Apple MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo dissection photos

iFixit has posted the first internal photos of Apple’s Core 2 Duo ‘Merom’ MacBook Pro. The MacBook Pro disassembly is available at:

The disassembly features high resolution images of the redesigned logic board and Intel’s new Merom chip. Also included is the first photos of Apple’s 802.11n draft board for the MacBook, and Apple’s new 6x dual-layer 9.7mm SuperDrive.

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  1. Those MacBook Pros are becoming a better and better value every day compared with the MacBooks… so I am for the first time looking at purchasing a MBP instead of a MB to replace my iBook. But I have a question for those of you who own MacBook Pros:

    How does the finish hold up on these? Is it easily dented or scratched, and if it is scratched, those scratches are impossible to remove, right?


    How much do you find the aluminum decreases your AirPort range? I’ve heard the metal notebooks get significantly weaker signals than the (plastic) MacBooks.


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