Mac mini 2.53 GHz Model A1283 Hard Drive Enclosures
Parts that work with Mac mini 2.53 GHz Model A1283:
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.
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.
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.