Apple ups Mac mini speeds, all models now feature Core Duo processors, prices unchanged

Along with new iMac models (see related article), Apple today also increased processor speeds on both models of the Mac mini, delivering dual-core performance across the line at no additional cost. The $799 model now includes a 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo processor, up from 1.66 GHz Intel Core Duo processor, and the $599 model now includes a 1.66 GHz Intel Core Duo processor, up from a 1.5 GHz Intel Core Solo processor.

The new Mac mini models are here.

Related article:
Apple iMac line gets Intel Core 2 Duo processors; pricing starts at $999; new 24-inch model debuts – September 06, 2006


  1. From ‘Useless’: No-one will buy these; people want laptops”.

    I totally disagree – I choose a Mac Mini alongside an Apple Cinema display because I didn’t want the integrated computer/monitor offering of the iMac.

    In the absence of a ‘midi’ Mac tower I’ll continue to favour a Mini over an iMac – or laptop, for that matter.

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