This MacBook Pro is a beast of a computer, with a Intel Quad Core i7 “Ivy Bridge” processor, you will never run out of power. This model comes with 4 GBs of ram, however the maximum capacity is 16 GBs. Also, you can bump up the speed on this laptop even more with a SSD upgrade, it comes stock with a 500 GB hard drive. This would be a perfect computer for a video or audio producer or a graphic designer. You won’t need to worry about upgrading your Mac for awhile after this one.