The mini was unveiled during Apple’s recent media event. Apple has positioned its diminutive Mac at professional users, showing off hundreds of Mac minis working together, touting its capabilities as a server and even illustrating how well the machine can handle live music gigs.

But how will the new Mac mini benefit the average user?

Overall, the Mac mini is the cheapest way to get a Mac, and this year performance is up there with the rest of Apple’s lineup.