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El Sitherino 01-11-2005 11:52 AM

Mac Mini
 
Has anyone seen these?
They're rather neat. For a micro computer they are rather kick ass.
http://a248.e.akamai.net/7/248/2041/...uty_050111.jpg

Probably a good little introducer for mac's.


Summary
Image
• 512MB DDR333 SDRAM - 1 DIMM
• 80GB Ultra ATA drive
• SuperDrive
• 56K v.92 Modem
• Mac OS X - U.S. English
• 1.25GHz PowerPC G4

Estimated Ship:
Deliver by Jan 22nd
Free Shipping
Subtotal $724.00

that's my setup for a mac mini.

Revan Solo 01-12-2005 02:24 AM

Looks like my lunch box!
Is it a PC? Can you buy it?

ET Warrior 01-12-2005 07:36 AM

It's not a PC.....it's a mac :p


But yes, you could buy it.

El Sitherino 01-12-2005 07:40 AM

observe the mac mini

ZBomber 01-12-2005 10:17 AM

Link doesn't work, says your time has expired or something.

El Sitherino 01-12-2005 10:28 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by ZBomber
Link doesn't work, says your time has expired or something.
odd.... anyway, just go to apple.com go to the store, look at the mac mini. I actually think I might buy one, I can get a good price on a good one with the educational discount.

• 1GB DDR333 SDRAM - 1 DIMM
• 80GB Ultra ATA drive
• SuperDrive
• 56K v.92 Modem
• Mac OS X - U.S. English
• 1.25GHz PowerPC G4

Estimated Ship:
Deliver by Jan 22nd
Free Shipping
Subtotal $996.00

or

• 1GB DDR333 SDRAM - 1 DIMM
• 80GB Ultra ATA drive
• SuperDrive
• 56K v.92 Modem
• Mac OS X - U.S. English
• 1.42GHz PowerPC G4

Estimated Ship:
Deliver by Jan 22nd
Free Shipping
Subtotal $1,051.00

ZBomber 01-12-2005 01:28 PM

Ah, looks pretty cool. :) I'd buy one, but I have no money at all, and whenever I get it, I'm quick to spend it (now atleast, trying to build up a big CD collection)

Kjølen 01-12-2005 01:33 PM

  • 1.25Ghz
  • 40GB
  • 512MB RAM
  • $574.99
Yeah it's pretty cheap, buit, I'm also building:
  • Athlon64 FX-55 2.6Ghz
  • 2GB PC3200 DDR400 RAM
  • 250GB Serial ATA Hard Drive
  • Radeon X800 Pro 256MB
  • 16x Double-Layer DVD Burner
  • About $2300 after taxes and shipping
It was originally about 2600 or 2500 something, but I had a 400GB Hard Drive and Radeon X800 XT Platinum in it. But If I want a Mini Mac too? I dunno.

Jed 01-12-2005 03:35 PM

I dunno, one of those would be great with my current rig. I'd just put it on top of my PC tower, get a KVM switch...

Sex in a box. And I'd get to reap all the benefits of music/video editing that Macs can offer with my camcorder.

El Sitherino 01-12-2005 03:37 PM

indeed. Hell that think could handle Jedi Outcast and Jedi Academy very well. I'd call it jedi in a box. Decal it to hell with star wars stuff. :D

Jed 01-12-2005 03:38 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by InsaneSith
indeed. Hell that think could handle Jedi Outcast and Jedi Academy very well. I'd call it jedi in a box. Decal it to hell with star wars stuff. :D
DON'T MESS WITH ITS SEXINESS :O?~?!?!>!>>!>?!?/111

El Sitherino 01-12-2005 03:39 PM

Dude, star wars can only add upon the sexiness.
It can NEVER take any away.

Kjølen 01-12-2005 03:44 PM

YEah, Jed, what are you thinking?
Sex-in-a-Box and Starwars. THINK OF THE POSSIBILITIES!

ZBomber 01-12-2005 03:58 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Kjølen
YEah, Jed, what are you thinking?
Sex-in-a-Box and Starwars. THINK OF THE POSSIBILITIES!

Hey, that's my sexbox! And her name is Sony!

El Sitherino 01-12-2005 05:06 PM

Gentlemen we have a new objective. Get Sith a mac mini.

El Sitherino 01-13-2005 12:58 PM

PowerMac G5
 
Well I've been going nuts looking at prices with the educational discount, and it's amazing how much you get discounted on the optional stuff, as well as the initial product.

my PowerMacG5 configuration

Summary
• 1GB DDR400 SDRAM (PC3200) - 2x512
• 80GB Serial ATA - 7200rpm
• ATI Radeon 9600 XT w/128MB DDR SDRAM
• 8x Super Drive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
• Apple Keyboard & Apple Mouse - U.S. English
• Mac OS X - U.S. English

Estimated Ship:
2-4 business days
Free Shipping
Subtotal $1,570.00

It's supremely excellent.

Kjølen 01-13-2005 01:18 PM

VERY Nice, Sith. :D
Only 80 GB? I suppose you don't need that much?

Boba Rhett 01-13-2005 01:24 PM

Wow. It's smaller. I must have one. I cannot live without it and it's sleekness. *throws money at computer*

Hey guys, the Ipod minis are out too. They're about the same price and they only hold about 20% of what the normal ones do but, hey, they're smaller and sleeker! You better go buy a few. :eek:

El Sitherino 01-13-2005 01:33 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Boba Rhett
Wow. It's smaller. I must have one. I cannot live without it and it's sleekness. *throws money at computer*

Hey guys, the Ipod minis are out too. They're about the same price and they only hold about 20% of what the normal ones do but, hey, they're smaller and sleeker! You better go buy a few. :eek:

iPod minis are shyte. It's not that the mac minis are smaller, it's that they're smaller and affordable, while still having enough power to work as a good home and business computer. It's like boxed up sex.

El Sitherino 01-13-2005 01:34 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Kjølen
VERY Nice, Sith. :D
Only 80 GB? I suppose you don't need that much?

I have a literal f*ckton of hard drives sitting about. Well not really, I got an extra 20 gig one I might put in and install linux on to mess around with, I dunno.

ZBomber 01-13-2005 02:40 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by InsaneSith
iPod minis are shyte. It's not that the mac minis are smaller, it's that they're smaller and affordable, while still having enough power to work as a good home and business computer. It's like boxed up sex.
That's good. Zen is the way to go though. :D

Anyways, I built a computer in 2003, so I don't need to get another for awhile. :)

El Sitherino 01-13-2005 03:23 PM

Then how about donating the the "get sith a G5 fund"?

ZBomber 01-13-2005 03:28 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by InsaneSith
Then how about donating the the "get sith a G5 fund"?
I have absolutley NO money. And whenevr I get it, I somehow spend all of it right away. :p

El Sitherino 01-13-2005 03:35 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by ZBomber
I have absolutley NO money. And whenevr I get it, I somehow spend all of it right away. :p
you can spend it right away on me. :D


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