Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Jun 2007 14:37 UTC, submitted by Alexandros Roussos
Apple Apple updated its online stores today and released updated MacBook Pros with speed, storage, ram and graphics improvements. The 15 inch models also benefit from a LED backlit display while the 17 inch adds higher resolution display option.
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RE[2]: 2 GB of RAM...
by CrimsonScythe on Tue 5th Jun 2007 15:42 UTC in reply to "RE: 2 GB of RAM..."
CrimsonScythe
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2005-07-10

Intel makes the chipset, not Apple. According to [1] the chipset supports DDR2 533 or DDR2 667, unfortunately not DDR2 800. Perhaps we'll have to wait until Penryn before we'll see DDR2 800.

[1] http://download.intel.com/design/mobile/datashts/31627301.pdf

Edited 2007-06-05 15:48

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RE[3]: 2 GB of RAM...
by kamil_chatrnuch on Tue 5th Jun 2007 16:17 in reply to "RE[2]: 2 GB of RAM..."
kamil_chatrnuch Member since:
2005-07-07

i'm sorry, but several sources have stated today, that the new macbook pro is using the intel "santa rosa" platform, which indeed supports DDR2-800.

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RE[4]: 2 GB of RAM...
by CrimsonScythe on Tue 5th Jun 2007 20:41 in reply to "RE[3]: 2 GB of RAM..."
CrimsonScythe Member since:
2005-07-10

Did you see the pdf document I linked? If not, check it out. It is the datasheet for the Santa Rosa (i.e. Mobile Intel 965 Express) chipset, in which is states that only DDR2 533 and DDR2 667 are supported. We can hope, however, that the chipset indeed supports higher speed memory than Intel says, but don't bet on it.

If you're going to go by any source today, I suggest believing Intel on this one ;-)

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