Other World Computing announced today the immediate ordering availability of OWC DDR3L 1600MHz Memory Upgrades for all new 2012 Mac mini models announced by Apple yesterday. OWC Memory Upgrade Kits offer owners of the newest Macintosh mini models RAM savings of up 61 percent on comparable sized memory upgrades; as well as a memory configuration not available from the factory.
OWC Memory Upgrades for 2012 Mac mini 2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, or 2.6GHz Intel i5 or i7 models:
- OWC 8GB DDR3L Memory Kit (2 x 4GB memory modules) – $49.99
Replaces existing factory installed 2 x 2GB memory modules with 8GB total memory at 50 percent lower cost vs. same sized factory 8GB option costing $100
- OWC 12GB DDR3L Memory Kit (4GB + 8GB memory modules) – $85.99
Replaces existing factory installed 2 x 2GB memory modules with 12GB total memory. This kit offers 50 percent more RAM at 14 percent lower cost vs. factory 8GB option costing $100.
Upgrade not available as a factory option.
- OWC 16GB DDR3L Memory Kit (2 x 8GB memory modules) – $114.99
Replaces existing factory installed 2 x 2GB memory modules with 16GB total memory at 61 percent lower cost vs. same sized factory 16GB option costing $300.
Additional money savings versus factory options are available for customers who take advantage of OWC’s memory trade-in rebate program, which offers up to $20.00 cash back for Apple factory memory modules. 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
OWC Offers More Memory Choices for OS X Mountain Lion Users
While Apple’s official minimum RAM requirement for OS X Mountain Lion is 2GB, industry experts agree 4GB of RAM is the minimum that should be installed for optimum performance of typical daily computer usage. For more advanced uses such as graphics production, A/V editing, and/or running a virtual machine, 8GB to 16GB of RAM is highly recommended.