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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I7 3GHz 8GB 256GB Flash

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Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

Apple has excellent average reviews for its few processor core personal computers as well as across its entire desktop computer range compared to other manufacturers.

Flash Storage Medium

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 1GB to 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were released more than two years ago.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of a similar type and age to it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This desktop computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on desktop computers of a similar age and spec 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 PCs that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly supported compatible memory card is SD, but this compatible memory card is not supported by this Apple computer. The compatible memory cards SDXC are also supported by this 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 desktop computers of this age and type. This Apple personal computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on comparable spec computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of computers of this age and type is 2.9MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst comparable spec computers of this age.

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Very Short

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the shorter personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 (only 36 millimeters) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 the heights range from 22mm to 430mm.

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Very Light

Across all the few processor core personal computers that have been available for more than two years the weights range from 600g to 14kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the Mac Mini Late 2014 is quite light compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age.

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2 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. The average total storage capacity of desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 560GB, and the total storage capacity range from 4GB to 2TB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of PCs of a comparable age and type to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 4GB to 32GB. The Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst computers of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3 gigahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly average processor clock speed 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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12 February 2015

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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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Mac Mini Late 2014 vs Mac Mini Late 2014

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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 i7 3GHz 8GB 256GB Flash
$ 1,049.99
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Expert Reviews Are Significantly Better
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
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A Lot Smaller Processor Cache
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A Lot Smaller Processor Cache
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