Mac Mini's dead?

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Mac Mini's dead?

Post by Pasha » Tue May 29, 2007 2:27 pm

I read this today on Appleinsider while I was going to buy one...
http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/07 ... _mini.html
Do you think it can happen or they are only speculating?

http://images.appleinsider.com/bye-bye- ... 0524-1.gif


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Post by sparklepuff » Tue May 29, 2007 2:39 pm

They've got to be dead. Look how long since they've updated them, and they STILL have a core duo chip, not core 2. I think we can kiss them goodbye.
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Post by Amberience » Tue May 29, 2007 2:49 pm

I hope they kill the current ones off and bring out a Mac Mini 2. Something that is on the level of the current iMac's and Macbooks.

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Post by noisetonepause » Tue May 29, 2007 7:25 pm

I don't really believe it.
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Post by tjwett » Tue May 29, 2007 7:31 pm

the mini makes a lot of sense for Apple. it costs nothing to manufacture and it provides them with a way to unload old chip stock. it will probably always be a generation or two behind on CPU but i don't think they would abandon it altogether. all the big PC companies have a similar low end model to unload the old chips as well. they have to get rid of them somehow. i love my mini. it replaced my dual g5!

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Post by funkdefino » Tue May 29, 2007 9:30 pm

I would have to agree about the "unloading or old chip stock" theory. The Mini is the easiest to upgrade to C2D but yet it hasn't reach it yet. Apple is either redesigning the case or waiting out the CD stock or both.

I would also imagine that they are going to redesign the logic board to have the chip soldered on.
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Post by Pasha » Wed May 30, 2007 7:48 am

Well, I'm going to hold until 11th June....we'll see.
I'd love to have one because of so much power into a small space..

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Post by gomi » Wed May 30, 2007 1:54 pm

Pasha wrote:Well, I'm going to hold until 11th June....we'll see.
I'd love to have one because of so much power into a small space..

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i hope they dont discontinue, and instead they update to 64bit chips.


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Post by tjwett » Wed May 30, 2007 6:33 pm

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Post by womoma » Wed May 30, 2007 7:07 pm

i hope not. I love Mac Minis

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Post by TITBAG » Wed May 30, 2007 7:21 pm

MACS ARE SHIT

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Post by womoma » Wed May 30, 2007 7:33 pm

No Titbag. Windows is shit. Really shit, ugly, bloated, buggy, and viral.

People with macs can run windows if we want, and most of us still dont bother.

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Post by TITBAG » Wed May 30, 2007 7:35 pm

womoma wrote:No Titbag. Windows is shit. Really shit, ugly, bloated, buggy, and viral.

People with macs can run windows if we want, and most of us still dont bother.

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Post by womoma » Wed May 30, 2007 8:09 pm

So what are you saying then? All computers are shit? Apple makes shit hardware?

Just admit it, you dont like macs because you dont like people who own macs, and have never even tried osx. Admit you are an inferior degenerate piece of poo.

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