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High-end MacBook Pro to switch to AMD graphics card?

Although we have heard a lot about Apple’s new low-end 13-inch MacBook Pro news, but also the upcoming 15-inch and 17 inch models have not heard any rumors. CNet site related news to this day had all kinds of summary some sort.

First, as media reports, Light Peak has been formally named “Thunderbolt”. Internet has burst 13 “MacBook Pro to configure the port picture.

“Thunderbolt is a new interface that allows consumers to connect those who need to transfer large amounts of data quickly peripherals, such as multi-block disk or a high-speed connection required external equipment.”

We already know, Thunderbolt will be coming out the new MacBook Pro, and the machine will use Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge processors. In addition, 13 “MacBook Pro with Intel integrated graphics chips only.

CNet also revealed, however, in addition to Intel’s integrated programs, the 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro will use AMD (formerly ATI) graphics card.

“As before the MacBook Pro, only in dealing with heavy graphics card will be activated when tasks. While in energy saving mode or do not need to give priority to high-end graphics capabilities, the system sets the default was transferred to Intel.”

CNet did not elaborate on what Apple will provide the AMD graphics card models. The current 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro powered by NVIDIA graphics card.

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