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Lacking an optical drive to make more room for its dual 500GB hard drives, the mid 2010 Mac mini features a version of Snow Leopard with server-specific enhancements, as well as a dual-core Intel Penryn processor and 4GB of RAM.


  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: 07/2010
  • Price at launch: $999.00


  • Desktop type: Nettop
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 7.7 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 7.7 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 1.4 inches
  • Weight: 3 pounds
  • Color: Silver


  • Operating system: Mac OS X


  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Penryn
  • Base CPU model: Core 2 Duo P8800
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.66 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Base discrete GPU model: GeForce 320M

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 8 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1066 MHz
  • Slots: 2


  • Options: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 1 TB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD


  • Optical drive: No

Optical Drive

  • USB: 4
  • FireWire 800: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • Mini DisplayPort: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1


  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR


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