Watching movies on the go

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Doju, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. macrumors 68000

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    On MBA Rev A can I watch like a torrented video of Seinfield without it exploding? Will it get loud from fans? How hot? Will it stutter the video? (It'd not HD or 1020p or anything.)
     
  2. macrumors Nehalem

    GoCubsGo

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    It will get hot, it will get loud but not so loud you can't hear a movie. It will not explode and it will not hurt to list all of your questions in one thread. :cool:
     
  3. macrumors regular

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    i actually posted a similar question yesterday regarding mba running 720p videos.

    i took an episode of heroes 720p and took it to a apple store on a flash drive and played it for like 13mins on a mba 1.6ghz rev b with 80gb.

    it was running perfectly with no frame rate drops or noisy fans.
     
  4. macrumors regular

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    Really? How may I ask you did that when the one usb drive is used for security for the display models.
     
  5. macrumors 6502a

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    nice catch :D
    dinaluvsApple may have been mistaken as a rev B does not have an 80GB hard drive
     
  6. macrumors regular

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    i didnt plug it into the air.
    all the computers in the apple store in canada are networked.
    i simply plug it into one of the mac pros and have one the apple "specialist" allow remote access to it....
     
  7. macrumors 6502

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    i watch torrented/newsgroup movies/tv shows all the time on my mba. its great for long bus/train rides. i never experience problems.
     

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