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Mac mini 2014 ac wifi card in 2012 mac mini?

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I would like to buy an older mac mini (2012) and replace the wifi n card with the new wifi ac card of the Mac mini 2014 is this possible ?

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Nope entirely different connector

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To expand on machead3's answer, compare the existing AirPort card connectors in the 2011/2012 Mac Mini:

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with that from the 2014 Mac Mini:

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Very different indeed !

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Quickertek produces three wireless AC/Bluetooth cards for older Macs. http://www.quickertek.com/products/Ucard...

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The uCard was the correct card to add WiFi ac to the pre-2014 Mac Minis, though the screw mounts were not aligned correctly, however they discontinued the card. :(

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