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Apple Mac mini:

4GB Memory | 250GB Solid-State Drive

2.3GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 Processor

MC815LL/A (Mid 2011)

Used, Very Good condition
System Configuration:
  • Memory:
    • 4GB PC10600 1333 MHz DDR3
  • Storage:
    • 250GB OWC Mercury Electra™ 6G Solid-State Drive
  • Networking:
    • Built-in 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
    • Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
    • Built-in Bluetooth 4.0
    • 1 x Thunderbolt Port
  • Video:
    • Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 384MB VRAM
  • Pre-Loaded/Licensed Software:
    • Pre-loaded with macOS 10.12 Sierra
OWC Tested. Quality You Can Trust.
OWC individually inspects and fully tests every pre-owned computer to confirm full functionality and accurate grading. All refurbishments and/or upgrades are performed by our Apple Certified Technicians. That's why OWC is the most trusted name in Mac refurbishments.
Experience huge savings on Mac mini!
With every Mac mini, there is a lot of computing power packed into a space that's a fraction of the size of normal desktop computers. And when purchased through MacSales.com, you can count on all that computing power at a fraction of the price of buying new. Pick up this 2011 Mac mini and experience dramatic savings!
Powered by a 2.3GHz Intel Core i5 Sandy Bridge Processor (2 Total Cores)
Talk about oomph. This baby has some power and then some. More processor cores equals more tasks and projects you can do at once. And with a Turbo Boost up to 2.9, you will definitely have enough power for years to come without feeling like your processors are holding you back.
4GB of Memory
This Mac mini is champing at the bit to get to work. With 4GB of memory you can multi-task with efficiency and experience less lag time with launching and saving applications. If you need more memory, you can expand to 16.0 GB with this model Mac mini.
250GB OWC Mercury Electra™ 6G SSD
OWC has elevated the performance and expanded the storage of this machine by adding a 250GB OWC Mercury Electra™ 6G SSD. OWC's Electra 6G SSD offers higher speed than the original factory SSD and is designed in the USA.
Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth Networking
This Mac mini, in addition to the one RJ-45 port that supports 10/100/1000BASE-Tnetworks, also has a Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi card installed. So you're covered for all your wired and wireless connection needs.

Includes

  • Apple Mac mini (Mid 2011)
  • power cord
  • Pre-loaded with macOS 10.12 Sierra
Software restore disks, keyboard, and mouse not included

Machine Specifications

Apple Mac mini 2.3 GHz (Intel HD Graphics 3000, Dual-Core i5, "Sandy Bridge") - Mid 2011*
Model ID: Macmini5,1 View how to find model ID
This Mac supports operating system version 10.7.0 through Current.

Processor / Memory

  • 2.3GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 Processor
    • Turbo Boost up to 2.9GHz
    • 3MB on-chip shared L3 cache
    • Supports Hyper Threading
  • Memory (RAM): Equiped with 4GB , maximum 16.0 GB supported
  • 1333 MHz DDR3 SO-DIMM PC10600 memory
  • Two memory slots

Internal Drives

  • SATA 6.0Gb/s Storage Bus
  • 2.5-inch Storage Bay
    • 250GB OWC Mercury Electra™ 6G Solid-State Drive
  • This Mac mini does not have an internal optical drive.

Ports

  • Audio line out/headphone 3.5mm minijack (digital/analog)
  • SDXC card slot
  • Four USB 2 ports
  • One FireWire 800 port
  • One Thunderbolt port
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)

Power

  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Maximum continuous power: 85W
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 116° F (-40° to 47° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet

Network

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

Sound

  • Built-in speaker
  • Audio line out/headphone 3.5mm minijack (digital/analog)
  • Headphone port
    • Audio line in minijack (digital/analog)
    • Support for Apple Earphones with Mic
  • HDMI port supports multichannel audio output

Graphics / Video

  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics processor with 384MB of shared system memory memory
  • Support for dual display extended and video mirroring

Keyboard / Mouse

  • Keyboard not included
  • Mouse not included

Dimensions / Weight

Height: 1.40" (3.56cm)
Width: 7.70" (19.56cm)
Depth: 7.70" (19.56cm)
Weight: 2.7lb. (1.2kg)

Very Good Condition

Very Good Condition:
These units show some use, but not abuse. They may have dings, scuffs, pocks, tarnishing, and/or scratches from prior use, but are in better than average condition. Images shown are examples from actual units but exact unit condition will vary.

Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use - but should the need occur - we're proud to provide a superior level of support and service coverage to our customers.

Apple Mac mini

90 Day OWC Fulfilled Limited Warranty
Other World Computing (OWC) fully inspects and tests each pre-owned Mac for the full functionality as listed and offers a limited parts and labor warranty to the original purchaser that this Mac mini will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 90 days from the original date of purchase.

14 Day Money-Back Return Policy

If you change your mind or determine this isn't the right Apple for you, you may contact OWC within 14 days of the original invoice date to request a return of this item for refund. See the full Return Policy for Used Macs and Factory Sealed Systems for more details.

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 1 out of 2 (50%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: Fubar Location: Chicago, IL Age: Over 65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 MacMini April 22, 2017 I just bought a used Mac Mini (one that is still expandable).

It works great an looks like new. Its great.

One thing I would really appreciate from MacSales is for them to start recommending small form factor Linux servers I can use at home.

I will not buy a non-expandable Mac Mini and I am in need of a more modern platform. Unless Apple changes their ways, I need to move on.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2011) 2.5GHz Dual Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Tumi03 Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Great Product!! March 27, 2017 It arrived promptly, worked perfectly and just needs a double hard drive, and a boost in RAM. Works great as is as well!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2011) 2.3GHz Dual Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: DonJoseofOC Location: La Habra, CA Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Just What I was Looking For! February 28, 2017 This is a wonderful find! It's used but when MacSales means very good condition they really mean that. Great packaging and arrived safely. Love that it's been well taken care of with very little to no cosmetic damage on the casing. The 16GB Ram is well enough to help me with my E-Commerce Support business and SEO work. The i5 Processor is a nice upgrade from my mid 2009 Macbook Pro. Graphics and the dual monitor capacity is a plus for me. Great for power business users and so small it takes up little space on your desk.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2011) 2.3GHz Dual Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: AZgirl Location: AZ Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Excellent purchase! February 2, 2017 Arrived on time packaged very well and in great shape. Haven't had any problems with it at all. Customer service followed up to ensure I was a satisfied customer. One of the best purchase experiences ever!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2011) 2.3GHz Dual Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Pingechoreply Location: Healdsburg, CA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Computer to drive a TV January 29, 2017 Bought this to drive a 30" flat screen TV in a vacation cottage. Showed up in perfect condition, ready to roll- other than the original OS. A few hours of Apple updates later it was up and running on the latest OS, doing what we need it too. An older model, but perfect for this use.

This review is from Apple Mac mini (2011) 2.3GHz Dual Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: wiretide Location: Southern Calilfoornia Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Excellent Value! October 9, 2016 Purchased used mac mini (2011) w/: 2.3GHz Core i5, 8GB ram, 500GB drive, Thunderbolt, etc. EXTREMELY PLEASED!!! - Upgraded to Mac OSX Sierra with all updates at no cost. Purchased 32" LG IPS HD monitor to go with mac mini. All HD a go using HDMI to HDMI, Thunderbolt (DP) to Display Port. - Performance is excellent (development environment: Android Studio, Intel XDE w/ Cordova, Sublime Text, Atom, Github, Chrome, Safari, etc.), very quiet and super, super fast.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2011) 2.3GHz Dual Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

Apple Mac mini 2.3GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 Processor Mfr P/N: MC815LL/A OWC SKU: UAEC1D63XXX1XXC Used, Very Good condition 90 Day OWC Fulfilled Limited Warranty Sold Out