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The long-awaited refresh of the popular Mac mini. Processor options include 3.6 GHz quad-core Intel Core i3, 3.0 GHz 6-core Intel Core i5, and 3.2GHz 6-core Intel Core i7 processors.

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RAM speed: 2666Mhz or 3200Mhz

For a new model Intel Core i7 6‑core 3,2GHz (with Turbo Boost to 4,6GHz) one manifacturer propose RAM with two speeds: one with 2666Mhz and one with 3200 Mhz. Making sense to use the one with the highest speed on this MINI?

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RAM Type:PC4-21300 DDR4Min. RAM Speed:2666 MHz

Details:Supports 2666 MHz PC4-21300 DDR4 SO-DIMMs (260-pin).

Standard RAM:8 GBMaximum RAM:64 GB

Details:This system ships with two 4 GB memory modules by default.


This model supports as much as 64 GB of RAM using two 32 GB modules.

https://everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_m...

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Yes... but in case of 64 Gb, one manifacturer propose two products; 64GB Kit (2 x 32GB) DDR4-3200 SODIMM and 64GB Kit (2 x 32GB) DDR4-2666 SODIMM. The Problem is: the 3200 making sense or the PC Works in the same way?

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Go ahead and experiment if you can afford it. Problem is that the higher RAM speed won't help you as you can't change the BUS speed.

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Thanks Mayer. Maybe are good for who experiments the overclocking, sure different to turbo-boost. In Macs this more speed remain unused.

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@pl004 - Different markets! Overclockers mostly understand the mechanics of their system. Mac users depending on Steve's famous phrase: It just works

While Apple presses performance it isn't always the faster system when you put them side by side a similar CPU'ed system.. Thats not to say the Mac is a slow poke! just not the fastest! Sometimes they surprise us! Apple was the first to leverage PCIe/AHCI & PCIe/NVMe drives! And then the T2 driven flash chips design which beats 4x PCIe/NVMe blade drives. Only in a Mac Pro can you beat the T2 using Sonnet’s M.2 4×4 PCIe Card brings absolutely ridiculous SSD speeds to Mac Pro If Apple can get off the Intel bandwagon to AMD then we should see some real performance without the heat!

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Thanks Dan. MacPro are my dream ;)

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