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The original MacBook, available in black or white cases, was released on May 16, 2006, and used the Intel Core Duo processor and 945GM chipset, with Intel’s GMA 950 integrated graphics on a 667 MHz front side bus. Continue reading for ten more rarely seen pictures of an original prototype.
Later revisions of the MacBook moved to the Core 2 Duo processor and the GM965 chipset, with Intel’s GMA X3100 integrated graphics on an 800 MHz system bus. Sale of the black polycarbonate MacBook ceased in October 2008 after the introduction of the aluminum MacBook.
While thinner than the iBook G4 that it replaced, the MacBook is wider than the 12-inch model due to its widescreen display. In addition, the MacBook was one of the first (the first being the MacBook Pro) to adopt Apple’s MagSafe power connector and it replaced the iBook’s mini-VGA display port with a mini-DVI display port.