Mac Mini Mid 2010/Mid 2011/Late 2012
The Mac Mini Core 2 Duo was launched in June 15 2010. It featured an Intel 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo P8600 CPU and had 2GB 1066MHz Memory installed that is up-gradable to 8GB. It had a 320GB 5400RPM HDD installed. This model also came with a DVD drive and had a GeForce 320M Grahics chip onboard. The later 2011/2012 models did not have a DVD installed.
Available part replacements
Fan for Mac Mini Mid 2010/Mid 2011/Late 2012
The fan for the Mac Mini Mid 2010/Mid 2011/Late 2012 is pretty easy to replace if you have the correct tools. The repair time is around 15 minutes. You can order it from our webshop or plan an appointment and let us install it for you.
The Mac Mini Mid 2010/Mid 2011/Late 2012 can be upgraded with and SSD drive making it super fast. Your old drive can be installed as 2nd drive if using our 2nd drive upgrade kit which you will find below. The replacement is not easy if you have no experience. We suggest you plan an appointment with our technician and let us do this for you within a few hours.
This 2nd drive upgrade kit is needed if you want to install another drive in your Mac Mini. It is a great idea to get a smaller SSD drive and run your OS and applications from it, while storing all your files in the older large SATA drive. The placement of the 2nd drive is quite tricky, we suggest you to plan an appointment with our technician and let him do it for you.
The Mac Mini Mid 2010/Mid 2011/Late 2012 can be upgrade with memory up to 16GB, 2 x 8GB per slot. Standard it comes with 2 x 2GB totaling 4GB. Before upgrading RAM we suggest to install an SSD first. This will have a much greater impact on the speed then upgrading RAM. Upgrading RAM in the Mac Mini is very easy you can do it yourself within 15 minutes with the right tools. Of course you can also plan an appointment and let us do it for you instead.