[TriLUG] macbook question

John Broome jbroome at gmail.com
Sun May 15 11:20:22 EDT 2011

On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 07:47, Ron Kelley <rkelleyrtp at gmail.com> wrote:
> According to Apple's website, the best Macbook Air you can purchase has an Intel 2.13GHz Core-2 Duo with 4G RAM.  While you *can* >run VMWare Fusion (virtualization software) on that kind of hardware, you won't get very good performance.

Plus 'only' a 256 gb drive, you start making a windows image, a linux
image, etc you'll run out of space pretty quick.

A 13" MBP gets you an i5 or i7 plus a max of 8GB ram (which for some
reason i thought was 16gb) and will support whatever laptop sata drive
you want to put in there.

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