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Please help deciding factor.

by minhnim / February 23, 2005 7:21 AM PST

I am planning on get Mac Mini w/ 512 mb ram, 40 gig hd, combo drive, blue-tooth and airport extreme card installed, wireless keyboard and mouse with OX 10 panther for $772 at Apple.com. then adding a Xerox 17 inche LCD flat panel with DVI connection at Costco for $269. Totalling roughly $1000. Is this a wise choice? I will mainly use it for Internet surfing and Photoshop 7. Your advise is greatly appreciated.

Minh Nim

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Is that Canadian bucks?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2005 7:26 AM PST

At roughly 1000, maybe you can entertain laptops or other models. The mini is not a bargain.

Bob

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American Dollars Actually
by minhnim / February 23, 2005 7:42 AM PST

thanks Bob for your fast response. however, I kinda want to stick with Apple since where I work, photography industry, we're all use Apple. Any other suggestions? Thanks

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For that much money... Keep shopping.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2005 10:23 AM PST

Something's amiss with that price. Seems high and you can do better.

Try the MAC forums...

Bob

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Apple mini
by jcrobso / February 24, 2005 11:52 PM PST

The concept of the mini was if you allready had a monitor
and keyboard you could get mini. If your are doing a whole system you may want to look at eMac before you buy. John

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