Apple MacBook Air updated with Sandy Bridge processors, Thunderbolt, and backlit keyboards

ThisIsMyNext: "Come on, you knew this one was coming! As expected, Apple’s finally gone ahead and refreshed both the 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Airs with fresh Intel Core 2011 silicon, Thunderbolt ports, and backlit keyboards. The 11-inch model, which still starts at $999, now has a base 1.6GHz Core i5 processor (a big bump from its previous 1.4GHz Core 2 Duo), 2GB of RAM, and a 64GB solid state drive. It’s a real solid package for a grand, and Apple’s so confident in it that it’s killing off the regular white MacBook. Of course, those willing to put down an extra $200 can up the config to 4GB of RAM and a 128GB drive."

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thebudgetgamer4213d ago

will this handle games well?

lukasz4213d ago

cool but why buy it if theres going to be a new one in next year or sooner

toaster4213d ago

You can say that about practically every single electronics device on the market. There is ALWAYS something new around the corner. If you're going to wait for "the best" then you'll be waiting a long time.