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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I5 2.8GHz 16GB 256GB Flash

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2 Intel Core I5 2.8GHz 16GB Oct 2014
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Apple Computers Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 1,174 owner and expert reviews for Apple desktop computers and found that on average Apple has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Apple has excellent ratings specifically within its few processor core computers range.

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

Most few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Mac Mini Late 2014 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Flash Storage Medium

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a Flash storage medium which is faster than the HDD storage medium found on most few processor core computers that have been on the market for more than two years. Flash Drives store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive. Across all computers of this type and age the best storage speed is SSD and the worst is HDD.

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014, the Mac Mini Late 2014's internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on comparable spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many computers of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Mac Mini Late 2014 is more than most comparable spec desktop computers 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 PC. The compatible memory cards SDXC are also supported by this personal computer.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is a four USB 3.0 port personal computer.

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Has One Cable Included

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a greater number of included cables than most PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Very Short

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the shorter few processor core computers that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 (only 36 millimeters) amongst desktop computers of this age. Across all the few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 the heights range from 22mm to 450mm.

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Very Light

At only 1.2 kilograms, the Mac Mini Late 2014 is fairly light compared to most of the other computers of a comparable age and type to the Mac Mini Late 2014. Across all the PCs that came out around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 the weights range from 600g to 16kg.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs of this age and type. Desktop computers that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 4GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 560GB.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.8 gigahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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...

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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

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

(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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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
2 core Intel Core i5 2.8GHz 16GB 256GB Flash
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Bigger Total Storage Capacity
1% Lighter
Vastly Slower Processor Clock Speed
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Mac Mini Late 2014 vs Mac Mini Late 2014

Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 vs Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB Flash
Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
2 core Intel Core i5 2.8GHz 16GB 256GB Flash
$ 969.00 $1,049.99
User Reviews Are Better
Expert Reviews Are Vastly Better
Vastly Smaller Internal Memory
8% Slower Processor Clock Speed

Mac Mini Late 2014 vs Mac Mini Late 2014

Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 vs Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 256GB Flash
Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
2 core Intel Core i5 2.8GHz 16GB 256GB Flash
$ 1,049.99 $1,049.99
Better User Reviews
Vastly Better Expert Reviews
0.2GHz Slower Processor Clock Speed
A Little Slower Maximum Turbo Frequency
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