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Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server

Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server
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3 reviews

Sep, 2014

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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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