Mac Mini Core i7 / 2.3 (Late 2012, Server)

The Mac mini Core i7 / 2.3 (late 2012, server) is a revised server iteration of the Mac mini Core i5 / 2.5 (late 2012) with a faster quad-core Intel processor and two 1 TB hard drives. It’s a net-top in a cuboid aluminum casing with an internal power unit, a Thunderbolt port, a removable panel on the bottom to provide an access to upgradeable RAM and no internal optical drive. The line-up of late 2012 got the faster and more elaborate Intel Ivy Bridge processor and up-to-date USB 3.0 ports. The Mac mini Core i7 / 2.3 (late 2012) features a top-class quad-core 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7  (3615QM) processor, 4GB of RAM (PC2-10600), two 1 TB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive (5400 RPM) and Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics with 512MB of integrated memory. The net top has an HDMI video out and a Thunderbolt port, four USB 3.0 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 Core i7 / 2.3 (late 2012) has standard AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth 4.0. The cooling system is fanless. The Mac mini Core i7 / 2.3 (late 2012) is shipped without a display, a keyboard and a mouse.

Mac Mini Core i7 / 2.3 (Late 2012, Server)

Introduced on: October 23, 2012.

Specifications

  • Processor Speed: 2.3 GHz.
  • Processor Architecture: 64-bit.
  • Processor Upgrade: Soldered.
  • Processor type: Intel “Core i7” (I7- 3615QM “Ivy Bridge”).
  • Cores: 4.
  • On-Board RAM: DDR3 4GB, 1600 MHz.
  • Max. RAM supported: DDR2 16 GB.
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 6630M with 256 MB of integrated memory.
  • Dual display support: Yes.
  • Resolution Support: 2560 x 1600.
  • Storage: 2 x 1 TB, 5400-rpm Ultra ATA-100 up to 750 GB (7200 RPM) Hard Drive Supported.
  • SSD support: Yes.
  • Input\Output: 4 x USB 3.0, Firewire 800, SD card reader, built-in mono-speaker, audio-out mini-jack, audio line-in/digital audio input, HDMI and Thunderbolt.
  • Optical drive: optional external optical drive for an extra cost.
  • SD-card reader: Yes.
  • Internet \ Wireless connection: 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet, optional 56k V.92 modem, AirPort Extreme Broadcom 802.11a/b/g/ n, Bluetooth 4.0.
  • Preinstalled OS: X 10.8.2 (12C2034) “Mountain Lion Server”.
  • OS max. upgrade: 10.11.x “El Capitan” (requires 2 GB).
  • Dimensions: 1.4 x 7.7 x 7.7 inch maximum.
  • Weight: 2.7 lb.

Apple Orders, Discontinuation, Price

Apple Model No: A1347 (EMC 2570).

Apple Order number: MD389LL/A.

Discontinued: October 16, 2014.

Price: $799.

Miscellanea

  • The main advantage of Mac mini server is the fact that you can add any cloud service or software you choose (for example, Plex, turning your Mac mini into a media center) while with NAS of other manufacturers you’re stuck with their own software.
  • See also: Raids, Back Up Data On Your Servers.

Links

  • The perfect way to recycle the old device you don’t want to keep anymore: Sell it for the best price online to iGotOffer. We buy all sort of secondhand devices for top dollar. Free instant quote, free fully insured shipping, fast and secure payment: Sell your Mac mini now and save money for your new device.

Late 2012 Mac Mini (Quad Core i7) Review. Video uploaded by TuneInTech on November 14, 2012.

Comments

So empty here ... leave a comment!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sidebar