Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A Review

Posted by Stefan on November 23rd, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Released in April, 2010 Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A is not known for its processor or advance computing power. Apple Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A is known for its aesthetic quality, sturdiness and the look and feel of the notebook, especially its keybaord.

With the Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A you will feel the solid construction quality and elegance.  All Apple computers are constructed with good look, feel in mind and Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A is not an exception.

Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A Processor

This Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A is powered by 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor.  Although this processor is still slow – as – intel has launched its core i3 and core i5 processor way back and Apple is still going on with the way old processor. As a techie this is highly disappointing to see that Apple does not keep up with the pace of the technology. True, Intel core 2 duo at 2.4 GHz is not a slow processor. But why not buy a Sony Viao with core i3 processor – you get faster processor, aesthetic quality and save yourself $500.

Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A Screen

The Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A has a small 13.3 inch LED-backlit screen that has a resolution of  1280×800 resolution. The Screen gives out decent and brilliant graphics.If you work on many windows simultaneously you may find the screen size a little bit too small.  However, the small screen size means better portability.

Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A HDMI Connectivity

One of the good points with Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A is that it comes with an HDMI connector, so you can hook up a LCD TV to your computer and watch movie or picture directly on your TV.

Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A Battery Life

Teh Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A has a great battery life that lasts for over 9 hours. If you need a large battery life the this Macbook is right choice for you.

Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A Memory and Hard Disk

Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A  comes with 4GB of DDR memory. However, the intel core 2 Duo processor, a very old proceesor, does not communicate with the memory directly making the processor to the memory transfer very slow.  The newer core i3 processors have integrated memory controller making the overall performance much better.

The Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A  comes with 250GB hard drive. There should be a any scope of compalaint,as, very few people will need memory of more than 250 GB. But if you do need to store a lot of vide and you do a lot of video processing you may find that this space may be a little less.

Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A  Pros

– Good in aesthetic, build quality
– Good battery life
– Portable

Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A Cons


– Old , slow intel core 2 processor.
– Small screen 13.3 inch
– Way more expensive for an old processor

Bottom line

Apple enthusiast who love the Brand name must realize that Apple is charging more money for the brand than it should. The notebook is way more expensive for and old processor that is available at a throwaway price. Do give some consideration sony viao notebooks.

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