Is this the new Mac Mini?

Apple's failure to sate fanboys appetites with an overhauled Mac Mini at Macworld has been a bit of a nagging disappointment throughout 2009. But new

The shot shows 5 USB ports, Firewire and a SATA super drive, with the man behind the scurrilous snap suggesting it comes packing 2GB of RAM and a 2GHz processor. That fits neatly with previous details of the new Mac Mini, unveiled late in 2008.

So when can we expect it? Well, with Apple eschewing their annual keynote and doubtless plotting iPhone details for WWDC, it may be a case of wait and see. Last year Apple spent the best part of February and March unveiling new products, so don't be surprised to see this given the official nod in the very near future.

What do you think? Is this the real deal? Tell us what you think in the comments section.