Stories by James Galbraith

Penryn powers MacBook Pro gains

Just as the hubbub over the <a href="http://www.macworld.com/browse.html?tag=macbook+air">MacBook Air</a> has begun to quiet down, Apple has turned the spotlight on the rest of its laptop lineup. Last week <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/132255/2008/02/macbook.html">the company introduced new MacBook and MacBook Pro models</a>, replacing the Core 2 Duo processors with a new generation of faster chips and increasing the hard drive capacity.

From the lab: MacBook Pro benchmarks

The updated MacBook Pros <a href="http://www.macworld.com/news/2007/06/05/macbookpro/index.php">released by Apple this week</a> are performing in line with what you might expect, given the changes to the laptop line. But one puzzling result in a test we run to gauge graphics performance prevents us from making a definitive claim about the new MacBook Pros's performance just yet.