Way more power. Way small size.
Mac mini. Now twice as fast.
Getting your Media Center together is a bit different from setting up a regular old PC. Here is why Mac Mini hardware has always been the best choice.
- Stylish case
- Very quiet & Reliable operation
- Very quick boot time
- Virus Free
- Power efficient to save on your energy bill
- HD video capabilities
- Optional Blu-ray or DVD Drive
- TV tuner to watch live TV & Best TV software ever
- Fastest Web browsing
- Built in Remote Receiver to controlling everything
- Support for online video services such as Hulu, Netflix and more
- Support of iTunes & iPhoto
- Support for multiple media formats with hardware acceleration
- Built in Firewire 800 for fast store transfers
- Built in Thunderbolt for even faster transfer supporting 4K video
- Dual video out for TV and Projector
- SD card slot to download Photos & Media
Mac mini comes standard with either a 500GB or 1TB 5,400-rpm hard drive.3 So you can pack in your photo libraries, movies, music, files and more, more, more.
You can configure your Mac mini with up to 512GB of flash storage in a solid-state drive instead of a traditional hard drive. Flash storage delivers nearly five times the performance of a disk drive — speed you’ll notice when you boot up your Mac mini, launch an app or browse your iPhoto library.
Mac mini also offers a breakthrough storage option, called Fusion Drive, which combines a 1TB hard drive with high-performance flash storage — 128GB worth. Fusion Drive automatically and intelligently manages your data so that frequently used apps, documents, photos and other files stay on the faster flash storage, while infrequently used items move to the hard drive. You’ll enjoy shorter boot times, and as the system learns how you work, you’ll see faster application launches and quicker file access. Best of all, you don’t have to do a thing to make it happen.
Mac mini comes with 4GB of fast 1600MHz DDR3 memory standard. And thanks to a removable bottom panel, it’s easy to add more. Just give it a twist, and you’re in. Pop your new memory into the SO-DIMM slot, and you’re out. Or you can configure your Mac mini with up to 16GB of memory from our Online Store.
Processors up to 2x faster. Done and done. With third-generation Intel Core processors, Mac mini keeps up with computers twice its size. You can choose a 2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5. Or go for an even more powerful 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 for up to two times the performance of the previous-generation dual-core Mac mini.
When you’re using processor-intensive applications, Turbo Boost 2.0 increases the clock speed up to 3.6GHz. Hyper-Threading lets each core run two threads, so OS X multitasks even more efficiently. And an integrated memory controller connects fast 1600MHz memory directly to the processor, so it gets straight to work on your data. In short, Mac mini is a little box of vroom.
Intel HD Graphics 4000 delivers up to 65 per cent more pixel-pushing performance than the previous generation of integrated graphics.2 So the video you watch and the games you play are smoother and more responsive. Flipping through photo albums is a breeze. And you’ve got all the power you need to edit your HD video into a film worthy of a red carpet premiere.
Storage and memory. Make it big. And fast. Up to 1TB hard drive.
Fusion Drive Performance
Up to 3.7x faster than a 5,400-rpm 2.5-inch hard drive.5
- File Copy Duplicate 4GB folder 3.7x faster
- Aperture Photo import 3.6x faster
- System Boot 2.0x faster
Thunderbolt technology in Mac mini is phenomenally fast. It features two 10-Gbps channels for data transfer. That’s up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and up to 20 times faster than USB 2. But beyond speed, Thunderbolt gives you unprecedented expansion capabilities. You can daisy-chain as many as six Thunderbolt devices to a single port.
Plenty of ports make it ready for anything. For Displays the Mac Mini has a rich selection of options, firstly a HDMI port and the HDMI to DVI Adapter that comes with Mac mini. As a secondary you also have Thunderbolt to VGA, DVI and HDMI. You can even connect two displays to see more of your photos, movies and documents at the same time. A built-in SDXC card slot makes it easy to import those photos and videos from your digital camera.
The FireWire 800 port works with a wide array of storage large Raid storage up to 12TB of storage for the ulimate collector to store their movies, audio and video devices.
With USB 3 built into Mac mini, you can connect your external hard drive and transfer large files in seconds instead of minutes. Every Mac mini comes with four USB 3 ports — with speeds up to 10 times faster than USB 2 — and you can connect all your USB-compatible devices, including your iPhone, iPad, iPod or digital camera.
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Powerful 802.11n wireless technology is built into every Mac mini.6 It automatically locates your Wi-Fi network, so you can connect and start surfing the web, printing and streaming your music wirelessly. Bluetooth wireless technology is also built in, so you can connect accessories such as a wireless keyboard and mouse.
No screen is too big. It’s easy to connect Mac mini to the biggest screen in the house — your HDTV — courtesy of a built-in HDMI port. All it takes is one HDMI cable to start enjoying movies and TV shows from iTunes, surfing the web and flipping through your photo library, all in brilliant HD. There’s also a handy control that lets you adjust the output on Mac mini to fill even the biggest HDTV screen. And when you just want to listen to music, you can play your entire iTunes collection through your home entertainment centre, or stream it to a set of speakers in any room via an AirPort Express Base Station. There is also a wireless HDMI sender that includes a remote relay that allows your GenieTV media centre to be enjoyed in another room.