Identify your Mac mini model

Use this information to find out which Mac mini you have, and where it fits in the history of Mac mini.

Your Mac provides several tools to help you identify it. The simplest is About This Mac, available by choosing About This Mac from the Apple  menu in the upper-left corner of your screen. The other is the System Information app. Learn how to use these tools to identify your Mac.

If you don’t have your Mac or it doesn’t start up, use one of these solutions instead:

  • Find the serial number printed on the underside of your Mac, near the regulatory markings. It’s also on the original packaging, next to a barcode label. You can then enter that serial number on the Check Coverage page to find your model.
  • The original packaging might also show an Apple part number, such as MGEM2xx/A (“xx” is a variable that differs by country or region). You can match the Apple part number to one in the list below to find your model.


2023

 

Mac mini (2023)
This model has the M2 chip and includes two Thunderbolt 4 ports.
Model Identifier: Mac14,3
Part Numbers: MMFJ3xx/A, MMFK3xx/A
Newest compatible operating system: macOS Ventura
Tech Specs: Mac mini (2023)
User Guide: Mac mini (2023)

Mac mini (2023)
This model has the M2 Pro chip and includes four Thunderbolt 4 ports.
Model Identifier: Mac14,12
Part Numbers: MNH73xx/A
Newest compatible operating system: macOS Ventura
Tech Specs: Mac mini (2023)
User Guide: Mac mini (2023)


2020

Mac mini (M1, 2020) 
Model Identifier: Macmini9,1
Part Numbers: MGNR3xx/A, MGNT3xx/A
Newest compatible operating system: macOS Ventura 
Tech Specs: Mac mini (M1, 2020)
User Guide: Mac mini (M1, 2020)

2018

Mac mini (2018)
Model Identifier: Macmini8,1
Part Numbers: MRTR2xx/A, MRTT2xx/A, MXNF2xx/A, MXNG2xx/A
Newest compatible operating system: macOS Ventura 
Tech Specs: Mac mini (2018)
User Guide: Mac mini (2018)

 

2014

Mac mini (Late 2014)
Model Identifier: Macmini7,1
Part Numbers: MGEM2xx/A, MGEN2xx/A, MGEQ2xx/A
Newest compatible operating system: macOS Monterey 
Tech Specs: Mac mini (Late 2014)
User Guide: Mac mini (Late 2014)

 

2012

Mac mini (Late 2012)
Model Identifier: Macmini6,1; Macmini6,2
Part Numbers: MD387xx/A; MD388xx/A, MD389xx/A
Newest compatible operating system: macOS Catalina
Tech Specs: Mac mini (Late 2012)
User Guide: Mac mini (Late 2012)

2011

Mac mini (Mid 2011)
Model Identifier: Macmini5,1; Macmini5,2
Part Numbers: MC815xx/A; MC816xx/A, MC936xx/A
Newest compatible operating system: macOS High Sierra
Tech Specs: Mac mini (Mid 2011)
User Guide: Mac mini (Mid 2011)

 

2010

Mac mini (Mid 2010)
Model Identifier: Macmini4,1
Part Numbers: MC438xx/A, MC270xx/A
Newest compatible operating system: macOS High Sierra
Tech Specs: Mac mini (Mid 2010)

 

2009

Mac mini (Late 2009)
Model Identifier: Macmini3,1
Part Numbers: MC238xx/A, MC239xx/A, MC408xx/A
Newest compatible operating system: OS X El Capitan
Tech Specs: Mac mini (Late 2009)

 

Mac mini (Early 2009)
Model Identifier: Macmini3,1
Part Numbers: MB464xx/A, MB463xx/A
Newest compatible operating system: OS X El Capitan
Tech Specs: Mac mini (Early 2009)

 

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