Mac Mini 2012 Ifixit

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Removing the RAM is an easy task that requires no tools.

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Mac mini Late 2012 Memory Maxxer RAM Upgrade Kit . Place your thumbs in the depressions cut into the bottom cover.

Rotate the bottom cover counter-clockwise until the white dot painted on the bottom cover is aligned with the ring inscribed on the outer case.

You do not need to apply much downward pressure while turning.

Tilt the mini enough to allow the bottom cover to fall away from the outer case. Remove the bottom cover and set it aside. Release the tabs on each side of the RAM chip by simultaneously pushing each tab away from the chip.

Repeat this process if a second RAM chip is installed.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

  • To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. 169 other people completed this guide.
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Replacement parts for your Mac mini Model A1347 Late 2012 model to fix your broken computer!

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  • Repair with confidence! All of our replacement parts are tested to rigorous standards and backed by our industry-leading warranty.
  • Refreshed in October 2012, the Mac mini Model A1347 externally looks the same as its predecessor with Thunderbolt, Ethernet, and Firewire "800" ports, but the four USB ports have been upgraded to USB 3.0.
  • Internally, this update features Core i5 or i7 processors with faster internal architecture, faster graphics, and faster RAM.

As with the Mid 2011 this Mac mini lacks an internal optical drive.

Use this guide to install iFixit's Dual Hard Drive Kit in your Late 2012 Mac Mini.

A1347 (EMC 2570) 2.3 GHz (Quad i7)
A1347 (EMC 2570) 2.5 GHz (Dual i5)
A1347 (EMC 2570) 2.6 GHz (Quad i7)
A1347 (EMC 2364) 2.4 GHz (Core 2 Duo, Mid 2010)
A1347 (EMC 2364) 2.66 GHz (Core 2 Duo, Mid 2010)
A1347 (EMC 2442) 2 GHz (Quad i7)
A1347 (EMC 2442) 2.3 GHz (Dual i5)
A1347 (EMC 2442) 2.5 GHz (Dual i5)
A1347 (EMC 2442) 2.7 GHz (Dual i7)


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