Updating processors mac

See at Adorama The CPU — central processing unit — is the engine that makes your Mac go.

Diving into the hardware specs, the Mac Book now maxes out at up to a 1.3GHz Core i7 processor, the 13-inch Mac Book Pro has up to a 3.5GHz Core i7, and the 15-inch Mac Book Pro goes up to a 3.1GHz Core i7 processor.

Finally, the long-languishing Mac Book Air is getting an update, albeit a minor one — Apple is giving the Air a desperately needed speed boost, now offering a faster 1.8GHz Intel processor — the company has yet to offer more details, aside from the speed boost — but that’s about it.

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When it comes to build-to-order options, is it worth bumping up the processor, memory, and storage? You can buy a ready-to-ship Mac at any Apple Store, reseller, or online vendor, but if you want something custom, you have to go to Apple's website and build it to order (BTO).

Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 are included in the base configuration of 13-inch Mac Book Pro, with Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650 included in the higher spec option.

Elsewhere, the 15-inch Mac Book Pro now comes standard with more powerful Radeon Pro 555 discrete graphics with 2GB video memory, while a Radeon Pro 560 with 4GB memory is also available as an option.Overall, the updates across the Mac Book line show that Apple is committed to staying competitive in the laptop space, even if the spec boost fails to address larger problems with the products like Apple’s unwavering commitment to USB-C or the gimmicky Touch Bar.Still, given the huge amount of time that has historically gone between even spec boosts for some Apple products, like the i Mac or Mac Pro, it’s nice to see that the company seems to be trying harder to keep things updated going forward.Apple announced internal updates to its entire range of Mac Books today at its WWDC keynote, with all models shipping today.The main upgrade announcement is that seventh generation Intel Kaby Lake processors are now included in all upgraded 12-inch Mac Books and Mac Book Pros.The new hardware includes improved Retina displays, Kaby Lake processors, and upgraded memory and storage options.