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Mac Mini Core 2 Duo/2.26 GHz (Late 2009)

At a Glance
  • The Mac mini continues to be a great option for those new to the Mac who already have a display, keyboard, and mouse. Unless you need the very best performance, this $599 model is a better value than the...

The Mac mini continues to be a great option for those new to the Mac who already have a display, keyboard, and mouse. Unless you need the very best performance, this $599 model is a better value than the more expensive mini.

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At a Glance
  • The Mac mini continues to be a great option for those new to the Mac who already have a display, keyboard, and mouse. Unless you need the very best performance, this $599 model is a better value than the more expensive mini. Read the full review

    Pros

    • Impressive set of features
    • Tiny size
    • All the dramatic improvements of the Early 2009 model plus better performance

    Cons

    • Difficult to upgrade
    • Slow hard drive
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