I found that two crucial 8gb sodimm ram modules simply do NOT fit in the macmini 2012. They are too thick and the modules wont sit right. But searching for thickness of crucial ram modules is proving to be impossible. So the only solution so far has been to use one of the 8gb modules and then one of the original thin 4gb modules that came with the mac mini :( just one thinner 8gb sodimm ram module would do the trick I think.
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