|Dec 25, 2012, 12:56 AM||#2|
Most say the difference in negligible. When the i7 is maxed out on a task(s) it will kill the battery quicker BUT complete the task quicker than the i5. So there's really not much of a difference.
But I would say to be on the safe side, if you absolutely want the coolest temperature on your MBA, go with the i5.
|Dec 25, 2012, 12:56 AM||#3|
I have a 13' I7 Ultimate from 2011 15 months old. No extra heat and battery life is a solid 7 hours+ I'm not sure about the new ones though, but I won't be upgrading this one until next year anyway.
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Last edited by Macman45; Dec 25, 2012 at 12:57 AM. Reason: Typo
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