I'm sure it's fine - I wasn't trying to say it's a common problem, but it /has/ been a complaint some people have, so saying there are no problems with the Mini would just be false.AstroManLuca said:My display looks fine through the VGA adapter...
Not that I'll need the adapter in a couple days! I'm getting a 17" LCD with a DVI input!
When I first got my mini i connected it via VGA to my lcd tv, I didn't notice any dimness at all. But when I bought a DVI cable (crazy expensive.. whats up with that?), and used it with the same monitor.. it was like night and day... I would say there is a problem with VGA dimness as compared to DVI, but nothing drastic that could ruin a computer experience.AstroManLuca said:My display looks fine through the VGA adapter...
My friend had this same problem. I loaned him my display adapter and the problem went away..plinden said:I'm sure it's fine - I wasn't trying to say it's a common problem, but it /has/ been a complaint some people have, so saying there are no problems with the Mini would just be false.
Of course, then there're the complaints about the RAM, video card and HD speed, but that's not anything to do with faulty hardware. For a rev A machine, it appears to have surprisingly few problems.
I have been wavering, almost making up my mind to get a Mini, but I've almost decided to put that $500+ towards an iMac at their next update. Still wavering ...
I though I saw this same thing posted elsewhere. Anyway xbench is not really memory hungry, it's more just testing the raw system speed. So the numbers being [about] the same makes sense.wilmor42 said:i just got my mini yesterday.. loaded it all up.. everythings fine, alot faster than my pb.. but.. ran xbench with 256 of ram and then stuck in my 1gb stick and it only scored 1 point more!>? from 119 to 120.. i thought that was odd
Yes, AirPort reception is one of my complaints. My PC is sitting on the floor about 1 foot away from the Mini. It gets about 90% signal and the Mini goes between 50-65%. My iBook in the same location gets about 90% as well. Oh well, not really too big a deal I guess. Not like the thing gets moved at all.ColdZero said:One thing that I do think is a problem is that airport reception....sucks. The walls in this apartment aren't thick by any stretch of the word and I barely got a 50% signal on my mini when the router was in the next room. My iBook would have 90%+ in the same location. I've since moved the router to the desk next to the mini and I still don't have reception as high as the iBook did when it was in the next room.
Just got my 1.42 G mini yesterday. It works fine with my VGA monitor, there are several people who've had problems with that. There is a program to transfer files from my old mac via firewire. That worked but I accidently created a new profile, so now I can't access all my photos. The program did transfer my address book and mp3s. So far so good, just be careful when transferring files between computers.alexprice said:Has anybody heard of any problems with Apple's new mini mac? I cant find anyone with problems.
What a cool machine!!!!!!