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Mac mini - Late 2012*
2.3GHz or 2.5GHz or 2.6GHz
Model ID: Macmini6,1 & Macmini6,2 View how to find model ID

Processor / Memory

  • 2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5
    (Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz) with 3MB L3 cache
  • 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
    (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 6MB L3 cache
  • Configurable to 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz).
  • 4GB (two 2GB) of 1600MHz DDR3 memory
  • Configurable to 8GB or 16GB.
OWC Memory Upgrades: Add up to 16GB of memory. OWC certified for up to 16GB of memory.

Internal Drives

2.5 GHz models
  • 500GB (5400-rpm) hard drive
2.3 GHz models
  • 1TB (5400-rpm) hard drive
  • Configurable to a 256GB solid-state drive or 1TB Fusion Drive.
Hard drive upgrade: Add up to 1.5TB of storage


  • Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
  • FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps)
  • Four USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
  • HDMI port
  • SDXC card slot
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Audio in/out
  • IR receiver


  • 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): Dual-core model: 12 dBA at idle
  • Sound pressure level (operator position): Quad-core model: 15 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

All Models
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • Thunderbolt digital video output
  • Native Mini DisplayPort output
  • DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
  • VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (sold separately)
  • Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (sold separately)

Dimensions / Weight

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