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Laptop Program: Recommended 15" MacBook Pro: Best
Updated: 24 June 2019 06:45 AM
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15" MacBook Pro, Touch Bar and Touch ID
2.3GHz 8-Core Processor with Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz 
512 GB Storage

  • 2.3GHz 8-core 9th-generation Intel Core i9 processor
  • Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz
  • Radeon Pro 560X with 4GB of GDDR5 memory
  • 16GB 2400MHz DDR4 memory
  • 512GB SSD storage1
  • Retina display with True Tone
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID
  • Four Thunderbolt 3 ports

OCAD University Recommended Systems

Already Own a 15" MacBook Pro?

Here is our minimum recommended specification for older MacBook Pro models.

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2015)

  • Intel Core i7 Processor (Quad processor)
  • 8 GB Recommended minimum, 16 GB best
  • 256 GB SSD or better