Apple says the new Mac mini is good for up to 4GB RAM max. Maybe you’ve read of people who’ve put 8GB in it. Well – yes, it will boot with 8GB installed, but 4GB is the true limit of these latest Mac minis. As soon as the system tries to use more than 4GB, everything goes to molasses. There are plenty of examples where Apple states one limit and you can actually go beyond said limits – But, this is not one of them. Anyway – you can check out all of the ‘right stuff’ for any generation of Mac mini with OWC’s Mac mini guide.