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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina
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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina 2 Core Intel Core I5 2.4GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5 2.4GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Clearly Our Most Advanced Notebook Ever.A groundbreaking Retina display. All-flash architecture. The latest Intel processors. Remarkably thin and light 13 inch and 15 inch designs. Together, these... More
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Apple Has Excellent Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Apple portable PCs and also specifically for Apple MacBooks and found that in both cases Apple had excellent reviews compared to other brands.

Has a Front Camera

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a front camera, as do most of the other MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other MacBooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a full-size keyboard.

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1,666MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this spec and age. This laptop supports a 1,666MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support an 800MHz processor memory clock speed. This Apple portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 1,866MHz and the worst is 800MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

Other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Wide Quad HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on MacBooks that came out more than two years ago.

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Two Thunderbolt Ports

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has more thunderbolt ports than most of the laptops of this age and type. This laptop is a two thunderbolt port notebook PC compared to most of the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina which only have one thunderbolt port.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Narrow

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is one of the narrower MacBooks that have been available for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina (only 314 millimeters) amongst MacBooks of this age. The average width of MacBooks that were released more than two years ago is 340mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 120GB and the biggest is 1TB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Only 12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other MacBooks that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.5. With a PCI Express slot version of only 2, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly old PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been available for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. The average internal memory of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 8.9GB.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this laptop and we think the Apple Macbook Pro Late 2011 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other MacBooks that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.9 gigahertz) amongst MacBooks of this age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 2.5GHz and the fastest is 4GHz.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Portable PCs of this age and spec have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.5MB. With a processor cache of only 3 megabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small L3 Cache

MacBooks that have been available for more than two years have L3 caches of between 3MB and 8MB. At only 3 megabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite small L3 cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Very Small Flash Memory

Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have flash memory of between 120GB and 1TB, and the average flash memory is 300GB. With a flash memory of only 128 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smaller flash memory amongst laptops of this age.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between two and seven processor threads, including the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina which has four processor threads.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina

Released Over Two Years Ago

Apple released the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a better processor family than most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 9 hours, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Specification

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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Intel Turbo Boost Technology
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Security
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Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
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Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Quality design and finish
Backlit keyboard
Sound quality
Display
Battery life
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No integrated optical drive
No matte screen option
No discrete graphics in this model
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Reviewed 17 April 2013 by Dan H.
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Reviewed 6 June 2014 by Joseph H.
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