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Re: Should I pick this mac mini up?
« Reply #14 from previous page: July 11, 2009, 10:20:37 AM »
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I would say wait... the PPC macs are only going to get cheaper... They are pretty reliable... just wait until MOS is actually released and you might pick one up for $20 at your local junk shop!

Hmm not sure that your price prediction and location availability is exactly accurate, that is if eBay is any indication of supply and demand. :confused:

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Re: Should I pick this mac mini up?
« Reply #15 on: July 11, 2009, 10:30:25 AM »
I agree with firedawg.  I don't think PPC minis are going to be in junk shops any time soon.  I've spent some time monitoring prices on ebay and even non or partially functional minis have been going for more money than the one TheMagicM is considering.  So snap it up! :-)
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Re: Should I pick this mac mini up?
« Reply #16 on: July 11, 2009, 11:21:04 AM »
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I agree with firedawg.  I don't think PPC minis are going to be in junk shops any time soon.  I've spent some time monitoring prices on ebay and even non or partially functional minis have been going for more money than the one TheMagicM is considering.  So snap it up! :-)

Prices have been falling... if they have stabilised then they will stay stable, by the time MOS is released for the MacMini (probably not any time soon), they will either be the same price or less... the PPC MacMini is not going to increase in price...

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Re: Should I pick this mac mini up?
« Reply #17 on: July 11, 2009, 12:38:37 PM »
@Bloodline

Well no...they're not likey to go up I agree, unless something very odd happens.  Still the price of this mini seems reasonable at the moment whether it would in six months time is anyone's guess.
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Re: Should I pick this mac mini up?
« Reply #18 on: July 11, 2009, 01:50:13 PM »
All ppc minis can take up to 1gb of ram. It can take also ddr 400 sticks, but these will run at 333 rate.
Go for it, its a good price.
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Re: Should I pick this mac mini up?
« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2009, 03:53:12 AM »
My ppc macmini have 1gb instaled by myself, its easy to open and people said that speed up the osx but i see osx a bit slow, maybe the 4200rpm hd is part of this colorfull circle on the mouse pointer, morphos can make a better use of this hardware than osx.

Any news about this morphos release please!

About the price of this macmini i think its good, cheaper than a MOS license.
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