MBA Reliability VS MBP Reliability

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by MacModMachine, Feb 20, 2010.

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Have you had your macbook air repaired?

  1. Yes, I had the hinges replaced

    4 vote(s)
    28.6%
  2. Yes, I had the screen or HDD replaced

    1 vote(s)
    7.1%
  3. Yes, I had the logic board / usb ports replaced

    3 vote(s)
    21.4%
  4. Yes, I had the trackpad / keyboard / webcam or battery replaced

    1 vote(s)
    7.1%
  5. No i have never had it in repair before

    9 vote(s)
    64.3%
  1. macrumors 68020

    MacModMachine

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    #1
    hi guys,

    trying to get some information here,

    looking to see wether or not the macbook air having all of its parts on a single board (soldered ram) make much of a difference in reliability.

    while most will say it does not matter, im looking for the info via poll.

    most air's i have repaired all required new HDD's, the ssd models i get very rarely for repair and most of the time leads to logic board replacement.

    thanks
     
  2. thread starter macrumors 68020

    MacModMachine

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    Location:
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    #2
    i left out the fan by mistake, please put fan under the trackpad/keyboard/webcam/battery section.
     
  3. macrumors member

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    #3
    I have a rev A since the very beginning and I never had any problem.
    It is still working like new, I only have recently upgraded to the RunCore 128 GB SSD but the old HDD is still in fine condition and I'm using it as exernal USB disk..
     
  4. macrumors 68040

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    #4
    I have had 5 different Macbook Air's, 3 of which were Rev A, two were Rev B. I made Apple swap out the Air for a Unibody Macbook Pro w/ SSD, and I haven't looked back. Far better construction. I miss the Air's footprint, but it still does not have all the issues worked out with it.

    I had every issue listed above.
     
  5. macrumors 601

    ayeying

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    Location:
    Yay Area, CA
    #5
    Had my fan replaced along with the logic board. Only the fan broke but Apple decided to replace the logic board as well.
     

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