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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews

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Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Mac for the price

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    Apple404
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    Very fast and loaded with the latest specs, overall a good Mac for the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great computer, though the priced jumped

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    Alfredo
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    Great computer, though Apple implemented a big price increase. Used to the the best Mac office computer for the price. Now, one needs to evaluate all Macs before selecting the best features/price to meet your needs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Deal

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    Gumby
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    Great price on Mac Mini ... and will match the Apple Store

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Mini and powerful

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    Rams
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    A mini mac with great power, very economical and with great power to work without problems, highly recommended for all, I would have liked Best Buy to give you the opportunity to configure it to give it more power.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My first Mac So far so good.

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    greg
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    Very good ,very fast. Little pricey but you get what you paid for.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Just a bit faster but worth it.

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    Justin
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    I bought this with a 128gb quad core i3 mac mini as well. This one is just a bit faster (perhaps its in my head) but worth it for the slight price jump to have double the capacity and 2 more cores when I need it for intensive work

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great computer

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    adreww
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    Best computer ever. Affordable Mac with decent spec. Best choice if you already have a good monitor.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Small, but powerful Mac

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    Cochrane
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    I love the Mac mini. It's truly a fast computer but small enough for me to travel with. Manageable price, but high powered.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Waste of money

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    BeeTheRain
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    Specs pitiful returned it for full refund Note= if stuck at OS High Sierra ( a Firmware update can get You to OS Mojave ! My iMac 2010 died to to heating and fans I switched to a " built diy Windows for far less money and much more power ! $1069.00 for a PC tower 1 TB SSHD - 32 GB ram 12 USB 3.1 ports and a CD/ DVD readier / writer My iMac died 2010 model ? Why can you run Windows on a Mac but not Visa Versa (+ try to build a Mac ) it's possible but Door after hurdle after sand pit Bye Apple

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Machine

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    MacLover
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    Upgraded from my 2013 27" all I one Quad Core, to this 6 Core Beast. Not the Best model, but a deffinet upgrade. Solid State is fast and this thing moves. To all of you older Mac user's, looking for an upgrade, its worth the money.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    4 years in the making

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    kholubar
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    I've been patiently waiting for Apple to update the Mac Mini. Don't let the mini moniker fool you. It's got just as much power as a $5,000 5k iMac. It's an outstanding machine at a very reasonable price point.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easiest purchase ever!

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    JoeZ
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    Bought this Mac Mini, configured exactly as I wanted. Price was great, product works perfectly (so far) and am very satisfied. Pick up at the Best Buy store was a breeze. It was ready and waiting within a couple of hours of purchase. Great experience....Best Buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good enough computer

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    FRinLI
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    This was my first Mac computer so without any real experience outside of windows I wanted to try the Apple experience. due to the fact that I'm mostly a Windows user, I did not really enjoy using the Mac. The operating system is a good system it has a lot to offer and it is very good. But I found it has a learning curve that I could not get over not to mention the fact that this is way overpriced for what you are being offered. I decided to return it because I think I'm more of a Windows guy but to be honest this is a very good computer if you are a Mac user. Just be ready to pay a premium for the Apple logo.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Major Improvement Over 2012 Server

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    Ne10
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    I used a maxed out version the previous Mac Mini (Late 2012 Mac Mini Server i7). It was a rock solid machine for all 5 years I used it. The last year has been rough though. Just browsing websites caused the machine to use the fan at full speed. Using Adobe applications would cause it to get super hot to the touch. Lagging was also starting to occur, if I was doing too many things at once. This new version is a significant improvement. Since I've bought it, the fan hasn't run once, even with 12 Illustrator and Photoshop tabs open and running videos in the background. In fact it doesn't even get warm to the touch. It's so wonderful to be able to work without hearing a constant blowing noise. The speed at which projects render and load are also greatly improved. This should be no surprise jumping form a 3rd generation i7 with 4 cores to an 8th generation i5 with 6 cores. It really is blazing fast. Performance aside, I do have some gripes with it. First and foremost is the fact that my Thunderbolt screen is no longer compatible without an expensive adapter. I thought this was kind of a middle finger to long time users, especially since Apple no longer produces a display. I also don't like how they only include 2 USB 3.0 ports. I get that USB C is better, but none of my office peripherals use it. And because I had to give up my Thunderbolt screen, that reduced my available ports even further. A $30 dongle added 6 ports, but I do think it is incredibly silly being that this is a machine meant to be used in an office environment. The WiFi also has major issues. Out of the box I was getting less than 1 mbps. After renewing the DHCP lease, and resetting my network a few times, I was able to resolve the issue, but I still experience WiFi slowdowns that I did not have with my old Mac Mini. Lastly, I really miss being able to have a secondary internal hard drive. I'm fine running one on the outside, but it is much less secure. Overall I really like the upgrade. At $1,050 It's a great value for the money.

    I would recommend this to a friend