With the addition of the new sandy bridge chips, the macbook air has begun to go neck and neck with many of last year's macbook pro models, while offering ultimate portability at the same time. I wanted to make this thread as a collage to discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages of using a macbook air as one's main computer rig. Here are some off the top of my head: Advantagse: Finally, has sufficient power portability ??? disadvantages: overheating issues integrated graphics no optical drive (becoming less of an issue) no ethernet poor audio due to design limitations. care to add? especially caveats from personal experience..