MacBook Pro (Late 2006)


Family: MacBook Pro

Codename: ?

Gestalt ID: 406

Minimum OS: 10.4.4

Maximum OS: 10.7.5

Introduced: October 2006

Terminated: June 2007


CPU: Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo (T7xxx)

CPU Speed: 2.16/2.33 GHz

CPU Cores: 2

FPU: integrated

Bus Speed: 667 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: 4 MB on-processor


RAM Type: PC2-5300 SO-DIMM

Minimum RAM Speed: 667 MHz

Onboard RAM: 0 MB

RAM slots: 2

Maximum RAM: 3 GB

Expansion Slots: 1 ExpressCard/34


Screen: 15.4/17" active matrix TFT

GPU: ATI Mobility Radeon X1600

VRAM: 128/256 MB GDDR3

Max Resolution: 1440x900/1680x1050

Video Out: dual-link DVI

Camera: iSight


Hard Drive: 120/160 GB 5400 RPM (w/SMS) (100/7200, 160/5400 and 200/4200 available BTO)

ATA Bus: Serial-ATA

Optical Drive: 24x/24x/10x/8x/6x/4x/2.4x CD-RW/DVD±RW/DVD+R DL


USB: 2/3 2.0

Firewire: 1

Firewire800: 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 (802.11n available via paid software upgrade)

Bluetooth: 2.0+EDR


Power: 85 Watts

Dimensions: 1.0" H x 14.1" W x 9.6" D

Weight: 5.6 lbs.


The 17.1" model had a 160 GB hard drive, a faster 24x/24x/16x/8x/8x/8x/8x CD-RW/DVD±RW/DVD+R DL SuperDrive, three 2.0 USB ports, and the following dimensions: 1" H x 15.4" W x 10.2" D.

Introduced in October 2006, the MacBook Pro (Late 2006) was essentially a speed-bump of the MacBook Pro and MacBook Pro (17-inch) models to include faster Intel Core 2 Duo processors. The 15.4" model also (re)gained a firewire800 port and a dual-layer SuperDrive. The MacBook Pro (Late 2006) shipped in three configurations: 15.4"/2.16 GHz/1 GB RAM/120 GB HD/128 MB VRAM/$1999, 15.4"/2.33 GHz/2 GB RAM/120 GB HD/256 MB VRAM/$2499, and 17"/2.33 GHz/2 GB RAM/160 GB HD/256 MB VRAM/$2799. All models were replaced in June 2007 by the MacBook Pro (Mid 2007).

Picture Credits:
Apple, Inc.