"Just made the older mac minis more popular"0.5 starson by DatabaseDoctor
Pros: I5 chips but nothing else
Cons: No DVD drive, Thunderdud port present but nothing works with it yet;
Summary: I was eagerly awaiting this new mac mini with the idea that this would be my first mac. I'm dying to get a mac and start playing but didn't want to buy another laptop or a big monitor all in one. I was waiting for the new model with new core I5 chip and here it is! But no DVD? ***? Does Apple realize that bandwidth is being restricted even on DSL connections now? Like others, I have music on CD's and movies on DVD's that I DEMAND to have an optical drive to read. I'm not about to spend another 80 on an external.
So now I'll continue to wait or maybe by an older mac mini and upgrade it to lion. When Apple makes mistakes, they really blow it.