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Introduced: October 29, 2012
Terminated: N/A

Logic Board
Processor:   Intel Core i7 (I7-3615QM)
Processor Speed:   2.3 GHz

Build-to-Order Option:
  • 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 (I7-3720QM) ($100 US)
System Bus Speed:   5 GT/s (Direct Media Interface)
ROM:   EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface)
Level 1 Cache:   32K/32K x2
On-chip Shared L3 Cache:   6 MB shared running at processor speed
Expansion Slots:   SDXC SD Card slot

RAM Type:   PC3-12800 DDR3 1600 MHz
RAM Slots:   2
Standard RAM:   4 GB
Maximum RAM:   16 GB
Onboard RAM:   none

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USB:   4 x USB 3.0
FireWire:   1 x 800-Mbps
  • Thunderbolt port
  • HDMI port
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • IR receiver
  • Audio line in minijack (digital/analog)
  • Audio line out/headphone minijack (digital/analog)
  • HDMI port supports multichannel audio output
  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone
  • Built-in speaker

Graphics Support
Standard Configuration:
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000 uses 512 MB system RAM for graphics
Other Details:
  • Thunderbolt digital video output
  • Native Mini DisplayPort output
  • Support for dual display and video mirrorings
  • Thunderbolt port with support for up to 2560 x 1600 resolution
  • HDMI port with support for up to 1920 x 1200 resolution

Optical Drive:
  • None
Internal Hard Drive:
  • 2 x 1 TB 5400-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive
Build-to-Order Options:
  • 256 GB Solid State Drive ($200 US)
  • 2 x 256 GB Solid State Drive ($600 US)

Operating System
Original OS:   X Server v10.8.2 (Mountain Lion)

Compatible MacOS:
X Server v10.8.2 (Mountain Lion)

For additional information on operating systems:
See this article

Model No.:   MD389LL/A
Form Factor:   Mac mini Unibody
Dimensions (Inches):   1.4 H x 7.7 W x 7.7 D
Average Weight (lbs):   2.9
Original Price:   $999 US

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This model originally shipped with Mac OS X v10.8 (Mountain Lion Server); includes Server, Xsan, File Server, Calendar Server, Contacts Server, Mail Server, Web Server, NetInstall, DNS, DHCP, Open Directory, Profile Manager, VPN Server, and Wiki Server. and iLife (iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand); 90 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty.

Configure-to-order options:

  • 2.6 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor
  • 8 GB DDR3 memory upgrade
  • 16 GB DDR3 memory upgrade
  • One or two 256 GB solid-state drives
  • Apple Remote


  • Software: iWork, Aperture, Logic Express, Final Cut Pro X
  • Apple Thunderbolt Display
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter
  • Apple HDMI to HDMI Cable (1.8 m)
  • AirPort Express Base Station
  • AirPort Extreme Base Station
  • Time Capsule
  • Apple Magic Trackpad
  • Apple Wireless Keyboard
  • Apple Magic Mouse
  • Apple USB SuperDrive
  • Apple Keyboard
  • AppleCare Protection Plan