A unibody aluminum generation of the Mac mini identifiable by the model number A1347, spanning the Mid 2010 to the currently sold Late 2014 model.

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Hard Disk Removability & 1TB Drive Insertion

1. How easy is it to remove the hard disk?

2. Will the 12.5mm 1TB hard drives fit inside?

The 'plural' comes from thinking about the server version which I bought. Thanks.

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Update (06/18/2016)

I've just swapped out my Hitachi 750GB for a Samsung 2TB SSD (AUS$850).



Samsung's 640GB 9.5mm hard drive


Seagates 750GB 9.5mm hard drive


Western Digital's 750GB 9.5mm hard drive


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No, the largest that can fit is a 500GB drive.

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Kermit and Rab are both right. 1 tb drives currently cannot be used in the mac mini as they are 12.5mm, and someone tried it and basically broke something (I forgot what). The largest drives you can put are 750 Gb drives and since ifixit doesn't sell it, you can find it here for $114 as of June 24th, 2010 and price drops 40% or 30% every year.

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At today is possible?

The samsung HM100UI is only 9,5mm

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It's the height of the drive not the GB capacity. iFixit has the 750 drives now.


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What about the new Western Digital 9.5mm Scorpio Blue 1TB?


Or the Toshiba 9.5mm MQ01ABD 1TB?


Has anyone tried or tested them yet?

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