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    May 02, 2009
    New Macbook, better than Mac Mini?
    I just looked at the specs of the new macbook (the white one) and when I compared it with the specs of the mac mini, the only difference I could see was that the macbook has more memory. So why is that? Is the macbook actually better than the the desktop mac mini? Or did I forget/not notice something?

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    May 15, 2008
    Cape Cod
    2006 macbook, 2009 mac mini
    I think they both have 2 gigs of memory. I think they are identical spec wise(new low end mini). Just comes down to if you want a laptop or not; and cost.

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    Feb 02, 2004
    Quote Originally Posted by Periculum View Post
    Is the macbook actually better than the the desktop mac mini?
    It is if you think it is.
    If you don't feel that way, then it isn't.

    It's all a matter of personal opinion and what one defines as "better".
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    iMac late 2007 10.11.b4, iMac 2008 10.10.5, Macbook2007 10.7.5, Mac Mini 10.7.5, iPhone 3GS Note 8!!
    If you want a Desktop, get the Mini. If you need a notebook and portability, get the Macbook.

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