MacBook Air 2013 Haswell specs?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by amj23, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. amj23 macrumors newbie

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    Since the last WWDC a couple days ago and the new Haswell implementation in the mba I don't know what specs I should use.

    I play minecraft (need a decent 30 to 40 fps), do some photo editing and love watching youtube in hd. As I'm a student so I also do word or pages and powerpoints.

    I was wondering if 4gb of ram would be sufficient or if I'd better take the 8gb option since you can't uprade it later. I'd also like to know your opinion on the i7 vs the i5 option. And if it's worth the $140 extra. As for the storage I'm going for 256gb.

    Feel free to ask questions if you need more info. All responses are greatly apreaciated. Thanks
     
  2. sk3tch macrumors regular

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  3. amj23 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks for the response. There are a lot of interesting discussions in the threads you linked.

    I think I'm gonna go for 8gb of ram and an i5 processor.
     
  4. Neeyul macrumors member

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    Good choice, I did the same and also play Minecraft/WoW. Great performer!
     

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