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Address: 384 Yonge Street (Major Intersection: Yonge and Gerrard)
Phone: (416) 840 7073
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Address: 251 Sheppard Avenue East (Major Intersection: Bayview and Sheppard)
Phone: (416) 840 7004
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Address: 3175 RutherFord Road (Major Intersection: Rutherford and Jane)
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Address: 8975 McLaughlin Road South. (Major Intersection: McLaughlin and Queen)
Phone: (416) 840 7071
|Introduction Date:||June 11, 2012||Discontinued Date:||N/A|
|Processors:||1 (2 Cores)||Geekbench:||6690/7323*|
|Processor Speed:||2.5 GHz||Processor Type:||Core i5 (I5-3210M)|
|Details:||This model is powered by a 22 nm, 64-bit Intel Mobile Core i5 "Ivy Bridge" (I5-3210M) processor which includes two independent processor "cores" on a single silicon chip. Each core has a dedicated 256k level 2 cache, shares 3 MB of level 3 cache, and has an integrated memory controller (dual channel). |
This system also supports "Turbo Boost 2.0" -- which "automatically increases the speed of the active cores" to improve performance when needed (up to 3.1 GHz for this model) -- and "Hyper Threading" -- which allows the system to recognize four "virtual cores" or "threads."
Also see: How fast are the "Mid-2012" 13-Inch and 15-Inch MacBook Pro models compared to one another? How fast are they compared to the models each replaced?
|System Bus Speed:||5 GT/s*||Cache Bus Speed:||2.5 GHz (Built-in)|
|ROM/Firmware Type:||EFI||EFI Architecture:||64-Bit|
|L1 Cache:||32k/32k x2||L2/L3 Cache:||256k x 2, 3 MB|
|RAM Type:||PC3-12800 DDR3L||Min. RAM Speed:||1600 MHz|
|Details:||Supports 1600 MHz PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM SO-DIMMs (204-pin). |
Also see: How do you upgrade the RAM in the "Mid-2012" 13-Inch and 15-Inch MacBook Pro models? How much RAM of what type do they support?
|Standard RAM:||4 GB||Maximum RAM:||16 GB*|
|Details:||4 GB of RAM is installed as two 2 GB modules, no slots free. |
*Apple officially supports a maximum of 8 GB of RAM, but third-parties have determined that this model actually is capable of using up to 16 GB of RAM with two 8 GB memory modules.
In the US (and many other countries), site sponsor Other World Computing sells memory -- as well as other upgrades -- for this MacBook Pro.
In Canada, site sponsor The Mac Market sells memory and other upgrades for this MacBook Pro.
Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
|Motherboard RAM:||None||RAM Slots:||2|
|Video Card:||Intel HD Graphics 4000||VRAM Type:||Integrated|
|Details:||This model has an Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics processor that shares memory with the system. |
Also see: What type of video processor is provided by the "Unibody" MacBook Pro models? Is it upgradable? Which models have "dedicated" and "integrated" video memory?
|Standard VRAM:||384 MB*||Maximum VRAM:||384 MB*|
|Built-in Display:||13.3" Widescreen||Native Resolution:||1280x800|
|Details:||13.3" color widescreen LED-backlit TFT active-matrix "glossy" display with a 1280 by 800 native resolution. |
Apple reports that this system also supports "1152 by 720, 1024 by 640, and 800 by 500 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio stretched; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio stretched"
Site sponsor Mission Repair offers free diagnosis of MacBook Pro hardware problems and a 24-hour repair service for this MacBook Pro. Display repacement, keyboard replacement, a hard drive upgrade service, and more are provided.
|2nd Display Support:||Dual/Mirroring||2nd Max. Resolution:||2560x1600|
|Details:||The maximum resolution supported on an external display is 2560x1600. |
Also see: Are there any adapters or "hacks" that make it possible to connect a second external display to a MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air model?
|Standard Hard Drive:||500 GB (5400 RPM)||Int. HD Interface:||Serial ATA (6 Gb/s)|
|Standard Optical:||8X DL "SuperDrive"||Standard Disk:||None|
|Details:||Apple reports that this slot-loading "SuperDrive" (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW) has a maxium write speed of "8x DVD-R, DVD+R; 4x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD-R; 10x CD-RW" and a maximum read speed of "8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-ROM; 6x DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, and DVD+RW; 24x CD".|
|Standard Modem:||None||Standard Ethernet:||10/100/1000Base-T|
|Standard AirPort:||802.11a/b/g/n (450 Mbit*)||Standard Bluetooth:||4.0|
|USB Ports:||2 (3.0)||Firewire Ports:||1 (800)|
|Details:||Two USB 3.0 ports (up to 5 Gbps), one Firewire "800" (up to 800 Mbps) port.|
|Expansion Slots:||SDXC Card Slot||Expansion Bays:||None|
|Details:||This model has an SDXC card slot. No expansion bays are provided.|
|Incl. Keyboard:||Full-size||Incl. Input:||Trackpad (Inertial)|
|Case Type:||Notebook||Form Factor:||MacBook (Unibody)|
|Apple Order No:||MD101LL/A||Apple Subfamily:||Mid-2012 13"|
|Apple Model No:||A1278 (EMC 2554*)||Model ID:||MacBookPro9,2|
|Details:||*Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model. In this case, please also note that the EMC number is not externally listed on the notebook so it cannot be used readily for identification. |
Also see: All Macs with the A1278 Model Number, the 2554* EMC Number, and the MacBookPro9,2 Model Identifier.
For more about these identifiers and how to locate them on each Mac, please refer to EveryMac.com's Mac Identification section.
|Battery Type:||63.5 W h Li-Poly||Battery Life:||7 Hours|
|Pre-Installed MacOS:||X 10.7.3 (11D2515)||Maximum MacOS:||Current|
|Minimum Windows:||7 (32-Bit)*||Maximum Windows:||7 (64-Bit)*|
|MacOS 9 Support:||None||Windows Support:||Boot/Virtualization|
|Details:||Also see: Are there any third-party programs to run Mac OS 9/Classic applications on Intel Macs? |
Site sponsor OHS specializes in heavily upgraded Macs capable of running both Mac OS X and Mac OS 9 applications.
For more on running Windows on Intel Macs, please refer to the exhaustive Windows on Mac Q&A.
|Dimensions:||0.95 x 12.78 x 8.94||Avg. Weight:||4.5 lbs (2.06 kg)|
|Original Price (US):||US$1199||Est. Current Retail:||US$1199|
|Details:||To purchase a 13-Inch MacBook Pro, free of sales tax, please call or order with BuyNCell online |
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