Other than the Macbook Air notebook, Apple also updated its Mac Mini PC with the lates Intel Sandy Bridge Core processors and the new Mac OS X Lion. With the updates, the new Apple Mac Mini will offer better performance than ever. The new Apple Mac Mini also packs new dedicated graphics card and the Thunderbolt I/O interface.
Coming to the specifications overview, the new Apple Mac Mini gets a Core i5 or Core i7 Sandy Bridge processor, up to 8GB memory and AMD Radeon HD 6630M discrete graphics. The new Mac mini supports the Thunderbolt I/O technology for high-speed data transfer and Apple’s new Thunderbolt Display. It supports Bluetooth and WiFi. The Mac mini measures just 7.7-inches square and 1.4-inches thin and has an aluminum design.
Apple offers the new Apple Mac Mini in three different configurations
- The 2.3 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Mac mini with 2GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive starts at a suggested retail price of $599 (US), with options to add memory up to 8GB and a 750GB hard drive.
- The 2.5 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Mac mini with 4GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive starts at a suggested retail price of $799 (US), with options to upgrade to a 2.7GHz dual-core Core i7 processor, up to 8GB of memory, and a 750GB hard drive with an option to add or replace with a 256GB solid state drive.
- The 2.0 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 Mac mini with Lion Server, 4GB of memory and dual 500GB hard drives starts at a suggested retail price of $999 (US). Options include adding memory up to 8GB, two 750GB hard drives, or up to two 256GB solid state drives.
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