05-17-2006, 07:12 PM #1AMacSoonGuestThe first days with my mac mini ...
Mac Mini Intel Dual Core w/ 2 GB of RAM and a BENQ FP202W connected to it
Short: I love it !
Everything is so easy and the UI is very intuitive (I yet have to get used to this simple way of thinking *g*)
Installing Windows in Parallels Workstation, Copying 40.000 Images over a nnetwork, Importing 1500 Songs into iTunes, 7 simultaneous downloads (all at the same time!) and my mini is responsive as it would just do nothing!
Data migration was no problem at all (except for a few thousand mails that I had to "transfer" using an IMAP account.
The only "gotcha" is that i sometimes still press APPLE-Q for the "@" ... which of course closes the currennt application.
Rosetta-apps like MS Mac Office and Photoshop run smothely (just like on my former Windows machine).
In 2-3 Months I will buy one of those new MacBooks for my mobile needs
05-17-2006, 08:38 PM #2
Originally Posted by AMacSoon
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- Ann Arbor, Michigan
- iMac Aluminum, 20", 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB of Ram
05-18-2006, 12:07 AM #3caveatipssGuestOriginally Posted by AMacSoon
Question: Have you tried any games on it?
05-18-2006, 01:42 AM #4
Originally Posted by caveatipss
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- Modesto, Ca.
- iMac 2010 27" QuadI7 OSX10.11, iMac 2008 OSX10.11, MBP Late2011OSX10.11 , iPhone 3GS Note 8!
OSX on the Core Duo mini is VERY smooth and nice.
5GB is all I intend to give Windows XP. I have AMD 64 Systems to run Windows on. The only reasons I even put XP on it at all was to see how it worked and to help others here at Mac Forums who need to install XP for certain applications....Dennis
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05-18-2006, 10:04 AM #5AMacSoonGuestOriginally Posted by caveatipss
I'm more the classic arcade type gamer. I like to launch a game, play it for 15, maximum 30 minutes to get my head free, and then back to work.
05-18-2006, 10:56 AM #6
Originally Posted by AMacSoon20" Intel iMac 2GHz 250 GB HD 2 GB RAM 256 MB VRAM
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- Sudbury, ON Canada
- 20" Intel iMac 2GHz 250 GB 2 GB RAM 256 MB VRAM, 80 GB 5.5G iPod, 8 GB iPhone
80 GB 5.5G iPod
8 GB iPhone
05-18-2006, 01:58 PM #7AMacSoonGuestOriginally Posted by iPodJon120
05-18-2006, 02:21 PM #8lilGuest
I really am not going to forgive Jobs for saying "iPhoto scrolls like butter"... :flower:
I agree though that Mac OS X runs very well on Intel hardware, its only the emulated stuff that causes me some issues.
I can see myself at the end of the year getting an Intel Core Duo Mini.
05-18-2006, 10:04 PM #9caveatipssGuest
Have you played WoW on a Mini?
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