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nagihcim1
Jul 5, 2013, 10:24 AM
Is the new 2013 MBA capable of playing 1080p video smoothly?



happyhippo1337
Jul 5, 2013, 10:50 AM
only in i7/8GB/512 configuration.

Guess you are trolling, aren't you?

NewbieCanada
Jul 5, 2013, 10:53 AM
It will play it smoothly, and can easily output it to an external monitor, but of course the built-in screen is only 1440x900

nagihcim1
Jul 5, 2013, 11:09 AM
I figured it would be fine, thanks Newbie

Ollifi
Jul 5, 2013, 01:21 PM
only in i7/8GB/512 configuration.

Guess you are trolling, aren't you?

You really mean i5/4/128 isn't enough for smooth 1080p video playing??

Suraj R.
Jul 5, 2013, 02:12 PM
You really mean i5/4/128 isn't enough for smooth 1080p video playing??

LOL like he said he's trolling. My i5/8 /128 plays 1080p content on its own screen or on my 23" 1080p HP monitor just fine.

Ollifi
Jul 6, 2013, 01:04 AM
Okay, but I think 4GB is totally enough for smooth HD playing, isn't it?

luisito
Jul 6, 2013, 01:49 AM
Is the new 2013 MBA capable of playing 1080p video smoothly?

Smooth as butter. :) I am loving it!

Lunfai
Jul 6, 2013, 03:13 AM
Okay, but I think 4GB is totally enough for smooth HD playing, isn't it?

It won't be the best quality because the display isn't 1080p, but I doubt you care :P

Ollifi
Jul 6, 2013, 03:36 AM
Yes, I know. But 8GB doesn't make the display 1080p, does it? ;) So I think HD video playing is as smooth with both 4GB and 8GB RAM.

tooobe
Jul 6, 2013, 04:03 PM
Are you serious? My 1.6ghz Core2Duo with 2GB played back 1080p smoothly, that should give you a hint.

tylerwatt12
Jul 6, 2013, 08:00 PM
2013 MBA can handle 4K very well :D