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[* black] While the bigger badderbigger, badder, 13-incher Air got a [guide|38266|faster and flashier SSD|stepid=86819|new_window=true], the 11" model is stuck in 2013 with the same oldold, same old.
[* icon_note] Apple decides not to spread the upgrade fun; we get stuck with a geriatric-casegeriatric, 2-year-old SSD. Bring on the extra help to get it up and out of bed.
[* black] With a little poking and prodding, it proceededproceeds to spill the beans—er, chips. In fact, they're very much the [guide|15078|same chips we dipped into|stepid=49169] on the mid-2013 version:
[* black] While the bigger badderbigger, badder, 13-incher Air got a [guide|38266|faster and flashier SSD|stepid=86819|new_window=true], the 11" model is stuck in 2013 with the same oldold, same old.
[* icon_note] Apple decides not to spread the upgrade fun; we get stuck with a geriatric-casegeriatric, 2-year-old SSD. Bring on the extra help to get it up and out of bed.
[* black] With a little poking and prodding, it proceededproceeds to spill the beans—er, chips. In fact, they're very much the [guide|15078|same chips we dipped into|stepid=49169] on the mid-2013 version:
[* red] 8 x SanDisk 05131 016G 16 GB NAND flash memory (128 GB total)
[* orange] Marvell 88SS9183 PCIe SSD controller
[* yellow] Samsung [http://www.samsung.com/global/business/semiconductor/file/product/ds_k4b2g1646e_rev121-0.pdf|K4B2G1646E|new_window=true] 2 Gb (256 MB) DDR3 SDRAM