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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I5 1.4GHz 8GB 500GB HDD

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2 Intel Core I5 1.4GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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8 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

On average Apple few processor core personal computers have excellent ratings as do all desktop computers produced by Apple.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst comparable spec computers of this age. Few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.2GB.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on few processor core personal computers that have been around for more than two years.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This desktop computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to it.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is more than most comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently 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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Has One Cable Included

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a greater number of included cables than most personal computers of a similar age and spec to it. This PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on computers of a similar type and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Very Short

With a height of only 36 millimeters, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the shorter few processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. The heights of few processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago range from 22mm to 430mm, and the average height is 200mm.

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Very Light

At only 1.2 kilograms, the Mac Mini Late 2014 is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The lightest similar spec computer that is a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 600g heavy, the heaviest is 14kg, and the average weight is 5.1kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014. The processor clock speeds of few processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 1GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on PCs that were launched 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

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is a two processor thread computer. Most of the other comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 have between one and seven processor threads.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014. Few processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 16GB.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years. The average hard drive speed of computers of a similar age and spec to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 6,800 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of PCs of this age and type is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 4.1GHz. The Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014

Released Over Two Years Ago

This few processor core computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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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 few processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(37)
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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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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