How to Install Extra Hard Drive in Mac Mini

By 14-08-2011   AppleComputersTutorials

Did you know the new Apple Mac Mini has enough space inside to install an extra second hard drive! The Apple Mac mini is a small power packed complete computer, simply add a monitor, wireless keyboard and mouse and you have a advanced  desktop to work with. And if you could just add another hard drive inside the already compact Mac mini – nothing could be better.

Apple Mac Mini already comes powered with a 500GB (5400-rpm) hard drive, which is configurable to 750GB (7200-rpm) hard drive (2.5GHz model also configurable to 256GB solid-state drive or 256GB solid-state drive and 750GB (7200-rpm) hard drive, only at the Apple Online Store). The iFixit team performed a tear down of the Mac Mini and found enough space to install a second hard drive.

Extra Hard Drive in Mac Mini

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Subsequently the ifixit guys launched a Mac Mini Dual Hard Drive Kit for users who want to add a second hard drive to Mac Mini.  There is also a stepwise tutorial on how to install the extra hard drives to your Mac mini. Find more help on  adding 2nd Hard Drive to Non-Server Minis.

Note: Remember this is not endorsed by Apple and may void your product warranty. So try it at your own risk if you know your way around exploring Mac mini.

2 comments on “How to Install Extra Hard Drive in Mac Mini

  1. mlm list says:

    cost is exact $56 in our part

  2. Anushka Sharma says:

    this is cool tutorial… thanks..

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