14 Replies Latest reply: Apr 18, 2012 2:30 PM by Jerryrigged
Mark Thornton Level 3 Level 3 (580 points)

Hi folks.

 

I owned a 2.8Ghz 27" iMac i5 since 2010 and just sold it to free up some cash and bought a Mac Mini of eBay.

 

I have to say i'm amazed how powerfull and snappy this little thing feels! I got the 2.5Ghz i5 and threw in a 750Gb 7200rpm hard drive alongside the stock 500gb and upgraded the ram to 8gb. I bought two nice 23" LG IPS LED monitors and i've still got £200 left from the iMac sale.

 

I'd lobve the i7 model but couldn't pick one up of ebay here in the UK but that must be a screamer!

 

My Wife runs a 2009 Mac Mini (previous model) and the difference is night and day, even games run really well on my i5 mini, thjey've com a long way!

 

No real point to my post other than i'd like other users thoufght on the current mac Mini, particularly the i7.

 

Thanks.


Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3), 2.5Ghz i5 750gb 7200rpm 8gb of Ram