Should I upgrade Mac Mini??

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by scottspooner, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. now i see it, Mar 11, 2017
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2017

    now i see it macrumors 68040

    Jan 2, 2002
    My previous post showed that my mini on El Capitan was using 3.6GB of ram freshly booted. I rebooted it a few times & it was the same.

    But then I changed some things:

    I had had two external hard drives connected before (that had already been indexed) so I dismounted them & unplugged their cables since I was suspicious of Spotlight. I also then turned off all notifications- all of them in the Notifications settings.

    Now my mini is using 1.41GB of RAM at idle with nothing launched and nothing compressed.
    Just regained 2.2 GB of RAM.

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