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    Support of High definition video on Macbook air

    I am scheduling to purchase a macbook and one of those overwhelming Apple LED Cinema Displays (24 flat panel). Many people articulate the Macbook air is not built to be a laptop and the most important system, additional than I determine to have an exterior hd anyway, I do not necessitate additional power than required for playing full HD and I encompass not used a real dvd/cd in months. So why be supposed to not I be satisfied by means of a Macbook Air + the APLLE LED by means of the intention of gives me 3 additional USB ports. As additional have said unless utlizing an external display 1080p is pointless and 720p is a superior alternative. What I have to do in this case any advise determine to be appreciated.

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    Re: Support of High definition video on Macbook air

    You determine to spend a lot of its capability immediately pushing by means of the intention of exterior display declaration. If you then run 1080P video, then you are inquiring for stutters and pauses and predicament. I have encompassed andwatched Apple video trailers in 1080P on this MBA additional than merely on the diminutive built in LCD not an exterior display. The CPU/Ram/GPU amalgamation is not completed for 1080P viewing. Purchase an MBP by means of the discrete graphics card for by means of the intention of (9600M GT) that actually surprises me. I utilized a 2.0 Dual Core with a 7900GS for full HD videos without too numerous tribulations.

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    Re: Support of High definition video on Macbook air

    At present lets meet the requirements what you represent by "without too numerous tribulations" it is not a codect predicament whatsoever. Its a pure power query. At present I am actually surprised if you are saying a 2.0 by means of 7900gs is working with full HD videos extremely well. Perhaps your "extremely well" is not my "extremely well". It determine to do it immediately not what I consider optimally. Remember by means of the intention of estimation of extremely well vary though.

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    Re: Support of High definition video on Macbook air

    I would suggest you to purchase yourself a Lacie 324 or an Eizo if you desire to do a number of editing on a real display. Well merely you be familiar by means of if you determine to be "happy" by means of it for the reason by means of the intention of only you be familiar by means of accurately what you plan to do by means of it. I do be familiar by that the Apple store near me does not suggest the air as a "primary" system to anybody, additional than if you imagine you be familiar by means of Apple products superior to Apple shrug Do the additional displays in addition have the equivalent characteristic similar to the Apple Cinema Display. Even though I am kind of in feel affection for by means of the air, I determine to almost certainly purchase the 13" MBP.

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    Re: Support of High definition video on Macbook air

    Essentially the graphics in the macbook air Revision B were beneath clocked. The macbook air as a most significant system is impracticable due to the ram! By means of the intention of 2 Gb by means of 256mb shared graphics memory determine to get eaten up in minuets immediately by safari and infuriate the hell out of you when you get bogged down. The ssd might assist. Did the revision C sort out the 1080p VLC incapability to play Blu-ray rips. It seems by means of the intention of the bench marks do not imagine so, as the 2.13 ghz Air is tranquil seriously throttled down to 1.5ghz!

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    Re: Support of High definition video on Macbook air

    As an alternative of hypothesize, go to a local Apple Store accumulate and bring the length of a flash drive of a number of illustration 1080p video. Ask the Concierge if you be able to hook up one of the MBAs to the LED displays and test the 1080p illustration video. The majority to be expected, it determine to run. Truthfully, if the lack of input/output, inadequate adjustment axes, and glossy display are not big tribulations to you and your requirements, the Apple LED Cinema display is a attractive superior value bearing in mind it is a LED backlit S-IPS display. There are not numerous of them out there and I consider that Apple's is the cheapest. The most excellent certainly not, additional than attractive superior for the money.

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