Upgraded Mac Mini powerful enough for Photoshop & downloading large image files?

Started Aug 7, 2013 | Discussions thread
Corkcampbell
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Good advice from the Apple guy and Baselite. I will be doing the same thing
In reply to bbpp, Aug 8, 2013

(except as a replacement for an iMac) as soon as the next generation of Minis comes out, which should be quite soon.

The only thing that I disagree with is that I think only 8 gigs of RAM is necessary; this is based on a recent (MacWorld?) article showing that going from 8 to 16 is negligible as far as performance and value. It you were to go to 16, I'd suggest doing it via a third-party supplier to save some money.

Update: Forgot something - definitely get the Fusion drive, as Baselite pointed out.

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