Would a 9.5 mm HDD fit into the new mini?

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by germinator, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. germinator macrumors regular

    Apr 22, 2009
    I know the bracket is 7 mm. Just wondering if there's a way to fit a standard size 2.5 HDD. There are non 7mm 1 TB 7200 RPM HDDs....
  2. blanka macrumors 68000

    Jul 30, 2012
    There is a 1TB fusion option, which is SSD+1TB HD. It should fit.
    If you look at iFixit, you might be able to throw out the whole HD rack, and put in 2 normal drives. The space is still the same as in 2011-2012 models. They might even come with PCIE-SATA cables.
  3. germinator thread starter macrumors regular

    Apr 22, 2009

    I don't think so. I think that option uses a 5400 RPM, 7 mm, 1 TB drive.

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