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Macbook pro or air?

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Should I get the 11" air

or the 13" pro?

And if I do go for the 13" pro which ssd should I swap it out for?
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post #2 of 19
Macbook Pro with a Crucial M4.
post #3 of 19
Don't get either. Get an Asus gaming laptop for the same price with a better OS and a much better HW setup.
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Don't get either. Get an Asus gaming laptop for the same price with a better OS and a much better HW setup.
Ha better OS? Yeah right.
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Don't get either. Get an Asus gaming laptop for the same price with a better OS and a much better HW setup.
Bet me to it...

Unless your going to actually use your OS X Partition just get like a Asus G Series or Dell XPS and maybe the HP Envy..
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post #6 of 19
Ok people let's stay on topic. OP asked which of the two options he/she should get, not whether he/she should buy a mac or not

The Air is mainly for looks, it's sleek and very portable but is weaker than the pro (performance wise), so if you'd prefer looks over performance then go with the Air.

If however you would like more performance then get the Pro, it's still very sleek and portable for it's class. Personally I'd get the Pro.
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Ok people let's stay on topic. OP asked which of the two options he/she should get, not whether he/she should buy a mac or not

The Air is mainly for looks, it's sleek and very portable but is weaker than the pro (performance wise), so if you'd prefer looks over performance then go with the Air.

If however you would like more performance then get the Pro, it's still very sleek and portable for it's class. Personally I'd get the Pro.
thanks for staying on topic.

any other thoughts?
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post #8 of 19
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Don't get either. Get an Asus gaming laptop for the same price with a better OS and a much better HW setup.
I'm sure that's just as portable as the MBP or MBA.

Lets just keep this on topic and answer his question.
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post #9 of 19
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thanks for staying on topic.

any other thoughts?
Yeah, if you're looking at the Air model, wait a month or two.

http://www.engadget.com/2011/05/18/a...d-thunderbolt/
    
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post #10 of 19
Macbook pro. Macbook pro is still easy to lug around, and can do everything you need it too, even some light CSS/TF2 gaming.

Macbook air, no thanks. I'd get a netbook with ubuntu netbook edition for that sort of portability.

Guys, don't comment on the MAC OS or the laptops, without actually owning them.

Gaming laptops only have 2 hours of battery life, weigh 4kg typically, and are ugly.

OP, you should look into the sony vaio ranges if you want style. But, if your set on a macbook, to each his own!
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