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Mac mini (Late 2012)

Way more power. Way same size.

Staying with the previous design of the last 2 years the 2012 wasn’t all too different to the 2011 model. 3rd generation Intel processors were introduced with an option of a dual core (i5) and a quad core (i7). It also officially supported 16GB of RAM which was more ideal for the creative user along with USB 3.o

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Specification

Overview

Introduced:
23/10/2012
Discontinued:
16/10/2014
Model Number:
A1347
EMC:
2570
Support Status:
Vintage
Colours:
Silver
Weight:
1.22kg
Height:
3.6cm
Width:
19.7cm
Depth:
19.7cm
Macmini6,1
Specification:
2.5 GHz i5
Macmini6,2
Specification:
2.3 or 2.6 GHz i7

Display

External Resolution:
Up to 2560 by 1600 (Thunderbolt) or 1920 by 1200 (HDMI)
Display Modes:
Dual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
Display Support:
Supports an HDMI-compatible device while using one Thunderbolt display or support for two Thunderbolt displays

Connections

WiFi:
802.11n
Bluetooth:
Bluetooth 4.0
Ethernet:
10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
USB:
4 - up to 5 Gbps
Thunderbolt:
1 - Thunderbolt 1 (up to 10 Gbps)
FireWire:
1 - 800 MBit/s
HDMI:
1 - HDMI
SD Card Slot:
1 - Secure Digital (SDXC)
Audio Jack:
1 - 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
Speakers:
1 - Built-in speaker
Infrared:
1 - For Apple Remote only

Software

Original OS:
OS X 10.8.1 (12B2100)
Maximum OS:
macOS 10.15.7
AirDrop:
Supported
Handoff:
Supported
Firmware:
Intel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
Bootcamp Windows Support:
Windows 7 to 10

Processor

User Upgradeable:
No
Architecture:
64-bit
Generation:
Ivy Bridge
System Bus:
Intel Direct Media Interface (DMI)
3210M
Range:
i5
Clock Speed:
2.5GHz
Boost (Turbo) Speed:
3.1GHz
Cores:
2
Geekbench 5 Single Core:
571
Geekbench 5 Multi Core:
1268
3615QM
Range:
i7
Clock Speed:
2.3GHz
Boost (Turbo) Speed:
3.3GHz
Cores:
4
Geekbench 5 Single Core:
668
Geekbench 5 Multi Core:
2630
3720QM
Range:
i7
Clock Speed:
2.6GHz
Boost (Turbo) Speed:
3.6GHz
Cores:
4
Geekbench 5 Single Core:
725
Geekbench 5 Multi Core:
2816

Graphics

User Upgradeable:
No
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Type:
Integrated
Memory (VRAM):
1GB
Memory Type:
DDR3 shared with main memory

Memory

User Upgradeable:
Yes
Maximum Memory:
16GB
Type:
SO-DIMM
Pins:
204
DDR:
DDR3
Speed:
1600MHz
Version:
PC3-12800
Memory Slots:
2
Interleaving Support:
Yes

Storage

User Upgradeable:
No
Sizes:
500 GB or 1 TB (5400-rpm) hard drive, configurable to a 256 GB solid-state drive or 1 TB Fusion Drive

Power

Built-in Battery:
3 V CR2032 lithium
Maximum Continuous Power:
85W
Line Voltage:
100-240V AC
Power Consumption:
11 W (Idle) 85 W (Max)

Environmental

Acoustical Performance:
12 dBA at idle (dual-core model) 15 dBA at idle (quad-core model)
Energy STAR:
Meets ENERGY STAR 5.2 requirements
EPEAT:
Gold

Original Price

MD387LL/A
Specification:
2.5 GHz
GBP:
£499
USD:
$599
EUR:
€629
MD388LL/A
Specification:
2.3 GHz
GBP:
£679
USD:
$799
EUR:
€829

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