Mac mini Server Late 2009

The Apple Mac mini Server Late 2009 is a server computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2009 to 2010 as part of the Mac mini series. The computer has been introduced on October 20, 2009, and its price started at $999.

The new Mac mini Server features a 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 processor, 4 GB of RAM, dual 500 GB hard drive, Five USB 2.0 ports, FireWire 800 port, Gigabit Ethernet port, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, and 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics in the base model.

This Mac mini has been discontinued on June 15, 2010.

Today Mac mini Server Late 2009 is 14 years old!

Mac mini Server
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Mac mini Server Late 2009 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 20, 2009
DiscontinuedJune 15, 2010
Model IdentifierMacmini3,1
Model NumberA1283
Order NumberMC408LL/A
Original Price$999
Weight2.9 Ibs.
1.315 KG
Dimensions2” H x 6.5” W x 6.5” D
5.08 cm H x 16.51 cm W x 16.51 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo P8700 “Penryn” (2.53 GHz)
Processor Speed2.53 GHz
Number of Cores2
System Bus1066 MHz
Cache3 MB on-chip shared L2

Storage & Media

Storage2 – 500 GB
MediaMacBook Air SuperDrive (Optional)


Built-in Memory4 GB
Maximum Memory4 GB (Apple)
8 GB (Actual)
Memory Slots2 – PC3-8500 204-pin DDR3 SO-DIMM 1066 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes


Built-in DisplayNone


Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 9400M
Graphics Memory128 or 256 MB DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory*
Display Connection1 – Mini-DVI
1 – Mini DisplayPort
Display ModeDual display extended and video mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 1920 x 1080 pixels (DVI/VGA)
Up to 2560 x 1600 pixels (dual-link DVI)
*memory may vary depending on graphics needs. Minimum graphics memory usage is 128 or 256 MB.


Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive Interface3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)


Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45 – support for jumbo frames)
Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11a/b/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR
USB5 – 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
FireWire1 – 800 Mbps
Infrared1 – For Apple Remote only
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical input jack
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – Mini-DVI
1 – Mini DisplayPort


Original OSMac OS X Server 10.6
Maximum OSOS X 10.11.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
Bundled SoftwareNone




Backup Battery3 V CR2032 Lithium
Maximum Continuous Power110 W
Line Voltage100 – 240 V AC

Apple Support – Mac mini (Mac OS X Server, Late 2009): Technical Specifications

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