MacBook Air 2010 worth it?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by GriiMz, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. GriiMz macrumors newbie

    Nov 7, 2010
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    Hey guys,

    I'm looking at getting an 11 inch MacBook air second hand for £500. It has 1.4ghz C2D, 2GB ram and 64GB SSD. Is this worth me getting? Is 2GB ram really sufficient? Or should I spent £150 more on a MacBook pro and slowly upgrade that myself. This is also still in warranty. It will be used for browsing, some editing in flash and photoshop and general email. This needs to last me a quite a while without slowing. Opinions please :)

  2. kulimer macrumors 6502

    Aug 30, 2011
    who buys a 2GB ram laptop, it is out now. the new trend is at least 4GB ram.

    It's like saying should you get a windows 98 it's FREE.

    Dont' compromise quality, speed for money. If you can't afford a good one, wait, and save up for a good one.
  3. nebulos macrumors 6502a


    Aug 27, 2010
    there are way too many of these threads floating around.
  4. zen.state macrumors 68020


    Mar 13, 2005
  5. IngerMan macrumors 65816


    Feb 21, 2011
    I prefer Charmin Extra Stronge. It does not ball up on the wipe :D
  6. Titanium81, Oct 3, 2011
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2011

    Titanium81 macrumors 6502a


    Jun 23, 2011
    Get a 13" MacBook Pro! It comes standard with 4 GB RAM. You can then add an SSD later on.

    It will out perform a MacBook Air in every way.

    The MacBook Pro also has a better Color Gamut.
  7. tom vilsack macrumors 68000

    tom vilsack

    Nov 20, 2010
    ladner cdn
    thats a very good price...and for web,emails,basic flash and ps editing it will work just fine.

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