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Old Jun 18, 2013, 02:55 AM   #26
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yoyo5757 didn't mention in the original post which disk size he was thinking of getting, and there seems to be some evidence that the 128GB SSD may be slower than the 256GB/512GB drives, I'd still say upgrade the SSD to 256GB drive over an i7 or 8GB upgrade. 256GB storage would be a minimum for me.

That said the 128GB->256GB is $200, compared to $150 i5->i7 and $100 4GB->8GB so if you're on a budget this may not be an option.
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Old Jun 18, 2013, 03:44 AM   #27
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Old Jun 18, 2013, 09:54 AM   #28
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Faster proc is useless if you have a memory bottleneck just as if you are driving a Corvette on a two lane road in heavy traffic w/ no way to pass. So go w/ the RAM upgrade first.
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Old Jun 18, 2013, 01:05 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by snakes- View Post
I dont want hear the fan what maybe the issue is with the i7.
i ordered today my MBA 13 8gb/256 i5 i think its the best choice someone can make.
I got this config too
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