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I took apart Apple's new M1 Mac Mini

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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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  1. genaro roman jr

    genaro roman jr

    Uur geleden

    Apple does it again ,Big Mac attack , just take my money I'll make more.

  2. John MacMillan

    John MacMillan

    3 uur geleden

    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?

  3. Venus Dee

    Venus Dee

    3 uur geleden

    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).

  4. Robstar


    5 uur geleden

    Why this M1 Mac Mini Phone has so big enclosure ???

  5. TheAutobotPower


    9 uur geleden

    If apple don't want people to fix their devices apple don't deserve to use Ifixit or any other repair tools.

  6. Maverick


    9 uur geleden

    Next Apple should focus on graphics 👌🏻

  7. Robert Ailman

    Robert Ailman

    10 uur geleden

    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.....,

  8. Daniel J

    Daniel J

    13 uur geleden

    I have learned over the last 25 years of my Mac PAIN that Apple zealots will always justify Apples lacking of anything and everything.

  9. GP33


    14 uur geleden

    But does it have RGB?

  10. Dulcie Juana

    Dulcie Juana

    14 uur geleden

    why did he keep poking the board like that 😬

  11. henrique costa

    henrique costa

    16 uur geleden

    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...

  12. henrique costa

    henrique costa

    16 uur geleden

    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...

  13. fiddlestickz muzik

    fiddlestickz muzik

    17 uur geleden

    That's not extra space inside the mini, it's dark matter..

  14. Alan


    20 uur geleden

    people are 1st gen haters lol

  15. Lolers TME

    Lolers TME

    Dag geleden

    "15x Faster GPU" The only thing that it's 15x faster than is Intel UHD Graphics from 2009

  16. Prince Westerburg

    Prince Westerburg

    Dag geleden

    So do you reckon you could Hackintosh it? XD

  17. WildApple / OP Plays

    WildApple / OP Plays

    Dag geleden

    Why didn't you remove the wifi antenna cable, so that you could show the whole board? Or is the cable soldered?

  18. Jay Koerner

    Jay Koerner

    Dag geleden

    I am near certain the lack of gpu support is entirely driver based, pcie is pcie wo i cant assume thats the issue

  19. Johnny C.

    Johnny C.

    Dag geleden

    How do you run 6 channels, that's my question...?

  20. Yasmin Torvalds

    Yasmin Torvalds

    2 dagen geleden

    _Up to..._ includes no improvement, including the possibility of "worse" But people hear what they want to hear.

  21. Kevs


    2 dagen geleden

    This looks like a good plex server

  22. matt kim

    matt kim

    2 dagen geleden

    I'm fairly confident that Linus reassembled the whole product without the actual cooler in it before he noticed.

  23. Silver Spoon

    Silver Spoon

    2 dagen geleden

    >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.

  24. Jonathan Brawn

    Jonathan Brawn

    2 dagen geleden

    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.

  25. Emmanuel Campos

    Emmanuel Campos

    2 dagen geleden

    All paper means greater deforestation, plastic at least is trully recyclable

  26. Garret Zenanko

    Garret Zenanko

    2 dagen geleden

    Apple is trying to destroy the planet by making an unupgradable Mac mini.

  27. Hare deLune

    Hare deLune

    2 dagen geleden

    "And this is, of course, where the disappointment starts." Excellent assessment and summation! 👍

  28. Adham Abousalem

    Adham Abousalem

    2 dagen geleden

    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.

  29. Adil Gaad

    Adil Gaad

    2 dagen geleden

    Linus with beard is greater 8x times than the shaved one .

  30. RAY NL

    RAY NL

    2 dagen geleden

    Isn't the warranty voided by opening it in the first place? Or by just looking at it...?

  31. sitendu goswami

    sitendu goswami

    2 dagen geleden

    Could you please for heaven's sake stop tapping the electronic components while speaking?

  32. 但丁DANTE


    2 dagen geleden

    can it gaming🤣

  33. Everything of world

    Everything of world

    2 dagen geleden

    It looks like that...Linus.... Is deprived from sleeping now a days. 🕴️🕴️🕴️

  34. Chris Shelswell

    Chris Shelswell

    2 dagen geleden

    How can people watch this? It’s like the worst commercial I’ve seen. Fair play to LTS but hell, this was utterly boring

  35. Chris Shelswell

    Chris Shelswell

    2 dagen geleden

    You know why I don’t pay for NLcameras premium? It doesn’t get rid of the really annoying adverts

  36. Diloman64


    2 dagen geleden

    change that ugly t-shirt

  37. Juno W.

    Juno W.

    2 dagen geleden

    Why he talk like shouting?

    • YouTube Commenter

      YouTube Commenter

      2 dagen geleden

      LTT arrogance.....

  38. Ant Rosa

    Ant Rosa

    3 dagen geleden

    Is that a ltt store shirt ?

  39. Glory Hold

    Glory Hold

    3 dagen geleden

    Bold yet true huh no other ultra book can touch the new Mac m1

  40. Swanny Dabs

    Swanny Dabs

    3 dagen geleden


  41. Strt-Slct


    3 dagen geleden

    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.

  42. daillengineer


    3 dagen geleden

    Having a lot of issues with my M1 Mini and the Magic Mouse 2 not working well. Lots of connection issues.

  43. Rainbow


    3 dagen geleden

    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

  44. Michael O

    Michael O

    3 dagen geleden

    Bad cooling.... What a f*&king suprice..

  45. DaBstOkinawa


    3 dagen geleden

    2020 wont end until you shave that damn beard

  46. Paweł Przeczewski

    Paweł Przeczewski

    3 dagen geleden

    I'm watching this 3rd time, and still ... there is no soDIMM slots.

  47. Davaskye DeBique

    Davaskye DeBique

    3 dagen geleden

    Who else is watching M1 videos knowing damn well they can't afford them?

  48. erika flores

    erika flores

    3 dagen geleden

    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"

  49. InTeCredo


    3 dagen geleden

    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.

  50. SevenDeMagnus


    3 dagen geleden

    Yes,  Silicon Macs are the ones to buy- trade-in or sell all PCs and Mac and gadgets. God bless, Rev. 21:4

  51. DriitzzCabal


    3 dagen geleden

    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?

  52. James Ian Gray

    James Ian Gray

    4 dagen geleden

    Are we thinking that later models of the Silicon will include Cellular as well? Is there a need?

  53. appr oved

    appr oved

    4 dagen geleden

    ok finally home on big screen . it will be limited as is ! but a little bit of diy! and this thing is fast

  54. Hairy Pancake

    Hairy Pancake

    4 dagen geleden

    So, they just left all space just to collect dust. . . . Interesting . . .

  55. Jason Kaushik

    Jason Kaushik

    4 dagen geleden

    How is mac still selling computers? It just doesn't make any sense whatsoever to buy this product.

  56. Saeed M

    Saeed M

    4 dagen geleden

    They dont support 10gb cause no one will ever buy mac pro if they included it in their mac mini 😅🤣

  57. bilinas mini

    bilinas mini

    4 dagen geleden

    Linus: Handling products with care since never.



    4 dagen geleden

    IF X86 loses it dominance //X86 has already lost ...oh yeah and FUCK BLENDER.

  59. FrostByte 128

    FrostByte 128

    4 dagen geleden

    Board Poker!

  60. Jaime Chereau

    Jaime Chereau

    4 dagen geleden

    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

      4 dagen geleden

      So considering how much empty space there is, do ya think there will be a fancier more powerful version coming soon?

  61. DaCarnival


    4 dagen geleden

    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?

  62. JUL IEN


    4 dagen geleden

    Scam. I have an iMac with steam. What will happen to my games if I move to Mac arm?

  63. My Soundtracks

    My Soundtracks

    4 dagen geleden

    When LTT supports two VPNs (they could support more, but that’s all I’ve seen): which one do I get?

  64. Richard Williams

    Richard Williams

    4 dagen geleden

    Why would you expect expandable memory when we all know it's in the SoC?

  65. Richard Williams

    Richard Williams

    4 dagen geleden

    This guy just loves to hate Apple. And I wouldn't trust anything he's taken to bits.

  66. Ernest Pierce

    Ernest Pierce

    4 dagen geleden

    Only an Idiot cares about package presentation. Just sayin.

  67. That One Guy With A Moustache

    That One Guy With A Moustache

    4 dagen geleden

    Apple still including a power cable with their products, have they gone mad?

  68. Scott Pigeon

    Scott Pigeon

    4 dagen geleden

    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.

  69. Popular Media

    Popular Media

    5 dagen geleden

    Will it run a good OS like windows 10?

  70. Anand Shah

    Anand Shah

    5 dagen geleden

    Man, linus is getting old. He finna be Uncle Linus

  71. guguilviz


    5 dagen geleden

    We want Anthony with the review...

  72. Hobbit


    5 dagen geleden

    5:48 that's what you get for 700$ from apple..

  73. andreev_pix


    5 dagen geleden

    Can I upgrade here RAM memory?

  74. James Junghanns

    James Junghanns

    5 dagen geleden

    Intel OG Core Macs (and they were 32-bit, too).

  75. Predictable Enigma

    Predictable Enigma

    5 dagen geleden

    So considering how much empty space there is, do ya think there will be a fancier more powerful version coming soon?

  76. Ast!


    5 dagen geleden

    bruh this dude complaining about 1 gbps while i sit over here with 200kbps

  77. Roman Koal

    Roman Koal

    5 dagen geleden

    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

      5 dagen geleden

      RISC internally

  78. jimbobbyrnes


    5 dagen geleden

    why do they have Ifixit gear? they don't fix anything.

  79. jimbobbyrnes


    5 dagen geleden

    so much hype for what will become a brick in a year or 2

  80. Andrew Sadikov

    Andrew Sadikov

    5 dagen geleden

    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?

  81. Benjamin McEwan

    Benjamin McEwan

    5 dagen geleden

    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.

  82. Benjamin McEwan

    Benjamin McEwan

    5 dagen geleden

    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.

  83. IVAN-ENT


    5 dagen geleden


  84. Chris Eichenberg

    Chris Eichenberg

    5 dagen geleden

    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

  85. Walker Firmin

    Walker Firmin

    5 dagen geleden

    Very disappointed with Apple. They keep going in the wrong direction. First they charged insane amounts for RAM and storage upgrades. Then they remove the option to upgrade storage. I am thinking if they add the m.2 back on the next generation I’ll buy it, then next gen comes around then remove the RAM’s SODIMM slots and they remove the 64GB RAM option and give you a max of 16GB RAM and they take away two of the four thunderbolt ports. They need Steve Jobs back.

  86. Uday Yadav

    Uday Yadav

    5 dagen geleden

    he left the fan out

  87. N C

    N C

    5 dagen geleden

    men...your writers really hate Apple, may be think about hiring engineers to review tech instead of high school drop outs? , then proper writers to fix the script after being curated by someone who actually understands tech, I do not care for multibillion corporations but being biassed against apple is so boring

  88. KuruGDI


    5 dagen geleden

    Hold your horses, it comes with a headphone jack AND a power cord? To be honest I'm really surprised Apple really was able to pull that one off. This is seriously a Mac? My New Laptop has more beef than this flat chested piece of nothing and it costs about the same as the tested version. My Laptop includes a good screen though!

  89. TheMadMedek


    5 dagen geleden

    So can you easily play mobile games on this thing?



    5 dagen geleden

    watching on my 16gb 2012, 2 x HD exp, SD card, battery replaceable

  91. Hokibukisa


    5 dagen geleden

    Wash your hands before greasing up machined aluminum

  92. saultube44


    5 dagen geleden

    Well if you wonder what AMD and Intel are going to do, it's because you don't know that at least AMD has made part of their chips RISC-Like on the Athlon, because x86/x64 in the current implementation of Intel sucks; RISC is the future, we could have 1024-bit data in RISC instructions for massive SIMD processing. Many things are simplified and others completely eliminated in RISC Architecture, as opposed to the current CISC of AMD and Intel, so a lot of circuitry is eliminate, if it hasn't already, we could have more CPU Registers and Cache and new level of optimization and design can be done, without the inefficiency of CISC. I hope ARM shows us the way to such CPU Desktop design, pretty sure AMD and Intel are thinking about it, I have tweet @AMD about it to let them know we know and want the most efficient execution possible, maybe their CPUs are already RISC internally

  93. Andrew Hart

    Andrew Hart

    5 dagen geleden

    Please test and Hackintosh the new Chuwi "Corebook X".



    5 dagen geleden

    next up i opened up my kids

  95. Cristian Iacobanu

    Cristian Iacobanu

    5 dagen geleden

    You're funny. M.2 expansion on MacAndCheese, like they're users actually know what that is. Why do you think their tech support are called Geniuses...

  96. VRShenanigans


    5 dagen geleden

    There's not alot in here *Proceeds to stab everything in there

  97. Isaac Howard

    Isaac Howard

    5 dagen geleden

    So could you use Snapchat on this and the Instagram app 😂

  98. Ricardo Penders

    Ricardo Penders

    5 dagen geleden

    I just wanted to say that I hate Apple and I will never ever buy anything from them and if I get anything for free I won't even turn it on but I will demolish it in the most spectacular way I can think of just to make a point that I hate Apple products.

  99. gioyu comi

    gioyu comi

    5 dagen geleden

    "I FIX IT" in my best Jays Two Cents voice.

  100. Ryan Zmuda

    Ryan Zmuda

    6 dagen geleden

    is there anyway to have an external ram board over usbc/tb3? Or make a SSD use virtual memory.