Transcend's JetDrive 850. SSD utilizes the PCIe™ Gen3.0 interface to unleash next-generation performance, instantly revitalizing your MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini, or Mac Pro!.This model features an SSD and screwdrivers only. For an SSD upgrade kit with enclosure, please refer to the JetDrive 855. Upgrade your Mac mini SSD for more storage If your Mac mini is running out of storage, or your Mac is still utilizing an HDD instead of an SSD, there is no better upgrade than an OWC SSD. Not only can you increase your internal storage up to 4.0TB for many Mac mini models, but you will also notice a significant performance boost if upgrading.

Upgrading the Apple Mac mini (Mid 2010) is quite easy. You can add some RAM, replace a faulty Hard Drive or just get a new one with a higher capacity. All You'll need is some simple tools, and the correct parts. We then urge you to follow the videos or the Apple manual provided on the links below.

Please see our Apple RAM Memory for Mac mini page to locate your Apple compatible RAM upgrade for your Mac

Please see our OWC SSD options for Mac mini page to locate your Apple compatible Hard drives upgrades for your Mac

Mac mini: How to remove or install memory Learn how to remove or install memory in your Mac mini computer on the Apple support page.

OWC Video Installation Guide for Apple Mac mini (Mid 2010):

OWC Memory Install Video

This video will help you replace your RAM in the Apple Mac mini (Mid 2010)

Skill Level: 'Easy' Duration: 3:11

OWC's step-by-step video of how to install memory in the Apple Mac mini Server (Mid 2010).
OWC Skill Level: 'Easy' Duration: 3:11 Model ID: Macmini4,1 Server

OWC Hard Drive Installation Video

Step-by-step video of how to install a new OWC Hard drive in the Apple Mac mini (Mid 2010)

Skill Level: 'Challenging' Duration: 8:53

Mac mini 2010 ssd upgrade

OWC's step-by-step video of how to install a hard drive in the Apple Mac mini Server (Mid 2010).

OWC Skill Level: 'Challenging' Duration: 12:49 Model ID: Macmini4,1 Server

Recommended Tools for the HDD/SSD upgrade:

- iFixit Portable Anti-Static Mat
- Macfixit 5-Piece Mini Toolkit
- Mac Mini Logic Board Removal Tool
- Spudger - Apple Pry Tool Non-Marking - Nylon (Black Stick) - 922-5065

You will also find some of these tools plus more in the complete toolkit from Newertech under the following link: Newer Technology 14 Piece Tool Set

OWC Data Doubler Install Video

OWC's step-by-step video of how to install an OWC Data Doubler in the Apple Mac mini (Mid 2010).

Skill Level: ' Involved' Duration: 13:14

Recommended Tools for the install Data Doubler:

- iFixit Portable Anti-Static Mat
- Macfixit 5-Piece Mini Toolkit
- Mac Mini Logic Board Removal Tool
- Spudger - Apple Pry Tool Non-Marking - Nylon (Black Stick) - 922-5065

Mac Mini Late 2010 Ssd Upgrade

You will also find some of these tools plus more in the complete toolkit from Newertech under the following link: Newer Technology 14 Piece Tool Set

Upgrade Hdd To Ssd Mac Mini 2010

Here is some detailed specifications as well as direct link to available upgrades:

Mac Mini 2010 Ssd Upgrade Pack

Apple Mac mini (Mid 2010)
OVERVIEW
IntroducedJune 2010
DiscontinuedJuly 2011
Model IdentifierMacmini4,1
Model NumberA1347
EMC2364
Order NumberMC270LL/A
PROCESSOR
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo (P8600, P8800) ('Penryn')
Processor Speed2.4 or 2.66 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
Cache3 MB on-chip shared L2
System Bus1066 MHz
STORAGE AND MEDIA
Standard Storage320 or 500 GB (5400-rpm)
Link to upgrade tool & kitsMac mini DIY kit
Link to internal HDDUpgrade to a new 2.5” HDD
Link to internal SSDUpgrade to a new 2.5” SSD
Media8x Slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Link to external optical driveGet an external burner here
PERIPHERALS
Peripherals
RAM
Built-in Memory
Maximum Memory16 GB (Actual) 8 GB (Apple)
Memory Slots2 - 204-pin PC3-8500 (1066 MHz) DDR3 SO-DIMM
Interleaving SupportYes
Link to RAM upgradeUpgrade your RAM here
DISPLAY
Built-in Display
GRAPHICS
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 320M
Graphics Memory256 MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory (Memory may vary depending on graphics needs. Minimum graphics memory usage is 256 MB.)
Display Connection1 - Mini DisplayPort, 1 - HDMI
Display Support
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 by 1600 (Mini DisplayPort) or 1920 by 1200 (HDMI)
CONNECTIONS
Wi-FiBuilt-in AirPort Extreme card (802.11a/b/g/n)
BluetoothBuilt-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45) (support for jumbo frames)
Modem
USB4 - 480 MBit/s
FireWire1 - 800 MBit/s
Thunderbolt
Display1 - Mini DisplayPort, 1 - HDMI
Infrared1 - For Apple Remote only
Audio In1 - 3.5-mm analog/optical input jack
Audio Out1 - 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack, 1 - Built-in speaker
EXPANSION
Slots1 - Secure Digital (SD)
Hard Drive Interface3.0 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical Drive Interface