Mac mini Server HardwareΒΆ


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Apple’s Mac mini Server provides a highly integrated CPU. As provided by AAltsys Technology, the hardware specifications for an Apple mac Mini server are:

Qty Product Description
Intel quad-core i7 processor, 4 Gb RAM
2 X 1-Tb hard drive, Intel HD Graphics 4000
HDMI port, Thunderbolt MiniDisplay port options
Firewire 800, 4 X USB 3.0, 1 X 10-Gbps Thunderbolt
SDXC card slot, Audio In-Out, IR receiver
1 Gb Ethernet, 802.11n Wireless, Bluetooth 4.0
1 8 Gb RAM UPGRADE 1 X 8-Gb 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-16000
1 ETHERNET ADAPTER Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
1 MYPASSPORT DRIVE WD Ultra 1 Tb USB 3.0 external drive for backup

Additional components are required for a headless server installation, and console components are needed while installing operating system software:

Qty Product Description of Required Installation Components
1 CABLE MODEM WAN: an ISP’s broadband connection to the Internet
2 NETWORK SWITCH LAN: NETGEAR GS108NA ProSafe 8-Port Gigabit Switch
1 UPS CyberPower CP1350AVRLCD Series UPS 1350VA 810W
Qty Product Description of Console Components
1 HDMI/DVI MONITOR ASUS VE248H 24-Inch LED Monitor with Speakers
1 USB KEYBOARD Apple MB110LL/B Keyboard w/ Numeric Keypad (White)
1 USB MOUSE AmazonBasics 3-Button USB Wired Mouse (Black)
APPLE CD-RW/DVD-RW alternative to USB or SDXC card
(used during OS installation only)


  1. The Mac mini Server comes with video connectors for HDMI and DVI, but not VGA, and no display cable is included. Provide a combination of cable and display compatible with HDMI or DVI.
  2. The server requires USB keyboard and mouse; not PS/2 style devices.
  3. The Apple Superdrive works with Apple computers only. Apple computers may or may not work with other brands or types of USB optical drives.