Mac mini

2.5GHz Mac mini

Specifications

  • 2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5
  • 4GB memory
  • 500GB hard drive1
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • OS X Mavericks
  • $599.00
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2.3GHz Mac mini

Specifications

  • 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
  • 4GB memory
  • 1TB hard drive1
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • OS X Mavericks
  • $799.00
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Mac mini with
OS X Server

Mac mini with OS X Server

Specifications

  • 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
  • 4GB memory
  • Two 1TB hard drives1
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • OS X Mavericks
  • OS X Server
  • $999.00
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Overview

Mac mini at a glance.

Third-generation Intel Core processors.

Choose Mac mini with a quad-core processor and get up to twice the speed of the previous-generation dual-core Mac mini.

Thunderbolt and USB 3.

Connect the next generation of high-speed peripherals and high-resolution displays, including the Apple Thunderbolt Display.

Powerful apps for creativity
and productivity.

Right out of the box, you can edit photos and videos, compose music, create presentations, and more. Built-in apps also let you do everyday things like check your email, make FaceTime video calls, and browse the web.

OS X Mavericks.

Easy to use, incredibly powerful, and packed with features you’ll love, OS X Mavericks is the world’s most advanced desktop operating system.

What’s in the box

  • Mac mini
  • HDMI to DVI Adapter
  • Power cord

Tech Specs

2.5GHz Mac mini
dual-core

2.3GHz Mac mini
quad-core

2.3GHz Mac mini
with OS X Server

Price

$599.00 $799.00 $999.00

In the Box

  • Mac mini
  • HDMI to DVI Adapter
  • Power cord

Processor

2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz) with 3MB L3 cache

2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 6MB L3 cache

Configurable to 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz).

Memory

4GB (two 2GB) of 1600MHz DDR3 memory

Configurable to 8GB or 16GB.

Storage

500GB

500GB (5400-rpm) hard drive1

1TB

1TB (5400-rpm) hard drive1

Configurable to 256GB solid-state drive or 1TB Fusion Drive.

1TB

  +  

1TB

Two 1TB (5400-rpm) hard drives1

Configurable to one or two 256GB solid-state drives.

Size and Weight

  • Height: 1.4 inches (3.6 cm)
  • Width: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
  • Depth: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
  • Weight: 2.7 pounds (1.22 kg)2
  • Height: 1.4 inches (3.6 cm)
  • Width: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
  • Depth: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
  • Weight: 2.9 pounds (1.3 kg)2

Graphics and Video Support

Intel HD Graphics 4000

Thunderbolt digital video output

  • Native Mini DisplayPort output
  • DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
  • VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (sold separately)
  • Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (sold separately)

Connections and Expansion

  • Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
  • FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps)
  • Four USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
  • HDMI port
  • SDXC card slot
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Audio in/out
  • IR receiver

Wireless

Wi-Fi

802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking;3 IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Audio

  • Audio line in minijack (digital/analog)
  • Audio line out/headphone minijack (digital/analog)
  • HDMI port supports multichannel audio output
  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone
  • Built-in speaker

Electrical and Operating Requirements

  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Maximum continuous power: 85W
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 116° F (-40° to 47° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet
  • Typical acoustical performance, sound pressure level (operator position): 4
    • Dual-core model: 12 dBA at idle
    • Quad-core model: 15 dBA at idle
    • OS X Server quad-core model: 16 dBA at idle

Operating System

OS X Mavericks

Easy to use, incredibly powerful, and packed with features you’ll love,
OS X Mavericks is the world’s most advanced desktop operating system.
Learn more

OS X Server

Mac mini with OS X Server also includes Server, Xsan, File Server, Calendar Server, Contacts Server, Mail Server, Web Server, NetInstall, DNS, DHCP, Open Directory, Profile Manager, VPN Server, and Wiki Server. Learn more

Included Software5

iPhoto

iMovie

GarageBand

Pages

Numbers

Keynote

Maps

iBooks

Safari

Mail

FaceTime

Messages

Calendar

Contacts

Reminders

Time Machine

Photo Booth

iTunes

Game Center

Preview

Notes

Mac App Store

Configure to Order


Configure your Mac mini with these options, only at the Apple Online Store.

  • 8GB DDR3 memory upgrade
  • 16GB DDR3 memory upgrade
  • Apple Remote
  • 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor
  • 8GB DDR3 memory upgrade
  • 16GB DDR3 memory upgrade
  • 256GB solid-state drive
  • 1TB Fusion Drive
  • Apple Remote
  • 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor
  • 8GB DDR3 memory upgrade
  • 16GB DDR3 memory upgrade
  • One or two 256GB solid-state drives
  • Apple Remote

Accessories

Mac Software

  • iWork
  • Aperture
  • Logic Pro
  • Final Cut Pro X

Displays and Graphics

  • Apple Thunderbolt Display
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter

AirPort and Wireless

  • AirPort Express Base Station
  • AirPort Extreme Base Station
  • Time Capsule
  • Apple Magic Trackpad
  • Apple Wireless Keyboard
  • Apple Magic Mouse

Other Accessories

  • Apple USB SuperDrive
  • Apple Keyboard
  • AppleCare Protection Plan

Limited Warranty and Service

Your Mac mini comes with 90 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan to extend your service and support to three years from your computer’s purchase date. Only the AppleCare Protection Plan provides you with direct telephone support from Apple technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by Apple-authorized technicians using genuine Apple parts. For more information, visit Apple Support or call 1-800-275-2273.

Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. (Apple and the Environment)Learn more

Mac mini is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • BFR-free
  • PVC-free6
  • Highly recyclable aluminum enclosure
  • Meets ENERGY STAR 6.0 requirements
  • Rated EPEAT Gold7

Apple and the Environment

(Apple and the Environment)Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and process. Or read our (Environmental Status Report)Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Recycling

Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization. (Recycling)Learn more about how to recycle your Mac.

  1. 1GB = 1 billion bytes and 1TB = 1 trillion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  2. Actual weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  3. Wireless Internet access requires a base station or other wireless access point and Internet access; fees may apply. Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort.
  4. Acoustics measured from typical operator position sitting in front of standard Mac mini system. Acoustics may vary by configuration.
  5. Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are free on the Mac App Store for qualifying Mac computers purchased on or after October 1, 2013. OS X Mavericks required. Downloading apps requires an Apple ID.
  6. PVC-free in all countries except India and Korea.
  7. Mac mini achieved a Gold rating from EPEAT in the U.S. and Canada.

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Dual-core Intel Core i5 or quad-core Intel Core i7 Dual-core Intel Core i5 or quad-core Intel Core i5 or i7 Quad-core Intel Core i5 or i7 Quad-Core or 6-Core Intel Xeon E5
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Also available: Mac mini with OS X Server Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad
Specifications
Up to 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor Up to 2.9GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor or 3.1GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 Up to 3.4GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor or 3.5GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 3.7GHz quad-core, 3.5GHz 6-core, 3.0GHz 8-core, or 2.7GHz 12-core Intel Xeon E5 processor
Up to 16GB memory Up to 16GB memory Up to 32GB memory Up to 64GB memory
500GB or 1TB hard drive, 256GB solid-state drive, or 1TB Fusion Drive; Mac mini with OS X Server: two 1TB hard drives or one or two 256GB solid-state drives1 1TB hard drive, 1TB Fusion Drive, or up to 512GB flash storage1 1TB or 3TB hard drive; 1TB or 3TB Fusion Drive; or up to 1TB flash storage1 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB flash storage1
Intel HD Graphics 4000 Intel Iris Pro graphics or NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M, or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M Dual AMD FirePro D300, D500, or D700 graphics processors
Display
Not included 21.5-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen display 27-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen display Not included
1920-by-1080 resolution 2560-by-1440 resolution
Other Features
Four USB 3 ports Four USB 3 ports Four USB 3 ports Four USB 3 ports
FireWire 800 port
SDXC card slot SDXC card slot SDXC card slot
Thunderbolt port Two Thunderbolt ports Two Thunderbolt ports Six Thunderbolt 2 ports
802.11n Wi-Fi 802.11ac Wi-Fi2 802.11ac Wi-Fi2 802.11ac Wi-Fi2
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
Gigabit Ethernet port Gigabit Ethernet port Gigabit Ethernet port Dual Gigabit Ethernet ports
HDMI port HDMI 1.4 port
FaceTime HD camera FaceTime HD camera
Apple Wireless Keyboard or Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad Apple Wireless Keyboard or Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad
OS X Mavericks
iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand
Pages, Numbers, Keynote
OS X Mavericks
iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand
Pages, Numbers, Keynote
OS X Mavericks
iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand
Pages, Numbers, Keynote
OS X Mavericks
iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand
Pages, Numbers, Keynote
Price
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  1. 1GB = 1 billion bytes and 1TB = 1 trillion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  2. Requires Internet access. 802.11ac is based on an IEEE draft specification.