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Apple MacBook Air Early 2014
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Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 2 Core Intel Core I7 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7 1.7GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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All-day Battery. With the 11-inch MacBook Air, you ll get up to 9 hours of battery life while surfing the web or watching iTunes movies. And the 13-inch model lasts up to a staggering 12 hours.... More
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9 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Notebook PC Reviews

Apple has excellent average ratings for its MacBooks as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

The Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MacBook Air Early 2014 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most MacBooks that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the MacBook Air Early 2014.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 12 hours, the MacBook Air Early 2014's battery life is one of the longest amongst MacBooks that are a comparable age to the MacBook Air Early 2014. Laptops of a similar type and age to the MacBook Air Early 2014 have battery lifes of between 5h and 720h, and the average battery life is 17h.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on MacBooks that are a similar age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many MacBooks that are a similar age to it.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The weights of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the MacBook Air Early 2014 range from 920g to 2.6kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst MacBooks of this age.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

The oldest PCI Express slot version of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the MacBook Air Early 2014 is 2 and the newest is 3. At only 2, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a quite old PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the MacBook Air Early 2014. The processor clock speeds of MacBooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the MacBook Air Early 2014 range from 1GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other MacBooks that came out more than two years ago, the MacBook Air Early 2014 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the MacBook Air Early 2014 range from 8GB to 16GB.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of MacBooks that have been around for a comparable time to the MacBook Air Early 2014 range from 35Wh to 95Wh, and the average battery capacity is 75Wh. The MacBook Air Early 2014 has a quite small battery capacity (only 54 watt-hours) compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a comparable age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The MacBook Air Early 2014 is a four processor thread portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Air Early 2014 have between two and seven processor threads.

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Only One Thunderbolt Port

Most MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Air Early 2014 have one thunderbolt port, including the MacBook Air Early 2014 which has one thunderbolt port.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014

Released Over Two Years Ago

This MacBook was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

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1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

There are a number of other 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might also want to look at including the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 which has better reviews.

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Average Screen Size

The Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a relatively typical screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the MacBook Air Early 2014.

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Specification

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Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Bundled Software
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
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Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
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Quick Start Guide
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Storage Temperature Range
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Energy Star Certified
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Expert Reviews

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22 April 2015

Help support Bare Feats by clicking our Apple display ads or THIS Apple USA link when ordering any Apple product or Apple compatible product.Live outside the USA? No problem. We are also an... Read more…

1 January 2006

My original review of the MacBook Air ended with a simple question: ?How much are you willing to compromise?? While it?s still true that a small, light laptop will require some degree of...

Smallest Mac laptop ever
Speedy solid-state drive
Bright, high-resolution screen
Full-sized keyboard
Slow processor clock speed
No keyboard backlighting
12 February 2012

? Macbook Air 11?6 không ch? ti?p t?c t?c n?i dõi ??c ?i?m siêu nh? , siêu m?ng c?a dòng Macbook Air mà còn ???c g?n thêm vào ý t??ng di ??ng t? chi?c iPad v?i kh? n?ng th?c thi t?t h?n... Read more…

Very slim and light
Large multitouch touchpad
Shell nicely finished
HDReady screen 1366 x 768)
Extremely slim and portable
Glossy panel
Very reduced interface connectivity
Poor port selection
Mediocre performance
Expensive
10 June 2014

Äusserlich entspricht das Macbook Air dem vorjahresmodell. Das bedeutet, man hat immer noch ein sehr wertiges und gut verarbeitetes Gerät. Die getestete 13-Zoll-Version mit 256 GByte... Read more…

Unique and Satisfying Strategic Gameplay
Fantastic visuals and sound, straight forward gameplay
Unique premise of RTK games keeps this from being a total bust
Excellent audio performance with vibrant bass and clear highs
Simple, comfortable design
Annoying Story
Game Experience is fairly shallow for a PC game
Difficult, lack of replayability
Lousy graphics and an infuriating interface
No accessories

User Reviews

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Reviewed 16 December 2010 by Carl

Used MACs a long time ago didn't care for them, I'm a cynical-IT-Professional of 20 years. Bought this for my wife when her laptop broke because I saw it and it is a piece of beauty. But the... Read more…

Reviewed 22 August 2013 by Icon DRT
Icon DRT would recommend the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 MF068 (Verified Purchase)

This is a fantastic computer in terms of all-day battery life, small form-factor for easy mobility, and surprisingly fast performance given the Haswell CPU and updated Flash Drive. I purchased the... Read more…

Reviewed 18 September 2015 by CT
CT would recommend the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 MF068

Ordered it 9/15, received 9/17. It is brand new, factory sealed, manufactured around 10/2014 and preloaded with OS X Yosemite 10.10. It is a beauty! Comparing to the 2015 model with newer 5th gen... Read more…

Reviewed 2 October 2013 by R0m
R0m would recommend the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 MF068 (Verified Purchase)

My MacBook Air i7 is my main primary computer - fast, light, responsive and I can work 10 hours without need to worry about to have a power plug near by.The pros:- the new PCI SDD makes the hd... Read more…

Reviewed 13 May 2014 by Swedish pilot
Swedish pilot would recommend the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 MF068 (Verified Purchase)

Have spent many years at the office and home working from a PC. Some programs would run only on Windows such as AutoCAD so didn't have much of a choice. After purchasing a MacBook Pro a few years... Read more…

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