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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DDR3 4GB Ram chips, Any difference or will all fit?

Before buying and spending Apple's $500 premium for the 8GB upgrade, I'm wondering if there is any size difference with DDR3 chips. I notice ifixit is not carrying them at this pint...

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I would trust Crucial's recommendations for this machine ; http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.a...

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Module Size: 4GB

Package: 204-pin SODIMM

Feature: DDR3 PC3-8500

As long as u match those specs u should be fine. I would go with Crucial, Kingston, or any reliable vendor.


Mac Mini Model A1347

This teardown should help with the RAM Replacement which u can easily do yourself and save $$$


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There is no size difference with the chips.

But while Im talking, I STRONGLY recommend upgrading the ram yourself.


8GBs of Ram is $244.99 and it takes just a few minutes to install it yourself. Just remember when buying RAM that it uses laptop RAM, not Desktop RAM

If you want, you will be able to sell the 2GB of MacMini RAM for about $40 on eBay. You can get the screw driver you need for $1 there was well,

The net cost of doing it yourself is $200. Apple will charge you $300 more than doing it yourself. You could buy an iPhone 4 and have a $100 to make it rain in the club. (jk)

Wait a week or so for a tutorial on how to change the newer Mac Mini Ram comes out though.

(I read this and assumed he was going to pay the $500. It never crossed my mind that he was asking about the size of the chip so he could do it himself. I am retarded :)

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