Technical Specifications

17-inch MacBook Pro

0.98 inch (2.50 cm)
15.47 inches (39.3 cm)
10.51 inches (26.7 cm)
6.6 pounds (2.99 kg)1


Connections and expansion


  • Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi wireless networking2 (based on IEEE 802.11n draft specification); IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
  •  Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)


Environmental Status Report

MacBook Pro is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • Highly recyclable aluminum and glass enclosure
  • Mercury-free LED-backlit display
  • Arsenic-free glass
  • BFR-free internal components
  • PVC-free internal cables
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
  • EPEAT Gold rating


17-inch MacBook Pro

Graphics and video support

17-inch MacBook Pro

All Models

Video output options

DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (optional)

VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (optional)

Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (optional)


Processor and memory

17-inch MacBook Pro



17-inch MacBook Pro

Optical drive


Battery and power5

Removable 50-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery

17-inch MacBook Pro


Built-in 95-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery


Electrical and operating requirements

Price January 2009

17-inch: 2.66GHz
Intel Core 2 Duo
320GB hard drive1
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M + 9600M
GT with 512MB
Illuminated keyboard
Built-in 8-hour battery2