MacBook (Mid 2009)


Family: MacBook

Codename: ?

Gestalt ID: 406

Minimum OS: 10.5.7

Maximum OS: 10.10.4

Introduced: June 2009

Terminated: October 2009


CPU: Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo (P7xxx/P8xxx)

CPU Speed: 2.13 GHz

CPU Cores: 2

FPU: integrated

Bus Speed: 1066 MHz

Register Width: 64-bit

Data Bus Width: 64-bit

Address Bus Width: 64-bit

Level 1 Cache: 32 kB data, 32 kB instruction

Level 2 Cache: 3 MB on-processor


RAM Type: PC2-6400 SO-DIMM

Minimum RAM Speed: 800 MHz

Onboard RAM: 0 MB

RAM slots: 2

Maximum RAM: 4 GB


Screen: 13.3" active matrix TFT

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 9400M

VRAM: 256 MB shared (see notes)

Max Resolution: 1280x800

Video Out: mini-DVI

Camera: iSight


Hard Drive: 160 GB 5400 RPM (w/SMS) (250 GB, 320 GB, 500 GB BTO)

ATA Bus: Serial-ATA

Optical Drive: 24x/24x/10x/8x/8x/4x/4x CD-RW/DVD±RW/DVD±R DL


USB: 2 2.0

Firewire: 1

Audio Out: stereo 24 bit mini, Optical S/PDIF

Audio In: stereo 24 bit mini, Optical S/PDIF

Speaker: stereo

Microphone: mono


Ethernet: 10/100/1000BaseT

Wi-Fi: 802.11a/b/g/n

Bluetooth: 2.1+EDR


Power: 60 Watts

Dimensions: 1.08" H x 12.78" W x 8.92" D

Weight: 5.0 lbs.


The MacBook's graphics chipset used a portion of main memory as VRAM. Though reported as a 256 MB graphics system, the chipset actually used up to 272 MB of RAM.

Introduced in June 2009, the MacBook (Mid 2009) was a modest speed-bump of the existing MacBook (Early 2009). The processor speed was increased by 6.5% to 2.13 GHz, and the hard disk capacity was increased by 33% to 160 GB. The MacBook (Mid 2009) shipped in a single $999 configuration, with 2 GB of RAM. It was replaced in October 2009 by the MacBook (Late 2009)

Picture Credits:
Apple, Inc.