Thunderdolt?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by MistaBungle, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    MistaBungle

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    Hey guys, I want to downsize from my iMac to a MBAir. However, with Thunderbolt just released, I can only imagine that this is going to make it's way to the MBAir in the next revision.

    Due to the limited size within the MBAir, is Thunderbolt a possibile addition? I would buy one tomorrow if I knew that that wasn't coming until a few revisions down the road. But the consumerwhomusthavethelatesttecheventhoughhemightnotuseit in me screams to wait for Thunderbolt.

    Thoughts?
     
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    miles01110

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    Since it uses the same form factor as the MiniDisplay Port and the MBA already has a MiniDisplay port, logic would indicate that the MBAs will get Thunderbolt at some point in the future.
     
  3. macrumors 6502

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    Not necessarily, the Thunderbolt chip on the logic board is fairly large. So it isn't just that it replaces the same size mini display port as currently on the MBA.
     

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