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Old 13th November 2009
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This is a joke right? "Oh, they're close to the same price..." yeah if you included the $900 apple monitor and other accessories. The mac mini is a fine computer for audio production. With the money you save, you can get some great studio equipment you can use to actually make music. No one is saying the iMac isn't impressive, it is. However, the barrier to entry for this uber-cool core i7 is much more expensive than a mac mini which will easily handle the processing tasks of 99% of DAW users.


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Originally Posted by hipass View Post
I Think your calculator is broke The imac has
a bigger monitor
better processor
bigger Hard drive
for $213.00 more

Mac Mini
Summary

$2,106.00
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Specifications
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
4GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x2GB
500GB Serial ATA Drive
SuperDrive 8x (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Apple LED Cinema Display (24" flat panel)
Apple Magic Mouse
Apple Keyboard
User's Guide (English)
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$2,319.00
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Specifications
2.8GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7
4GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x2GB
1TB Serial ATA Drive
ATI Radeon HD 4850 512MB
8x double-layer SuperDrive
Apple Magic Mouse
Apple Wireless Keyboard (English) and User's Guide