Editors Liked

  • USB 3.0
  • Intel Ivy Bridge processor
  • Fusion Drive with 1.12TB capacity
  • Aluminum unibody design
  • Built-in HDMI and no wall wart makes it a great fit as an HTPC
  • Better integrated graphics than predecessor

Editors Didn't Like

  • Expensive
  • Fusion Drive's hands-off nature is bound to upset control-freak geeks
  • Replacing the SSD or HDD is a pain
  • Lacks optical drive
  • Lacks discrete graphics
  • Lacks media centre software