Mac mini tend to slow down in terms of performance and efficiency over the period of time. If you are wondering how to boost performance of your Mac Mini then this instruction page will surely help you. The more you use machine, the more files get accumulate on it. However, there are some easy troubleshooting steps that you can perform within OS X in order to improve processing speed of your Mac Mini.
Step 1: Go to Mac OS X Disk Utility by clicking on Applications > Utilities > Disk Utility. At the left side of the window your Mac Mini's main hard drive will be displayed select it. Now, click on "Repair Disk Permissions”.
Step 2: Check for OS X updates. Click on Apple logo present on the left-hand side of your Mac Mini's home screen. Select "Software Update" from the drop-down list. Click ‘Install’ button if updates is available.
Step 3: Delete unused applications from your Dashboard. Click on ‘Dashboard’ icon, press and hold down the option key and then click the ‘X’ shown in the corner of app that you want to delete.
Step 4: Reset the safari bower. Open the browser, click on the gear option on the left side of the screen. From the drop down menu select reset safari.