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Are you planning to buy a Mac Mini 2018, but don't want to pay too much for a lot of RAM, but rather upgrade it yourself? This is quite possible with the right tools and a little tact! In the following, I'll show you which screwdrivers you need and which memory bars fit in the new Apple computer. In addition, I have selected a video for you, which is useful as a guide to upgrading the Mac Mini 2018 RAM;)
Anyone who is already a little familiar and has already taken apart one or the other Mac could be sufficiently informed with a simple list of steps to be taken. If you'd rather see instructions in picture and sound, then please keep scrolling. First of all, here are the "simple" step-by-step instructions for replacing the Mac Mini 2018 RAM:
All details of the model: Mac Mini 2018 - technical data, pictures, price
To upgrade the Apple Mac Mini 2018 RAM, you need three screwdrivers: the Torx sizes T5, T10 and T6 with a hole. A set with additional tools is recommended for further upgrades or repairs to technical devices. For example the Screwdriver set from Qiaoyou offers, in addition to other screwdrivers, tweezers, a pin and two spatulas. Ideal for the steps outlined above!
There aren't many RAM chips that are compatible with the 2018 Mac Mini. Anyone who also wants to use the maximum performance of 64 GB RAM will also be disappointed. Because there are still no 32 GB bars for the two slots. However, you can already buy some models from 8 GB RAM bars to 16 GB double packs for a total of 32 GB of upgraded RAM. Here are the RAM memories compatible with the current Apple computer:
And finally, as promised, there are instructions for upgrading the Mac Mini 2018 RAM as Video. It's in English, but the pictures say more than a thousand words. You are also welcome to use the above instructions in German as a guide to understand the video. It shows the expansion of the hardware, the replacement of the RAM bars and the assembly of the computer - a complete package;)
After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.
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