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[title|MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011]
[summary]Released February 2011 / 2.0, 2.2, or 2.3 GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7 Processor[/summary]
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[title|MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011]
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You can cost-effectively upgrade a number of components in the MacBook Pro 15" Early 2011.
* '''Memory:''' If your MacBook Pro is still running with only the stock RAM, upgrading will provide a dramatic performance boost at minimal cost. [http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Installing-MacBook-Pro-15-Inch-Unibody-Early-2011-RAM/5905/1|Upgradingguide|5905|Upgrading] to the maximum of 16 GB (two 8 GB modules) is simple and provides unmatched performance.
* '''Memory:''' If your MacBook Pro is still running with only the stock RAM, upgrading will provide a dramatic performance boost at minimal cost. [http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Installing-MacBook-Pro-15-Inch-Unibody-Early-2011-RAM/5905/1|Upgradingguide|5905|Upgrading] to the maximum of 16 GB (two 8 GB modules) is simple and provides unmatched performance.
* '''Hard Drive:''' 500 or 750 GB hard drives came standard with the MacBook Pro 15" Early 2011. You can [http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Installing-MacBook-Pro-15-Inch-Unibody-Early-2011-Hard-Drive-Replacement/5895/1|upgradeguide|5895|upgrade] the drive up to 2 TB to expand your storage.
* '''Hard Drive:''' 500 or 750 GB hard drives came standard with the MacBook Pro 15" Early 2011. You can [http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Installing-MacBook-Pro-15-Inch-Unibody-Early-2011-Hard-Drive-Replacement/5895/1|upgradeguide|5895|upgrade] the drive up to 2 TB to expand your storage.
== Troubleshooting ==
The MacBook Pro 15" Mid 2011 Unibody's case is composed of a single block of aluminum, following the same process of the [[Topic:MacBook Unibody]] and the [[Topic:MacBook Pro 17" Unibody]]. The Unibody revision also introduced some features that were never before seen on an Apple laptop: the inclusion of dual video cards (one for regular use, one for graphics intensive applications), the Mini DisplayPort (which replaced the full-size DVI display connector), and larger hard drive and RAM capacities.
The MacBook Pro 15" Mid 2011 is one of the first Apple laptops powered by anfeatures a 2.4 GHz (2430M) Intel Core i5 with 3 MB on-chip L3 cache and a 2.2 GHz quad-core i7or 2.4 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge with 6 MB on-chip L3 cache. It features an AMD Radeon HD graphics processor. The newest addition tosports the family is Intel's new high-speed connector technology called Thunderbolt. Thunderbolt is supposed to transfer data at a ratesame 4 GB of 10 gigabits per second. It can also be used to connect computers to external monitorsRAM as the previous model and transfer data ata 256 MB jump to the same time, allAMD Radeon HD 6750M graphics processor with a single cable512 MB GDDR5 memory.
The MacBook Pro 15" Mid 2011 is one of the first Apple laptops powered by anfeatures a 2.4 GHz (2430M) Intel Core i5 with 3 MB on-chip L3 cache and a 2.2 GHz quad-core i7or 2.4 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge with 6 MB on-chip L3 cache. It features an AMD Radeon HD graphics processor. The newest addition tosports the family is Intel's new high-speed connector technology called Thunderbolt. Thunderbolt is supposed to transfer data at a ratesame 4 GB of 10 gigabits per second. It can also be used to connect computers to external monitorsRAM as the previous model and transfer data ata 256 MB jump to the same time, allAMD Radeon HD 6750M graphics processor with a single cable512 MB GDDR5 memory.
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