Model Detail - Mac Mini "Core i5" 2.3GHz (Mid-2011)

The model Mac mini "Core i5" 2.3 Mid-2011 (Aluminum) is powered by a 32-nm Sandy Bridge 2.3GHz Intel "Core i5" (2415M) dual core processor, has a 3MB level 3 cache, 2GB DDR3-1333MHz SDRAM (PC3-10600) memory installed as a pair of 1GB SODIMMs, a 500GB hard drive with a (shared memory) Intel HD Graphics 3000 processor.

Ports and connectivity come via 1 Firewire 800 port, 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, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 1 SDXC card slot, 1 HDMI port plus 1 (2560x1600 maximum resolution support) 10Gbps Thunderbolt port.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 2.3GHz
First Build Date 7/20/2011
Last Build Date 10/23/2012
Built-in Display None
Model Identifier Macmini5,1
Apple Order Number MC815LL/A
Apple Model Number A1347 (EMC 2442)
Form Factor Mac mini Unibody
Apple Subfamily Mid-2011
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
16GB
RAM Slots2
RAM SpecsPC3-10600 DDR3-1333
RAM Speed1333MHz
Standard Storage Drive
500GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
1.5TB* X2
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (6GB/s) x2
SYSTEM
Processor Type Dual Displays
Processors / Cores 1 (2 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 5839/6400
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 2GB
Maximum RAM 16GB
RAM Slots 2
RAM Specs PC3-10600 DDR3-1333
RAM Speed 1333MHz
System Bus Speed 5 GT/s
Cache Bus Speed 2.3GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k x2
L2 / L3 Cache 256k x2, 3MB (on chip)
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card HD Graphics 3000
VRAM Type Integrated
Standard VRAM 288MB
Maximum VRAM 512MB
Native Resolution 1920x1200
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2560x1600
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 500GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 1.5TB* X2
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (6GB/s) x2
Optical Disk None
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
Video / Multi-IO 2
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 4 (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 SD Card (SDXC)
Expansion Bays None
LEGACY PORTS
SCSI None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
OPERATING SYSTEM
Pre-Installed MacOS OSX 10.7 (11A2061)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows 7 (32-Bit)
Maximum Windows 7 (64-Bit)
POWER
Battery Type N/A
Battery Life N/A
Power Adapter N/A
PHYSICAL
Case Type Mini Cube
Dimensions 1.4 x 7.7 x 7.7
Weight 2.7 lbs. (1.22 kg)
Original Price USD US$599
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