Apple Mac Mini - 2010 Edition - Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz/2.66GHz MC270

  • Apple Mac Mini - 2010 Edition - Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz/2.66GHz MC270
75
Based on 46 scores, 63 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    25
  • Average:
    8
  • Bad:
    9

Pros:

  • Noticeable improvements over previous models.
  • HDMI port.
  • RAM is easily upgraded.

Cons:

  • Display and keyboard cost extra.
  • No Bluray drive.

Expert reviews and ratings

By ConsumerSearch on

The diminutive Mac mini is the most inexpensive Apple desktop. The mini was updated in 2010, and it now sports a stylish aluminum housing that matches Apple's other computers. It also has a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2 GB of RAM and a 320...

By 5FWD on 80

If you want a desktop Mac, but can’t face spending upwards of a grand, this is where it is. Pair it with your existing keyboard and monitor and you’ll not only save stacks of space, you’ll have the full Mac experience too.Best offers...

By ConsumerSearch on

The Mac mini is the only Apple desktop that costs less than $1,000. Although reviewers had mixed opinions about previous versions, most say that the new mini has made serious improvements. Apple switched the design from white plastic to sleek...

By Ars Technica on

Depending on what you do, and what benchmarks matter to you, this machine could either be a colossal failure or worth the extra cost if you're shopping for a new Mac Pro. Twelve cores may not always put up a good showing for efficiency, but this is...

By TechTree on 70

The Mac mini is the stepping stone to the Mac club. It is the cheapest way you can use Mac OS legally. Unfortunately, the new mini is no longer cheap. The older version used to come in two models, one of which, although fairly stripped off, was quite...

By Expert Reviews on 60

The latest Mac Mini is a sleek and very well built mini PC, but it's underspecified and overpriced....

By IT PRO on 50

The newest Mac Mini is a big improvement over the last version. Although we like the generally elegant design, it isn't perfect. There's still room for improvement, such as easier hard disk access and more conveniently located ports. It's a...

By Tech2 on 80

PerformanceIn terms of design and form factor, PCs that come closest to this one are nettops, but the same cannot be said about performance. Be it for video editing, audio encoding, processing images using design suites, or for casual multimedia, the...

By PCWorld India on 83

The new Apple Mac mini (mid 2010) sells for a price of Rs. 44,900 -- priced higher than previous entry level Mac mini model. It packs in better, improved internal hardware compared to the older Mac minis and sports a slimmer unibody aluminum shell....

By Mac|Life on 80

The new Mac mini’s strong consumer-level performance, beautiful design, and good value make it a tempting choice, especially if you find the iMacs’ and MacBooks’ standard screens far too glossy. If replacing the hard drive were an...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

The latest version of Apple's tiny PC — the aptly named Mac Mini — adds a much-requested HDMI connection, an aluminium, unibody enclosure and a removable panel that lets you upgrade its memory. The Mac Mini is a great option for a living...

By Stuff.tv on 100

The mini's makeover has been a long time coming, but it was worth the wait...

By CNET Australia on 80

The new Mac Mini is a desirable bit of kit indeed. The addition of HDMI makes it appealing to the HTPC crowd that wants to retain flexibility, but not custom build a solution. Where it hurts though is in cost and lack of extras — for the same...

By TechRadar on 70

The Mac Mini has long been the most neglected product in Apple's computer range. Although it's marketed as the cheapest way to own a Mac, it's often considered underpowered considering its cost. As well as being a useful entry-level Mac, its...

By Macworld UK on 60

Just eight months after Apple last updated the Mac mini, we have a new Mac mini in our hands. The Mac mini (Mid 2010), offers modest upgrades while revamping the mini’s design for the first time since the line’s debut. In place of two...

By Channel Pro on

A likeable machine, but sadly not worth anywhere near the asking price. The new Mac mini is a study in smallness: at just 3.6cm thick it’s nearly a third slimmer than previous models. That makes it a more front-room friendly machine than ever, and...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

Ask a Mac mini owner and, in all likelihood, they'll tell you how much they love them. This is perfectly understandable, as the Mac mini has been setting the standard for ultra-compact desktop PCs since its launch 2005. Indeed, so good was the...

By Macworld on 80

The Mac mini remains an impressive feat of hardware engineering and design, fitting decent computing power and a solid set of features in a tiny package. And apart from the slow stock hard drive, there’s not much to complain about with the latest...

By T3 Magazine on 60

We love the new Mac mini, but a few flaws keep it from true...

By Pocket-lint on 80

It looks great, but if bang for your buck is important, you'll find better value elsewhereKey specs3.5mm jack, Bluetooth, Ethernet, FireWire, HDMI, SD, SDHC, USB,...