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Apple Mac mini

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Overall 9
9.0

2.66GHz Mac Mini with Snow Leopard Server Review

Maclife
21 October 2010
Overall 9
9.0

Apple Mac mini (HDMI)

PC Magazine
29 September 2009
  • Conclusion: The Apple Mac mini (HDMI) is an all-around improvement with a new unibody aluminum chassis to match the rest of the Macintosh line. The mini is the mainstream, compact PC you've been searching for, and it defines its category.
  • Pros: Super compact design. Aluminum unibody construction. SD slot supports new SDXC cards. Included HDMI-to-DVI adapter and HDMI port. Extremely low power usage. GreenTech Approved. Internal power supply. Accessible memory slots. More 3D power than anything in its class.
  • Cons: Still no Blu-ray. Hard drive is hard to upgrade. No eSATA port.
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Overall 9
9.0

Apple Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server

PC Magazine
28 September 2009
  • Conclusion: One of the most aesthetically beautiful business servers we've ever seen, this tiny, peppy machine makes for a quiet desktop server that's perfect for light-duty home and SMB server tasks.
  • Pros: Setup in as little as 10 steps. Faster processor and more memory than the Mac mini client. Lots of storage for SMBs or a home network. New features add to the ultra-easy Mac experience. Powerful command-line option for advanced tasks and management.
  • Cons: Tricky Active Directory integration. Not for heavy-work-load environments.
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Overall 9
9.0

Apple Mac mini (Thunderbolt)

PC Magazine
28 September 2009
  • Conclusion: In addition to being as powerful as a tower PC, the Apple Mac mini (Thunderbolt) innovates and sounds the death knell for the optical disc.
  • Pros: Super compact design. Aluminum unibody construction. SD slot supports SDXC cards. Included HDMI-to-DVI adapter and HDMI port. Internal power supply. Thunderbolt interface. Second generation Core i5 processor. 3D performance rivals a tower PC.
  • Cons: Hard drive is hard to upgrade. Thunderbolt peripherals are scarce. No optical complicates some installs.
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Overall 9
9.0

Apple Mac mini Dual Core 1.66GHz Review

Digitaltrends
11 April 2006
  • Conclusion: The Mac Mini is the Bruce Lee of the computing world – small frame, incredibly fit, lightning fast and able to take on any sized opponent with unflinching confidence.  The video performance was impressive – exceptional in many ways – but could be improved upon.  The integrated video chip is certainly worthy of applause and congratulations but it may not deserve a standing ovation.
  • Pros: Small size; attractive design; powerful; low power consumption
  • Cons: Mono speaker: cost is higher than expected; video output could be better
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Overall 9
9.0

Mac mini/1.42 GHz (SuperDrive)

Macworld
15 August 2005
  • Summary: This model -- added when Apple doubled the installed memory on Mac minis to 512MB in July 2005 -- is essentially a 1.42GHz Mac mini G4 with a SuperDrive instead of a Combo drive. All other specs are the same, including the standard AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth wireless technologies.
  • Pros: Very good value, AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth 1.0 now standard, Adequate memory, Large hard drive, SuperDrive DVD burner, Fast enough for basic tasks, Excellent design, Small and light, Good video-out options
  • Cons: Modem not included (optional), No audio-in port
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Overall 10
10

Mac mini Server review

Macworld UK
13 December 2011
  • Excerpt: The release of the Mac mini Server in October 2009 was, in effect, Apple’s acknowledgement of the use to which many users had put their minis since the model’s introduction in January 2005.
  • Pros: Unlimited licence for Mac OS X Server, includes Thunderbolt and HDMI connectors, easy to upgrade memory, includes iLife ’11
  • Cons: Difficult to upgrade or replace hard disks
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Overall 9
9.0

Apple Mac mini - nVidia 9400M Edition

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: The Apple Mac mini has finally received a much-demanded update. Has the wait been worthwhile?
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Overall 9
9.0

Apple Mac mini

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: Apple's Mac mini is desirabilty and affordabilty in a small white and silver box. But does Apple's cheapest ever Mac have what it takes to reel in PC users?
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Overall 9
9.0

Apple Mac mini (Late 2009) review

PC Advisor
11 June 2009
  • Summary: Billed as the world's most energy efficient desktop computer, the Apple Mac mini (Late 2009) has been gently revised with faster processors and more memory and storage
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