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Old 01-13-2005, 01:16 AM   #1
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this is going to be my new gadget...

simply amazing...

http://www.apple.com/macmini/
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Saw that yesterday. Spent my free time today trying to figure out if there was a space in the Bonneville for it. Looks amazing. So small... and with 1gb ram and 80 gb hdd, I should be fine...
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Dang...

I thought this was about Mini MACaroni and cheese!!!!!!!!!!


Nice Apple!
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Thats way cool :o
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thats cool in a useless way, dektops rnt supposed to be portable, u want portable u get a laptop, which is more upgradeable and more portable, and with cost of a monitor and keyboard and mouse, the laptop might be cheaper anyway
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Aha!! I can finaly prove PCs had this first!! http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0171687

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Product Specifications

Features
8-in-1 Memory Card Reader

Case Color
Black, Silver

Mainboard Supported
mATX

Drive Bays Available
1 External 5.25" Drive Bay; 3 Internal 3.5" Drive Bays

Expansion Slots
4 Expansion Slots

Ports and Connectors
Dual Front-mounted USB Ports, Microphone Connector, Headphone Connector, Firewire Port

Power Supply
300 Watt ATX 12V Power Supply

Mounting Kit
Included

Dimensions (WxDxH)
13.2" x 10.6" x 7.9"

Weight
10.0 lbs

Included Accessories
Short Rounded Cobra IDE Cable

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3 Year Limited Warranty
May no be as small as the MiniMAC, but it is upgradable internally, and best of all it ain't a MAC!

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yea that thing has been around for year, but still the fact that it will always need a monitor and other peripherals makes the idea of a tiny desktop pointless, id rather have a bigger unit with more opportunity to upgrade

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May no be as small as the MiniMAC, but it is upgradable internally, and best of all it ain't a MAC! ]
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So, laptop components stacked on top of eachother in a little box. Great. Why not hook a mouse up to your laptop and have less cords to deal with?
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but think...

what other machine can you run OSX off of for $500....nothing

thats why im getting it
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You can upgrade Apples just fine, most use standard components, some things like video cards need specific drivers sometimes versions though. Ram is standard, hard drives are.. etc...

I'd take OSx over windows any day personally. Anyone who'* used it knows it.
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