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Apple Mac mini:

16GB Memory | 1.0TB Storage

2.5GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 Processor

MD387LL/A (Late 2012)

Used, Very Good condition
System Configuration:
  • Memory:
    • 16GB PC12800 1600 MHz DDR3
  • Storage:
    • 1.0TB 7,200RPM HGST Travelstar 7K1000 hard disk 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 4000 with 1GB VRAM
  • Pre-Loaded/Licensed Software:
    • Pre-loaded with macOS 10.12 Sierra
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Powered by a 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 Ivy 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 3.1, you will definitely have enough power for years to come without feeling like your processors are holding you back.
16GB of Memory
This Mac mini is champing at the bit to get to work. With 16GB of memory you can multi-task with efficiency and experience less lag time with launching and saving applications. This model Mac mini comes with the maximum amount of RAM installed, so you can get to work right away.
1.0TB 7,200RPM Hard Drive
This machine comes with a 1.0TB 7,200RPM hard drive, which is a great starting point for any machine. A hard drive is a great economical way to add and store tons of data to archive or work from.
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 (Late 2012)
  • power cord
  • Pre-loaded with macOS 10.12 Sierra
Software restore disks, keyboard, and mouse not included

Machine Specifications

Apple Mac mini 2.5 GHz (Intel HD Graphics 4000, Dual-Core i5, "Ivy Bridge") - Late 2012*
Model ID: Macmini6,1 View how to find model ID
This Mac supports operating system version 10.8.1 through Current.

Processor / Memory

  • 2.5GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 Processor
    • Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz
    • 3MB on-chip shared L3 cache
    • Supports Hyper Threading
  • Memory (RAM): Equiped with 16GB , maximum 16.0 GB supported
  • 1600 MHz DDR3 SO-DIMM PC12800 memory
  • Two memory slots

Internal Drives

  • SATA 6.0Gb/s Storage Bus
  • 2.5-inch Storage Bay
    • 1.0TB 7,200RPM HGST Travelstar 7K1000 hard disk 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 3 ports
    (compatible with USB 2)
  • 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 4000 graphics processor with 1GB 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

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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 2 out of 2 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: KenII Location: Santa Fe TX Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Still the best July 10, 2018 This used mini is better than the new 2014 mini I got this spring. No problems and fast! Love it. Just need to switch it out with my wife when she is not looking -:)

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.5GHz Dual Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Melonhead Location: NZ Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Exactly what I wanted to replace an old iMAc November 26, 2017 It is up and working with all data and apps transferred from old iMac 8,1. Running High Sierra smoothly. Just waiting to install thenew SSD and new HDD. Will configure as a Fusion drive. Expect years of use. Excellent fit and finish for a used machine.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.3GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: ShockDoc Location: New Zealand Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 An excellent option in 2017 May 7, 2017 Arrived undamaged in good packing also undamaged USA--> New Zealand. I opted for this as a temporary fix while my iMac5K was trying hard not to be fixed at apple. This was up running restored and rebooted without an issue from bootable partitions on another drive using migration assistant rather than SuperDuper as they booted a different computer. Does everything OK just a bit slower for video editing. Running Yosemite or Sierra in my case. Can make it my apple server when the problem is sorted with the big computer . This is a great option and cheaper than the new models which aren't even quad core! Why buy a new one? In this case older is better.

( Delay on hitting my country until cleared by customs and 15% duty paid in NZ, and 15% of duty as service approx, as expected, remember that if needed quickly)

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.3GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: JeGl Location: West Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Love the Mac Mini 2012 (Quad Core) April 18, 2017 Bought the Mac Mini 2012 (quad core) from Mac Sales. It arrived earlier than expected and is everything that was advertised. This is a great machine. MacSales made promises they definitely kept. This machine is fast and very responsive. I installed Mac Sierra and all of my backup data from my MacBook Air. This took less than 2 hours for all. I was soon back up and running, on my new Mac Mini 2012 (quad core) as I continue to be today. I would definitely purchase again from MacSales. This is a company you can trust will send you exactly what you are expecting.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.3GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Nogoodatnicknames Location: Tokyo, Japan Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Excellent product, prompt delivery April 16, 2017 I was had high expectations and they were met. My wife has been using it without a hitch. Super happy about it.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.3GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Willett Location: Philadelphia, PA Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent, worth the cost December 15, 2016 A super upgrade to my Mac Mini 2009. The quad core and SSD enhancement as part of OWC upgrade, make this a very powerful Mac, actually more computing power than a new Mac Mini.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.6GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: StuFL Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 This Mac Mini is great! December 15, 2016 I was initially hesitant to purchase a used computer, but OWC's fantastic tech support and 90 day warranty convinced me to. I am quite happy with the decision!

The only thing I dislike about it is that I think OWC should have installed the Bluetooth module shielding kit when they had it apart to install a new hard drive. The Bluetooth module shielding kit upgrade has made a huge difference for me!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.6GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: DRXAQX Location: Honolulu, HI Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Even at four years old, a great little Mac that can. December 5, 2016 Needing a compact yet strong computer for my work and home needs, I decided to purchase a late-2012 Mac Mini kitted out with 16GB RAM plus a 240GB SSD + 500 GB hybrid drive all under a grand. I am not disappointed in the least, as it runs my legacy Adobe CS5 Master Suite apps, Reason 9.1, Corel Painter X, and a variety of new and old apps. It amazes me how much Mac OS X, even at this latest version of Sierra, can still handle all these varying aged applications and still run smoothly. Sometimes I do run into an error with legacy apps, but these are easily resolvable and do not impinge on my using them at all. In fact, a lot of these apps were run before on a 2007 MacBook as a testament to the longevity and inclusiveness of Mac OSX's attitude toward older applications. I dig how it even plays well with some years-old hardware as well (the inclusion of four USB 3.0 ports is a true boon). What really stuns me is using the SSD as a boot drive: ridiculously fast startup and load times from the time I press the power button on. Overall a very POSITIVE experience. Thanks OWC!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.5GHz Dual Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Tulsa, OK Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Used Mac Mini July 2, 2016 Perfect transaction. Good delivery and machine worked out of box.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.3GHz Quad Core i7 - Used, Very Good condition.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Hammond, LA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 OWC Used MacMini 2012 Model June 22, 2016 When my old late 2006 Mini no longer got OSX updates after Mountain Lion, I cringed. It's main purpose was to power a Plex Media server & an Itunes Share, headless on the router. Worked like a charm. But recently Plex software updated and ML was no longer supported. Time to do something. I immediately went to OWC's Used Mac page. Looked for a decent one to meet my needs, placed the order and it was here in a few days. Well packaged. Description said Good shape but this one was in Great shape IMHO. One little scratch on top you can't hardly see. I hooked it up, started the Migration wizard and about an hour and a half later it was done. I then upgraded it to El Capitan. It'll also be eligible for Sierra in the fall. I did have my doubts at first, but I knew OWC would take care of me if I had any issues. Good buy for me. I'd recommend taking a look.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.5GHz Dual Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Bay Area, CA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Everything worked as expected. February 22, 2016 Looks great and works great! Nice getting a used Mac pre-loaded with the latest OSX!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from Apple Mac mini (2012) 2.5GHz Dual Core i5 - Used, Very Good condition.

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