Mac mini (mid 2011) A1347 i5 2.3Ghz
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The Apple Mac mini “Core i5” 2.3 (Mid-2011/Aluminum Unibody) features a 32-nm “Sandy Bridge” 2.3 GHz Intel “Core i5” (2415M) processor with two independent processor “cores” on a single chip, a 3 MB shared level 3 cache, 2 GB of 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM (PC3-10600) memory, a 500 GB hard drive, and Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 288 MB of memory shared with the system.
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The Apple Mac mini “Core i5” 2.3 (Mid-2011/Aluminum Unibody) features a 32-nm “Sandy Bridge” 2.3 GHz Intel “Core i5” (2415M) processor with two independent processor “cores” on a single chip, a 3 MB shared level 3 cache, 2 GB of 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM (PC3-10600) memory, a 250GB SSD, and Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 512 MB of memory shared with the system. It does not have an internal optical drive, although an external one could be purchased for US$79.
Exterior: Grade B
RAM: 8Gb ddr3 1333mhz
CPU: 2.3Ghz i5
GPU: Intel HD Graphics 3000 512mb
Storage: 250GB SSD
|Introduction Date:||October 23, 2012||Discontinued Date:||October 16, 2014|
|Processors:||1 (4 Cores)||Architecture:||64-Bit|
|Geekbench 2 (32):||10626||Geekbench 2 (64):||11825|
|Geekbench 3 (32):||2677||Geekbench 3 (32):||10377|
|Geekbench 3 (64):||2986||Geekbench 3 (64):||11639|
|Geekbench 4 (SC):||3241||Geekbench 4 (MC):||10607|
|Processor Speed:||2.3 GHz||Processor Type:||Core i7 (I7-3615QM)|
|Details:||This model is powered by a 22 nm, 64-bit Intel Mobile Core i7 “Ivy Bridge” (I7-3615QM) processor which includes four independent processor “cores” on a single silicon chip. Each core has a dedicated 256k level 2 cache, shares 6 MB of level 3 cache, and has an integrated memory controller (dual channel).
This system also supports “Turbo Boost 2.0” — which “automatically increases the speed of the active cores” to improve performance when needed (up to 3.3 GHz for this model) — and “Hyper Threading” — which allows the system to recognize eight total “cores” or “threads” (four real and four virtual).
Also see: How fast are the “Late 2012” Aluminum “Unibody” Mac mini models compared to the “Mid-2011” models replaced?
|Turbo Boost:||3.3 GHz||Custom Speeds:||2.6 GHz (Core i7)|
|System Bus Speed:||5 GT/s*||Cache Bus Speed:||2.3 GHz (Built-in)|
|ROM/Firmware Type:||EFI||EFI Architecture:||64-Bit|
|L1 Cache:||32k/32k x2||L2/L3 Cache:||256k x4, 6 MB|
|RAM Type:||PC3-12800 DDR3||Min. RAM Speed:||1600 MHz|
|Details:||Supports 1600 MHz PC3-12800 DDR3 SO-DIMMs. Also see: How do you upgrade the RAM in the Aluminum “Unibody” Mac mini models? What type of RAM do they use? How much RAM do they actually support?|
|Standard RAM:||4 GB||Maximum RAM:||16 GB|
|Details:||By default, 4 GB is installed as two 2 GB modules.
This model supports 16 GB of RAM using two 8 GB modules.
Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
|Motherboard RAM:||None||RAM Slots:||2|
|Video Card:||HD Graphics 4000||VRAM Type:||Integrated|
|Details:||This model has an Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics processor that shares memory with the system.
Also see: What type of video system is provided by the Aluminum Mac mini models? Which are integrated and which are dedicated? Can the video be upgraded?
|Standard VRAM:||512 MB*||Maximum VRAM:||768 MB*|
|Display Support:||Dual Displays||Resolution Support:||1920×1200*|
|Details:||*This model simultaneously supports 1920×1200 on an HDMI display or a DVI display using the included HDMI-to-DVI adapter and 2560×1600 on a Thunderbolt or Mini DisplayPort display or even a VGA display (with an optional Mini DisplayPort-to-VGA adapter, which is compatible with the Thunderbolt port).|
|2nd Display Support:||Dual/Mirroring*||2nd Max. Resolution:||2560×1600*|
|Details:||*This model simultaneously supports 1920×1200 on an HDMI or a DVI display (using the included HDMI-to-DVI adapter) and 2560×1600 on a Thunderbolt or Mini DisplayPort display or even a VGA display (with an optional Mini DisplayPort-to-VGA adapter, which is compatible with the Thunderbolt port).|
|Standard Storage:||1 TB HDD||Std. Storage Speed:||5400 RPM|
|Details:||At the time of purchase, instead of a 1 TB hard drive, this model could be equipped with a 256 GB SSD for an additional US$300 or a 1 TB “Fusion Drive” which combines 128 GB of flash storage and a traditional hard drive for an additional US$250. Apple explains that the Fusion Drive “automatically and dynamically moves frequently used files to flash for quicker access.”
Also see: How do you upgrade the hard drive(s) in the Aluminum “Unibody” Mac mini models? What type of storage do they support?
|Storage Dimensions:||2.5″ (9.5 mm) x2||Storage Interface:||Serial ATA (6 Gb/s) x2|
|Standard Optical:||None*||Standard Disk:||None|
|Standard Modem:||None||Standard Ethernet:||10/100/1000Base-T|
|Standard AirPort:||802.11a/b/g/n (450 Mbit*)||Standard Bluetooth:||4.0|
|USB Ports:||4 (3.0)||Firewire Ports:||1 (800)|
|Expansion Slots:||SD Card (SDXC)||Expansion Bays:||None|
|Details:||This model has an SDXC Card slot.
In the US (and many other countries), site sponsor Other World Computing sells a wide variety of external expansion options and hand-picked accessories like external storage, stands, keyboards, cables, adapters, speakers, and more for this Mac mini.
|Incl. Keyboard:||None||Incl. Input:||None|
|Case Type:||Cuboid||Form Factor:||Mac mini Unibody|
|Apple Order No:||MD388LL/A||Apple Subfamily:||Late 2012|
|Apple Model No:||A1347 (EMC 2570)||Model ID:||Macmini6,2|
|Details:||Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.
For more about these identifiers and how to locate them on each Mac, please refer to EveryMac.com’s Mac Identification section.
|Battery Type:||N/A||Battery Life:||N/A|
|Pre-Installed MacOS:||X 10.8.1 (12B2080)||Maximum MacOS:||Current*|
|Minimum Windows:||7 (32-Bit)*||Maximum Windows:||10 (64-Bit)*|
|MacOS 9 Support:||None||Windows Support:||Boot/Virtualization|
|Details:||Also see: Are there any third-party programs to run Mac OS 9/Classic applications on Intel Macs?
Site sponsor OHS specializes in heavily upgraded Macs capable of running both Mac OS X and Mac OS 9 applications.
For more on running Windows on Intel Macs, please refer to the exhaustive Windows on Mac Q&A.
|Dimensions:||1.4 x 7.7 x 7.7||Avg. Weight:||2.7 lbs. (1.22 kg)|
|Original Price (US):||US$799||Est. Current Retail:||US$650-US$900|
|Details:||Please note that on average the estimated current retail pricing of used systems is updated twice a year (please refer to the date on the bottom of the page for the date last updated).
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