Apple's Valentine's present: faster MacBook Pros

Summary:In a surprise move Apple today announced that they speed-bumped the original MacBook Pro configurations to 1.83 and 2.0GHz without notice.

In a surprise move Apple today announced that they speed-bumped the original MacBook Pro configurations to 1.83 and 2.0GHz without notice. The faster 2.0GHz MBP's will begin shipping "this week" and the 1.83GHz configurations "next week" according to Apple.

Apple also added a third top-of-the-line 2.16GHz MacBook Pro configuration today that will cost an extra US$300 and will retail for US$2799. The 2.16GHz model is about 4-5 weeks behind to slower configurations according to a PowerPage source.

Topics: Apple

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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