1.80GHz on the SSD

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    Do you think the 1.80GHz is worth the $300 dollar upgrade on the SSD? Why or why not?
     
  2. arn
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    depends on your needs.

    I would say if you can afford it, any little bit helps, since the processor is slower than most others

    If you don't want to spend the extra $300, it's not a big upgrade anyway and not a big bang/buck.

    You can also look at these benchmarks to help:
    http://arstechnica.com/reviews/hardware/macbook-air-ssd-review.ars/1

    arn
     
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    All the SSD models come with 1.8Ghz.

    Presumably you mean the HDD model?
     
  4. arn
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    You can custom build a 1.6GHz SSD or a 1.8GHz HDD.

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    Weird, you can't even get the HDD for the 1.8GHz. It comes with the SSD and you can't customize the drive.

    EDIT: I see what CD is saying. I tried checking the store and I couldn't customize the HD on either model. Now that I clicked your links I can customize the HD on the 1.6GHz but not the 1.8GHz.
     
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    The way you do that is to select the 1.6/80 and then choose to upgrade the CPU to 1.8. That's how you get a 1.8/80.
     
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    Hah. Shut up, I'm not stupid, i'm very tired.

    It happened to me too. I don't know why either. It's not us, it's the website somehow.
     
  12. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    You are right I did mean HDD:D My fault. Thanks for the responses.
     
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    That is some consolation, but I did open up a can of worms for a while by wrongly assuming that all SSD models came with the 1.80 Ghz processor. :eek:

    Apart from not having heard anyone refer to a 1.6 SSD, I jumped to the conclusion that all SSD's had the 1.8 in view of the hefty price tag!
     

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