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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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15 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on desktop computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on desktop computers of this age and type.

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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 desktop computer.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014. Across all the few processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 4GB to 2TB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years. Computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on few processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on personal computers of this age and spec.

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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 few processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported compatible memory card is SD, but this compatible memory card is not supported by this personal computer. The compatible memory cards SDXC are also supported by this Apple personal computer.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is a four USB 3.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other personal computers of this spec and age have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of included cables found on the Mac Mini Late 2014 is more than most few processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as it. This Apple personal computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on few processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Has One Memory Slot

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a greater number of memory slots than most computers that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently 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 fairly short compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014. The heights of desktop computers of this type and age 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 fairly light compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014. The weights of few processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago range from 600g to 14kg.

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4 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 fairly small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other PCs of this type and age. Few processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 have max internal memory supported processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of PCs of this type and age is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 800MHz.

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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 were released 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.

If the storage speed of this desktop computer is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Shuttle DSA2LS (Flash).

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the Mac Mini Late 2014, the Mac Mini Late 2014's hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest. The average hard drive speed of personal computers that have been around for around the same time as 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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2 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Apple personal computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a relatively typical processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 ($869.00) (2.8GHz).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Processor Series
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Tjunction
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Networking
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ports & Interfaces
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
DVI Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
Thunderbolt Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Instruction Set
Processor Code
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

6 Awards

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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

(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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple mgeq2, apple 1tb128, apple mgeq2b, apple 1tb128g, apple mgeq2ba, apple 1tb128gb
Barcodes 00885909955060, 00885909955091, 00885909955299, 00885909955312, 00885909955343, 04016138940497

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