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MacBook Air (Mid-2013) Review Roundup
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fox wrote:
I'm in the market for a new MBA, and seeing these benchmarks, it's a tough call as to whether the extra speed of an i7 is worth $150 to me. I don't do anything on a computer that requires a lot of horsepower, but the faster processor might be useful in the future. One thing for sure; I wouldn't worry about its extra energy draw on this machine, given its incredible battery life.


The i7 isn't the best value. It's not like you are jumping up to a quad core (like in the mini i7 upgrade). Additional RAM and perhaps AppleCare is money better invested.
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