Our colleagues at UBM TechInsights did a partial teardown of the new MacBook Pro from Apple. We have the pictures. The disassembled unit appears to be the $2799 configuration of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina screen. TechInsights did a separate teardown of the solid state drive (SSD) in the MacBook Pro, including x-ray images.
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Zooming in on the motherboard, we find the following components:
an NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M GPU (the chip in the center-bottom with a green edge and blue center).
a 2.6-GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz) with 6MB shared L3 cache (the big rectangle to the right of the GPU).
Hynix H5TC2G83CFR DDR3L SDRAM (the 16 chips above the CPU).
an Intel DSL3510L Thunderbolt controller (the big square above the SDRAM).
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