iFixit Mac Mini Dual Hard Drive Kit

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iFixit Mac Mini Dual Hard Drive Kit

iFixit Mac Mini Dual Hard Drive Kit


  • Server-size your Mac Mini for less!
  • All the parts and tools needed to add a secondary hard drive to any 2011 or 2012 Mac Min
  • Specialized tool for removing the Mini’s unique logic board
  • 26 Bit Driver Kit includes other common bits used in electronic repair
  • Does not include a hard drive

Kit Contents: SATA Hard Drive Cable, Mounting Grommets, Mounting Screws, iFixit Mac Mini Logic Board Removal Tool, iFixit 26 Bit Driver Kit, Spudger.

When we took apart the 2011 Mac Mini, we found the optical drive conspicuously absent. While few are bemoaning Apple’s efforts to hasten the death of physical media, we were saddened that Apple didn’t make better use of the extra space. Fear not, we’ve got a solution to bring your Mini back to the space-efficiency you’d expect in an Apple product.

You’re free to install whatever combination of SSDs and/or spinning drives suits your fancy. Both drives are recognized as a regular internal drive and performance is identical in either position.

List Price: $ 29.95

Price: $ 29.95

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  1. 1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Got the job done, April 5, 2013
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    All in all, it worked for adding two Seagate 750GB XTs to my new MacMini. The cable came pre-bent into the angles recommended on the iFixit walkthrough, which was appreciated.

    The one star dink in rating comes from the logic board tool not being perfectly shaped to fit into the holes on the logic board: I simply squeezed the ends together to bend it in a little more and that did the trick.

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  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Accomplished Mac Mini mid-2011 SSD + HDD upgrade, August 31, 2013
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    Yang

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    This is the original dual hard drive kit. The identical competitor kit is more popular because this kit was double the price. I bought this since it was now $1 cheaper than the competitor kit. Performed the upgrade with all the tools.

    Pros:
    -High quality kit with labelled Torx, Hex, and standard bits with a nice grippy driver.
    -completely everything needed to do the upgrade
    -comes with tote that is nice enough to be a toiletry kit and has room for more stuff
    -tools can be used to repair smartphones and other tech
    -non-conductive spudger tool very usefule

    Cons:
    -doesn’t come with a paper set of instructions, but there are so many manuals and videos online anyway.

    Very nice.

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  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Better than OWC kit, August 3, 2013
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    S. Williams (Miami) –
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    Ifixit is great realistically all you need is the data cable and grommets. However with ifixit you get a very nice toolkit you can use again and again with a nice storage case, vs the cheap tools with OWC.

    That aside the ifixit kit works great and sata cable is already pre bent. Excellent!

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