Model Detail - Mac Mini "Core 2 Duo" 2.26GHz (Late 2009)

The model Mac mini "Core 2 Duo" 2.26 (Late 2009) is powered by a 2.26GHz Intel "Core 2 Duo" (P7750) processor with a 3MB level 2 cache, a 1066MHz frontside bus, 2GB DDR3-1066MHz (PC3-8500) SDRAM memory installed as a pair of 1GB SODIMMs, a 160GB SATA hard drive, a slot-loading 8X double-layer "SuperDrive" plus a (shared memory) NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor.

Ports and connectivity come via 1 Mini-DVI , 1 Mini DisplayPort, 1 Firewire 800 port, 5 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 (802.11a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR.

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Processor Speed 2.26GHz
First Build Date 10/20/2009
Last Build Date 6/15/2010
Built-in Display None
Model Identifier Macmini3,1
Apple Order Number MC238LL/A
Apple Model Number A1283 (EMC 2336)
Form Factor Mac mini
Apple Subfamily Late 2009
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
RAM Slots2
RAM SpecsPC3-8500 DDR3-1066
RAM Speed1066MHz
Standard Storage Drive
Maximum Storage Drive
1.5TB* X2
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (3GB/s)
Processor Type Dual Displays
Processors / Cores 1 (2 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 3205/3521
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds 2.53GHz
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 2GB
Maximum RAM 8GB
RAM Slots 2
RAM Specs PC3-8500 DDR3-1066
RAM Speed 1066MHz
System Bus Speed 1066MHz
Cache Bus Speed 2.26GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k
L2 / L3 Cache 3MB (on chip)
Video Card GeForce 9400M
VRAM Type Integrated
Standard VRAM 256MB
Maximum VRAM 256MB
Native Resolution 1920x1200
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2560x1600
Standard Storage Drive 160GB
Maximum Storage Drive 1.5TB* X2
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (3GB/s)
Optical Disk 8X DL
Floppy / Zip Drive None
AirPort 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Video / Multi-IO 2
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 5 (2.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec 1 (800)
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 10.6 (10A432)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows XP SP2 (32-Bit)
Maximum Windows 7 (32-Bit, 64-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. (1.31 kg)
Original Price USD US$599
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