Mac mini 2.53 GHz Model A1283 Parts
Parts that work with Mac mini 2.53 GHz Model A1283:
Arctic Silver Thermal Paste
Forms a continuous, heat conductive layer between a processor and its heat sink. A new layer of thermal paste keeps your processor from overheating. 3.5 grams
Arctic Silver ArctiClean
Two part cleaner dissolves old thermal paste on heat sinks and processors. One 30 ml bottle of thermal material remover and one 30 ml bottle of thermal surface purifier.
PC3-8500 4 GB RAM Chip
Replace or upgrade the RAM in your desktop, laptop, or game console for faster performance. Low Profile / 204 pin / 1066 MHz
Silicone 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure with USB 2.0 Cable
Turn any SATA 2.5" laptop hard drive into an external storage drive with this part.
Universal Drive Adapter
Turn your current hard drive into an external drive with this part.
500 GB 5400 RPM 2.5" Hard Drive
Replacement or upgrade hard drive compatible with all MacBooks, MacBook Pros, Intel Mac minis, and Sony PS3 and PS3 Slim game consoles. SATA interface for Intel Macs / 2....
1 TB 5400 RPM 2.5" Hard Drive
Replace or upgrade the hard drive in your compatible MacBook, MacBook Pro, Intel Mac mini, and Sony PS3/PS3 Slim/PS4 game consoles.
SATA Optical Drive USB Cable
Connect an optical drive to your computer via USB with this part.
12.7 mm SATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure
Increase the storage space in your computer by replacing the optical drive with a second SATA hard drive or SSD.
Apple USB Ethernet Adapter
Allows you to connect to the internet with an Ethernet cable via USB. Model A1277.
The Mac mini Core 2 Duo 2.53 GHz brought significantly improved graphics capabilities to the Mac mini, thanks to the addition of a NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics card. This mini was released in Late 2009.
This Mac mini offers two RAM slots, enabling a maximum of 4 GB of RAM using two PC3-8500 2 GB RAM Chips. If your mini's RAM isn't already maxed out, adding more RAM is a cost-effective way to improve performance. Need more storage? You can install a massive and fast 500 GB 7200 RPM SATA hard drive for more headroom.