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Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch 'Core i7' 2.8 Touch/Mid-2017 Specs

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Identifiers: Mid-2017 15' (Touch Bar) - MPTR2LL/A* - MacBookPro14,3 - A1707 - 3162

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We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. The MacBook Pro 'Core i7' 2.8 15-Inch (Mid-2017 Retina Display, Touch Bar, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) is powered by a 14 nm, 7th Generation 'Kaby Lake' 2.8 GHz Intel 'Core i7' processor (7700HQ), with four independent processor 'cores' on a single silicon chip, a 6 MB shared level 3 cache, 16 GB of onboard 2133 MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM and 256 GB of.

The MacBook Pro 'Core i7' 2.8 15-Inch (Mid-2017 Retina Display, Touch Bar, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) is powered by a 14 nm, 7th Generation 'Kaby Lake' 2.8 GHz Intel 'Core i7' processor (7700HQ), with four independent processor 'cores' on a single silicon chip, a 6 MB shared level 3 cache, 16 GB of onboard 2133 MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM and 256 GB of onboard flash storage (RAM cannot be upgraded at the time of purchase, but the flash storage could), and dual graphics processors -- an AMD Radeon Pro 555 with 2 GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory and an integrated Intel HD Graphics 630 graphics processor that shares memory with the system.
Externally, this notebook has an integrated 720p FaceTime HD webcam, a thin, backlit 'second generation' butterfly mechanism keyboard with an integrated 'Touch Bar' touch-sensitive control that adapts for different applications and provides Touch ID login support in lieu of traditional function keys, and a gigantic 'Force Touch' trackpad.
Additionally, it has a high-resolution LED-backlit 15.4' widescreen 2880x1800 (220 ppi, 500 nits) 'Retina' display, and a integrated battery that provides an Apple estimated 10 hours of runtime.
This notebook is offered in either silver colored aluminum or a darker 'Space Gray' colored aluminum housing (but not other colors) and weighs just a bit more than 4 pounds (1.83 kg).
Connectivity includes 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, four 'Thunderbolt 3' ports (USB-C connector), and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
Compared to its predecessor, this model is effectively identical externally, but has a more advanced processor and architecture.
Also see:

  • What are all the differences between the 13-Inch and 15-Inch 'Mid-2017' MacBook Pro models? (In-Depth)
  • What are all the differences between the 'Mid-2017' MacBook Pro models and the 'Late 2016' models replaced? (In-Depth)
  • What are the 'pros and cons' of the 'Touch Bar' MacBook Pro models? Is one right for me? (Quick Read)

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Introduction Date:June 5, 2017 Discontinued Date:July 12, 2018
Details:The 'Introduction Date' refers to the date a model was introduced via press release. The 'Discontinued Date' refers to the date a model either was replaced by a subsequent system or production otherwise ended.
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Details:Also see: All models with a 64-Bit processor courtesy of EveryMac.com's Ultimate Mac Sort.
Details:Geekbench 2 benchmarks are in 32-bit and 64-bit modes, respectively. These numbers reflect an average of user provided 32-bit and 64-bit results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.
You also might be interested in reviewing all 32-bit and 64-bit Geekbench 2 user submissions for Macs with the MacBookPro14,3 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.
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Details:These Geekbench 3 benchmarks are in 32-bit mode and are for a single processor core and all processor cores, respectively. Both numbers reflect an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.
You also might be interested in reviewing all 32-bit single core and multicore Geekbench 3 user submissions for Macs with the MacBookPro14,3 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.
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Details:These Geekbench 3 benchmarks are in 64-bit mode and are for a single processor core and all processor cores, respectively. Both numbers reflect an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.
You also might be interested in reviewing all 64-bit single core and multicore Geekbench 3 user submissions for Macs with the MacBookPro14,3 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.
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Details:These Geekbench 4 benchmarks are are for a single processor core and all processor cores, respectively. All Geekbench 4 benchmarks are 64-bit. Both numbers reflect an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.
You also might be interested in reviewing all single core and multicore Geekbench 4 user submissions for Macs with the MacBookPro14,3 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.
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Details:These Geekbench 5 benchmarks are are for a single processor core and all processor cores, respectively. All Geekbench 5 benchmarks for the Mac are 64-bit. Both numbers reflect an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.
You also might be interested in reviewing all single core and multicore Geekbench 5 user submissions for Macs with the MacBookPro14,3 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.
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Processor Speed:2.8 GHz Processor Type:Core i7 (I7-7700HQ)
Details:This model is powered by a 14 nm, 64-bit 'Seventh Generation' Intel Mobile Core i7 'Kaby Lake' (I7-7700HQ) processor which includes four independent processor 'cores' on a single silicon chip. Each core has a dedicated 256k level 2 cache, shares 6 MB of level 3 cache, and has an integrated memory controller (dual channel).
This system also supports 'Turbo Boost 2.0' -- which 'automatically increases the speed of the active cores' to improve performance when needed (up to 3.8 GHz for this model) -- and 'Hyper Threading' -- which allows the system to recognize eight total 'cores' or 'threads' (four real and four virtual).
Also see: How fast are the 'Mid-2017' MacBook Pro models compared to one another? How fast are they compared to the models replaced? How fast are they compared to the non-Pro MacBook?
Details:*This model also can be custom configured with a 3.1 GHz Core i7 (I7-7920HQ) processor for an extra US$200. The custom configured Core i7 processor has a maximum Turbo Boost of 4.1 GHz. It also support 'Hyper Threading' -- which allows the system to recognize eight total 'cores' or 'threads' (four real and four virtual).'
EveryMac.com additionally has documented this custom configuration as its own model.
Details:Also see: Can you upgrade the processor in the Retina Display MacBook Pro models?
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System Bus Speed:8 GT/s (DMI3)*Cache Bus Speed:2.8 GHz (Built-in)
Details:*This system has a 'Direct Media Interface' -- specifically DMI3 -- that 'connects between the processor and chipset' in lieu of a traditional system bus. Intel reports that it runs at 8 GT/s.
Details:N/A
Details:*Each core has its own dedicated 256k level 2 cache and the system has 6 MB of shared level 3 cache.
Details:Shipped standard with 16 GB of 2133 MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM onboard.
Details:*16 GB of RAM is onboard and cannot be upgraded to a higher capacity at the initial time of system purchase or later.
Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
Details:There are no RAM slots. 16 GB of RAM is onboard. It cannot be upgraded after purchase at all.
Details:*This model has dual graphics processors -- a AMD Radeon Pro 555 with 2 GB of dedicated GDDR5 SDRAM and an Intel HD Graphics 630 graphics processor that shares system memory. The system automatically switches between graphics systems based on use (when applications use OpenGL, Core Graphics or other graphically demanding technologies, the system will use the dedicated AMD graphics, otherwise it will use the integrated Intel graphics to conserve battery life).
Details:*The AMD Radeon Pro 555 graphics processor has 2 GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory. The 'integrated' Intel HD Graphics 630 graphics processor shares memory with the system for graphics function.
For an extra US$100, at the time of purchase, it also was possible to upgrade this graphics processor to an AMD Radeon Pro 560 with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 SDRAM. It is not possible to upgrade the graphics processors after purchase.
Built-in Display:15.4' WidescreenNative Resolution:2880x1800
Details:This model has a 15.4' color widescreen LED-backlit display with IPS technology with a 2880 by 1800 native resolution at 220 ppi (178-degree viewing angle). It has a brightness rating of 500 nits and a wide color gamut (P3), as well. It also supports scaled resolutions of 1920 by 1200, 1680 by 1050, 1280 by 800, and 1024 by 640.
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2nd Display Support:Dual/Mirroring*2nd Max. Resolution:4096x2304 (x4*)
Details:*In addition to simultaneous support of the internal display, this model supports a maximum resolution up to 4096x2304 at 60 Hz at millions of colors on four external displays ortwo external displays at a maximum resolution up to 5120x2880 at 60 Hz at over a billion colors via Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C).
Standard Storage:256 GB SSD*Std. Storage Speed:N/A
Details:*This model shipped with a 256 GB SSD by default, but it could be upgraded at the time of purchase to 512 GB, 1 TB, or 2 TB for an extra US$200, US$600, or US$1400, respectively.
Also see: What SSD storage options are available for the 'Touch Bar' MacBook Pro models? Is it even possible to upgrade the storage?
Also see: SSD Compatibility Guide for All G3 & Later Macs.
Storage Dimensions:SolderedStorage Interface:Onboard (PCIe 3.0)
Details:This model has onboard PCIe 3.0-based storage. It cannot be upgraded.
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Details:*This model does not have an internal Ethernet port. However, an Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapter is available for US$29.
Details:802.11ac Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n compatible) and Bluetooth 4.2 standard.
Details:*This model has four Thunderbolt 3 ports (USB-C connector) that also support the USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard (up to 10 Gbps).
Details:This model does not have any expansion slots or bays.
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Incl. Keyboard:Full-sizeIncl. Input:Trackpad (Force Touch)
Details:Apple reports that the integrated keyboard has '64 (US) or 65 (ISO) keys, including 4 arrow keys' as well as a customizable 'Touch Bar' with integrated Touch ID login support. It has an ambient light sensor, too.
The 'Force Touch' trackpad offers 'precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures.'
Case Type:NotebookForm Factor:15' MacBook Pro (Touch Bar)
Details:This MacBook Pro uses a thin black and silver or black and dark 'Space Gray' 'unibody' case design milled from a single piece of aluminum with a 'catchless' magnetic latch. It does have integrated 'Touch Bar' capability with Touch ID login support.
Apple Order No:MPTR2LL/A*Apple Subfamily:Mid-2017 15' (Touch Bar)
Details:*The MPTR2LL/A order number refers to this model in Space Gray. In Silver, the order number is MPTU2LL/A.
Apple Model No:A1707 (EMC 3162)Model ID:MacBookPro14,3
Details:Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.
Also see: All Macs with the A1707 Model Number, the 3162 EMC Number, and the MacBookPro14,3 Model Identifier.
For more about these identifiers and how to locate them on each Mac, please refer to EveryMac.com's Mac Identification section.
Battery Type:76.0 W h Li-PolyBattery Life:10 Hours
Details:Apple reports that this model has a '76.0-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery' that provides 'up to' 10 hours of wireless web or iTunes movie playback. It likely is glued in place and cannot be replaced by an end user. When additional information is available, this will be updated. It has an 87W USB-C power adapter, too.
Also see: How do you replace the battery in the 15-Inch Retina Display MacBook Pro? Is it possible?
Pre-Installed MacOS:X 10.12.5 (16F2073)Maximum MacOS:Current
Details:This system fully supports the final version of macOS Sierra (10.12) as well as macOS High Sierra (10.13). Running macOS High Sierra (10.13), this model does support HEVC hardware acceleration.
This model is compatible with the final version of macOS Mojave (10.14), the final version of macOS Catalina (10.15), and the current version of macOS Big Sur (macOS 11), as well. When paired with a compatible iPad, it supports the Sidecar feature, too.
Also see: Which Macs are compatible with macOS Big Sur (macOS 11)? What are the system requirements? What are the major new features?
Minimum Windows:10 (64-Bit)*Maximum Windows:10 (64-Bit)*
Details:*The pre-installed version of Apple's Boot Camp supports the 64-bit version of Windows 10. Earlier versions of Windows are not supported.
MacOS 9 Support:NoneWindows Support:Boot/Virtualization
Details:Also see: Are there any third-party programs to run Mac OS 9/Classic applications on Intel Macs?
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Dimensions:0.61 x 13.75 x 9.48Avg. Weight:4.02 lbs (1.83 kg)
Details:In inches while closed - height by width by depth, (1.55 cm, 34.93 cm, 24.07 cm).
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Original Price (US):US$2399Est. Current Retail:US$1300-US$1600
Details:The original price is the same regardless of color.
Please note that on average the estimated current retail pricing of used systems is updated twice a year (please refer to the date on the bottom of the page for the date last updated).
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Video (Monitor): 4 (Thunderbolt 3/USB-C) Floppy (Ext.): None
Details:This model has four Thunderbolt 3 ports. These four ports support charging the notebook, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps), and USB 3.1 Generation 2 (up to 10 Gbps). An adapter is offered to connect the Thunderbolt 2 standard to Thunderbolt 3.
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Details:*This model has four Thunderbolt 3 ports (USB-C connector) that also support the USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard (up to 10 Gbps).
Details:No internal modem or Ethernet, although an Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapter is available for optional purchase. 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 are standard.
Details:N/A
Details:Three internal microphones. Has a single 3.5 mm headphone jack.
Details:Has a single 3.5 mm headphone jack. It does not support optical audio.
Details:N/A
Details:100V-240V AC, 87W USB-C power adapter. This model does not support a 'MagSafe' connector.

Global original prices for the MacBook Pro 15-Inch 'Core i7' 2.8 Touch/Mid-2017 in 34 different countries and territories follow; organized alphabetically by region.

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Original Prices - North & South America

Mexico:MXN $55,999 United States:US$2399

Original Prices - Europe

Denmark:DKK 21,499Finland:¤2899
Ireland:¤2899Italy:¤2899
Norway:NOK 26.990 Portugal:¤2899

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Switzerland:CHF 2'699 United Kingdom:£2349

Original Prices - Asia

India:Rs 205,900 Indonesia:N/A
Malaysia:RM 10,799The Philippines:PHP 139,990
Thailand:THB 85,900Vietnam:VND 59,390,000

Original Prices - Australia & New Zealand


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