Mac mini Specifications


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November 2020 Models:
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M1 CPU/256GB

Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, and 16-core Neural Engine
8GB unified memory
256GB SSD storage

sku MGNR3LL/A

MSRP $699

M1 CPU/512GB

Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, and 16-core Neural Engine
8GB unified memory
512GB SSD storage

sku MGNT3LL/A

MSRP $899

Apple offers the two base M1 configurations listed above. Available custom options for each configuration include the following:

256GB Model: Apple Apple EDU
16GB RAM:  $200 $180
512GB SSD:  $200 $180
1TB SSD:  $400 $360
2TB SSD:  $800 $720
512GB Model:    
16GB RAM:  $200 $180
1TB SSD: $200 $180
2TB SSD:  $600 $540

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Apple’s November 2020 Mac mini update introduces Apple M1 Silicon CPUs giving the mini a huge leap in power. Our most recent review:

Apple’s 2020 M1 Mac minis


March 2020 Models:

3.6GHz/256GB

3.6GHz quad-core 8th-generation Intel Core i3 processor
8GB 2666MHz DDR4 memory
Intel UHD Graphics 630
256GB SSD
128GB PCIe-based SSD

sku MXNF2LL/A

MSRP $799

3.0GHz/512GB

3.0GHz 6-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor
Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz
8GB 2666MHz DDR4 memory
Intel UHD Graphics 630
512GB PCIe-based SSD

sku MXNG2LL/A

MSRP $1099

Apple’s 2020 4 and 6-Core Mac minis now come standard with twice the SSD storage. Our most recent review:

Apple’s 2020 Mac minis


October 2018 Models:

3.6GHz/128GB

3.6GHz quad-core 8th-generation Intel Core i3 processor
8GB 2666MHz DDR4 memory
Intel UHD Graphics 630
256GB SSD
128GB PCIe-based SSD

sku MRTR2LL/A

MSRP $799

3.0GHz/256GB

3.0GHz 6-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor
Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz
8GB 2666MHz DDR4 memory
Intel UHD Graphics 630
256GB PCIe-based SSD

sku MRTT2LL/A

MSRP $1099

Apple introduced a new 2018 Mac mini in October 2018 with a similar form factor but significantly upgraded internals. The new mini comes in a darker Space Gray color and features Intel 8th generation Quad-Core i3 CPUs standard with optional 6-Core CPUs available. Available memory ranges up to 64GB, and internal SSD storage is available up to 2TB. Gigabit ethernet, 4 Thunderbolt 3/USB C ports, HDMI 2.0, 2 USB-A ports, and 10GB ethernet are all included. Our most recent review:

Apple’s new 2018 Mac mini is the most powerful mini yet with up to 64GB RAM and 6-Core CPUs


Previous Models:

1.4GHz

1.4GHz Intel Dual Core i5 processor
4GB RAM
500GB Serial ATA hard drive
Intel HD Graphics 5000

sku MGEM2LL/A

MSRP $499

2.6GHz

2.6GHz Intel Dual Core i5 processor
8GB RAM
1TB Serial ATA hard drive
Intel Iris Graphics

sku MGEN2LL/A

MSRP $699

2.8GHz

2.8GHz Intel Dual Core i5 processor
8GB RAM
1TB Fusion Drive
Intel Iris Graphics

sku MGEQ2LL/A

MSRP $999

Apple’s refreshed Mac mini includes modern Intel Core processors, better graphics, and faster networking, as well as a price drop to $499.

Integrated Intel HD Graphics 5000 and Intel Iris Graphics deliver up to 90 percent faster graphics performance than the previous generation. Two Thunderbolt 2 ports, each delivering up to 20Gbps of bandwidth to each port, are included as well as next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi that is up to three times faster.

Mac mini comes in three standard models: a 1.4 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 2.7 GHz, 4GB of memory, Intel HD Graphics 5000 and a 500GB hard drive starting at a suggested retail price of $499; a 2.6 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.1 GHz, 8GB of memory, Intel Iris Graphics and a 1TB hard drive starting at suggested retail price of $699; and a 2.8 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.3 GHz, 8GB of memory, Intel Iris Graphics and a 1TB Fusion Drive starting at a suggested retail price of $999.

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