I took apart Apple's new M1 Mac Mini

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15 days ago

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The latest Mac Mini is using Apple's M1 processor, but instead of turning it on, I decided to take it apart. I hope I didn't break it.
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GeniuSupermodel Actress
GeniuSupermodel Actress 3 hours ago
Apple is about to make AMD, Intel and even last gen Mac buyers very triggered with the M1X
Paeng Quiambao
Paeng Quiambao 15 hours ago
M1 chips far surpass an i9-9900 and it has no fans. that's what you call disruptive innovation.
Protozoan7 19 hours ago
I like everything abt this but I want ...... Windowa
Symmetry Tv
Symmetry Tv Day ago
Essentially super powered raspberry
Jason Gooden
Jason Gooden Day ago
7:41 AMD Radeon CPU? lol
Jason Gooden
Jason Gooden Day ago
space for an Apple Silicon dedicated GPU inside
juerhe1 Day ago
...GREAT! ...one question beside: Is there a free software for the new M1 computers for my network cameras? Where i can have 8 cams and monitor if there is movement and record the scenes if there is! ...and is it also possible to instlall the windows software metatrader 4 or 5 on this machine?
Mindaugas Day ago
Why the hell Apple is not changing the design. Almos all their products are like 10 year old designs!!!!
Mindaugas Day ago
I like how he just pokes with that stick the processor itself.
MrMonotone 16 hours ago
The processor is under the heatsink.
myusrn olk
myusrn olk 2 days ago
Can you plug the mac mini m1 usb-4 port into a display with a usb-c dp1.4 alt mode input support and pd [ power delivery ] 90w output and have that power the device, i.e. like a thunderbolt/usb-c enabled laptop, versus having to also plug the mac mini m1 into a power source?
Chris Plissken
Chris Plissken 2 days ago
the specs said on the intro sounds like the bullshit todd howard would say about 14x the details xD
Aaron !
Aaron ! 2 days ago
Hey, is he LTT ?
michael andrews
michael andrews 2 days ago
Dont get much for you money, cant even put in a bigger ssd, Apple must laugh all the way to the bank every time someone buys one. Since Apple don't supply parts for repair, once your fan goes bad your screwed.
Алексей Иванов
Алексей Иванов 2 days ago
this mac mini is pice of shit
Dave Boyer
Dave Boyer 3 days ago
Thanks for the video! If it had a 1TByte SSD inside, I'm in. But App compatibility would still be a concern. I heard though it does deliver exceptional speed performance.
KR. Tirtho
KR. Tirtho 3 days ago
When did Linus renamed "Linus Tech Tips" to "ShortCircuit"?
genaro roman jr
genaro roman jr 3 days ago
Apple does it again ,Big Mac attack , just take my money I'll make more.
John MacMillan
John MacMillan 3 days ago
Did you test it for the Blue tooth problems that are being reported on now? Are these problems due to softwares or hardware (M1 chip) or poor circuit board design?
Venus Dee
Venus Dee 3 days ago
I maybe the only one who would want them to bring back a SD card reader and optical DVD drive (Blu Ray if not too expensive).
Robstar 3 days ago
Why this M1 Mac Mini Phone has so big enclosure ???
TheAutobotPower 3 days ago
If apple don't want people to fix their devices apple don't deserve to use Ifixit or any other repair tools.
Maverick 3 days ago
Next Apple should focus on graphics 👌🏻
Robert Ailman
Robert Ailman 3 days ago
Zen comment: Apple should know, as in the example of both Intel and Microsoft, that if you are driving along your block and ALL the houses were designed by you, you may be on a dead end street....,remedy for that -step outside yourself and listen.....,
Daniel J
Daniel J 3 days ago
I have learned over the last 25 years of my Mac PAIN that Apple zealots will always justify Apples lacking of anything and everything.
GP33 3 days ago
But does it have RGB?
Dulcie Juana
Dulcie Juana 3 days ago
why did he keep poking the board like that 😬
henrique costa
henrique costa 3 days ago
Linus is a sheep, cant create their own content needs to copy the hype of others... incredible!!!! still not impressed at all, for me this dude is a joke of the youtube, win for sticking around for long nothing more nothing less, sry linus... u r putting your money on the wrong things, ride your own wave that will be good for your channel...
henrique costa
henrique costa 3 days ago
This guy post his video one day after mkhd and still not even near the views of mkhd, all of this to say whats the point in review something that other channel do 100x better huh?!!!... this channel is a joke on their content... totally dumb...
fiddlestickz muzik
fiddlestickz muzik 3 days ago
That's not extra space inside the mini, it's dark matter..
Alan 3 days ago
people are 1st gen haters lol
Lolers TME
Lolers TME 4 days ago
"15x Faster GPU" The only thing that it's 15x faster than is Intel UHD Graphics from 2009
Prince Westerburg
Prince Westerburg 4 days ago
So do you reckon you could Hackintosh it? XD
WildApple / OP Plays
WildApple / OP Plays 4 days ago
Why didn't you remove the wifi antenna cable, so that you could show the whole board? Or is the cable soldered?
Jay Koerner
Jay Koerner 4 days ago
I am near certain the lack of gpu support is entirely driver based, pcie is pcie wo i cant assume thats the issue
Johnny C.
Johnny C. 4 days ago
How do you run 6 channels, that's my question...?
Yasmin Torvalds
Yasmin Torvalds 5 days ago
_Up to..._ includes no improvement, including the possibility of "worse" But people hear what they want to hear.
Kevs 5 days ago
This looks like a good plex server
matt kim
matt kim 5 days ago
I'm fairly confident that Linus reassembled the whole product without the actual cooler in it before he noticed.
Silver Spoon
Silver Spoon 5 days ago
>8 or 16 gigs, all proprietary stuff, obsolete on the shelves. back in my days we used to call this kind of thing a terminal. not a computer. hell even the HP/Wyse/Dell terminals actually have hardware inside you can upgrade, and closer to a SNES-sized PC. this mac can be adequately called a terminal.
Jonathan Brawn
Jonathan Brawn 5 days ago
I imagine there's no SODIMM option because there isn't a "normal" memory controller on the M1 SoC, so to add SODIMM support they'd have to also add a suitable memory controller, and bring all those needed signals off-chip.
Emmanuel Campos
Emmanuel Campos 5 days ago
All paper means greater deforestation, plastic at least is trully recyclable
Garret Zenanko
Garret Zenanko 5 days ago
Apple is trying to destroy the planet by making an unupgradable Mac mini.
Hare deLune
Hare deLune 5 days ago
"And this is, of course, where the disappointment starts." Excellent assessment and summation! 👍
Adham Abousalem
Adham Abousalem 5 days ago
This was so helpful, thank you very much! I just now realized that one of my major mistakes is that I only always see and think about territory right away from the beginning.
Adil Gaad
Adil Gaad 5 days ago
Linus with beard is greater 8x times than the shaved one .
RAY NL 5 days ago
Isn't the warranty voided by opening it in the first place? Or by just looking at it...?
sitendu goswami
sitendu goswami 5 days ago
Could you please for heaven's sake stop tapping the electronic components while speaking?
但丁DANTE 5 days ago
can it gaming🤣
Everything of world
Everything of world 5 days ago
It looks like that...Linus.... Is deprived from sleeping now a days. 🕴️🕴️🕴️
Chris Shelswell
Chris Shelswell 5 days ago
How can people watch this? It’s like the worst commercial I’ve seen. Fair play to LTS but hell, this was utterly boring
Chris Shelswell
Chris Shelswell 5 days ago
You know why I don’t pay for USposts premium? It doesn’t get rid of the really annoying adverts
Diloman64 6 days ago
change that ugly t-shirt
Juno W.
Juno W. 6 days ago
Why he talk like shouting?
YouTube Commenter
YouTube Commenter 6 days ago
LTT arrogance.....
Ant Rosa
Ant Rosa 6 days ago
Is that a ltt store shirt ?
Glory Hold
Glory Hold 6 days ago
Bold yet true huh no other ultra book can touch the new Mac m1
Swanny Dabs
Swanny Dabs 6 days ago
Strt-Slct 6 days ago
Those USB-A ports are not 3.1 Gen 2 ports. They’re labelled on Apple’s site as up to 5Gb/s each, so at best they’re 3.1 Gen 1 ports.
daillengineer 6 days ago
Having a lot of issues with my M1 Mini and the Magic Mouse 2 not working well. Lots of connection issues.
Rainbow 6 days ago
If you want to judge a computer that 100’s of people put effort into creating you can at least brush your hair for the video, it’s called dressing for the job you want
Michael O
Michael O 6 days ago
Bad cooling.... What a f*&king suprice..
DaBstOkinawa 6 days ago
2020 wont end until you shave that damn beard
Paweł Przeczewski
Paweł Przeczewski 6 days ago
I'm watching this 3rd time, and still ... there is no soDIMM slots.
Davaskye DeBique
Davaskye DeBique 6 days ago
Who else is watching M1 videos knowing damn well they can't afford them?
erika flores
erika flores 6 days ago
I feel like they didn't change the size of the Mac mini is because when they launch the newer Mac mini they can announce "it's 9% thinner 20% smaller 13% lighter"
InTeCredo 6 days ago
Why can't you just disconnect the fucking WiFi cable in the first place? It's like seeing a person with snot hanging loosely from the nostril.
SevenDeMagnus 7 days ago
Yes,  Silicon Macs are the ones to buy- trade-in or sell all PCs and Mac and gadgets. God bless, Rev. 21:4
DriitzzCabal 7 days ago
so ugh linus what is a mac mini ? i heard you complaining and dissassembling , looks to be a bigger phone without any of the phone features ... who needs that besides iJustine?
James Ian Gray
James Ian Gray 7 days ago
Are we thinking that later models of the Silicon will include Cellular as well? Is there a need?
appr oved
appr oved 7 days ago
ok finally home on big screen . it will be limited as is ! but a little bit of diy! and this thing is fast
Hairy Pancake
Hairy Pancake 7 days ago
So, they just left all space just to collect dust. . . . Interesting . . .
Jason Kaushik
Jason Kaushik 7 days ago
How is mac still selling computers? It just doesn't make any sense whatsoever to buy this product.
Saeed M
Saeed M 7 days ago
They dont support 10gb cause no one will ever buy mac pro if they included it in their mac mini 😅🤣
bilinas mini
bilinas mini 7 days ago
Linus: Handling products with care since never.
IF X86 loses it dominance //X86 has already lost ...oh yeah and FUCK BLENDER.
FrostByte 128
FrostByte 128 7 days ago
Board Poker!
Jaime Chereau
Jaime Chereau 7 days ago
Apple has made the first move, but the checkmate could be given by Microsoft. jchereau.medium.com/apple-has-made-the-first-move-but-the-checkmate-could-be-given-by-microsoft-30a818b5e546
bilinas mini
bilinas mini 7 days ago
So considering how much empty space there is, do ya think there will be a fancier more powerful version coming soon?
DaCarnival 7 days ago
Why is there still no Linus Tech Tips video on these M1 computers? Is it simply too good for your PC audience to stomach? Aren't you guys about to miss the YT-algorithm-moment here?
JUL IEN 7 days ago
Scam. I have an iMac with steam. What will happen to my games if I move to Mac arm?
My Soundtracks
My Soundtracks 7 days ago
When LTT supports two VPNs (they could support more, but that’s all I’ve seen): which one do I get?
Richard Williams
Richard Williams 7 days ago
Why would you expect expandable memory when we all know it's in the SoC?
Richard Williams
Richard Williams 7 days ago
This guy just loves to hate Apple. And I wouldn't trust anything he's taken to bits.
Ernest Pierce
Ernest Pierce 8 days ago
Only an Idiot cares about package presentation. Just sayin.
That One Guy With A Moustache
That One Guy With A Moustache 8 days ago
Apple still including a power cable with their products, have they gone mad?
Scott Pigeon
Scott Pigeon 8 days ago
I wonder if its internals would fit in the 2010 chassis so you could add a slim Blu-ray drive, with sata to usb cable of course.
Popular Media
Popular Media 8 days ago
Will it run a good OS like windows 10?
Anand Shah
Anand Shah 8 days ago
Man, linus is getting old. He finna be Uncle Linus
guguilviz 8 days ago
We want Anthony with the review...
Hobbit 8 days ago
5:48 that's what you get for 700$ from apple..
andreev_pix 8 days ago
Can I upgrade here RAM memory?
James Junghanns
James Junghanns 8 days ago
Intel OG Core Macs (and they were 32-bit, too).
Predictable Enigma
Predictable Enigma 8 days ago
So considering how much empty space there is, do ya think there will be a fancier more powerful version coming soon?
Ast! 8 days ago
bruh this dude complaining about 1 gbps while i sit over here with 200kbps
Roman Koal
Roman Koal 8 days ago
The M1 doesn‘t have enough PCI-e Lanes for 10Gbit and 4 TB3/USB4 Ports. I think they will fix it with the next release. I guess it is because they wanted to release this new models as entry models as fast as possible (Christmas is coming).
Shauka Hodan
Shauka Hodan 8 days ago
RISC internally
jimbobbyrnes 8 days ago
why do they have Ifixit gear? they don't fix anything.
jimbobbyrnes 8 days ago
so much hype for what will become a brick in a year or 2
Andrew Sadikov
Andrew Sadikov 8 days ago
Linus I love you but why would Apple’s new “unified memory” be upgradeable? It’s not DDR4. It’s not just a stick. It's completely different. Storage, yes be upset we can't stick our own m.2 in there but “unified memory” is obviously not upgradable. Do you upgrade the ram in your phone? Or maybe you’d like to upgrade the cache on a processor?
Benjamin McEwan
Benjamin McEwan 8 days ago
Why is it the same number of dollars US as Pounds GB £699 $699 - stupid.- Apple should make this with 16 GB incorporated and let you upgrade with SODIMM DDR4 RAM and NVME slots and included somehow more USB slots so you can get a decent keyboard and mouse working and then still more devices connected. (I think in at least 6 to 8 months the compatibility will be significantly better) and it will run a bit better. This board is about the same size as a medium performance graphics card.
Benjamin McEwan
Benjamin McEwan 8 days ago
www.forbes.com/sites/patrickmoorhead/2020/11/21/apple-macbook-pro-13-m1-reviewwhy-you-might-want-to-pass/?sh=c24dd3d786a8 Apple Silicon has serious compatbility issues, only 5 hour battery life not 10 hours and it does fan up and get hot running Zoom calls. Docker, MS teams etc and some drivers arent supported. The reviewers seem to have different systems to commercial models or their reviews arent applicable to actual/realistic use.
IVAN-ENT 8 days ago
Chris Eichenberg
Chris Eichenberg 8 days ago
Can you do an overheating test? I have a mini server in a remote area where cooling isn't a viable option and the room at times can hit the 90's. Would love to see how the M1 can deal with warm server environments
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