Support 32GB of RAM in the Mac mini (Late 2012) and Mac mini Server (Late 2012)

Number:rdar://24027356 Date Originated:30-Dec-2015 07:55 PM
Status:Dup of 23869832 Resolved:
Product:Mac App Store Product Version:
Classification:Enhancement Reproducible:Always
This is a duplicate of rdar://23869832

Each of the processors used in the Mac mini (Late 2012) and Mac mini Server (Late 2012) (3210M, 3615QM, and 3720QM) support up to 32 GB of RAM according to Intel ARK.

However, the Mac mini (Late 2012) and Mac mini Server (Late 2012) only support 16 GB of RAM. With these Mac mini models having 2 slots for RAM, in 2012 this was not an issue as there were no 32 GB (2x16) kits available. Recently these kits became available in the correct size and speed, for example:

Please provide a firmware update for these Mac mini models that supports up to 32 GB of RAM.

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Mac mini (Late 2012)
Mac mini Server (Late 2012)


This occurs in all configurations



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