Mac mini (2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Early 2009)

The Mac mini (2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Early 2009) is the build-to-order configuration of the Core 2 Duo / 2.0 introduced in March, 2009. They share all the hardware but the processor. The outer design remained the same: it’s a cuboid casing with an external power unit and a slot-loaded optical disk drive. The Mac mini (2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Early 2009) has two iterations and features a 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (P8400) processor, 1 GB or 2 GB of RAM (PC2-5300), a 120 GB or 320 GB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive (5400 RPM), an 8X double-layer SuperDrive and GeForce 9400M graphics with 128 MB or 256 MB of integrated memory. The net top has a mini-DVI and Mini DisplayPort video out, five USB 2.0 ports and one Firewire 800 port, a built-in mono-speaker, an audio-out mini-jack and an audio line-in/digital audio input. As for the wireless, the Mac mini (2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Early 2009) has standard to AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. The cooling system is fanless. The Mac mini (2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Early 2009) is shipped without a display, a keyboard and a mouse.

Mac mini (2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Early 2009)

  • Introduced on: March 3, 2009.


  • Processor Speed: 2.26 GHz.
  • Processor Architecture: 64-bit.
  • Processor Upgrade: Soldered.
  • Processor type: Intel Core 2 Duo (P8400 “Penryn”).
  • Cores: 2.
  • On-Board RAM: DDR2 1 GB \ 2 GB, 667 MHz.
  • Max. RAM supported: DDR2 8 GB.
  • Graphics: GeForce 9400M with 128 MB or 256 MB of integrated memory.
  • Dual display support: Yes.
  • Resolution Support: 1920 x 1200.
  • Storage: 120 GB \ 320 GB, 5400-rpm Ultra ATA-100 up to 160 GB Hard Drive Supported.
  • Input\Output: 5 x USB 2.0, Firewire 800, built-in mono-speaker, audio-out mini-jack, audio line-in/digital audio input, Mini-DVI and Mini DisplayPort video out.
  • Optical drive: 8X double-layer “SuperDrive”.
  • Internet \ Wireless connection: 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet, optional 56k V.92 modem, AirPort Extreme Broadcom 802.11a/b/g/ n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR.
  • Preinstalled OS: X 10.5.6 (9G2030)” Leopard”.
  • OS max. upgrade: 10.7.5 “Lion”.
  • Dimensions: 2.0 x 6.5 x 6.5 inch maximum.
  • Weight: 2.9 lb.

Apple Orders, Discontinuation, Price

Apple Model No: A1283 (EMC 2264).

Apple Order number: BTO \ CTO.

Discontinued: October 20, 2009.

Price: $599. $799.


  • Since the Mac mini is designed to complement with whatever display the user has, two display-connection options come in very handy. And what’s more, both connectors can be used simultaneously, as the graphics support two displays at the same time in either mirrored or extended-desktop mode.
  • Use the Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter to plug your Mac mini of early 2009 to the Apple Cinema Display 30 inch (Aluminum).


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Unboxing Mac Mini (Late 2009). Video uploaded by  SuperAppleChannel, on February 12, 2010.


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