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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I5 2.8GHz 8GB 512GB Flash

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Apple Has Excellent PC Reviews

Few processor core personal computers produced by Apple have excellent ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all personal computers (not just few processor core personal computers) and found that Apple also has excellent ratings across its entire range.

Flash Storage Medium

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a Flash storage medium which is faster than the HDD storage medium found on most personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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. The best storage speed of all computers of this spec and age is SSD and the worst is HDD.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the desktop computers of this age and type the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.2GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable type and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. Desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 have total storage capacity of between 4GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 560GB.

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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 few processor core personal computers that have been around for more than two years.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

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

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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 personal computers that have been around for more than two years. 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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Has One Cable Included

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

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Very Short

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is quite short (only 36 millimeters) compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released more than two years ago. Across all the few processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 the heights range from 22mm to 430mm.

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Very Light

The weights of PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 600g to 14kg, and the average weight is 5.1kg. The Mac Mini Late 2014 is fairly light (only 1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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1 Reason Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014. Few processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 have maximum internal memory of between 4GB and 32GB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec.

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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

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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

(916)
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 i7 3GHz 16GB 256GB Flash
Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
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8GB Bigger Internal Memory
Bigger Processor Cache
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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 16GB 256GB Flash
Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
2 core Intel Core i5 2.8GHz 8GB 512GB Flash
$ 1,049.99 $1,249.00
$199 Cheaper
Better User Reviews
Hugely Better Expert Reviews
8GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
256GB Smaller Total Storage Capacity
A Little Slower Processor Clock Speed

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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 vs Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
2 core Intel Core i5 1.4GHz 16GB 500GB HDD
Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
2 core Intel Core i5 2.8GHz 8GB 512GB Flash
$ 779.00 $1,249.00
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Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Bigger Internal Memory
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Vastly Slower Processor Clock Speed
Two Less Processor Threads
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