MBP 2010 - Upgrade or not?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by hebele, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. hebele macrumors newbie

    Apr 12, 2016

    I have a mid 2010 MBP 15" i5 2.54GHz - 4GB Ram - 320GB HDD and a mid 2013 MBA 13.3" i5 1.4GHz 4GB Ram 120GB SSD

    I'm a web developer and thinking about upgrading the MBP to 8GB ram and SSD. Do you think it's worth upgrading and makes sense when I have the MBA? Compared to MBA can I get a better performance?
  2. Samuelsan2001 macrumors 604

    Oct 24, 2013
    I'd imagine it will average out pretty much the same.
  3. robvas macrumors 68020

    Mar 29, 2009
    The CPU in the Air is just going to be so much faster - I'd go with the Air.
  4. saytheenay macrumors member

    Jul 6, 2012
    I switched from a 2010 15" MBP fully loaded to a 2013 MBA fully loaded (8/i7/513)--the difference is night and day. The MBA has been able to run VMs (1-3 VMs) in VirtualBox faster than the 2010 ran Mac OS X.

    No retina, but also no lag, stutter or slowness of any kind compared to the 2010.

    No regrets whatsoever:)

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