Mac mini HDD

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by Fonzijr1964, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. Fonzijr1964 macrumors 68000

    Fonzijr1964

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    ok is i want to get a mac mini as a computer for my room and use it like an Apple TV to stream media from my iMac. I am thinking i may want a bigger HDD so i was wondering should i buy the base HDD and upgrade myself or jut pay the cost?
     
  2. Tesselator macrumors 601

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    I would pay or get an external drive.

    Have you seen what's involved in opening a Mini? :eek:
     
  3. Fonzijr1964 thread starter macrumors 68000

    Fonzijr1964

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    yeah thats what i was thinking

    i really dont want to pay 50 bucks for ram from apple so i was gonna pop in an extra 1GB stick to make it 2 GB so i figured wile i was in there
     
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  5. Milfin macrumors regular

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    I have an external hard drive for my mac mini which streams to the :apple:TV
    I think you will be happy with it.
     
  6. bobbba macrumors regular

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    If you take your time, opening up a mini and upgrading them is not that hard especially if you get a good tool to open the case up.
     
  7. Fonzijr1964 thread starter macrumors 68000

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    i was gonna got the iFixit route
     

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