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Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server

Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server
alaScore 84

3 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review: Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server

 

The new $999 Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server is a fantastic product for workgroups, small businesses, and even schools to use.

Besides the $200 price difference, what separates the two models comes down to storage and software. The Mac mini server lacks the built-in SuperDrive of the standard model—even the familiar slot in the front of the case is gone, making the front of...

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Review: Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server

 

Ever since the Mac mini was first released, people have been using Apple's diminutive Mac desktop as a server. At 16.5cm square and 5cm high, it bears just the sort of compact computing power you want to stick in a closet or under a desk and use as an...

Combination of hardware and software is attractively priced; enough processing power for small businesses, small workgroups in larger enterprises, and educational environments

No optical drive; use of 2.5-inch hard drives hampers speed

If you want to run a Mac OS X-based server and take advantage of Snow Leopard Server’s impressive skills as a file, Web, backup, and workgroup server, you’ll find no better value than the Mac mini server. It’s appropriate for small businesses, small...

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Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server

 

The Mac mini has been a hit since it was launched back in 2005, and not just as a regular desktop machine. It has also been put to work as a server, from small one-off workgroup installations to the Nevada-based Macminicolo server farm. Apple has now...

Buying Snow Leopard Server on its own will set you back just under 400, and adding this to a roughly equivalent Mac mini (with SuperDrive but just 320GB disk space) pushes the cost to over 1000. That's still reasonable for a total server solution -...

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