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Smithcraft
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:35 pm    Post subject: How to identify a Mac mini Reply with quote

How to identify a mini off of the Apple product code:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3476?

And more indepth information about each model:

http://support.apple.com/specs/#macmini

Hopefully this will be of benefit to anyone, but in particular those cruising eBay looking for a mini based off of the obscure Apple product codes.

SC

edit - Added the link that better explains each version
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:48 pm    Post subject: Re: How to identify a Mac mini Reply with quote

Smithcraft wrote:
How to identify a mini off of the Apple product code:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3476?

Hopefully this will be of benefit to anyone, but in particular those cruising eBay looking for a mini based off of the obscure Apple product codes.

SC
Especially here in Asia where I live there a lot of clones going around stating these are real Mac minis which they are not.Thanks for the input on this.
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