an inferior TN panel<ahref="http://xoifwtkkz.com"> cropamed</a>to Macbook Pro, I did not find a drastic difference betweenthe two (I also own a 17 Macbook Pro). The Air has slightlysmaller viewing angles and perhaps not as good colourreproduction, but the differences are subtle. Also, there'sa lot less glare on Air's glossy display<ahref="http://xoifwtkkz.com"> cropamed</a>to glossy Macbook Pro.- Performance is great, in some casesit bests the Quad Core i7 17 Macbook Pro, thanks to its SSDDrive. Startups/shutdowns are super fast and theapplications open/close almost instantly. Having said that,do not expect to do any serious gaming on this little guy.The built-in Intel graphics chip has hard time handling even5 year old games and is actually slower than nVidia chip onthe previous generation Air.- Expect to get about 4-5 hoursof mixed use out of 7 hour battery. That's what I averagewhile doing some Photoshop and web dev work, browsing,listening to music and viewing a few video clips.Now, thenegatives Well, it's one negative really, but it issomething I find extremely annoying. The laptop gets VERYhot when CPU usage approaches 50% and the fan kicks infull-blast at 6,000+ RPM.I first noticed the excessive noisewhen I was transferring my data and applications from thetime machine backup upon initial setup. The fan stayed onentire time, CPU temperature was approaching 90C while beingonly 30% utilized.I continued to experience high heat/fannoise issues throughout the week. Sometimes it was duringroutine web browsing where some of the websites containedFlash elements. Starting Windows XP in Parallels wouldimmediately set the fan in motion, again, sometimes hitting6,000+ rpm. Playing Civilization IV, a fairly old game, hadfan going full blast entire time with CPU again reaching90C. Apple's own Cosmos screensaver brings the CPUtemperature up to 80-85C and the fan up to 4500-5000rpm. Themost annoying thing none of these tasks were taxing theCPU at more than 50%!I did a fair bit of research on thisissue. There are multiple discussions on Apple, MacRumoursand other forums about excessive heat and fan noise. Also,many report increased heat on their older Apple laptopsafter upgrading to Lion, so perhaps (fingers crossed),there's a patch on the way that will improve thermalmanagement somewhat.The thought about returning the Air forrefund did cross my mind, but I decided to keep it in theend. I am not a gamer and doing my work (web/mobiledevelopment) is not very taxing on the CPU, however, I donot think it is unreasonable to expect relatively quietoperation on such premium laptop with only 50% CPU usage. Ican only hope that Apple is listening and looking to remedythe problem.***Update: March 28, 2012***It has been severalmonths since I purchased the Air, so I thought I'd write aquick update.There were no software updates from Apple thatwould fix the overheating issue. Some claim in the commentsthat the thermal problems are limited to Macbook Air Core i7version, however, I got to play with friend's Core i5/120GbAir and got the fan hitting 6,000+ rpm simply by opening twobrowser tabs with YouTube videos in them. The playback hasbecome choppy pretty quickly as well. The fan was alsoaudible on pages with a few Flash elements in it (likenewspaper sites). It seemed slightly (very slightly) lessprone to heat issue, but it's definitely there.I also playedaround with an 11 Macbook Air Core i5 at the Apple Storeand, interestingly enough, it handled Flash far better than(supposedly) more powerful 13 I opened 5! 1080p YouTubevideos and still wouldn't hear the fan Quite amazingactually. The difference seems to be the i5/i7 processors inthe 13 Air that can hit higher clock speeds but nearlyfrying the internals in the process.If you find your MacbookAir fan going off like a jet engine every time you visitYouTube or any page with Flash content, here are a couple ofbrowser plugins that I found helpful (they block moviesuntil you specifically click on them):- FlashBlock forFirefox- ClickToFlash for SafariThere's a model refreshcoming sometime this summer, apparently, and I hope Applewill figure out the way to solve this problem. Of course,much depends on Intel chips that they're going to use in newmodels.
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