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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I5 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

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2 Intel Core I5 1.4GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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21 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

This Apple PC is one of the most highly awarded of all the few processor core personal computers that have been around for more than two years.

The writers at Expert Reviews and Lydogbillede.dk both thought that concluded that they would endorse this few processor core computer and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se both concluded that this Apple desktop computer was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

PC Mag thought that this desktop computer was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This personal computer received a "Mashable Choice" award from Mashable.com.

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Average Expert Reviews

This computer has an average expert rating of 75% based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Pocket Lint, PC Mag and computershopper.com.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this desktop computer rated it as fantastic.

Apple Computers Have Excellent Reviews

On average Apple few processor core personal computers have excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all computers produced by Apple.

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A Best Selling PC

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought PCs in the last 3 months.

Good Connectivity

Two Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Some Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 owners wrote in their reviews that it was wifi compatible. Expert review site Arstechnica.com mentioned in their Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 review “Apple went through all of its Macs last year, updating them with new Intel Haswell CPUs and 802.11ac Wi-Fi adapters and faster SSDs” . Expert website Maclife.com wrote in their Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 review “The Mac mini has been updated, bringing substantially faster graphics, speedier Wi-Fi, more (and quicker) Thunderbolt 2 connections” and rated it 4 stars.

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Robust

A number of Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “It's built into a sleek aluminum unibody chassis” in their review.

Good Size

Several Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “Is one of the more compact desktop PCs on the market” in their review.

Nice Design

Two Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 reviewers who bought the product reckoned that it was a good design. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 “In terms of design it's great” . Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com said “The iMac cuts its desktop swathe with luscious design and, recently, that 5K resolution panel has made it the all-in-one to beat” in their review and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Some Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was good looking. In November last year Expertreviews.co.uk said “It's a sleek and elegant system” in their Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 review. Expert website Theregister.co.uk mentioned “The Mac Mini remains a stylish, very compact desktop with the ability to drive greater-than-HD displays” in their review of the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Good Product Quality

One Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 owner thought this PC was good quality. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 on expert website PC Mag two years ago “The Mac mini, is in top form thanks to its excellent build quality, scads of connectivity options, good selection of preloaded software”.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 thought it had a good experience.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 owner thought the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 was quiet. Theregister.co.uk mentioned in their review of this PC “The Mac Mini is a machine I half expected Apple to quietly drop”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This personal computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

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

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The most commonly supported compatible memory card is SD, but this compatible memory card is not supported by this computer. The compatible memory cards SDXC are also supported by this personal computer.

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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 personal computers that came out more than two years ago. This Apple computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Mac Mini Late 2014 is more than most computers of this spec and age. The most commonly found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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Very Short

At only 36 millimeters, the Mac Mini Late 2014 is quite short compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014. Few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 have heights of between 22mm and 430mm, and the average height is 200mm.

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Very Light

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the lighter few processor core personal computers that were launched more than two years ago (only 1.2 kilograms) amongst personal computers of this age. The average weight of PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 5.1kg, and the weights range from 600g to 14kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

With a max internal memory supported processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other personal computers that have been available for more than two years. The average max internal memory supported processor of few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 28GB.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of computers that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 200MHz, the fastest is 800MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 790MHz, the fastest is 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Comparable spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.9GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1 gigahertz, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the slowest processor clock speeds amongst few processor core personal computers of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on desktop computers that have been on the market for more than two years. 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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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and spec to the Mac Mini Late 2014. The slowest hard drive speed of similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,800 RPM.

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4 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

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other PCs of a similar type and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

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Headphone Out Port
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HDMI Port
DVI Port
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USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Intel Visual Technology

6 Awards

Expert Reviews Recommended PC Mag Editor's Choice mashable.com Mashable Choice lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 Star ljudochbild.se Especially Recommended Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended

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

Mashable.com

Desktop computers aren't dead. Plenty of people use those anchored computers day in and day out, and for good reason: They're more powerful and less expensive than their mobile counterparts.The... Read more…

12 February 2015

While its sealed-case limitations will turn off power users, Apple's least expensive Mac delivers a solid OS X experience in a compact box with similar performance to the entry-level MacBook Air...

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User Reviews

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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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