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The All New Macbook (Air?) 1Q 2012

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by krazzix, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. macrumors member

    Stop all the rumor mills because i got all the answers:


  2. macdudesir, Nov 28, 2011
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2011

    macrumors 6502

    WOAH! :eek: where did you find that? :p
  3. macrumors 68030


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    13+quad core= infertility!
  4. macrumors member

    VERY interesting!
  5. macrumors regular

    i highly doubt the 13 will have a dgpu.

    But I love these speculative threads.
  6. macrumors 6502

    i so hope this is true lol they are some specs:eek:
  7. macrumors 6502

    Cant see that being even close to legitimate.

    A man can dream though...it would truly be unbelievable.
  8. macrumors 6502a

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    Nice metallic black MBAs too!
  9. macrumors member

    Image Title: "macbook_fun"

    Does look fun though. Would be awesome!
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  11. macrumors 6502

    And the fact that they are called "MacBooks" yet still have the black MacBook Air logo lasered into them.

    To be honest I'm glad its not real, if that was ever released I dont know how long I could last before the bank balance took a hit!
  12. macrumors regular


    Gosh, I hope this new 15" "Air" actually starts lower than $1799...
  13. Contributor


    I shouldn't bite, still less respond......but that is a very impressive display of utterly irresistible temptation. Nicely done, OP. ;)
  14. macrumors 6502a


    Personally, I don't like that color at all.

    But a better battery time would not hurt. The battery in the 11" is extremely bad.
  15. macrumors 6502a

    There would really be no need for a 13" Pro. In fact, for the most part, a 13" Pro isn't needed right now either. It is more affordable however.
  16. macrumors 6502



    sorry but just not happening this price point maybe. Maybe thinner mbp but a MBA is just too thin to even have that graphics card in it also the upgrade from 11inch to 13inch is so little but is almost double performance increase
  17. macrumors 6502a


    I don't mind the colour actually. The specs would be nice but only time will tell what really will be tossed into there. Still looking forward to the update, my wife is really annoying the hell out of me stealing my MBA when I'm not around.
  18. macrumors 604


    It would be nice if they could fit 8GB of RAM into that 15 incher....
  19. macrumors 6502a

    The MBA could have a dedicated GPU if clocked right. Also software switching will need to be spot on. Although, i would take a downclocked GPU vs a HD 3000/4000.

    Who knows.. nVidia could have been cooking up something quietly for Apple.
  20. macrumors demi-god


    Really cool black chrome color.

    Excellent photoshop work! Did you do it?
  21. macrumors 6502a


    I literally lol'd at the dedicated GPUs.

    If only we were able to do that :p
  22. macrumors 6502

    Remove the dedicated GPU's. Switch the quad core processors for dual cores and divide the battery life by half and then your looking at a more realistic upgrade...
  23. macrumors member

    Yes the image is very fake :) just did it for fun.

    I just edited the macbook air page with 'inspect element' and darkened the edges of the macbooks a bit with PS.

    I'm note quite sure if it's possible this way but:
    - Increased battery life because of ivy bridge (and bigger battery in 15")
    - Don't know if the quad core's are possible but i think they will remove the macbook pro (except maybe the 17") and they can't downgrade
    - Not sure if the GT555 is possible but its small and has TDP around 35
    - Maybe there will be a redesign, i like a darker color :)
    - Prices won't go down because of the SSD's
  24. macrumors 6502a

    Stop the press! Quad core with separate GPU would cause a massive heat problem in the current form factor. FAIL!
  25. macrumors 6502

    OP, you got a +1 from me because of the effort!:eek:

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