The MacBook Pro “Core i7” 2.3 15-Inch (Mid-2012/USB 3.0) features a 22 nm “Ivy Bridge” 2.3 GHz Intel “Core i7” processor (3615QM), with four independent processor “cores” on a single silicon chip, a 6 MB shared level 3 cache, 4 GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM (PC3-12800) installed in pairs (two 2 GB modules), a 500 GB Serial ATA (5400 RPM) hard drive, an 8X DL “SuperDrive”, dual graphics processors — a NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 512 MB of dedicated GDDR5 memory and an “integrated” Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics processor that shares system memory, as well as an integrated 720p FaceTime HD webcam. The standard configuration of this model has an LED-backlit 15.4″ widescreen TFT active-matrix “glossy” display (1440×900 native resolution), but also was available via custom configuration with a “high-res” glossy or antiglare 1680×1050 display for an additional US$100. Connectivity includes AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit Ethernet, a Firewire “800” port, two USB 3.0 ports, a “Thunderbolt” port, separate audio in and out ports, and an SDXC card slot. This model uses a “Unibody” aluminum case design — milled from a single piece of aluminum — and has a backlit keyboard, a “no button” glass “inertial” multi-touch trackpad, and a non-swappable battery design that provides an Apple estimated 7 hours of battery life.
- 2.3 GHz Intel QuadCore i7 64-bit processor / Authentic 85W MagSafe Power adapter & extension
- 16GB DDR3 Memory / 1TB Solid State Hybrid Drive / Fresh installation of Mac OS 10.12 Sierra / Factory reset / 7 hour battery
- 15.4 inch LED-backlit display 1440-by-900 resolution, Two USB ports, one ThunderBolt Port, one FireWire in800in port, one SD card slot, one Gigabit Ethernet port
- Airport Wifi Card; inmulti-touchin (4 finger) trackpad; Bluetooth; iSight Web Cam; 8x slot-loading SuperDrive with double-layer DVD support (DVDR DL, DVDRW, CD-RW)