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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I5 1.4GHz 16GB 500GB HDD

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Based on 1,174 expert and user reviews, Apple has excellent reviews for its personal computers. Apple also has excellent reviews specifically within its few processor core computers range compared to other manufacturers.

Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of computers of this age and type range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on desktop computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many desktop computers of this age and type.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most commonly supported compatible memory card is SD, but this compatible memory card is not supported by this desktop computer. The compatible memory cards SDXC are also supported by this personal computer.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most few processor core computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Mac Mini Late 2014 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of included cables found on the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is more than most computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Very Short

The heights of computers of a similar spec and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 22mm to 450mm, and the average height is 210mm. With a height of only 36 millimeters, the Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the shorter comparable spec computers that were released more than two years ago amongst few processor core computers of this age.

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Very Light

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the lighter few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 (only 1.2 kilograms) amongst few processor core computers of this age. The average weight of few processor core computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 5.4kg.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other few processor core computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 that we have checked, the processor clock speed of the Mac Mini Late 2014 of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest processor clock speed of personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 1GHz and the fastest is 3.9GHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most computers of this age and spec have between one and three processor threads, including the Mac Mini Late 2014 which has two processor threads.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. When compared to other similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Mac Mini Late 2014, the hard drive speed of the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014

Released Over Two Years Ago

Apple released the Mac Mini Late 2014 over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers of this age and spec.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Expert Reviews

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26 August 2015

The Mac Mini 2014 is a good upgrade for what was already an excellent entry-level Mac system but comes at the expense of easy upgrades...

Expert Reviews

6 April 2015

The lack of user-upgrades is a step backwards and may deter IT admins from deploying the Mac Mini...

18 March 2015

While the entry-level Mac mini (Late 2014) is priced attractively at £399, it would benefit from a memory upgrade at least to 8 GB, especially since this upgrade will never be possible later. By...

1 March 2015

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12 February 2015

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User Reviews

(915)
Reviewed 21 October 2014 by Nsfw

Find a 2012 quad core i7 while you still can!

Reviewed 23 October 2014 by NoBueno

The "new" Mac Mini is a major downgrade compared to the last release back TWO YEARS AGO...

Reviewed 24 October 2014 by Mizu

I've been waiting for this mac to come out for a long time. This mac mini and it's $699 brother both use the Haswell Intel processors which have better graphics and are a little more power... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2014 by Nickashley

If you are not looking for the fastest or most upgradable and you just want an Apple Mac (with all the Apple software) for basic browsing, office and web browsing. This is not future proof...... Read more…

Reviewed 12 March 2015 by Somtam

I moved over from a windows based laptop and I absolutely love the operating system but this computer is ridiculously slow loading even basic we browsing pages. I have used my phone as an... Read more…

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