Mac mini 2.53 GHz Model A1283 Optical Drives
Parts that work with Mac mini 2.53 GHz Model A1283:
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.
SATA Optical Drive USB Cable
Connect an optical drive to your computer via USB with this part.
12.7 mm SATA 8x SuperDrive
Replace the optical drive in some Mac minis and some Intel iMacs.
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.