Mac mini 1.4ghz vs core 2 duo mac mini

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I am planning on buying a new mac mini..But i have concerns about it being underpowered. I cannot afford the higher end mac mini and I Wanted to know if the 1.4ghz i5 mini would be comparable to the 2ghz core 2 duo model
 
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In general, I guess i am asking
 

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The I5 Mini should dust the C2D 2.0 Ghz in everything. I own a 2.16Ghz C2D Mini and got a friend a dual core i5 MBP and the MBP walked all over the Mini. The C2D is very old today and any I5 should take it apart!
 
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The I5 Mini should dust the C2D 2.0 Ghz in everything. I own a 2.16Ghz C2D Mini and got a friend a dual core i5 MBP and the MBP walked all over the Mini. The C2D is very old today and any I5 should take it apart!

Thank you for the swift and clear answer!
 

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If you get one just be sure to get all the RAM you feel you will ever need as with the new Minis it's Non User Replaceable! I would get at least 8GB.
 
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If you get one just be sure to get all the RAM you feel you will ever need as with the new Minis it's Non User Replaceable! I would get at least 8GB.

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And also, just simply for the sake of asking, what do you guys think about the chromebooks? the $200 one to be specific..I realize this is a mac forum, but ****, figured i'd ask
 
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Not comparing the mac mini to the chromebook, i know they are worlds apart...
 

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And also, just simply for the sake of asking, what do you guys think about the chromebooks? the $200 one to be specific..I realize this is a mac forum, but ****, figured i'd ask

Of course no problems asking.:) But a new thread probably would have been better since this question is not related to the original thread question.:)

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I started a new thread, honestly didnt think about it being buried under another thread it'd never gotten answered lol, dumb me
 

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I started a new thread, honestly didnt think about it being buried under another thread it'd never gotten answered lol, dumb me

I bet that you would have gotten answers.:) But it's possible that with two subjects in the same thread…replies could bouch back & forth between the Mac-Mini question and the Chromebook question…possibly making things confusing.

A separate thread keeps things better organized.:)

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