AI claims the Mac Mini is dead

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by mjstaceyuofm, May 24, 2007.

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  1. mjstaceyuofm macrumors newbie

    Aug 29, 2006
    On their homepage today:

    Mac mini is dead(???)

    Who even buys these anymore? $600 for machine and then another $400 for a monitor - just buy an iMac.....
  2. Planner Dude macrumors 6502

    May 31, 2006
    Posted in Buying Tips Forum already
  3. sananda macrumors 68020

    May 24, 2007
    yes, i was just reading that in appleinsider.

    i am thinking about buying a mac mini with a cinema display. the reason for this as opposed to getting an imac is that we already have an imac (so a different look would be nice) and that i can get an s-ips panel in the cinema display which i am told is better than the tn panel in the imac (which would be better suited to the photo editing i do).

    i for one would be sorry if the mac mini is discontinued. but perhaps they are not selling well.
  4. gkarris macrumors 604


    Dec 31, 2004
    "No escape from Reality..."
    AI - Artificial Intelligence?

    What about those of us with monitors and keyboards? Buy an iMac, already with a monitor and keyboard and mouse? Paying extra for a stuff we don't need?

    I know people with older all-in-ones (Mac and PC) where it's time to upgrade the computer, but the monitor is fine. They have to get rid of the whole machine, with a perfectly good monitor.

    Not so "Green"...

    So, now forced to buy a Mac Pro? If they drop the price to $599....:eek:

  5. Swarmlord macrumors 6502a


    Sep 18, 2006
    If this is true, I think it's terrible. There's a lot of us that don't want a built-in monitor and the corresponding cost just to stay current with Intel Macs.
  6. Vidd macrumors 6502a


    Mar 7, 2006
    I really don't see them dropping that machine without introducing another.
  7. cube macrumors Pentium

    May 10, 2004
  8. Cormier6083 macrumors regular


    Sep 6, 2006
    I could tell the Mini wasn't going to make it. iMac rules them all.
  9. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor


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    Jan 20, 2005
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