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Mini i5
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These are coming soon according to Twitter leaks.

Maybe we’ll see an update to 10th gen processors. 

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Mini i5
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Mini i5
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Interesting, another tipster is saying a MacBook Air refresh is coming next week...👨‍💻

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Mini i5
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The new MacBook Air is here. It has faster RAM and 10th gen processors. The high end model has a quad core CPU.

But the Mini only received a bump in storage sizes, now at 256GB and 512GB for the pre-configured models. No CPU upgrade though. 🤦‍♂️

https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/03/new-macbook-air-has-more-to-love-and-is-now-just-999/

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2018 Mac Mini i5 / 6-core 3.0-4.1 Ghz / 32GB / 256GB / Intel UHD 630 / PowerColor Gaming Station / PowerColor dual-fan RX5700 XT / Mac OS 10.15.4 Catalina / Windows 1809 / LG 27" 4K display


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Eightarmedpet
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@mini-i5, that Mini spec bump is super disappointing, still an 8th gen cpu? C'mon! Glad I built my Ryzen Hackintosh (for now).

 

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@mini-i5, Thank you for sharing! Base model 2020 MacBook Air has Core i3-1000G4 while the higher configuration has Core i5-1030G7. Best to wait for the 2020 MacBook Pro.

@eightarmedpet Yes it seems like they gave more storage capacity and call it a day. Here comes another 4-year update cycle for the Mac mini.

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Mini i5
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@eightarmedpet, @itsage

I eat the same thing for lunch every day. I use the same Mac Mini every day. 

Guess I will try eating at Shake Shack today then. 🤷‍♂️

 

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@eightarmedpet There are only mobile 10th-gen processors out atm, and while there are 9th-gen i3 and i5 parts that look like marginal improvements on the 8th-gen processors in the mini line, I don't see a suitable i7 part in Intel's lineup. The 8-core i9 is theoretically possible, but they're already using that in the 27-inch iMac, so using it in the mini (which uses the same processors as the 21.5" iMac) probably isn't something they're interested in doing, if only for thermal management reasons.

 

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MacBook Air 2020 - first Intel graphics on macOS to support DisplayPort 1.4 and DSC (can connect a Apple Pro Display XDR at 6K).

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