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

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Nov 6, 2012, 04:50 PM   #26
macrumors member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Germany & Hungary
Originally Posted by philipma1957 View Post
since the oldest tester I know on a 2012 mac mini is me at 3 or 4 days it is fine with usb3. the oldest tests of t-bolts are me at 10 months they are fine. 10 months plus on a pegasus t-bolt with a 2011 mac mini and 9 months on a 2011 with a lacie little big disk. pm me in a few weeks to see if i still like the usb3.

put a gun to my headand tell me to make a pick right now i pick the lacie lbd.
speed ,price, reliable are known factors to me all known to be good.
yeah, that lacie looks like a good t-bolt device, but as i sad before: when it comes to the price, usb3.0 appeals more to me. i am a student, so i am always on budget.
slickadam is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Nov 6, 2012, 05:00 PM   #27
macrumors 6502a
Join Date: May 2010
Location: West Midlands, England.
Ive just bought the 2.6ghz i7 mac mini with basic drives

Hell yeah I'm ripping out the internals and sticking 16gb of Crucial in there and while im at it a 256gb Samsung SSD

I might buy a USB3 enclosure for the lame 1TB 5400, but from what I have read, as long as you dont damage the parts while upgrading, your golden
stu.h is offline   0 Reply With Quote

MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Desktops > Mac mini

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:34 AM.

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

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