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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. kardaani vägi

    kardaani vägi

    2 päivää sitten

    The numberless step-brother hisologically walk because hair pathomorphologically suit as a vivacious fan. tense, sable area

  2. memegod


    2 päivää sitten

    And this is why I buy apple stock

  3. Cyberheart


    3 päivää sitten

    Dude is an ass. Doesn't even attempt to be objective in his review. Might be why I can't stand to watch videos posted on his other channel either.

  4. Soul Walker

    Soul Walker

    5 päivää sitten


  5. Slappy O'Neil.

    Slappy O'Neil.

    6 päivää sitten

    DIY apple computer: Mac mini, Pro XDR display,

  6. Efw Ewfwef

    Efw Ewfwef

    8 päivää sitten

    the rounded cutout and is gotta be one of the worst apple designs ever right after the imacs components behind a fucking display!

  7. Sam S

    Sam S

    13 päivää sitten

    I mean...1Gig port isn't bad considering most people dont even have a 1Gig connection lol But yeah, put it side by side with an Intel NUC and and compare the prices...yikes.

  8. David Holmgren K9AT

    David Holmgren K9AT

    18 päivää sitten

    How 'bout that static strap for ESD?

  9. Oscar Alca

    Oscar Alca

    20 päivää sitten

    Linus, it is not possible to connect dual displays to M1 Macs, can you try to connect ultra wide monitors to test if they can run at full refresh rate and resolution, let's say with the LG Odyssey G9 ?

    • Loreaver


      18 päivää sitten

      you can connect to 2 displays but 1 one of the displays has to use hdmi

  10. Lady Galadriel

    Lady Galadriel

    21 päivä sitten

    Yasss Jesus christ realness look lol get your hair longer

  11. Moses


    23 päivää sitten

    looking forward to an M1 Pro tear down!

  12. Judd Rizzo

    Judd Rizzo

    24 päivää sitten

    So... i’m really really thinking about buying one of these for audio production and using reaper and logic. Should I wait for the next generation or just pull the trigger?

  13. Astronaut Ninja

    Astronaut Ninja

    25 päivää sitten

    This guy is such a hater. It's so annoying. Out of all of the established tech FItoprs, this guy is seriously the only one that has so much hate and disdain towards a company.

  14. aIysdexia


    28 päivää sitten

    performance -> speed gaf ,syug ton llits

  15. Oz Art

    Oz Art

    Uukausi sitten

    Can you put it into small pack

  16. Daniel Engelthaler

    Daniel Engelthaler

    Uukausi sitten

    Okay, let me share my two cents on this as a fellow UNIX/Linux user. From what I have seen right now the OS is way worse than a KDE Plasma with Latte Dock - and I did the ultimate test here by asking my Mrs. which 'Mac' she would buy and she likes my Linux GUI more, saying that the actual Mac OS looks too complicated . Now let's talk hardware for a bit. 4 'performance cores' and 4 'efficiency cores' are either the same bollocks that I have in my $200 budget smartphone from the 'evil' Chinese company called Huawei or just this hyperthreading thing where I have 4 actually fully featured cores whilst there is 4 more cores without an FPU, so I won't really recommend to run anything on these... So what this really comes down to is a $65 Raspberry Pi 4B 8GB in a MacBook 'Pro' case with an ugly GUI for over twice the price of an Lenovo ThinkPad E595 with 32GB RAM and two SSDs, one of which being an NVMe one. I don't know about you guys but in Germany we call this full on FRAUD. Yes my friends, full on FRAUD, that's what it is! So my suggestion to solve this issue: Either keep your 'old' X86 Mac or get yourself the cheapest Lenovo Laptop there is, get some cool stickers to put on the back and install Linux. And if you want an actually very stylish beyond Apple look and feel I would suggest Hefftor Linux Plasma which just happened to have released a new version which you can download under www.hefftorlinux.net . Welcome to 2021! awqtre

  17. Funny creative username Thats original

    Funny creative username Thats original

    Uukausi sitten


  18. mick muller

    mick muller

    Uukausi sitten

    I leave this under every video I watched, it helps the algorithm...

  19. samuel yeet

    samuel yeet

    Uukausi sitten

    So where can i find a comprehensable real time benchmark of the M1 compared to other graphics cards? People are claiming it can be up to as good as a 1060, yet i cant find any proof of that

  20. samuel yeet

    samuel yeet

    Uukausi sitten

    But can it play Cyberpunk?

  21. martigo


    Uukausi sitten

    Can you play world of tanks on it?

  22. Rafaqat Hussain

    Rafaqat Hussain

    Uukausi sitten

    Ya know. Ya a bit rude dude. Respect the effort of ppl in development involved. Please

  23. TerraVFX


    Uukausi sitten

    Now mod it so it fits in a gpu slot lol

  24. Rayan talks-tech

    Rayan talks-tech

    Uukausi sitten

    4:57 The fan: OUCH YOU JUST THREW ME!!

  25. Tomasz Szyłkowski

    Tomasz Szyłkowski

    Uukausi sitten

    Isn’t x86 a thing of the past? I thought it is amd64 for like 10 years or so

  26. Mike M

    Mike M

    Uukausi sitten

    Hey Linus can you hack the mini to run on 12v DC. Old versions appear to have 12v out from the PSU so could be cool for mobile use.

    • Mike M

      Mike M

      Uukausi sitten

      Might as well give it a whole new box too as its all air.

  27. TheAbc45678


    Uukausi sitten

    So far I'm happy with my M1 Mini but I must say with all that empty space they should have put in a larger speaker. The one they have now sounds worse than the built-in speakers in my PCs from the late 1980s. Which is odd because Apple sells more speakers than any other company on earth.

  28. Dan


    Uukausi sitten

    Your tree needs nitrogen

  29. Mr. StarOfTruth

    Mr. StarOfTruth

    Uukausi sitten

    what if he heard a voice that said stop it coming from that device..

  30. Tony Harrison

    Tony Harrison

    Uukausi sitten

    Linus can you please make a video comparing the new dell xps 13 vs razer book 13 (11th gen intel ultra books)

  31. Aaron Allgrunn

    Aaron Allgrunn

    Uukausi sitten

    "Don't turn it on, Take it apaaaaat!"

  32. Cappuccino -

    Cappuccino -

    Uukausi sitten

    It is kinda frustrating that he didn't pop the antenna board off -_-

  33. Alexander Martin

    Alexander Martin

    Uukausi sitten

    If it’s so small inside they should have really scaled down the entire thing.

  34. Perch Arnel

    Perch Arnel

    Uukausi sitten

    Thumbnail: Apple New M1 Mac Mini Me: Roomba vacuum?

  35. George4All


    Uukausi sitten


  36. St S

    St S

    Uukausi sitten

    First thing first, Apple's design team has done an incredible job of replicating a tiffin box! Few months back, I added 8 GB RAM, replaced the HDD with SSD in my 8 years old Dell XPS 15 and with Windows 10, it works like a breeze! This is something you cannot do when you pack Apples inside a tiffin box 😁

  37. Jedidiah Steele

    Jedidiah Steele

    Uukausi sitten

    As Much of an Apple Hater You are ...You Sure Love that APPLE WATCH.....LOLOLOLOLOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  38. Angel Good

    Angel Good

    Uukausi sitten

    Steve Jobs was alive he would say why is there so much space in the Mac mini

  39. Sort of

    Sort of

    Uukausi sitten

    I broke my mac mini by opening it. Quietly returned it and got the new one. "Oh yeah, it didn't boot when I took home. I don't know why."

  40. Jason Fete2Fete

    Jason Fete2Fete

    Uukausi sitten

    Why so negative? For a person that is so smart, he is SO stagnant in his thinking...This is immensely disappointing!!,

    • J. B.

      J. B.

      Uukausi sitten

      So many people said that he was wrong on his M1 chip "opinion" and they turned out to be correct. Instead of eating humble pie, he doubled down on his factually wrong stance.

  41. Jab Gibson

    Jab Gibson

    Uukausi sitten

    "a whole heck of a not a lot in here" @ 4:10 ... I gotta start using this line

  42. appr oved

    appr oved

    Uukausi sitten

    Antony ! Where is the video about the Mac mini m1 test

  43. appr oved

    appr oved

    Uukausi sitten

    Je pense que planté une armchitecture à la Radeon 7 mémoire sur un m1 est plus compliqué que Apple pensait ! Le taux de réussite doit être bas !

  44. appr oved

    appr oved

    Uukausi sitten

    En passant la version 100% du chip m1 a probablement une mémoire de style Radeon 7 ! Tabarnak que j ai hâte de voir ce monstre la

  45. appr oved

    appr oved

    Uukausi sitten

    De la part des milliards d humains qui parle français ! Merci Linus pour la traduction en bas

  46. appr oved

    appr oved

    Uukausi sitten

    You ll need to put liquid tape on the motherboard where the two metal bar for cooler are ! aside from that ? Everything look fine and dandy ! you could put also liquid tape on the bar themselves (prevent electricity laziness)

  47. Paeng Quiambao

    Paeng Quiambao

    Uukausi sitten

    M1 chips far surpass an i9-9900 and it has no fans. that's what you call disruptive innovation.

  48. Protozoan7


    Uukausi sitten

    I like everything abt this but I want ...... Windowa

  49. Symmetry Tv

    Symmetry Tv

    Uukausi sitten

    Essentially super powered raspberry

  50. Jason Gooden

    Jason Gooden

    Uukausi sitten

    7:41 AMD Radeon CPU? lol

  51. Jason Gooden

    Jason Gooden

    Uukausi sitten

    space for an Apple Silicon dedicated GPU inside

  52. juerhe1


    Uukausi sitten

    ...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?

  53. Mindaugas


    Uukausi sitten

    Why the hell Apple is not changing the design. Almos all their products are like 10 year old designs!!!!

  54. Mindaugas


    Uukausi sitten

    I like how he just pokes with that stick the processor itself.

    • MrMonotone


      Uukausi sitten

      The processor is under the heatsink.

  55. myusrn olk

    myusrn olk

    Uukausi sitten

    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?

  56. Chris Plissken

    Chris Plissken

    Uukausi sitten

    the specs said on the intro sounds like the bullshit todd howard would say about 14x the details xD

  57. Aaron !

    Aaron !

    Uukausi sitten

    Hey, is he LTT ?

  58. michael andrews

    michael andrews

    Uukausi sitten

    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.

  59. Алексей Иванов

    Алексей Иванов

    Uukausi sitten

    this mac mini is pice of shit

  60. Dave Boyer

    Dave Boyer

    Uukausi sitten

    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.

  61. KR. Tirtho

    KR. Tirtho

    Uukausi sitten

    When did Linus renamed "Linus Tech Tips" to "ShortCircuit"?

  62. genaro roman jr

    genaro roman jr

    Uukausi sitten

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

  63. John MacMillan

    John MacMillan

    Uukausi sitten

    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?

  64. Venus Dee

    Venus Dee

    Uukausi sitten

    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).

  65. Robstar


    Uukausi sitten

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

  66. TheAutobotPower


    Uukausi sitten

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

  67. Maverick


    Uukausi sitten

    Next Apple should focus on graphics 👌🏻

  68. Robert Ailman

    Robert Ailman

    Uukausi sitten

    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.....,

  69. Daniel J

    Daniel J

    Uukausi sitten

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

  70. GP33


    Uukausi sitten

    But does it have RGB?

  71. Dulcie Juana

    Dulcie Juana

    Uukausi sitten

    why did he keep poking the board like that 😬

  72. henrique costa

    henrique costa

    Uukausi sitten

    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...

  73. henrique costa

    henrique costa

    Uukausi sitten

    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...

  74. fiddlestickz muzik

    fiddlestickz muzik

    Uukausi sitten

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

  75. Alan


    Uukausi sitten

    people are 1st gen haters lol

  76. Lolers TME

    Lolers TME

    Uukausi sitten

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

  77. Prince Westerburg

    Prince Westerburg

    Uukausi sitten

    So do you reckon you could Hackintosh it? XD

  78. WildApple / OP Plays

    WildApple / OP Plays

    Uukausi sitten

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

  79. Jay Koerner

    Jay Koerner

    Uukausi sitten

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

  80. Johnny C.

    Johnny C.

    Uukausi sitten

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

  81. Yasmin Torvalds

    Yasmin Torvalds

    Uukausi sitten

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

  82. Kevs


    Uukausi sitten

    This looks like a good plex server

  83. matt kim

    matt kim

    Uukausi sitten

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

  84. Silver Spoon

    Silver Spoon

    Uukausi sitten

    >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.

  85. Jonathan Brawn

    Jonathan Brawn

    Uukausi sitten

    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.

  86. Emmanuel Campos

    Emmanuel Campos

    Uukausi sitten

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

  87. Garret Zenanko

    Garret Zenanko

    Uukausi sitten

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

  88. Hare deLune

    Hare deLune

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

  89. Adham Abousalem

    Adham Abousalem

    Uukausi sitten

    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.

  90. Adil Gaad

    Adil Gaad

    Uukausi sitten

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

  91. sitendu goswami

    sitendu goswami

    Uukausi sitten

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

  92. 但丁DANTE


    Uukausi sitten

    can it gaming🤣

  93. Everything of world

    Everything of world

    Uukausi sitten

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

  94. Chris Shelswell

    Chris Shelswell

    Uukausi sitten

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

  95. Chris Shelswell

    Chris Shelswell

    Uukausi sitten

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

  96. Diloman64


    Uukausi sitten

    change that ugly t-shirt

  97. Juno W.

    Juno W.

    Uukausi sitten

    Why he talk like shouting?

    • YouTube Commenter

      YouTube Commenter

      Uukausi sitten

      LTT arrogance.....

  98. Ant Rosa

    Ant Rosa

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Is that a ltt store shirt ?

  99. Glory Hold

    Glory Hold

    2 kuukautta sitten

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

  100. Swanny Dabs

    Swanny Dabs

    2 kuukautta sitten