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Mac Minis really cheap on Ebay

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hungryhounduk
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Mac Minis really cheap on Ebay

Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:29 pm

Hey Guys and Gals

Recently ( in the last 6 months) I have bought 3 Mac Minis, these are the older ones 2009/10 which will run snow leopard/mountain lion/ Mavericks. I bought each one for approx £60.00 GB Pounds and 2 were free postage, as you may well know snow leopard has Boot Camp built in which is great as you can run Windows 7/8/ 10 on a separate partition along side the Mac op/sys. When i got my Mac Minis I changed the Processor and upped the ram and was able to get Mountain Lion on a Mac that supposedly does not support it and on another thread online I was able to get and use a piece of software that tricks the Mac allowing you to get it to run Mavericks by booting and installing it from a Thumb Drive.

So if you are thinking you need a mac for coding but don't have a lot of cash then Look on Ebay for the older type. Upgrading the processor to a 2.4 GHZ cost me less than £5.00 and the Ram was £8.00.

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Chris
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smashapps
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Re: Mac Minis really cheap on Ebay

Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:00 am

Nice thanks for the tip. I don't think it will be that cheap here to upgrade it though. Where did you buy the upgrades from? Were they from ebay too?
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hungryhounduk
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Re: Mac Minis really cheap on Ebay

Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:28 am

Hey
Yeah the Processor and ram were both bought off eBay, I am in the UK so maybe things here might be a bit cheaper than other countries.

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Chris
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