Mac Mini 2018 come with five times the performance, 6-core processors, more memory capacity, all-flash storage and more.Now with quad- and 6-core processors, up to 64GB of faster memory and blazing fast all-flash storage, the new Mac mini delivers an insane five times faster performance, making it the most powerful Mac mini ever made. And with Thunderbolt 3 ports, the Apple T2 Security Chip and a 10Gb Ethernet option, the new Mac mini is a faster and more capable desktop that can do so much more.
Mac mini is loved by customers for its ability to be used in incredibly diverse environments — from casual desktop use, to live professional performances. Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, said that Mac mini customers are going to flip over the new Mac mini. It has more than five times the performance.
With up to 6-core desktop-class processors, an Apple T2 Security Chip, faster memory up to 64GB, high-performance all-flash storage, and is packed with advanced ports including four Thunderbolt 3, two USB-A, HDMI video, audio.The Ethernet is up to 10Gbps. All of this power is packed into the same size enclosure as before, perfect for customers updating or creating all-new installations where Mac mini is the ideal solution.Now with quad- and 6-core 8th-generation Intel Core processors with Turbo Boost Speeds up to 4.6GHz and Intel UHD graphics, Mac mini delivers up to five times faster performance than the previous generation.
Mac mini now rips through traditional desktop tasks like photo and video editing, music creation, and software development, and crushes pro workflows including video transcoding, code compiling and live musical performances. And with up to 64GB of 2666 MHz memory, Mac mini can load larger files into memory, run more virtual machines or manipulate even larger data sets.
Every Mac mini now features the speed and reliability of all-flash storage. With capacities up to 2TB, the SSDs on Mac mini are up to four times faster, so working with large files and opening apps is quicker than ever. The Apple T2 Security Chip brings industry-leading security to your Mac mini. The T2 features an SSD controller with on-the-fly data encryption so everything stored on the SSD is automatically and fully encrypted.
The Secure Enclave in T2 ensures that software loaded during the boot process has not been tampered with. T2 also features HEVC video transcoding that’s up to an incredible 30 times faster, enabling pro users to work more quickly with higher resolution video throughout their workflow. Mac Mini also features higher performance I/O with Thunderbolt 3 and 10Gb Ethernet. With four Thunderbolt 3 ports, twice as many Thunderbolt ports as the previous generation and each with double the performance, the new Mac mini can connect to high-speed storage, 4K, and 5K Thunderbolt display, and output video in three formats.
Mac mini also features an HDMI 2.0 port, two USB-A ports, an audio jack, and Gigabit Ethernet so it can connect to almost anything. And for super fast networking performance, Mac mini offers a 10Gb Ethernet option for the first time. Mac Mini is now made from 100 percent recycled aluminum enclosure and a smaller carbon footprint. Now in a gorgeous new space grey finish, every new Mac mini enclosure uses an Apple-designed aluminum alloy made from 100 percent recycled aluminum for the first time.
It still has the same strength, durability and beautiful finish as the aluminum in all Apple products. The Mac mini also features the use of more post-consumer recycled plastic in parts like the foot. All together these advancements help to reduce the carbon footprint of the new Mac mini by nearly 50 percent.