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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 512GB Flash

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB Jun 2015
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Apple Has Excellent Desktop Computer Reviews

We checked 1,174 expert and user reviews for Apple computers and found that on average Apple has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Apple has excellent ratings specifically for its few processor core personal computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers of this type and age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the comparable spec computers that came out more than a year ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is one of the fastest amongst desktop computers of this type and age.

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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 of a comparable spec and age to 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 storage speed of all computers of a comparable spec and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 ranges from HDD (worst) to SSD (best).

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Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the computers of this age and spec the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. When compared to other few processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014, the Mac Mini Late 2014's internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the desktop computers of this type and age the total storage capacity range from 8GB to 3TB.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on desktop computers of a similar age and type to it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and spec.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

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

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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 have been on the market for more than a year. This computer has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is more than most PCs of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this computer.

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Very Short

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the shorter few processor core personal computers that have been available for more than a year (only 36 millimeters) amongst personal computers of this age. Similar spec personal computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 have heights of between 27mm and 500mm, and the average height is 190mm.

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Very 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 a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of PCs that were released around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 100MHz and the fastest is 740MHz.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014

Released Over a Year Ago

This desktop computer has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.8 gigahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Cable Included

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Expert Reviews

(39)
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

(917)
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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