1.66GHz Intel Core Duo / 2GB / 60 GB Mac Mini for £320 - worth it?

JBPR

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Dec 2, 2009
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Hey everyone,

This is my first post here so please be kind! My friend offered to sell me a Mac Mini with the following specs:

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:
▪ Model: 1.66GHz Mac mini (MA607LL/A)
▪ Processor: 1.66GHz Intel Core Duo
▪ L2 Cache: 2MB Shared
▪ System bus: 667MHz
▪ Memory: 2GB of 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-5300)
▪ Hard drive: 60GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA
▪ Optical drive: Slot-loading Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW)
▪ Graphics: Intel GMA 950 graphics processor with 64MB of DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory
▪ Ports: One FireWire 400 port (8 watts); Four USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps); DVI output; VGA output S-video and composite video output
▪ Audio: Built-in speakers, combined optical digital audio input/audio line in, combined optical digital audio output/headphone out
▪ Networking: Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit)
▪ Wireless: Built-in 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi (802.11g)(3); built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) module.


With Snow Leopard pre-installed for £320. What do you think? Worth it or not?

Cheers!
 

macrumorsMaster

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May 20, 2008
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Stay away from mini's with intel integrated graphics.:eek:

Especially when the new one is only about £180 more.
--new one: better processor, bigger hd, 2x-4x more shared graphics ram, faster system bus.

Bite the bullet and get the new, or save up for it.
 

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