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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 2.6GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5 2.6GHz 8GB 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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11 Reasons For

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Has a Front Camera

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most MacBooks that have been available for more than two years. Most MacBooks that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all MacBooks that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many MacBooks that have been available for a similar time to it. 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014[plb_2213130_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of laptops of this spec and age range from 5h to 720h, and the average battery life is 17h. The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the longer battery lifes (9 hours) amongst MacBooks of this age.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Wide Quad HD, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum WiFi Data Rate

With a maximum WiFi data rate of 1,300 megabit per second, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite fast maximum WiFi data rate compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. The slowest maximum WiFi data rate of MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 450 Mbit/s and the fastest is 1,300 Mbit/s.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina the maximum internal memory range from 8GB to 16GB. The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Narrow

With a width of only 314 millimeters, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is quite narrow compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have widths of between 280mm and 370mm, and the average width is 340mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. MacBooks that came out more than two years ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 16GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smallest total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have total storage capacity of between 120GB and 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age. The screen sizes of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina range from 11" to 16".

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,100 megahertz, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. Across all the MacBooks that have been around for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 1,000MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of only 2, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite old PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the laptops of this age and type the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.5.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Laptops of this age and type have hard drive capacity of between 120GB and 1TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 128 gigabytes) 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other MacBooks that came out more than two years ago. The maximum internal memories of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina range from 16GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 23GB.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. At only 3 megabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small L3 Cache

At only 3 megabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite small L3 cache compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The smallest L3 cache of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 3MB and the biggest is 8MB.

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Very Small Flash Memory

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly small flash memory (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average flash memory of MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 300GB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is a four processor thread notebook PC.

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other MacBooks that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec 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 an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most MacBooks that are a comparable age to it. Most portable PCs of this age and type have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connection
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Quality design and finish
Backlit keyboard
Sound quality
Display
Battery life
Not enough ports for a computer this size
No integrated optical drive
No matte screen option
No discrete graphics in this model
Expensive

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17 June 2014

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Reviewed 4 July 2013 by Procopio C.
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Reviewed 17 April 2013 by Dan H.
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Reviewed 9 February 2015 by Frederic M.

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Reviewed 6 June 2014 by Joseph H.
(Verified Purchase)

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Reviewed 15 January 2014 by Keith B.
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