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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina 4 Core Intel Core I7 2.3GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.4" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7 2.3GHz 16GB 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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24 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Based on 3,046 expert and user reviews, Apple has excellent ratings for its notebook PCs. Apple also has excellent ratings specifically within its MacBooks range compared to other brands.

Very Fast Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

At 76.8 gigabytes per second, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly fast maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of laptops of a similar spec and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 25GB/s, the fastest is 77GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 30GB/s.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (2 gigabytes) amongst MacBooks of this age. Across all the portable PCs that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 2GB.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of MacBooks that were released more than two years ago is 4GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 8.9GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 16GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Apple Macbook Pro Retina (£2,500.00) which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most MacBooks that are a similar age to it. In addition, this laptop 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 laptops of this spec and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many MacBooks that have been on the market for more than two years. 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 alternative laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 11" to 16", and the average screen size is 14". The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly big screen size (15.4 inches) compared to most of the other MacBooks that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 15.4" notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Apple Macbook Pro Retina (£2,500.00).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The smallest total storage capacity of MacBooks that were released more than two years ago is 120GB and the biggest is 1TB.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Retina (£2,500.00) (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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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 MacBooks that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

MacBooks that were launched more than two years ago have maximum internal memories of between 16GB and 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 23GB. The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the bigger maximum internal memories (32,768 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Two Thunderbolt Ports

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is a two thunderbolt port notebook PC.

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Cache Memory

At 6 megabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly big cache memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have cache memories of between 3MB and 6MB.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between 128 and 999 solid-state drive capacity.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has more processor threads than most of the laptops that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. This laptop is a eight processor thread portable PC compared to most of the laptops that were released more than two years ago which only have between two and seven processor threads.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina the L3 caches range from 3MB to 8MB. With a L3 cache of 6 megabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite big L3 cache compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.5MB. The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Flash Memory

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the bigger flash memory (512 gigabytes) amongst MacBooks of this age. MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have flash memory of between 120GB and 1TB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Across all the MacBooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina the battery capacities range from 35Wh to 95Wh. With a battery capacity of 95 watt-hours, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

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 (64-bit) range from 8GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 11GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite big maximum 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. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina the maximum internal memory range from 8GB to 16GB.

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1 Reason Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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4 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 2.3 gigahertz, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Average Battery Life

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty typical battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 (9h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2 kilograms, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Apple Macbook Pro Retina (2kg).

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Specification

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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Display
Screen Size
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Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Battery
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Storage Relative Humidity Range
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WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Backlit keyboard
Sound quality
Display
Battery life
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No integrated optical drive
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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.

Sadly you can't find too many reviews of this machine. I'm not a professional reviewer so take mine with a grain of salt. Frankly I'm being generous by giving this machine a 4/5 eggs. The price is... Read more…

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

We bought this camera to setup as a baby monitor. It works wonderfully for this purpose. The tablet app works well for checking on the baby when he sets off the audio baby monitor at night, but... Read more…

Reviewed 15 January 2014 by Keith B.
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