Apple MacBook Pro 17 inch - Spring 2010 Edition - Intel Core i5 / i7 MC024

  • Apple MacBook Pro 17 inch -  Spring 2010 Edition - Intel Core i5 / i7 MC024
82
Based on 20 scores, 26 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Huge screen, very good quality, Great battery life, Very good performance, Great keyboard, touchpad, Great looks, solid build
  • Huge screen, Seamless switching between graphics chips, Longer battery life than previous 17-inch model, Ability to output audio using MiniDisplay Port connection, New inertial scrolling.
  • Advanced graphics; Intel Core i5 and i7 chips finally offered; unmatched battery life

Cons:

  • Glossy screen, Expensive
  • No video adapters included, Larger and heavier than Apple's other laptops

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechRadar on 90

The 2011 MacBook Pro refresh is far more radical than it might seem. At a glance, the aluminium unibody Apple MacBook Pro line-up – including this top-of-the-range 17-inch model – look pretty much the same as their...

By RegHardware on 90

Certainly, at this end of the range, Apple hardware appears expensive, but if you’re after a high-end laptop, use the MacBook Pro 17in for any length of time and it will constantly remind you that there’s a reason why it commands such a...

By LaptopZ on -

•17-inch Apple MacBook Pro matte screen17-inch Apple MacBook Pro, compared with 13 and 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro, the overall design has not changed much, but size is larger and weight, thickness are more well-controlled. 17-inch MacBook Pro is...

By Pocket-lint on 90

Gorgeous, effective, powerful and huge. With a price ticket to match Key specs3.5mm jack, Bluetooth, Ethernet, FireWire, Li-ion battery, USB,...

By PC Authority on 67

Sleek, graceful, and a glorious 17in screen. See how the Apple MacBook Pro 17 compared to other desktop replacement laptops in our latest roundup...

By Digital Arts Online on 80

The new 17-inch MacBook Pro costs the same and looks the same as the £1,899 17-inch MacBook Pro released last year. But inside, a 2.53GHz Intel Core i5 replaces the 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo used previously. The dual graphics processors and the way...

By Macworld UK on 80

The new 17in MacBook Pro costs the same and looks the same as the £1,899 17in MacBook Pro released last year. But inside, a 2.53GHz Intel Core i5 replaces the 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo used previously. The dual graphics processors and the way you...

By NotebookCheck on 89

The 17" MacBook Pro is faster and also a bit more economic, due to the new Core i processors and the GeForce GT 330M. You gain a bit of battery life on average with the now automatic switching between integrated and dedicated graphic card. So much to...

By PCWorld India on 87

The new Core i5 MacBook Pro 17-inch, Apple's top-of-the-line laptop is packed with better hardware than ever before, enabling it to scale new performance milestones. It has excellent design and build quality, sports a large, high-quality screen, and...

By TechRadar on 80

Apple's 17-inch MacBook Pro is the Rolls-Royce of the MacBook Pro range. For many users it's overkill. Not everyone needs the power and versatility it offers, and at a hundred pounds shy of two grand (possibly more, if you choose customisation...

By PC Authority on 83

The desirable MacBook Pro now bears Intel’s Core i7 processor and shows the limitations of design...

By T3 Magazine on 80

A fantastic under-the-hood upgrade brings a host of new technologies to the 17-inch MacBook...

By Macworld on 80

Apple’s latest 17-inch MacBook Pro—released as part of last month’s laptop overhaul—offers an impressive mix of price savings and performance gains over the 17-inch model it replaces. To recap the recent changes to Apple’s...

By Computer Shopper on 86

The inclusion of Core i5 and i7 processors, improved graphics technology, and unbeatable battery life take the big-screen MacBook Pro to the next level....

By About.com on 80

Pros: Apple does provide a very sizable 500GB hard drive allowing for a large number of applications, data and media files. Performance is impacted slightly by a slower 5400rpm spin rate on the drive but this won't be much of an issue for many people. Apple

Cons: Expensive, No Access To Change Battery Or Hard Drive, AutoSwitching Hybrid Graphics Sometimes Uses More Battery Than It Should

International Review By Macworld France on -

Les performances générales des MacBook Pro sont revues à la hausse au prix d'une partie graphique plus faible sur la moitié des nouveaux modèles. Le laboratoire de Macworld aux États-Unis a réalisé des tests sur l'ensemble des nouveaux MacBook...

International Review By pc.zoznam.sk on -

Dostali sme sa k záverečnej časti článku, kde si pekne zhrnieme doteraz nadobudnuté informácie. Ako obvykle, zameriam sa na pozitíva i negatíva, tými lepšími správami...

International Review By Smartson on -

Testarna tycker mycket om Apple Macbook 17 tum. Prestanda, batteritid, skärm och utseende imponerar alla på testarna. På minussidan finns inte mycket mer än det höga...

International Review By Alt om DATA on 70

En virkelig flot laptop. Brugervenligheden er i top, men den skuffer en anelse på ydelsen, det manglende blu-ray-drev, det meget varme batteri og ikke mindst den ekstremt høje pris. Men det er altså stadig en lækker lille...

International Review By NotebookCheck IT on 84

Il MacBook Pro Unibody da 17" (MBP) è il modello top di gamma tra i notebook Apple e, insieme al MBP 15", il notebook più potente con Mac OS X. Esso è anche il più leggero e sottile computer da 17" della sua categoria...