New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Desktops Discussion of Apple's desktop machines including Mac Pro, iMac, Power Mac, and mini

mini - Will mini go Santa Rosa?


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Bilobrkster

 
Member Since: Mar 11, 2007
Location: Croatia
Posts: 89
Bilobrkster is on a distinguished road

Bilobrkster is offline
What do you think?
QUOTE Thanks
novicew

 
novicew's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 04, 2006
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Posts: 1,385
novicew is a name known to allnovicew is a name known to allnovicew is a name known to allnovicew is a name known to allnovicew is a name known to allnovicew is a name known to allnovicew is a name known to all
Mac Specs: MacBook Pro | iMac(2.1 G5) | MacBook(2.16 C2D) | MacMini (1.67 CD) | iPhone 4 | iPad (3rd Gen)

novicew is offline
I heard Apple is planning to discontinue Mini. If that's true, we might not see an upgrade. But it is very difficult to predict on Apple products.
QUOTE Thanks
artic5693

 
Member Since: Sep 26, 2007
Location: Tampa,FL
Posts: 26
artic5693 is on a distinguished road

artic5693 is offline
If they don't discontinue it then it should see the SR chipset in the next 2-7 months or so.
QUOTE Thanks
Bilobrkster

 
Member Since: Mar 11, 2007
Location: Croatia
Posts: 89
Bilobrkster is on a distinguished road

Bilobrkster is offline
If mini does go SR then it would be cool to put 4 GB of RAM inside and it would definitely fly
QUOTE Thanks
WakeCarver

 
WakeCarver's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 04, 2007
Location: Brandon, MS, USA
Posts: 807
WakeCarver is a jewel in the roughWakeCarver is a jewel in the rough
Mac Specs: 24" iMac 3.06GHz 8GB of RAM 2TB HDD, 13" Aluminum MacBook 2.0GHz 4GB of RAM 500GB HDD

WakeCarver is offline
Yeah I hope they keep the mini around and upgrade it with discrete graphics as well. That would really bring over a lot of potential switchers with its lower price point.

"I call this the Greatest Zooks Album." -CEREAL KILLER
QUOTE Thanks
JeffBookPro

 
JeffBookPro's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jun 09, 2007
Posts: 155
JeffBookPro is on a distinguished road

JeffBookPro is offline
That is true. I love the mini. If I was still a windows user and wanted to switch it would be so easy to buy a cheaper mini; 1. I would already have a keyboard, mouse, desktop from my PC (hence, bring your own theme from apple) and 2. it is a lot cheaper than the iMacs. Also, think about it, the mac mini would get the user introduced to apple computers then possibly their next purchase down the road would be an iMac, Macbook, Mac Pro, ect...


So it would be of great interest to apple if they do not kill off the mini line.

Macbook- 2.16GHz core 2 duo/2GB RAM/120GB Hard Drive
iMac 20" Aluminum 2.4GHz core 2 duo/4GB RAM/250GB Hard Drive
PC 3.5 GHz core 2 duo/8GB RAM/160GB Hard Drive/Nvidia GTX 275
QUOTE Thanks
Wilcon

 
Wilcon's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 31, 2007
Posts: 69
Wilcon is an unknown at this point
Mac Specs: Mac Pro Quad Core 2.66, ATI 1900, 5 GB RAM, 750 GB Storage

Wilcon is offline
Why would they switch when it runs the same chip as the iMac? (The 2.0GHZ machine.)

There are 10 types of people in the world. Those who understand binary and those who don't.

There are two types of IT problems in the world. PEBKAC and ID 10 T's.
QUOTE Thanks
Mac_OS

 
Mac_OS's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 22, 2007
Location: Huntingdon,Cambridgeshire (UK)
Posts: 462
Mac_OS is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: White Macbook 2.4ghz, 2gb ram, 160gb hd,superdrive, OSX Leopard

Mac_OS is offline
i think the mini is a nice idea but i personally prefer the imac. I think all the apple line (if they're not discontinued) will go santa rosa eventuLLY, its just a logical upgrade.
QUOTE Thanks
patch5674

 
Member Since: Jun 08, 2007
Posts: 57
patch5674 will become famous soon enough
Mac Specs: MacBook 2.4GHz, 4GB RAM, 320 GB 7200RPM HD

patch5674 is offline
it took them ages to get the Core2Duo into the mini it was upgraded a long time after the rest and they stil had coreduo in there so ti could take a while.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« cpu upgrade questions | Mac Pro Questions »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
MacBook Pro Santa Rosa - wifi issue help unlokia Apple Notebooks 3 07-28-2007 02:43 PM
Brand NEW 17" Santa Rosa MBP Thermal Paste Nightmare! nikhsub1 Apple Notebooks 38 07-01-2007 08:16 PM
How much of an improvement is Santa Rosa? am17 Switcher Hangout 7 07-01-2007 03:32 AM
DIY: Trick out your Intel Mini kaidomac Apple Desktops 53 02-17-2007 02:40 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?