A week ago Apple unexpectedly released a new MacBook Air. The novelty has the screen with True Tone technology, and the price of the basic version of the laptop in the Russian Apple Online Store has declined to 12 000. However, according to the resource Consomac, it’s not all the changes that happened with the MacBook Air.

According to the authors of the website, the new “air” laptops are equipped with a slower SSD than the model 2018. Checking the speed of writing and reading from disk utility Blackmagic, journalists Consomac came to the conclusion that the old model of the MacBook Air by more than a third faster reading.

So the speed of reading data on a MacBook Air 2019 is 1.3 GB/s and a write speed of 1 GB/s. the Results of the SSD which was installed on the “air” laptop, a few higher — read speed 2GB/s and write speed of about 0.9 GB/s.

Thus, we can conclude that the “old” MacBook Air reads the information 35% faster, but 10% slower than it writes. Experts and even noted a negative trend, but they are confident that users are unlikely to notice a strong difference in performance laptops. By itself, the drive 2019 MacBook Air still works very quickly.


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