An Apple MacBook Gone Pro

It doesn't look that different to from the old Power Book, but the new Intel Core Duo chips really set this laptop apart

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Greatly improved performance for common tasks

The Bad: Third-party software applications can run slowly

The Bottom Line: Outperforms competitors with hardware and software innovations

Apple's switch of its mainstream products to Intel chips was completed in May with the release of the MacBook. I've been testing its more expensive sibling, the MacBook Pro, for a couple months and am reviewing it as part of a series on high-end notebooks.

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