Model Detail - Mac Mini "Core Duo" 1.66GHz (2006)

The model Mac mini "Core Duo" 1.66 is powered by a 1.66GHz Intel "Core Duo" (T2300) processor, a 2MB level 2 cache, a 667MHz frontside bus, 512MB DDR2-667MHz SDRAM (PC2-5300) memory installed as a pair of 256MB SODIMMs, a 5400 RPM a 60GB or an 80GB SATA hard drive, a slot-loading 8X "Combo drive" or 2.4X double-layer "SuperDrive" plus a (shared memory) Intel GMA950 graphics processor.

Ports and connectivity come via 1 DVI and 1 Firewire 400, 4 USB 2.0 ports, 1 combined (optical-digital/analog) audio line-in, 1 combined audio line-out minijack, a single 10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet port, AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR.

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Processor Speed 1.66GHz
First Build Date 2/28/2006
Last Build Date 8/7/2007
Built-in Display None
Model Identifier Macmini1,1
Apple Order Number MA206LL/A
Apple Model Number A1176 (EMC 2108)
Form Factor Mac mini
Apple Subfamily Early/Late 2006
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
RAM Slots2
RAM SpecsPC2-5300 DDR2-667
RAM Speed667MHz
Standard Storage Drive
60/80GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
1.5TB* X2
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (1.5GB/s)
Processor Type Single Display
Processors / Cores 1 (2 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 2153
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 32-Bit
Processor Upgradeable ZIF Socket
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 512MB
Maximum RAM 2GB
RAM Slots 2
RAM Specs PC2-5300 DDR2-667
RAM Speed 667MHz
System Bus Speed 667MHz
Cache Bus Speed 1.66GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 32-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k
L2 / L3 Cache 2MB (on chip)
Video Card Intel GMA 950
VRAM Type Integrated
Standard VRAM 64MB
Maximum VRAM 64MB
Native Resolution 1920x1200
Multi Display Support None
Multi Display Max Resolution N/A
Standard Storage Drive 60/80GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 1.5TB* X2
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (1.5GB/s)
Optical Disk 2.4X
Floppy / Zip Drive None
AirPort 802.11a/b/g
Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
Video / Multi-IO 1 (DVI-I)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 4 (2.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec 1 (400)
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) None
Headphone 1
Microphone None
Audio In 1
Audio Out 1
Keyboard None
Mouse / Trackpad None
Expansion Slots None
Expansion Bays None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
Pre-Installed MacOS OSX 10.4.5 (8H1619)
Maximum MacOS OSX 10.6.8
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows XP SP2 (32-Bit)
Maximum Windows 7 (32-Bit)
Battery Type N/A
Battery Life N/A
Power Adapter N/A
Case Type Mini Cube
Dimensions 2.0 x 6.5 x 6.5
Weight 2.9 lbs. (1.32 kg)
Original Price USD US$799
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