2.5 GHz dual-core Mac mini

2.3GHz quad-core Mac mini

Size and Weight

  • Height: 1.4 inches (3.6 cm)
  • Width: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
  • Depth: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
  • Weight: 2.7 pounds (1.22 kg)1
  • Height: 1.4 inches (3.6 cm)
  • Width: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
  • Depth: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
  • Weight: 2.7 pounds (1.22 kg)1

Processor

2.5GHz

2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz) with 3MB L3 cache

2.3GHz

2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 6MB L3 cache

Storage

500GB

500GB (5400-rpm) hard drive2

1TB

1TB (5400-rpm) hard drive2

Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 4000

Memory

4GB (two 2GB) of 1600MHz DDR3 memory

Configurable to 8GB or 16GB.

Video Support

  • 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)

Audio

  • 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

Connections and Expansion

  • 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

Apple USB SuperDrive

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Communications

Wi-Fi

802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking;3 IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ethernet

10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)

Electrical and Operating Requirements

  • 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
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet
  • Typical acoustical performance, sound pressure level (operator position):4
    • Dual-core model: 12 dBA at idle
    • Quad-core model: 15 dBA at idle

In the Box

  • Mac mini
  • HDMI to DVI Adapter
  • Power cord

Operating System

OS X Mavericks

Easy to use, incredibly powerful, and packed with features you’ll love, OS X Mavericks is the world’s most advanced desktop operating system. Learn more

OS X Mavericks Includes

  • AirDrop
  • AirPlay
  • Dictation
  • Gatekeeper
  • Notification Center
  • Facebook Integration
  • Twitter Integration
  • Multiple Display Support
  • Finder Tabs and Tags
  • iCloud
  • iCloud Keychain
  • Dashboard
  • Mission Control
  • Spotlight Search
  • Safari Power Saver
  • App Nap
  • Power Nap
  • Compressed Memory
  • Built-in Sharing

Built-in Apps5

  • iPhoto
  • iMovie
  • GarageBand
  • Pages
  • Numbers
  • Keynote
  • Maps
  • iBooks
  • Safari
  • Mail
  • FaceTime
  • Messages
  • Calendar
  • Contacts
  • Reminders
  • Time Machine
  • Photo Booth
  • iTunes
  • Game Center
  • Preview
  • Notes
  • Mac App Store

Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more

Mac mini is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • BFR-free
  • PVC-free6
  • Highly recyclable aluminum enclosure
  • Meets ENERGY STAR 6.0 requirements
  • Rated EPEAT Gold7

Apple and the Environment

Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and process. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Recycling

Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization. Learn more about how to recycle your Mac or PC.

  1. Actual weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  2. 1GB = 1 billion bytes and 1TB = 1 trillion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  3. Wireless Internet access requires a base station or other wireless access point and Internet access; fees may apply. Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort.
  4. Acoustics measured from typical operator position sitting in front of standard Mac mini system. Acoustics may vary by configuration.
  5. Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are free on the Mac App Store for qualifying Mac computers purchased on or after October 1, 2013. OS X Mavericks required. Downloading apps requires an Apple ID.
  6. PVC-free AC power cord available in all regions except India and South Korea.
  7. Mac mini achieved a Gold rating from EPEAT in the U.S. and Canada.