Apple has recently updated their Mac Mini line up.
The updated Mac mini models have new processors, including quad-core chips on the high end, as well as new build-to-order RAM options of up to 16 GB. Pricing remains the same as the prior generation Mac Mini models. There are two standard configuration and a server configuration:
- 2.5 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 500GB HD (Likely Price: R6 299)
- 2.3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7, 4GB RAM, 1TB HD (Likely Price: R8 499)
- 2.3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7, 4GB RAM, 2TB HD, Includes Mountain Lion Server (Likely Price: R10 499)
The high end Mac Mini can also be configured with Apple's new Fusion Drive which combines a 1TB hard drive with a 128GB falsh drive. System files and frequently used apps and data are stored on the flash drive while other data is stored on the hard drive. The system automatically stores files on the correct drive.
The Mac Mini is available immediatly in the USA but should take about a month to get to South Africa.