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Good God xeb, I would've rage quit half way through.
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Oh no look out! It's a bump and run! wheee.gif
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Hm... I may have something more to update you guys with.
 
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Hm... I may have something more to update you guys with.

Bless us with your experiences Lord Xeb
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Really sorry for bumping in with an semi-offtopic question, but: I am planning buying an mac mini and was wondering, does mac mini usually go bad or it's pretty rare ? I'm torn between payin 100$ for applecare or not frown.gif
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Really sorry for bumping in with an semi-offtopic question, but: I am planning buying an mac mini and was wondering, does mac mini usually go bad or it's pretty rare ? I'm torn between payin 100$ for applecare or not frown.gif

id just grab it incase it dose go bad not like it will go bad but its a nice back up to have in case the turds hit the fan hahaha

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Yeah, i know...and it also increases resale value, but i was just curious because sometimes even 100$ can mean a lot smile.gif and i was curious how often does a mac mini fail from AASP point of view.

Also, i'm curious if i buy the dual bracket thingie for my mac mini, and i put the original hdd in the lower bracket and my ssd to upper bracket, if i need to send the mini to warranty, it's enough just to remove the SSD and that's all ? Or i need to also remove the SATA Hard Drive Cable/Mounting Grommets that came with the "dual bracket" kit ?

Sorry and thank you!
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They do not fail often, but you have a year to buy it. I always recommend getting it as it is always handy. I have seen hard drives fail after 12 months and a machine is out of warranty. I mostly see MacBook Pros in the building. Almost never see a mini.
 
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I would agree with Xeb too. For the $100, if something goes it is certainly going to pay for itself. However, the Mini almost never comes in. It is pretty solid little piece of hardware.

On the bracket, if you take it in to Apple you will get grief for it. If you do need to take the computer in, restore the computer back to the way it was. Might be interesting if you have the OS on the SSD and cant get it back on the regular HD though for some reason.
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