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Mac mini (Mid 2011)

The new Mac mini. It's mini in size only.

Introduced in 2011 was a Mac mini with no optical drive, in line with Apple’s strategy to move away from the outdated technology. Also new to the 2011 was a high speed thunderbolt port which also supported display ports for displays from the previous models and an improved Bluetooth 4.o. It was also the first Mini to ploy the i Series from intel, a huge upgrade from the Core 2 Duo predecessor.

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Specification

Overview

Introduced:
20/07/2011
Discontinued:
23/10/2012
Model Number:
A1347
EMC:
2442
Support Status:
Obsolete
Colours:
Silver
Weight:
1.22kg
Height:
3.6cm
Width:
19.7cm
Depth:
19.7cm
Macmini5,1
Specification:
2.3 GHz
Macmini5,2
Specification:
2.5 or 2.7 GHz

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:
Model with Intel graphics supports one Thunderbolt display. Model with AMD graphics supports up to two Thunderbolt displays

Connections

WiFi:
802.11n
Bluetooth:
Bluetooth 4.0
Ethernet:
10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
USB:
4 - 480 MBit/s
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
Microphone:
1 - 3.5-mm analog/optical input jack
Speakers:
1 - 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack, 1 - Built-in speaker
Infrared:
1 - For Apple Remote only

Software

Original OS:
Mac OS X 10.7 (11A2061)
Maximum OS:
macOS 10.13.6 (17G65)
AirDrop:
Supported
Firmware:
Intel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
Bootcamp Windows Support:
Windows 7 to 8.1

Processor

User Upgradeable:
No
Architecture:
64-bit
Generation:
Sandy Bridge
System Bus:
Intel Direct Media Interface (DMI)
2415M
Range:
i5
Clock Speed:
2.3GHz
Cores:
2
Geekbench 5 Single Core:
508
Geekbench 5 Multi Core:
1125
2520M
Range:
i5
Clock Speed:
2.5GHz
Cores:
2
Geekbench 5 Single Core:
563
Geekbench 5 Multi Core:
1251
2620M
Range:
i7
Clock Speed:
2.7GHz
Cores:
2
Geekbench 5 Single Core:
580
Geekbench 5 Multi Core:
1277

Graphics

User Upgradeable:
No
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Type:
Integrated
Memory (VRAM):
0.288GB
Memory Type:
DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory
AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Type:
Dedicated
Memory (VRAM):
0.256GB
Memory Type:
GDDR5 SDRAM

Memory

User Upgradeable:
Yes
Maximum Memory:
16 GB (Actual) 8 GB (Apple)
Type:
SO-DIMM
Pins:
204
DDR:
DDR3
Speed:
1333MHz
Version:
PC-10600
Memory Slots:
2
Interleaving Support:
Yes

Storage

User Upgradeable:
No
Sizes:
500GB (5400-rpm) hard drive. Both models configurable to 750 GB (7200-rpm) hard drive; 2.5 GHz model also configurable to 256 GB solid-state drive or 256 GB solid-state drive and 750 GB (7200-rpm) hard drive

Power

Built-in Battery:
3 V CR2032 lithium
Maximum Continuous Power:
85 W
Line Voltage:
100-240V AC
Power Consumption:
11 W (2.3 GHz Idle) 85 W (2.3 GHz Max) 14 W (2.5 GHz Idle) 85 W (2.5 GHz Max)

Environmental

Acoustical Performance:
16 dBA at idle
Energy STAR:
Meets ENERGY STAR 5.2 requirements
EPEAT:
Gold

Original Price

MC815LL/A
Specification:
2.3Ghz
GBP:
£529
USD:
$599
EUR:
€599
MC816LL/A
Specification:
2.5GHz
GBP:
£699
USD:
$799
EUR:
€799

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