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OWC Upgrades Maximize Mac mini Performance by Doubling Memory, Adding Second Drive for Up to 2.0TB Of Capacity or SSD Performance

OWC certified memory solutions offer up to 16GB RAM at 52 percent lower cost per GB than factory options; Data Doubler expands storage capacity or adds SSD for incredible performance capabilities while retaining 'mini' desktop space use

May 10, 2012 | Woodstock, IL

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Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com, a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, announced today through its in-house MaxRAM testing lab its high performance OWC PC3-10600 DDR3 1333MHz 16GB Memory Kit for all 2011 Mac mini models now provides twice the factory maximum 8GB installed memory at 52 percent less cost per GB. OWC Memory Upgrades are fully tested and certified to meet, if not surpass, all Apple memory design and compatibility specifications and come backed by a Lifetime Replacement Warranty and free, step-by-step installation videos.

Maximum Memory Recommended for OS X Lion Users
While Apple's official minimum RAM requirement for OS X Lion is 2GB, industry experts agree 4GB of RAM is the minimum that should be installed for optimum performance of typical daily computer usage. 8GB or more installed RAM is highly recommended and can be of night and day performance benefit for advanced uses such as graphics production, A/V editing, Server applications, running a virtual machine, etc.

More Memory Options and Greater Savings Over Factory:

  • OWC 4GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory Upgrade Kit (2 x 2GB) - $32.99
    67 percent lower cost vs. same sized factory 4GB option.

  • OWC 8GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory Upgrade Kit (2 x 4GB) - $56.99
    Up to 81 percent lower cost vs. same sized factory 8GB option.

  • OWC 12GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory Upgrade Kit (8GB + 4GB) - $124.99
    Not factory available, Offers 50 percent more RAM for $75 less than factory maximum 8GB option.

  • OWC 16GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory Upgrade Kit (2 x 8GB) - $189.99
    Not available as factory memory upgrade option. Offers double the RAM with a 52 percent lower cost per GB than $200 factory maximum 8GB option.

OWC Memory Upgrades for all Mac mini models from 2005 to current models are available for immediate ordering at: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/mac-mini/

Add a Second Hard Drive or Solid State Drive
The $49.99 OWC 'Data Doubler' DIY Kit for the 2011 Mac mini enables owners to install up to 2.0TB of total storage by allowing the addition of a second internal 2.5" SATA hard drive with up to 1.0TB of capacity or a high-performance Solid State Drive in addition to the existing single installed drive. Fully supported with a step-by-step 'how-to' video, users can add an OWC Mercury 6G SSD up to 480GB in capacity starting from $95.99 and enjoy near instantaneous booting and application launches along with an incredible boost to overall system and application performance. OWC also offers an instant $15.00 rebate on this DIY Kit when an OWC Mercury SSD is purchased at the same time.

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About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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Derrick Stembridge


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dStembridge@owc.com