Mac mini Server (Late 2012) – Technical Specifications
Size and Weight
- Height: 1.4 inches (3.6 cm)
- Width: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
- Depth: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm)
- Weight: 2.9 pounds (1.3 kg)1
- 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 6MB L3 cache
- Configurable to 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz).
- Two 1TB (5400-rpm) hard drives2
Configurable to one or two 256GB solid-state drives.
- Intel HD Graphics 4000
- 4GB (two 2GB) of 1600MHz DDR3 memory
Configurable to 8GB or 16GB.
- Thunderbolt digital video output
- Native Mini DisplayPort output
- DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
- VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (sold separately)
- Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (sold separately)
- Audio line in minijack (digital/analog)
- Audio line out/headphone minijack (digital/analog)
- HDMI port supports multichannel audio output
- Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone
- Built-in speaker
Connections and Expansion
- Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
- FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps)
- Four USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
- HDMI port
- SDXC card slot
- Gigabit Ethernet port
- Audio in/out
- IR receiver
802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking;3 IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
Electrical and Operating Requirements
- Line voltage: 100-240V AC
- Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
- Maximum continuous power: 85W
- Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
- Storage temperature: -40° to 116° F (-40° to 47° C)
- Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
- Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet
- Typical acoustical performance, sound pressure level (operator position):4
- 16 dBA at idle
Limited Warranty and Service
Your Mac mini comes with 90 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan to extend your service and support to three years from your computer’s purchase date. Only the AppleCare Protection Plan provides you with direct telephone support from Apple technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by Apple-authorized technicians using genuine Apple parts. For more information, visit Apple Support or call 800-823-2775.
In the Box
- Mac mini
- HDMI to DVI Adapter
- Power cord
- OS X Server: Includes Server, Xsan, File Server, Calendar Server, Contacts Server, Mail Server, Web Server, NetInstall, DNS, DHCP, Open Directory, Profile Manager, VPN Server, and Wiki Server. Learn more about OS X Server
- File Sharing
- Profile Manager
- Time Machine
- Wiki Server
- Calendar Server
- Contacts Server
- Mail Server
- Messages Server
- Xsan 3
- VPN Server
- Software Update Server
- OS X Mountain Lion: The world’s most advanced desktop operating system. Learn more
- Mac App Store
- Time Machine
- Photo Booth
- Game Center
- iLife: iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand.
Configure to Order
Configure your Mac mini with these options, only at the Apple Online Store.
- 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor
- 8GB DDR3 memory upgrade
- 16GB DDR3 memory upgrade
- One or two 256GB solid-state drives
- Apple Remote
Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more
Mac mini is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:
- Highly recyclable aluminum enclosure
- Meets ENERGY STAR 5.2 requirements
- Rated EPEAT Gold6
Apple and the Environment
Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and process. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.
Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization. Learn more about how to recycle your Mac or PC.
DECLARED NOISE EMISSIONS in accordance with ISO 9296
|Sound Power Level|
1 B = 10 dB
|Sound Pressure Level|
|Hard drive accessing||2.8||15|
|CD drive accessing||N/A||N/A|
- LWAd is the statistical upper-limit A-weighted sound power level (rounded to the nearest 0.1 B).
- LpAm is the mean A-weighted sound pressure level measured at the operator position (rounded to the nearest dB).
- 1 B (bel) = 10 dB (decibel).
- Logic Pro
- Final Cut Pro X
Displays and Graphics
- Apple Thunderbolt Display
- Apple Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
- Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
- Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter
AirPort and Wireless
- Time Capsule
- AirPort Express Base Station
- AirPort Extreme Base Station
- Apple Magic Trackpad
- Apple Wireless Keyboard
- Apple Magic Mouse
- Apple USB SuperDrive
- Apple Keyboard
- AppleCare Protection Plan
- Actual weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
- 1GB = 1 billion bytes and 1TB = 1 trillion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
- Wireless Internet access requires a base station or other wireless access point and Internet access; fees may apply. Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort.
- Acoustics measured from desktop server usage position of standard Mac mini with OS X Server system. Acoustics may vary by configuration.
- PVC-free in all countries except China mainland, Korea, and South Africa.
- Mac mini achieved a Gold rating from EPEAT in the U.S. and Canada.