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The Mac Mini is a small desktop computer manufactured by Apple Inc.  Like earlier Mini-ITX PC designs, it is 7.7 inches (200 mm) square and 1.4 inches (36 mm) tall.  It weighs 2.7 pounds (1.2 kg).  Models pre-2010 used an external power supply.

The Mac Mini was the first consumer level Macintosh desktop to ship without a display, keyboard, or mouse since Apple’s success following the release of the iMac, with Apple marketing it as BYODKM (Bring Your Own Display, Keyboard, and Mouse).  The primary intended market for the Mac Mini was users switching from a traditional Windows PC to a Mac who might already own a compatible display, keyboard and mouse, although these could be easily purchased if needed.

Processor Type: Intel Core Duo T2400

Processor Speed: 1.83GHz

RAM: 512MB

ROM: None

Display: DVI Connector for Monitor (Adapter to convert to VGA available)

Sound: Integrated with 3.5mm connections for speakers or headphones

Storage: 80GB Internal Hard Drive and Internal DVD-ROM Drive

Network: Integrated Wifi, Bluetooth and Ethernet

Original Release Date: 2006

Discontinued: 2014

Cost (New in 2006): £599

Cost (In 2018 Price): £851.22

Modifications I Have Made:

Flashed EFI BIOS from macmini1,1 to macmini2,1

Upgraded CPU from 32bit Intel Core Duo 1.83GHz to 64bit Intel Core 2 Due 2.0GHz

Upgraded RAM from 512MB to 3GB

Installed modified version of Mavericks 10.9.5 (previous highest OS was Snow Leopard 10.6.8)

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