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Apple MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) Core i7 2760qm

Apple MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) Core i7 2760qm
Brand: Apple
Category: MacBook
  • Processor 2.4GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor
  • Display 17-inch (diagonal) high-resolution LED-backlit display
  • RAM 4GB or 8GB
  • Storage 128 GB (SSD), 256 GB (SSD), 512 GB (SSD), 500 GB (HDD), 750 GB (HDD)
  • Web Cam FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS
Apple MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011)
Apple MacBook Pro 17 inch Late 2011 Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Large and high-quality 17-inch display with a resolution of 1920×1200 and LED backlighting
  • Solid performance with Intel Core i7 processor and AMD Radeon HD graphics
  • Adequate storage with up to 1 TB HDD or 256 GB SSD options
  • Built-in FaceTime HD camera for video conferencing and taking photos
  • Great keyboard and trackpad for comfortable and accurate typing and navigation
  • Comes with pre-installed macOS X Lion operating system
  • Durable and well-built design for long-lasting use


  • Large and heavy design may not be portable or practical for some users
  • Limited upgradability options with non-user-replaceable RAM and limited storage expansion
  • Poor battery life of only up to 7 hours
  • Lack of modern features such as Thunderbolt ports and high-resolution displays
  • Outdated hardware and specs compared to modern laptops
  • May struggle with running newer and more demanding software and applications

Apple MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) laptop Specs

The MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) is a powerful laptop with a bright, high-resolution display. It’s also one of the largest and heaviest laptops on the market, making it difficult to carry around. The battery life is average, and the touchpad can be frustrating to use.

Overall, the MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) is a great choice for power users who need a large screen and don’t mind carrying a heavy laptop.

What are the specifications of the Apple MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) laptop:

  • Processor: 2.4GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor
  • Memory: 4GB/8GB of 1333MHz DDR3 onboard memory
  • Storage: 500 GB (HDD), 750 GB (HDD), 128 GB (SSD), 256 GB (SSD), 512 GB (SSD)
  • Display: 17-inch (diagonal) high-resolution LED-backlit glossy or optional antiglare widescreen display, 1920 by 1200 resolution
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6770M and Intel HD 3000 Graphics
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Camera: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: MagSafe power port, Gigabit Ethernet port, FireWire 800 port, Three USB 2.0 ports, Thunderbolt port, Audio line-in, Audio line out, ExpressCard/34 slot, Kensington lock slot, 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
  • Colours: Silver

Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Laptop
Released 24 October, 2011
Status Discontinued
External Buttons and Connectors MagSafe power port
Gigabit Ethernet port
FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps)
Three USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)
Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
Audio line in
Audio line out
ExpressCard/34 slot
Kensington lock slot

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Intel Core i7 2760QM “Sandy Bridge” (2.4 GHz)
Processor Speed 2.4 GHz
Processor Cores Quad Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 256 KB
Level 2 Cache 1 MB
Level 3 Cache 6 MB
Threads 8
Fabrication process 32 nm
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

RAM Speed 1333MHz
RAM Max upto 8 GB
User Upgradable No


Storage Type Hard Disk drive (HDD)
Storage Capacity 500 GB (HDD), 750 GB (HDD), 128 GB (SSD), 256 GB (SSD), 512 GB (SSD)
Technology SATA
User Upgradable No

Display Info

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) High-resolution LED-backlit glossy or optional antiglare
Size 17-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 1920 by 1200 (native)
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 133 ppi
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Max. brightness 300 cd/m²
Extras Resolutions

640 x 480
720 x 480
800 x 500
800 x 600
1024 x 640
1024 x 768
1152 x 720
1280 x 800
1280 x 1024
1600 x 1200
1680 x 1050
1920 x 1200 (native)


Height 0.98 inch (2.50 cm)
Width 15.47 inch (39.3 cm)
Depth 10.51 inch (26.7 cm)
Weight 6.6 pounds (2.99 kg)
Colors Silver

Graphics Card

GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. AMD Radeon HD 6770M and Intel HD 3000 Graphics
GPU Type Integrated/Dedicated
GPU Memory 1 GB GDDR5 (AMD Radeon HD 6770M)
384 MB DDR3 shared with main memory (Intel HD Graphics)
Fabrication process AMD 40 nm/Intel 32 nm
GPU boost clock AMD 725 MHz, Intel 1350 MHz

Operating System

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. macOS

Battery or Power Info

Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 95 W
Placement Non-removable

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers with subwoofers
Omnidirectional microphone (located under left speaker grille)
Audio line in minijack (digital/analog)
Audio line out/headphone minijack (digital/analog)
Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone
Speakers 2 – Built-in speakers
Microphone 1 – Built-in microphone

Connectivity Info

Bluetooth Features Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) wireless technology
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi (based on IEEE 802.11n specification)
Fingerprint No
Optical drive Yes, 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range. 1 – For Apple Remote Only
FireWire 1 – 800 Mbps

Input and Output

Keyboard and Trackpad Full-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted “T” arrangement)
Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control; supports inertial scrolling, pinch, rotate, swipe, three-finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap, and drag capabilities
USB Type-C No
Thunderbolt Yes
HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. Yes
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes, 10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
SD card reader Yes
Backlight Yes

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