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Apple 13″ MacBook Pro – Dual Core i5 2.3GHz – 2011 – Build to order

Apple 13″ MacBook Pro – Dual Core i5 2.3GHz – 2011 – Build to order


Intel Core i5 Processor 2.3GHz
Supports Turbo Boost to 2.9GHz
13.3" Widescreen 1280x800 LED Backlit TFT Glossy Display
Intel HD Graphics 3000
8X DL SuperDrive
Bluetooth & Wifi

MC700LL/A A1278 mac OS X Sierra


These MacBook Pro’s have been ASD tested and refurbished by our own in house team of Apple Certified Technicians to work straight from the box, with a fresh installation of the latest Apple OS X Sierra and come with a 6 month warranty, so you can buy with confidence.

The Intel i5 Dual Core processor make these units ideal for home or office use and they will sync with your other Apple products, such as iMac’s, iPad’s & iPhone’s easily.

The base model is 4GB / 320GB HDD, but you can configure to your own requirements using the drop-down fields.

Please note that these units have scratching to the external casing, but are great working units, just a bit scuffed on the aluminium external casing.

All purchases from MacBank are supplied inclusive of 20% VAT, with an invoice to confirm.

Additional information


4GB, 8GB


320GB, 500GB, 1TB


Screen Size


Built to order


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Full Specification

The MacBook Pro “Core i5” 2.3 13-Inch (A1278 / MC700LL/A) features a 32 nm “Sandy Bridge” 2.3 GHz Intel “Core i5” processor (2415M), with two independent processor “cores” on a single silicon chip, a 3 MB shared level 3 cache, 4 GB of 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM (PC3-10600) installed in pairs (two 2 GB modules), a 320 GB Serial ATA (5400 RPM) hard drive, an 8X DL “SuperDrive”, an Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics processor that shares 384 MB of memory with the system, an integrated FaceTime HD webcam, and an LED-backlit 13.3″ widescreen TFT active-matrix “glossy” display (1280×800 native resolution).

Connectivity includes AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Gigabit Ethernet, a Firewire “800” port, two USB 2.0 ports, audio in/out, an SDXC card slot, and a new “Thunderbolt” port that is backwards compatible with Mini DisplayPort and, likewise, supports an external display at 2560×1600 and passes an audio signal. Thunderbolt also supports other peripherals that use the Thunderbolt standard which provides up to 10 Gbps of bandwidth in both directions.

Product Identifiers



Product Family

MacBook Pro A1278


Processor Type

Intel Core i5

Processor Speed

2.3GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 to 2.9 GHz

Number of Cores



Display Technology


Display Size


Native Resolution

1280 x 800

Technical Features

Security Features

Kensington Lock Slot

Expansion Ports

2 x USB 2.0, 1 x FireWire 800, 1 x HDMI, RJ-45 (NIC), 1 x Thunderbolt Port


1 x SDXC Card Slot

Special Features

Integrated Video Camera, MagSafe Power Adapter Port

Hard Drive

Hard Drive Capacity


Hard Drive Speed

5400 RPM


Installed RAM


RAM Technology


Max Supported RAM


RAM Speed



Graphic Processor

Intel HD Graphics 3000

Installed Video Memory



Audio Output Type

Headphones, Speaker(s)

Audio Input Type

Integrated Microphone, Microphone


Networking Type

Bluetooth, Integrated 10/100/1000 Network Card, Integrated Wireless LAN, Network Adapter

Data Link Protocol

Bluetooth, Bluetooth 4.0, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n


Battery Run Time

Up to 7 Hours

Battery Technology

Lithium polymer


Release Date

February 2011

Input Method

Keyboard, Trackpad

Exterior Colour



About our warranty:

These MacBank items includes our FREE 6 month return to base warranty, phone, email and remote support (If applicable) via our secure high speed internet connection.

Our warranty covers all of the components in our Mac systems, if one should fail, we will endeavour to replace or repair it at your convenience.

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Dispatch and Delivery:

We aim to pack and dispatch all our items within 48 hours of payment (Monday to Friday). Items purchased over the weekend will usually be dispatched on Monday. For the entire UK, all items are delivered free of charge. Shipping to mainland Europe is also available.

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System I/O:

1 x Thunderbolt
1 x SDXC Card slot
2 x USB 2.0
1 x FireWire 800
1 x Ethernet


Whats in the box:

1 x 13″ Apple MacBook Pro 8,1
1 x 60W Magsafe Charger
1 x UK Power Cable
1 x MacBank Branded OS Restore USB