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Old Jan 25, 2013, 09:50 PM   #1
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How long is Apple planning to keep us like so?!

Hey,
As most of you know the 2012 Mac Mini has a huge problem with HDMI displays. The most annoying of all is the crushed whites, and bad colours.
I cannot stand this any more, it is really annoying!

So, any ideas about the release date of 10.8.3, or the release date of the fix?

thnx
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 09:50 PM   #2
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10.8.3 will drop before feb 14th
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 09:55 PM   #3
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i'm planning on buying a 2012 mini and hook it up to my hdtv via hdmi. where are these problems you mentioned discussed on the web?
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 09:56 PM   #4
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Yes, everyone has them..
But hopefully the next update will fix them..
The problem is in the i5 processor..
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 10:17 PM   #5
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Yes, everyone has them..
But hopefully the next update will fix them..
The problem is in the i5 processor..
The i5 doesn't have a problem, it's the drivers. Nothing Apple couldn't fix with a software update if they tried.
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 10:45 PM   #6
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Yes, everyone has them..
But hopefully the next update will fix them..
The problem is in the i5 processor..
No. Not everyone has them.

No. The problem is not in the i5 processor.

Since the mid-December EFI update, a small number of mini owners have trouble with whites/brightness with displays connected via HDMI. I'm not quite sure what the variable is, but it's a small number compared to the folks who had the HDMI flickering problem that was fixed in December.

I received my mini on 12/14, and immediately installed the update. So I've never had a hint of trouble.

I suspect the remaining HDMI issues will be fixed in 10.8.3. Just a guess.

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Old Jan 25, 2013, 11:15 PM   #7
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I have the i7 and the hdmi output is garbage. Bad colors, text is absolute trash.

DVI is crisp and excellent. I was shocked at the difference.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 06:36 AM   #8
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Since the mid-December EFI update, a small number of mini owners have trouble with whites/brightness with displays connected via HDMI. I'm not quite sure what the variable is, but it's a small number compared to the folks who had the HDMI flickering problem that was fixed in December.
The update fixed the blackout/snow issue for most people, but it didn't handle the crushed out whites. This problem still prevails.
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