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Review of Apple Mac Mini MD387LL/A Desktop (NEWEST VERSION)

4.50 stars
Price Range
Reviewed on: August 07, 2013
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

  • Simple and easy to use
  • Compact and easily fits on top of desk
  • Powerful Intel Core i5 or i7 processor
  • Easily upgradable RAM and drive
  • Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0, Firewire 800, HDMI, and Thunderbolt ports
  • Built-in speaker
  • Reliable and worth the money
  • Need to buy a Monitor, Keyboard, and Mouse

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Apple Mac Mini MD387LL/A Desktop (NEWEST VERSION). The BoolPool rating for this product is Excellent, with 4.50 stars, and the price range is $549.99-$999.00.

The Apple Mac Mini MD387LL/A Desktop features a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 quad-core processor as well as 4 GB of RAM which is expandable to 16 GB, 500 GB to two 1 TB hard drives (depending on the configuration chosen). It also comes with integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000, Thunderbolt, USB3, and OS X Mountain Lion which is the world’s most advanced operation system. The Mac Mini also comes with iLife software suite, which includes the latest versions of iPhoto, iMovies and GarageBand. Regardless of its compact size, the Mac mini offers a full range of ports for connecting to any existing peripherals like keyboards, mouse, external hard drives or even displays, via the Thunderbolt and HDMI ports. The mini’s bottom removable panel makes upgrades, usage or setup process a breeze.

The high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology delivers 12 times faster and 10 Gbps of transfer speeds in both directions. It also supports DisplayPort for high resolution displays and works with existing adapters for HDMI, DVI, and VGA displays. There are four USB 3 ports with speeds up to 10 times faster than USB 2 and can connect all USB-compatible devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPod, or digital camera. The Mac Mini automatically locates the Wi-Fi and has a built-in Bluetooth 4.0. OS X Mountain Lion has a built-in support for the latest version of Microsoft Exchange Server, making it compatible with Windows as well. 

Overall, the Mac Mini features more power in a precisely constructed aluminum body with its own integrated power supply. Additionally, this computer helps contain your environmental footprint with 10-watt power consumption and is backed with 1 year limited warranty, extendable to 3 years with the AppleCare Protection Plan.


  • Dimension: 7.7”W x 7.7”D x 1.4”H
  • Weight: 2.7 pounds

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(4.50 stars)
12 Reviews
This system is fine and works well Quality product Simple and easy to use Good performance Built-in applications like iPhoto works great with phone and camera
Review Group #: 2
(5.00 stars)
12 Reviews
Small and compact Easily fits on top of desk More than a PC Worth the money Reliable
Review Group #: 3
(5.00 stars)
13 Reviews
Awesome quad core computer Looks excellent Easy to setup and get going Can drive 2 monitors and run parallels Has Gigabit Ethernet Easily upgradable RAM
Review Group #: 4
(5.00 stars)
14 Reviews
Need to buy a Monitor, Keyboard, and Mouse Bluetooth keyboard is a must buy Can hook up to HDTVs
Review Group #: 5
(5.00 stars)
18 Reviews
Has a 2.3 GHz processor 4 GB RAM is good for web browsing and word processing Can be upgraded to 16 GB and works better that way Better to upgrade to 16GB to run applications like Photoshop Can also add SSD for better performance

Where to Buy

StorePromotionsPriceAdditional Details
BHPhotoVideo$549.99500GB Hard Drive
Amazon$569.99500 GB Hard Drive
Apple$599.00500 GB Hard Drive
Amazon$759.991 TB Hard Drive
BestBuy$759.991TB Hard Drive
Amazon$982.582 - 1 TB Hard Drives
Apple$999.00Mac mini with OS X Server -Two 1TB Hard Drives

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