Display and Hard disk

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Chuchichan, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    What is the best display panel and
    SSD models to look for in a new
    MBA 13 inch (256gb)? Is there a way to know what you'll get before buying or do you just have to get lucky?
     
  2. macrumors 65816

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    You have to get lucky - there is no way to tell.
    People are split on the display issue - some feel the Samsung is better than the LG. I've seen them both and I can't tell the difference.
    On the SSD, the Samsung seems a bit faster than the Toshiba, but whether you would ever tell the difference is debatable.
     
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    Buy one and love it man... The difference is too small to care... Do you really think apple would use 2 different screens/SSD if there were such a difference between them, making the MBA a gamble?
    I've read that the toshiba SSD is faster in some tasks, so again: They're both good, don't try to have the best. They're both the best ;)
     
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    Cool. Thanks for the replies.
     
  5. deeddawg, Sep 29, 2011
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    Agreed, the differences only seems to appear in benchmarks and each outdoes the other in different tasks. I've yet to see any credible evidence that the SSD brand makes any difference in real world usage.

    SSD's are so much better that it's like your rich aunt giving you a new car to replace your bicycle and being concerned whether it's a BMW or Mercedes. :)
     

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