Apple MacBooks get a speed boost, up to 2.16GHz Core 2 Duo

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Apple has announced an upgrade to its line of consumer notebook computers. The MacBook has been speed bumped up to a 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, with the lower model coming in a 2.0GHz.

They both come with 1GB of memory, upgradeable to 2GB, the glossy 13.3 inch widescreen display, up to 200GB hard drive, built-in iSight, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950, slot loading optical drive, Airport Extreme, FireWire 400 and 2xUSB, Gigabit Ethernet, and Bluetooth.

It’s not a major upgrade, but it’s good to see Apple’s continual upgrade of its entry-level notebooks. The basic model costs £699.

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