Apple Mac Mini Intel Core i5 2.5Ghz DDR3 – Mid- 2011 RAM Upgrades

Apple Mac Mini Intel Core i5 2.5Ghz DDR3 – Mid- 2011

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The Apple Mac mini was an innovative attempt to tap into the consumer market with an entry level Mac desktop computer. The Mac mini is remarkable for its small size as well as the fact that it comes with no display, keyboard or mouse—and after its initial introduction, no built in optical drive. Apple promoted this as BYOKDM (aka “Bring Your Own…” and was aimed at users who might already have these compatible peripherals to justify the lower cost.

The original Mac Mini did not include a server version but did have an optical drive. Going forward from the first Mac mini revision in the summer of 2010, all versions of the mini included the server version as part of the Mac OS X operating system, the 2011 configurations eliminated the optical drive.

The Apple Mac mini Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz features the aluminum unibody design that replaced the original chassis which featured a polycarbonate top and bottom panels on the aluminum case. The unit measures 7.7 inches (19.7 cm) square and 1.4 inches (3.6 cm) tall. It weighs 2.7 pounds (1.22 kg). The processor that shipped with the computer was a 2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 with 3MB on-chip shared L3 cache, custom configurable to 2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i7.

Apple Mac Mini Intel Core i5 features:

  • 500GB (5400-rpm) hard drive configurable to 256GB solid-state drive or 256GB solid-state drive and 750GB (7200-rpm) hard drive
  • AMD Radon HD 6630M graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR5 memory
  • 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
  • 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
  • Audio line in maniac (digital/analog)
  • Audio line out/headphone maniac (digital/analog)
  • HDMI port supports multichannel audio output
  • Support for Apple phone headset with microphone
  • Built-in speaker
  • Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gaps)
  • FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps)
  • Four USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)
  • HDMI port
  • SDXC card slot
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Audio in/out
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)Mac OS X Lion including :Mail, Address Book, iCal, the Mac App Store, iTunes, Safari, Time Machine, Face Time, Photo Booth, Mission Control, Launch pad, Airdrop, Resume, Auto Save, Versions, Quick Look, Spotlight, QuickTime the life suite of photo, movie and Garage band.

Memory:

 

  • Standard RAM as shipped: 4 GB installed RAM
  • Maximum Memory Allowed: 8  GB
  • Memory Required: DDR3 PC3-10600, DDR3 (non-ECC)
  • Number of memory slots available: 2
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