Model Detail - Mac Mini "Core i5" 2.5GHz (Late 2012)

The model Mac mini "Core i5" 2.5 Late 2012 (Aluminum) is powered by a 22-nm Ivy Bridge 2.5GHz Intel "Core i5" (3210M) dual core processor, has a 3MB level 3 cache, 4GB DDR3-1600 SDRAM (PC3-12800) memory installed as a pair of 2GB SODIMMs, a 500GB hard drive and a (shared memory) Intel HD Graphics 4000 processor.

Ports and connectivity come via 1 Firewire 800 port, 4 USB 3.0 ports, 1 HDMI port, 1 Thunderbolt port, 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 and 1 SDXC card slot.

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Processor Speed 2.5GHz
First Build Date 10/23/2012
Last Build Date N/A
Built-in Display None
Model Identifier Macmini6,1
Apple Order Number MD387LL/A
Apple Model Number A1347 (EMC 2570)
Form Factor Mac mini Unibody
Apple Subfamily Late 2012
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
RAM Slots2
RAM SpecsPC3-12800 DDR3-1600
RAM Speed1600MHz
Standard Storage Drive
500GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
1.5TB* X2
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (6GB/s) x2
Processor Type Dual Displays
Processors / Cores 1 (2 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 6643/7469
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 4GB
Maximum RAM 16GB
RAM Slots 2
RAM Specs PC3-12800 DDR3-1600
RAM Speed 1600MHz
System Bus Speed 5 GT/s
Cache Bus Speed 2.5GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k x2
L2 / L3 Cache 256k x2, 3MB
Video Card HD Graphics 4000
VRAM Type Integrated
Standard VRAM 512MB
Maximum VRAM 768MB
Native Resolution 1920x1200
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2560x1600
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
AirPort 802.11a/b/g/n (450MBit)
Bluetooth 4.0
Video / Multi-IO 2
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 4 (3.0)
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
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
Pre-Installed MacOS OSX 10.8.1 (12B2080)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows 7 (32-Bit)
Maximum Windows 7 (64-Bit)
Battery Type N/A
Battery Life N/A
Power Adapter N/A
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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