Does iWork or Office 2008 seem a little slow on new mac mini?

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by katyoshi, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. katyoshi macrumors 6502

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    For some reason, I've noticed it's a bit slower than my MBP in opening and saving documents from iwork and office 2008. I made a keynote presentation that came out to 25MB and I tried to export it as a powerpoint file to email to my classmates. It took a long time and a couple times, it had the colorful swirl circling for the longest time. I left my computer for a while and finally it was done. With my MBP, this procedure is done within seconds or at most, a minute. Anyone having this issue? If its an issue, should i fresh reinstall my OS and reinstall the latest backup? The backup i'm using now when i first got this mac mini is from my MBP.
     
  2. jb1280 macrumors 6502a

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    well, your mac mini is technically slower than your notebook, but not noticeably so.

    are the more recent presentation files more complicated than you usually do? It seems quite odd.
     

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