Model Detail - MacBook Air 13 inch "Core i5" 1.8GHz (Mid-2012)

The model MacBook Air "Core i5" 1.8 13" Mid-2012 (USB 3.0) is powered by a 22-nm Ivy Bridge 1.8GHz Intel "Core i5" processor (3427U) with dual cores, a 3MB level 3 cache, 4GB of internal (non-upgradeable) DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) SDRAM, 128GB or 256GB solid state "SSD" drive with onboard Intel Graphics 4000 (shared memory) processing.
All of the MB Air hardware resides in an ultra-svelt 2.96 lb, 0.68" tapering to 0.11" drool-worthy aluminum housing. This model also includes a 720p "FaceTime HD" webcam, a full width LED backlit keyboard and a 13.3" 1440x900 widescreen LED gloss display.
Ports and connectivity come via 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, analog audio out, 1 Thunderbolt port, 2 USB 3.0 ports and 1 SD/SDXC card slot.

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This machine does not have upgradable RAM!

MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 1.8GHz
First Build Date 06/11/2012
Last Build Date N/A
Built-in Display 13.3
Model Identifier MacBookAir5,2
Apple Order Number MD231LL/A
Apple Model Number A1466 (EMC 2559)
Form Factor MacBook Air 13
Apple Subfamily Mid-2012
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
4GB
Maximum RAM
8GB
RAM SlotsNone
RAM SpecsDDR3L SDRAM
RAM Speed1600MHz
Standard Storage Drive
128GB, 256GB
Maximum Storage Drive
1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Proprietary (6GB/s)
SYSTEM
Processor Type Core i5 (I5-3427U)
Processors / Cores 1 (2 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 6108/6757
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds 2.0GHz (Core i7)
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM 4GB
Standard RAM 4GB
Maximum RAM 8GB
RAM Slots None
RAM Specs DDR3L SDRAM
RAM Speed 1600MHz
System Bus Speed 5 GT/s
Cache Bus Speed 1.8GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k x2
L2 / L3 Cache 256k x2, 3MB (on chip)
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card HD Graphics 4000
VRAM Type Integrated
Standard VRAM 384MB
Maximum VRAM 512MB
Native Resolution 1440x900
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2560x1600 (x2)
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 128GB, 256GB
Maximum Storage Drive 1.5TB
Storage Drive Interface Proprietary (6GB/s)
Optical Disk None
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
Video / Multi-IO 1 (Thunderbolt)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec 1 (TB1/ 10Gb)
USB Ports / Spec 2 (3.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec None
Ethernet (RJ-45) None
Modem (RJ-11) None
Headphone 1
Microphone 1 (Internal)
Audio In None
Audio Out None
Keyboard Full-size
Mouse / Trackpad Trackpad (Inertial)
Expansion Slots SD Card (SDXC)
Expansion Bays None
LEGACY PORTS
SCSI None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
OPERATING SYSTEM
Pre-Installed MacOS OSX 10.7.4 (11E2520)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows 7 (32-Bit)
Maximum Windows 7 (64-Bit)
POWER
Battery Type 50 W h Li-Poly
Battery Life 7 Hours
Power Adapter 1
PHYSICAL
Case Type Notebook
Dimensions .11-.68 x 12.8 x 8.94
Weight 2.96 lbs (1.35 kg)
Original Price USD US$1199, US$1499
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