17" Unibody MacBook Pro Orders Begin Arriving

Two MacRumors readers (123free, UFOGoldorak) have reported receiving their orders for the new 17" unibody MacBook Pro today. UFOGoldorak has also posted preliminary benchmarks for the 2.93 GHz model with 4 GB of RAM.

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Originally planned for late January availability, Apple in early February informed customers of a delay that would result in shipments beginning on February 19th. Numerous readers began reporting this weekend that their order statuses had been updated to reflect that their machines were either being prepared for shipment or had already been shipped, several days ahead of Apple's announced shipping date.

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