Apple macbook pro 2014

        512 GB Flash Storage

        8 Hours


        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 compared to previous generations and a testament to the popularity of the line-up.

        Introduced:  July 29, 2014

        Discontinued: March 19, 2015

        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


        2.8 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo boost)

        Maximum RAM

        16 GB


        Core i7 (I7-4980HQ)

        RAM Slots


        Processor Upgrade


        Motherboard RAM

        16 GB




        System Bus Speed

        5 GT/s (DMI2)

        Video Card

        GeForce GT 750M

        Cache Bus Speed

        2.8 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

        672/719 MB/s

        Standard Ethernet


        Storage Dimensions


        Standard Modem


        Storage Interface

        Proprietary (PCIe 2.0×2)

        Standard Air Port



        Standard Bluetooth



        95 W h Li-Poly

        USB Port 3.0


        Battery Life

        8 hours

        FireWire Port





        Case Type


        Inclusive Input

        Trackpad (Inertial)

        Form Factor

        15” MacBook Pro (Mid-2014)

        SDXC Card Slot


        Apple Order No




        Apple Subfamily

        Retina Mid-2014 15”



        Apple Model Number

        A1398 (EMC 2881)

        Sound Out


        Model ID

        MacBook Pro 11.3

        Power Adapter


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