Apple Unveils New Mac Mini With Snow Leopard Server Option

October 22, 2009

Article by: Apple

Apple Unveils New Mac Mini With Snow Leopard Server Option

Apple today also announced that the Mac mini the world’s most energy efficient desktop ** is now faster offers more storage and comes standard with double the memory. Starting at $599 the entry level Mac mini features a faster 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and 2GB of DDR3 1066 MHz memory a 160GB hard drive five USB 2.0 ports FireWire 800 NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics and a SuperDrive®. The $799 Mac mini features a 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor 4GB of memory and a larger 320GB hard drive. Apple now offers a $999 Mac mini that is specially configured with Mac OS® X Snow Leopard® Server. Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server features two 500GB hard drives for a total of 1TB of server storage in the tiny 6.5-inch square by 2-inch tall Mac mini enclosure.

Mac Mini Server Overview

Mac Mini Server Specifications

Continuing Apple’s commitment to the environment both iMac and Mac mini extend their leadership in green design. iMac and Mac mini meet the new more stringent Energy Star 5.0 requirements and achieve EPEAT Gold status.*** The new iMac now features LED-backlit displays that are mercury-free and made with arsenic-free glass. Both iMac and Mac mini use PVC-free internal components and cables contain no brominated flame retardants use highly recyclable materials and feature material-efficient system and packaging designs.

Every Mac comes with Mac OS X Snow Leopard the world’s most advanced operating system and iLife Apple’s innovative suite of applications for managing photos making movies and creating and learning to play music. Snow Leopard builds on a decade of OS X innovation and success with hundreds of refinements new core technologies and out of the box support for Microsoft Exchange. iLife features iPhoto® to easily organize and manage photos; iMovie® with powerful easy-to-use new features such as Precision Editor video stabilization and advanced drag and drop; and GarageBand® which introduces a whole new way to help you learn to play piano and guitar.

**Claim based on energy efficiency categories and products listed within the EPA ENERGY STAR 5.0 database as of October 2009.

***EPEAT is an independent organization that helps customers compare the environmental performance of notebooks and desktops. Products meeting all of the 23 required criteria and at least 75 percent of the optional criteria are recognized as EPEAT Gold products. The EPEAT program was conceived by the US EPA and is based on IEEE 1680 standard for Environmental Assessment of Personal Computer Products. For more information visit

Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning computers OS X operating system and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital media revolution with its iPod portable music and video players and iTunes online store and has entered the mobile phone market with its revolutionary iPhone.