Apple Mac Mini Summer 2011 Specs

Apple Mac Mini (2.5GHz Core i5, Summer 2011)

Part Number: MC816LL/A Released: July 20, 2011

General

  • Desktop type
    Media center system
  • Product Form Factor
    Desktop slimline
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Built-in Devices
    antenna, speaker
  • Manufacturer
    Apple

Processor / Chipset

  • CPU
    Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz
  • Number of Cores
    Dual-Core
  • 64-bit Computing
    Yes

Cache Memory

  • Installed Size
    L3 cache - 3 MB
  • Cache Per Processor
    3 MB
  • Type
    L3 cache
  • Per Processor Size
    3 MB
  • Installed Size
    3 MB

Storage

  • Interface Type
    Serial ATA-300
  • Type
    none

RAM

  • Memory Speed
    1333 MHz
  • Memory Specification Compliance
    PC3-10600
  • Configuration Features
    2 x 2 GB
  • Technology
    DDR3 SDRAM
  • Installed Size
    4 GB
  • Rated Memory Speed
    1333 MHz

Memory

  • Max Supported Size
    8 GB
  • Form Factor
    SO-DIMM 204-pin
  • Slots Qty
    2
  • Empty Slots
    0

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    50 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    95 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    5 - 95% (non-condensing)
  • Sound Emission
    16 dBA

Display

  • Type
    none.

Hard Drive

  • Interface Type
    SATA 3Gb/s
  • Spindle Speed
    5400 rpm
  • Type
    HDD
  • Interface Class
    Serial ATA
  • Installed Qty
    1
  • Capacity
    500 GB

Storage Controller

  • Interface Type
    Serial ATA-300
  • Type
    Serial ATA
  • Installed Qty
    1

Communications

  • Wireless Protocol
    802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0

Hard Drive (3rd)

  • Type
    none

Processor

  • Installed Qty
    1
  • Max Supported Qty
    1
  • Type
    Core i5
  • Manufacturer
    Intel
  • Clock Speed
    2.5 GHz

Optical Storage

  • Drive Type
    no optical drive
  • Type
    none

Floppy Drive

  • Type
    none

Card Reader

  • Type
    card reader
  • Supported Flash Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Storage Removable

  • Type
    none

Header

  • Brand
    Apple
  • Product Line
    Apple Mac mini
  • Model
    Mac Mini (Summer 2011)
  • Localization
    English
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    Mac

Networking

  • Data Link Protocol
    Bluetooth 4.0, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
  • Form Factor
    integrated
  • Compliant Standards
    Bluetooth 4.0, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
  • Wireless LAN Supported
    Yes

Miscellaneous

  • Features
    aluminum enclosure

Monitor

  • Monitor Type
    None.

System

  • Type
    personal computer
  • Hard Drive Capacity
    500 GB
  • Introduced
    Mid 2011

Graphics Controller

  • Graphics Processor
    AMD Radeon HD 6630M
  • Video Memory
    256 MB GDDR5 SDRAM
  • Video Interfaces
    HDMI
  • Max Monitors Supported
    2

Chassis

  • Form Factor
    desktop slimline
  • Manufacturer Form Factor
    desktop slimline
  • Built-in Devices
    antenna, speaker

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    7.8 in
  • Depth
    7.8 in
  • Height
    1.4 in

Audio Output

  • Form Factor
    integrated
  • Sound Output Mode
    stereo

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Printer

  • Type
    none

Environmental Standards

  • EPEAT Level
    EPEAT Gold
  • ENERGY STAR Certified
    Yes

Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor
    desktop slimline
  • Weight
    2.69 lbs

Power

  • Type
    power supply
  • Power Consumption Operational
    85 Watt
  • Min Operating Temperature
    50 °F
  • Nominal Voltage
    AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
  • Max Operating Temperature
    95 °F

Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided: Type
    Apple Mac OS X Lion
  • OS Provided
    Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • Type
    Apple Address Book, Apple Automator, Apple Mac App Store, Apple Mac OS X Chess, Apple Mission Control, Apple Preview, Apple QuickTime, Apple Safari, Apple Stickies, Apple System Preferences, Apple TextEdit, Apple Calculator, Apple Time Machine, Apple iCal, Apple iLife, Apple iMovie, Apple iPhoto, Apple iTunes, Photo Booth, Apple DVD Player, Apple Dashboard, Apple Dictionary, Apple FaceTime, Apple GarageBand, Apple Image Capture, Apple Launchpad

Video Output

  • Graphics Processor
    AMD Radeon HD 6630M
  • Graphics Processor Series
    ATI Radeon HD
  • Max Monitors Supported
    2
  • Video Interfaces
    HDMI

Video Memory

  • Technology
    GDDR5 SDRAM
  • Installed Size
    256 MB

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty, technical support
  • Service Included
    phone consulting
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year, 90 days

Sustainability

General

  • Manufacturer
    Apple

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Apple Mac Mini (2.5GHz Core i5, Summer 2011)

Part Number: MC816LL/A Released: Jul 20, 2011
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