Linked by Kroc Camen on Tue 15th Jun 2010 10:03 UTC
Apple Apple have updated the Mac Mini. It now sports an aluminium (no, I am not going to spell it "aluminum") enclosure, an HDMI port, an internal PSU (no power-brick!) and oddly, an SD card slot in the back. There's also an access hole on the bottom to change the RAM easily.
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RE[3]: UK Price
by sj87 on Wed 16th Jun 2010 03:55 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: UK Price"
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I did a (very) quick google check. In 10 seconds, I found the "ACER Aspire Revo R3610-VFYZ Seven Home Premium" for €315.11 with 4GB of RAM, 500GB hardrive, HDMI, SD card reader, 6xUSB, etc.


An Atom processor, no aluminium casing. Graphics weren't listed anywhere but the sucky CPU suggests it would be useless anyways. It also lacks software (Macs come with iLife bundled), and you fail to acknowledge the simple fact Apple sells its OS for 30 bucks, so it's deemed to make some of the missing money through hardware sales. Apple also has a full onsite warranty, Acer doesn't.

Sure there's a bigger margin for Apple than there is for Acer - ASSUMABLY - but your laughter of a comparison fails to make any valid points.

Edited 2010-06-16 03:58 UTC

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