Apple Mac Mini - Winter 2009 Edition - Intel Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz MC239/MC238

  • Apple Mac Mini - Winter 2009 Edition - Intel Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz MC239/MC238
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Based on 12 scores, 18 reviews available
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  • Good:
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Pros:

  • Very compact.
  • Decent performance.
  • Great connectivity for a tiny chassis.

Cons:

  • Keyboard, mouse, monitor not included.
  • Not upgradable.

Expert reviews and ratings

By AsiaOne on

If you are looking for a small server or Network Address Storage solution to serve as a hub for your files, the Apple Mac Mini with OS X Snow Leopard Server is a worthwhile...

By CNET Australia on 60

If you demand a small, relatively affordable Mac, the Mac Mini is your only option. Otherwise, you can find Windows-based small form factor desktops that offer more interesting features with better...

By Ars Technica on

Pity the small office when it comes to technology. With anywhere from several to several dozen employees, there's often no budget for an IT director to manage all the network services required for a modern company of any size. Offices may need to...

By Expert Reviews on 100

In less than a year, the Mac mini has bounced back from an uncertain future. Last March, its specification was boosted by a better graphics processor, support for two displays, a faster frontside bus to move data more quickly, a FireWire 800 port and...

By CNET UK on 60

Apple's latest Mac mini faces a greater challenge from small Windows PCs than older models did. If you demand a small, relatively affordable Mac, the mini is your only option. Otherwise, you can find Windows-based small-form-factor desktops that...

By MacInTouch on

Apple's new Mac Mini Server combines a lightly-modified Mac Mini with a Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard" Server software, in a server package unlike anything Apple has offered before. Apple's first server was the Macintosh Workgroup Server 95, a...

By PC Pro on 83

Small businesses will be stunned to find all that's on offer from this bargain machine...

By Computer Shopper on 77

If you’re a PC user with a spare monitor, looking to dip your toe into Mac waters, the Mini is a nice introduction to Apple computers. All others, though, should weigh this tiny PC's value versus an iMac....

By TechRadar on 70

The Apple Mac mini has huge potential, but to date, that potential has not been realised. It's the cheapest way to buy a Mac but it isn't powerful enough to appeal to switchers, and it's been shamefully under-exploited as a media centre....

By Macworld on 90

For most home users, the Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server is not a wise choice. Few home users are crazy enough to serve their Web site and blogs off of their home DSL or cable connection, and most don’t need the workgroup tools that are the main...

By V3.co.uk on 60

Small and quiet but a little expensive Good points Small but fairly powerful; quiet Bad points Expensive, limited display connectors...

By Macworld on

Apple recently released an update to its Mac mini line of desktop computers. The changes include faster processors, more RAM, and Apple’s Snow Leopard operating system pre-installed. Macworld Lab has the two desktop Mac minis, and we put them...

By Pocket-lint on 80

So there are few niggles with the Mac mini. It's the usual seamless operation we've come to expect from Apple. You take it out of the box and it just works. With the upgrades coming in at the same prices as the last versions, the new Mac mini...

International Review By PC for Alla on 60

Det andra negativa är en alldeles för bullrig dvd-spelare. Ett aggressivt väsande som gör filmtittande outhärdligt. Kör du bara media från hårddisken så är den som sagt, underbart...

International Review By CNET.de on 60

Wer unbedingt einen Mac möchte, der klein und vergleichsweise günstig ist, ist hier genau an der richtigen Adresse. Allerdings hat Apples neuester Mac Mini mit einer stärkeren Windows-Konkurrenz zu kämpfen als seine...

International Review By CNET France on 70

Entre les nouveaux iMac et le nouvel Macbook blanc unibody, se sont glissés les Mac mini. Il s’agit surtout d’une mise à jour des spécifications techniques pour ne pas être en...

International Review By Datormagazin on

Dig som är ute efter en smidig Mac-serverlösning....

International Review By Hardwareluxx on

Der Mac mini richtet sich an Einsteiger, die bereits über einen Monitor, Maus und Tastatur verfügen. Er stellt softwareseitig den Einstieg in die Apple-Welt dar. Wer gleichzeitig aber auch mobil sein möchte, der schaut sich lieber...