Mac Mini SSD upgrade

Jan 1, 2015
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Lawrence, MA
Your Mac's Specs
2012 Mac Mini 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 (10.10.1), iPad Air 2, iPhone 5s.
Hello all,

My name is Julian, and I am new to this forum. I wanted to know if it is possible to upgrade my Mac Mini's HD to a SSD, and if so, what steps do I have to take before I swap. I also wanted to know if anyone has a link that walks me through the installation of the SSD. I am comfortable working on my Mac Mini as long as it doesn't involve any soldering. I'm simply trying to speed up my Mac. I've already upgraded RAM and it is running beautifully, but I want the most out of it. Below are some specs that might help answering my questions. Thanks!

Mac Mini (Mid 2011)
Current memory: 8GB RAM
Processor: 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5
HD: 500 GB
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