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Macbook Pro 17 2011

Apple MacBook Pro 17-Inch 'Core i7' 2.4 Late 2011 Specs. Identifiers: Late 2011 17' - MD311LL/A - MacBookPro8,3 - A1297 - 2564. All MacBook Pro 17-Inch Models All 2011 Models Dynamically Compare This Mac to Others. Distribute This Page: Bookmark & Share Download: PDF Manual Quietly unveiled without a press release, the MacBook Pro 'Core i7' 2.4 17-Inch (Late 2011) features a 32 nm. The 16-inch MacBook Pro brings a whole new class of performance to the notebook. Thanks to a more advanced thermal design, the Intel Core i9 processor with up to 8 cores and 16 threads of processing power sustains higher performance for longer periods of time — and delivers up to 2.1 times the performance of a quad-core MacBook Pro. So whether you’re layering dozens of tracks and effects.

  1. Macbook Pro 17 2011
  2. Macbook Pro 17 2011 Specifications
Macbook Pro 17 2011

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Up to 4-core Intel Core i7

Up to 32GB

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MD311LL/A Specs

Apple continued the production of the MacBook Pro in late 2011 releasing the MD311LL/A . This 17-inch MacBook Pro with a Core i7 processor with 4 GB of 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM (PC3 – 10600) and 750 GB of hard drive space. This device includes the Thunderbolt standard port that supports 10 Gbps of bandwidth in both directions and is also used by peripherals to support resolutions as high as 2560×1600 and audio signal.


The MacBook Pro comes with a 750 GB of 6 Gb/s Serial ATA (5400 RPM) hard disk drive. This Macbook Pro 17 inch can be upgraded with any 2.5 inch hard drive or solid state drive.

Screen Size and Resolution

This MacBook Pro is a 17” screen version with a widescreen TFT active-matrix and a 1920×1200 resolution. The screen is also LED-backlit.

Inclusive Features

The MacBook Pro includes the following features and ports:

  • 8X DL “SuperDrive”
  • AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n) which allows connection to the best Wi-Fi bands available
  • Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR allowing for quick PAN (Personal Area Network) connections and transfers
  • FireWire 800 port
  • Gigabit Ethernet is provided for your Local Area Network (LAN) connections
  • 3 USB 2.0 Ports are supplied for the connection of external keyboards, printers, external hard disks etc.
  • Optical digital audio in/out for connecting some external audio equipment like headphones and microphones
  • Thunderbolt standard port that is backward compatible with a Mini DisplayPort and can support an audio signal and a 2560×1600 resolution
  • SDXC Card Slot
  • No button glass multi-touch trackpad with support for new “four finger” gestures and programmable zones
  • FaceTime HD webcam

Processor & Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

Macbook Pro 17 2011

This MacBook Pro comes with a pre-installed MacOS X 10.7.2 (11C74), 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7 2760QM (Sandy Bridge) processor and dual graphics processors – an AMD Radeon HD 6770M with 1 GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory and an Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics processor that shares 384 MB of memory with the system.

Memory & Architecture

Macbook Pro 17 2011

Your applications installed on the MacBook Pro are also guaranteed to run faster with a 256k level 2 cache and a 6 MB Level 3 cache plus a 5 GT/s frontside bus with 4 GB of 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM (PC3 – 10600) for its RAM. All of this is centered around a 64-Bit architecture.

Battery Life

The MacBook Pro comes with a 95-watt-hour lithium polymer battery that provides 7 hours of wireless web use.


This MacBook Pro comes standard with 4GB of RAM, but users have the ability to upgrade it up to 16GB. The operating system of the MacBook Pro can also be upgraded from its pre-installed MacOS X 10.7.2 (11C74) to up to current MacOS X 10.13.x. It can also be a host to the Windows OS 7 (32-Bit) and accommodate operating system as high as the Windows 8.1 (64-Bit). This MacBook Pro comes with dimensions of 0.98 x 15.47 x 10.51 in and a weight of 6.6 lbs (2.99 kg).

Macbook Pro 17 2011 Specifications

Introduced:October 24, 2011

Discontinued: June 11, 2012

Screen Size and Resolution


Screen Size

17 inches

Level 1 Cache

32k/32k x 4



Level 2/Level 3 Cache

256k x 4, 6MB


RAM Type

PC3-10600 DDR3


1 (2 Cores)

Min. RAM Speed

1333 MHz



Standard RAM

4 GB


2.4 GHz

Maximum RAM

16 GB


Core i7 (l7-2760QM)

RAM Slots


Processor Upgrade


Motherboard RAM





System Bus Speed

5 GT/s

Video Card

Radeon HD 6770M

Cache Bus Speed

2.4 GHz (Built-in)





Standard VRAM

1 GB

EFI Architecture


Maximum VRAM

1 GB


Inclusive Features and Ports

Standard Storage

750 GB HDD

Standard Optical Drive

8X DL “SuperDrive”

Storage Speed

5400 RPM

Standard Ethernet

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Storage Dimensions

2.5” (9.5 mm)

Standard Modem


Storage Interface

Serial ATA (6 Gb/s)

Standard Air Port

802.11a/b/g/n (450 Mbit)


Standard Bluetooth



95 W h Li-Poly

USB Port 2.0


Battery Life

7 hours

FireWire 800





Case Type


Inclusive Input

Trackpad (Inertial)

Form Factor

MacBook (Unibody)

SDXC Card Slot


Apple Order No




Apple Subfamily

Late 2011 17”



Apple Model Number

A1297 (EMC 2564)

Sound Out


Model ID

MacBook Pro 8.3

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