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Mac mini - Mid 2011*
2.3GHz or 2.5GHz or 2.7GHz
Model ID: Macmini5,1 & Macmini5,2 View how to find model ID

Processor / Memory

  • 2.3GHz or 2.5 dual-core Intel Core i5 processor
  • Configurable to 2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor
  • 3MB on-chip shared L3 cache
  • 1333MHz frontside bus
  • 4GB (two 2GB SO-DIMMs) of 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM
  • Two RAM slots
OWC Memory Upgrades: Add up to 16GB of memory. OWC certified for up to 16GB of memory.

Internal Drives

2.3 GHz models
  • 500GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drives
  • Optional 750GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drives
2.5 GHz models
  • 500GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drives
  • Optional 750GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drives
  • Optional 256GB solid-state drive
Hard drive upgrade: Add up to 1.5TB of storage


  • One Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
  • One FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps)
  • Four USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)
  • HDMI port
  • SDXC card slot


  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 116° F (-40° to 47° C)
  • Maximum continuous power: 85W
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet
  • Typical acoustical performance
  • Sound pressure level (operator position): 16 dBA at idle


  • 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)


  • Audio line in minijack (digital/analog)
  • Audio line out/headphone minijack (digital/analog)
  • HDMI port supports multichannel audio output
  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone
  • Built-in speaker

Graphics / Video

2.3 GHz Models
  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 processor with 288MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory
2.5 GHz Models
  • AMD Radeon HD 6630M graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR5 memory
All Models
  • Thunderbolt port with support for up to 2560-by-1600 resolution
  • HDMI port with support for up to 1920-by-1200 resolution
  • DVI output using HDMI to DVI Adapter (included)
  • Support for dual display and video mirroring

Dimensions / Weight

Height: 1.4" (3.6cm)
Width: 7.7" (19.7cm)
Depth: 7.7" (19.7cm)
Weight: 2.7lb. (1.22)kg)
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