Apple Mac Mini - Summer 2011 Edition - Intel Core i5
AMD Radeon GPU provides game playing power.
HDMI and Thunderbolt ports.
RAM is easily upgraded.
Much faster than previous gen.
Discrete graphics finally a choice.
Lion as an OS is high grade.
Aluminum unibody construction.
SD slot supports SDXC cards.
Included HDMItoDVI adapter and HDMI port.
Internal power supply.
Boasts Apple's usual design leadership.
Display and keyboard cost extra.
No optical drive.
No system reinstall media.
Hard drive not (easily) user upgradeable.
No USB 3.0 ports.
Few Thunderbolt devices.
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