Sunday, March 15, 2009

Apple introduced the new Mac mini

Apple today start selling new models of desktop computer Mac mini, which now, like the MacBook and iMac, built on a set of system logic NVIDIA GeForce 9400M. Previous updates Mac mini dated even before last year, and during that time rumors have not once buried it, but Apple has decided to still release an updated model.

As before, Mac mini is available in two configurations, costing $ 599 and $ 799, which now are only the amount of RAM and hard disk: the youngest model has 1 GB of RAM and hard disk 120 GB, while for older models, these figures are 2 and 320 GB. Both models have the Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz, have a 5 port USB 2.0, FireWire 800 port, optical drive and the SuperDrive, two video output - mini Display Port and the mini DVI. Integrated graphics core of NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, according to the company, has five times greater speed than the video card Intel GMA950, used in previous models of Mac mini.

The new Mac mini is not only the most affordable Mac, but also the most energy efficient desktop computer in the world, - said the temporary head of Apple, Tim Cook (Tim Cook). According to the company, the new Mac mini in idle mode consumes only 13 W of energy.

Separately, the company notes the environmental friendliness of new mini - computer storage corresponds to the requirements of Energy Star 4.0, it does not use cables and components are polyvinyl chloride (PVC) retarder burning.

The new Mac mini has been on the market.