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.

720 Questions View all

Memory Upgrade from 1066 Mhz to 1333Mhz


I was wondering what happens if I install SODIMM DD3 1333Mhz memory instead of 1066 Mhz on my Mac Mini 4.1 (A1347).

Thanks in advance.

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 1
Add a comment

Free shipping on all orders over $100 or containing a Pro Tech Toolkit!

Browse Our Store

2 Answers

Chosen Solution

It may run and it may not. The bus speed is 1066 MHz so that's your bottleneck. Over the years I've found that boards are rated at a certain minimum but may actually run faster. Two identical machines and one may run 10-20% faster

Won't work link:


Will but mostly won't:


You'll do much better using "matched memory": http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/ma...

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1
Add a comment

i have installed recently 2 sticks of Kingstn memory running at 1333Mhz and 4gb x 2 (not paired) and it rocks! it seems that if the bus speed is 1066 and the ram is 1333 it will work. But remember to reset the pram after the ram switch....command-alt-p-r................

Was this answer helpful?

Score 0


Even though it worked, did you run any benchmark tests on both sets of RAM?


Add a comment

Add your answer

mikywan will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 7

Past 30 Days: 17

All Time: 7,435