Apple today unveiled a new Intel-based Mac mini, reports MarketWatch. The new system runs on the Intel core duo processor. “Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs said the new Mac mini with a single core Intel chip was as much as three times faster than the previous version,” reports Reuters. “He also said the Mac mini with an even more powerful dual core Intel chip was nearly five times as fast as the previous version.” The report goes on to note: “Jobs said the single core Mac mini sells for US$599 while the machine with the dual core chip retails for $799. Both models as well as the iPod Hi-Fi selling for $349 are available today, Jobs said.”