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Apple MacBook Pro 17 inch 2011-02 MC725D/A

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro 17 inch 2011-02 MC725D/A. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the keyboard and design are overall positive, but opinions about the durability and size are different. There are some less positive comments about the price and usability.

performance, design, keyboard

usability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple MacBook Pro 17 inch 2011-02 MC725D/A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Tobias Winkler (

Review Apple MacBook Pro 17 Early 2011 (2.2 GHz quad-core, glare-type screen)


Apple's Figurehead. The MacBook Pro 17" is Apple's top-of-the lin

Simple Design; Very Sturdy Case; Trackpad; Keyboard Quality; Display: Bright, Good Contrast, sRGB; Keyboard Backlight; Application Performance; Graphics-Rendering; Battery Life in Mac OS X; Low System Noise under Light Use; Quite Portable for its Size;...

Clock Rate Drops under Heavy Use (Power Supply too Small); High CPU Temp under Heavy Use; Loud under Heavy Use; Small "Enter" Key; Reflective Screen; On-Board GPU Inactive in Windows...; ...Causing Shorter Battery Life; No UMTS, No Docking Port, No USB...

Considering the sum of all parts, the quality of the MBP 17 at best only comes close to being matched in the 17" laptop segment. A real-world 7-hour battery life in a 3-Kg form and very good performance is previously unheard of. Taking away one...

May, 2011