Hi, I am currently looking at all my options for my new Mac computer that I plan on purchasing before the semester starts. I wanted an iMac but with the recent introduction into the unibody style and the slim design, its practically impossible to upgrade anything on the 21.5" model. So I was looking into the 27" model or mac mini. I feel frustrated when deciding and looking for a new mac to buy, because of course being in college I don't have tons of money to throw at a new computer. With that being said, I am most likely buying a refurbished model with applecare and I want a desktop not a laptop. I have a '09 MBP already that I love so that is my portable computer for when I'm on campus. The main purpose to my new mac isn't games, its more for everyday use and reliability. I want it to last me for about 5 years. My degree is Information Systems so I do programming but not intensive large programs like programming majors do. Like I said before I have a laptop already, but hate the small screen for doing projects, writing programs, and doing split screen assignments. If anyone has any suggestions on what direction I should go in I would greatly appreciate it! Thank You.