Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Desktops > Mac mini

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Feb 18, 2013, 05:57 PM   #26
martinm0
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by dp-p View Post
Hi martinm0, thanks for the info! I'd be interested to hear how you are finding the fan noise in general over the weekend, as you mentioned. From what you're saying, it's quiet when not doing things like Handbrake?

----------



Hmm... that's a bit worrying to hear... although it does seem like most other posters have found the 2.3 (and also the 2.6) to be quiet when only using things like a text editor, Safari, or email. I wonder what's causing the difference in your case?
I didn't get as much time as I wanted to test the mini this weekend, but with normal usage (Safari, iTunes, RDC, iPhoto all running at the same time) I didn't see the fan budge past the min fan speeds of 1800 rpms. The mini is fairly silent (not as much as the 2012 iMac), but that most likely was the HDD (I had been using an external SSD in the iMac). I'm running the SSD now externally with the Mini and its still pretty much silent. The noisiest part of tech in my collection is my Lacie 2big Thunderbolt external, so the mini is perfectly silent with that running on the desk next to it.
martinm0 is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Desktops > Mac mini

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mac mini i7 2.3 ghz vs 2.6ghz i7? Roadking714 Mac mini 19 Mar 17, 2014 09:26 AM
Is the 2.6 GHz i7 upgrade worth the cost? (2012 Mac mini) JoeCanadian Mac mini 83 Mar 8, 2013 05:10 PM
Mac Pro 3,1 - 8-core - 2,8 GHz or iMac 11,1 - i7 - 2,8 GHz Baklava Buying Tips and Advice 2 Jan 23, 2013 12:48 PM
Mac Mini 2.3 GHz vs upgraded, more expensive MM Server 2.0 Ghz HAM2012 Buying Tips and Advice 0 Nov 13, 2012 09:47 AM
2.6 GHZ i7 mobile (Mini) CPU Vs Imac 2.9 ghz desktop i5?? Pie Chips Salad iMac 1 Nov 11, 2012 12:39 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:42 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC