|Jan 4, 2013, 05:27 PM||#1|
Mac mini or iMac - As a First Mac Computer!
I'm thinking to get my first Mac computer ever, so I really dunno which Mac I should get. I'm a computer science student. Most of what I'm doing are designing and web/software developing. No video/photo editing or gaming.
Should I get:
iMac 21.5" i5-2.9Ghz With 8G RAM and Fusion Drive.
Mac Mini 2.3GHz Quad i7 With 4G RAM(will change them later) and Fusion Drive.
I've been in confusion for weeks, I'm afraid of regretting after buying a Mac. Dose a mac worth?
Ps: I'd stay with one of them at least for the next 5 years.
thanks, and sorry cause my poor English
|Jan 4, 2013, 05:37 PM||#2|
Probably the Mini. For what you're doing you won't really be getting any benefit out of the discrete GPU. However, if you want the same quality screen as is in the iMac, sometimes people find it's cheaper to just get the iMac anyway.
2012 iMac 3.2GHz 27" 680MX Fusion iPhone 6 Apple TV 2 iPad Air
|Jan 4, 2013, 05:52 PM||#3|
Easily upgrade HDD to SSD
Easily upgrade RAM
Easily upgrade monitor to latest tech
I wished I had got a mini, but you live an learn I guess
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Mac Mini Fans run when computer is off||Murphdog856||Mac mini||4||Jun 26, 2014 12:43 PM|
|Mac mini vs Mac Pro vs iMac||macnoob222||Buying Tips and Advice||12||Apr 2, 2013 08:43 PM|
|2012 Mac MIni Computer Sleep||Designed4Mac||Mac mini||4||Mar 24, 2013 09:03 AM|
|Mac Mini vs IMac confusion..First Time Mac Buyer||MacMiniBuyer||Mac mini||13||Dec 22, 2012 07:53 PM|
|iMac i5 vs Mac mini i7 vs Mac Pro - help!||coffee610||iMac||5||Oct 27, 2012 11:34 AM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:44 AM.