Mac Mini Early - Mid - Late

Discussion in 'OS X' started by miros84, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. miros84
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    macrumors newbie

    Feb 4, 2013
    Can somebody explain the diffenret between Mac Mini early, Mid and Late 2011?

    And how can I recognize any MAC if it is Early Mid or Late?
  2. Quad5Ny
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    macrumors 6502a

    Sep 13, 2009
  3. miros84
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    thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 4, 2013
    I understand that early mid and late depend on which month are, but how actually can I recognize them. How to make diffenret between a Mac Mini early (2011 february ) and Mac Mini late (2011 october) ?

    Is there any way?
    For exampe to load new firmware you need to know that.
  4. Giuly
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    macrumors 68040


    The time refers to the date that it was released, and as such, you will only see mid-2010, mid-2011 or late-2012. It comes in handy to distinguish some hardware was updated twice in a year.

    If you bought a Mac Mini in February of 2011, it is a mid-2010. If you bought it in December of 2011, it's a mid-2011.

    You might as well use the "Ultimate Mac Lookup" on if you're in doubt.

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