mac mini question

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by direzz, Mar 1, 2006.

  1. direzz macrumors 6502

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    about to buy the core solo mac min, however i do have a few questions if you could help me out that would be great!

    will my new mac mini be able to run some pro aps such as minor usage of photoshop and final cut pro?

    how would i hook it up to my tv and does friont row allow me to record live tv?
     
  2. admanimal macrumors 68040

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    The stock core solo mini will not do a very good job of running non-native apps like Photoshop, due to the relatively low amount of RAM (512 minus 80 for graphics). I'm not sure if Final Cut Pro will run at all under Rosetta (i.e. non-natively) on any Intel Mac.

    Front Row does not allow you to record TV. In order to output to your TV, you have to buy a DVI to Video adapter, assuming your TV doesn't have a DVI input.
     
  3. skubish macrumors 68030

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    There is no way Final Cut Pro is running on that machine with that
    graphics chip.
     

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