Apple's Mac mini's mini motherboard
January 14, 2005
Apple have released a small form factor computer in the shape of the Mac Mini. The Mac mini measures just 6.5" x 6.5" x 2", and is powered by an even smaller motherboard with a 1.25 or even 1.4Ghz G4 PowerPC CPU, and integrated ATI Radeon 9200 graphics. This is great news for the weeny PC community, and can only popularise our cause.
Macnews.de got their hands on one incredibly quickly and in possibly the first Mac mini warranty-voiding exercise ripped it open to reveal the innards. The board itself is slightly smaller than Mini-ITX at about 160mm square by our estimations, and includes Ethernet, Modem, DVI/VGA, 2 x USB, Firewire and Audio connectors (sadly not optical).
Front of Mac mini board
Reverse of Mac mini board
The Motorola MPC7447 (aka G4 CPU) can be seen on the front of the board, together with a connector for optional WiFi and/or Bluetooth and of course the single DIMM socket. On the reverse of the board is the ATI Radeon GPU,
ASRock fills out range of 8th Gen Core Intel 'Coffee Lake' Mini-ITX boards 26 Apr 18
Intel Atom C3958 gets benchmarked on GIGABYTE's MA10 motherboard 09 Oct 17
Intels next generation NUCs 29 Sep 17
ZOTAC introduces two new ZBOX Mini PCs 14 Sep 17
pfSense to require AES-NI from 2.5: how it affects you 08 Sep 17
Gigabyte's GTX 1080 Mini ITX OC 8G Graphics Card 06 Sep 17
ASRock launches DeskMini GTX/RX mini PC with GTX 1080 05 Sep 17
Gigabyte's Denverton MA10 Mini-ITX motherboards 05 Sep 17
Guide: Choosing the right DC-DC PSU 05 Sep 17
Video: JBC313 and JBC323 Mini PCs with Dual Intel LAN and AES-NI 24 Oct 16
|*Advert* World's Smallest 12V DC-DC ATX|
Power Supply now at the Mini-ITX store! *Advert*
The picoPSU is now available at the Mini-ITX.com Online Store. We serve the UK, Europe, USA and beyond. Order in-stock components before 7.00PM GMT and we'll ship same day!
* Back to Mini-ITX.com *