Pros

  • Includes Front Row software with Apple Remote
  • Decent dual-core processor performance
  • Analog- and digital-audio input and output
  • Built-in AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth 2.0
  • Built-in SuperDrive
  • Gigabit Ethernet

Cons

  • Not enough built-in RAM
  • RAM is difficult to upgrade
  • Ntegrated graphics reduces available RAM
  • Not suitable for gaming

At A Glance

As Apple introduces a dual-core chip to its entry level Mac mini, the $799 mini gets a speed bump of its own to a 1.83GHz Core Duo processor. Otherwise, the specifications for this model remain unchanged from the dual-core 1.66GHz mini Apple introduced in February 2006.

Manufacturer’s Description

Live the digital life in stylish simplicity â?? up to four times faster. Just 6.5 inches square and 2 inches small, Mac mini lets you have more fun with your music, photos and movies, more quickly and more easily. Enjoy them up close or far away with the included Apple Remote. Delivering unprecedented power in such a small package â?? the Mac mini runs up to four times faster than previously. Coupled with an architecture and the worldâ??s most advanced operating system, Mac OS X, Mac mini runs all your modern and innovative software, speedily.

Manufacturer’s Website

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