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Apple Mac mini review

Apple's small form factor Mac takes a step forward, but not a giant leap

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Product Type
Server
Processor Core
Quad-core (4 Core)
Green Compliant
Yes
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Wireless LAN
Yes
Number of Processors Installed
1
Total Hard Drive Capacity
1 TB
Product Family
Mac mini
Operating System
Mac OS X Server 10.8 Mountain Lion
Brand Name
Apple
Form Factor
Ultra Small
Processor Speed
2 GHz
Processor Type
Core i7
Maximum Memory
8 GB
Standard Memory
4 GB
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR, EPEAT Gold
Memory Card Reader
Yes
64-bit Processing
Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
HD 3000
Bluetooth
Yes
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 384 MB
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Shared
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
FireWire/i.LINK
Yes
HDMI
Yes
Maximum Power Supply Wattage
85 W
Total Number of USB Ports
4
Thunderbolt
Yes
Memory Standard
DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Height
35.6 mm
Width
195.6 mm
Depth
195.6 mm
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Manufacturer
Apple, Inc
Product Model
MC936B/A
Product Name
Mac mini MC936B/A Server
Product Line
Mac mini
Controller Type
Serial ATA
Manufacturer Part Number
MC936B/A
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.apple.com/uk
Marketing Information
Now serving up quad-core power.

Mac mini with Lion Server features a 2.0GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor that delivers incredible speed and performance, thanks to innovations like Turbo Boost 2.0, Hyper-Threading, and an integrated memory controller. Add in 6MB of L3 cache, and you'll find that Mac mini with Lion Server is packed with power.

It also has two 500GB 7200-rpm hard drives built in, so you can host wikis and websites, back up the data you need, and store just about anything. For the ultimate in performance, choose dual 256GB solid-state drives. This configuration performs up to 60 percent faster in file server tests than a quad-core Xserve with internal SAS drives.

Package Contents
  • Mac mini MC936B/A Entry-level Server
  • HDMI to DVI Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Printed and Electronic Documentation
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Weight (Approximate)
1.36 kg

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