Upgrade the memory of nearly any iMac, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, or Mac mini. Save money by trading in your original memory chips for a cash rebate.
To minimize the possibility of damage to the computer components due to static discharge, it's important to wear an antistatic wrist strap while you work with your computer's memory.
Mac mini models have different memory (RAM) installation requirements. Choose your Mac mini model for more information. If you need help determining which Mac mini you have, find out how to identify Mac mini models.
Mac mini (2018)
Mac mini (Late 2014)
Mac mini (Late 2012)
Mac mini (Mid 2011)
Mac mini (Mid 2010)
Mac mini (Late 2009)
Mac mini (Early 2009)
Mac mini (Mid 2007)
Mac mini (Late 2006)
Mac mini (Early 2006)
Mac mini (Original)
Mac mini (2018) does not have user-installable RAM. You can configure the memory in your Mac mini (2018) when you purchase it. To upgrade the memory in your Mac mini (2018), go to an Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider.
Mac mini (Late 2014) has memory that is integrated into the main logic board and can't be upgraded.
To remove and install memory in your Mac mini (Late 2012), Mac mini (Mid 2011), or Mac mini (Mid 2010), use the following steps.
Don't connect the power cord or turn on your Mac mini until you replace the bottom cover. Never operate your Mac mini without the cover in place.
After you install the memory, confirm that your Mac mini sees the new memory.
To remove or install memory in the following Mac mini models, go to an Apple Authorized Service Provider.
To check that the computer recognizes the new memory:
If the reported memory size isn't correct or if your Mac mini repeatedly plays three tones, it may be having trouble recognizing a memory module. If this happens, shut down your Mac mini, verify the module specifications against the requirements for your Mac mini model, and then repeat the memory installation instructions to make sure that the modules are installed correctly. If you still have issues, remove the memory and consult the support information that came with the memory, or contact the vendor who provided the memory.
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Support for the following combination of maximum concurrent display setups:
Thunderbolt 3 digital video output supports
HDMI 2.0 display video output
Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports with support for:
802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
Configurable to 10Gb Ethernet (Nbase-T Ethernet with support for 1Gb, 2.5Gb, 5Gb, and 10Gb Ethernet using RJ-45 connector)
2.9 pounds (1.3 kg)
50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
Maximum continuous power:
50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
–40° to 116° F (–40° to 47° C)
5% to 90% noncondensing
tested up to 16,400 feet (5000 meters)
Typical acoustical performance:
Sound pressure level (operator position): 5 dBA at idle3
Your Mac mini comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ for Mac to extend your coverage to three years from your AppleCare+ purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.
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