Upgrade processor Mac Mini 2011?

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by shstiger2009, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    Haven't visited in forever, unfortunately! Anyway, simple question.

    Can I upgrade the processor in my 2011 Mac Mini? I'd much rather upgrade this and then downgrade it when I'm ready to sell, instead of buying a whole new computer.

    So is it possible to upgrade the processor in a 2011 Mac Mini? It's the 2.3 Ghz i5 build.

    Thanks!
     
  2. macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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  3. macrumors P6

    Intell

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    The processors in 2011 Mac Mini's are soldered in and cannot be upgraded without professional tools and great skill.
     
  4. thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Ahh. Alright, thanks.

    Are any Mini's upgradable?
     
  5. macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    No, they're not.
     
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    Intell

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    The CPUs in the 2006 and 2007 Mini's are upgradable.
     

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