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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 4 Core Intel Core I7 2.6GHz 16GB 512GB SSD

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4 Intel Core I7 2.6GHz 16GB Jun 2014
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10 Reasons For

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Personal computers that were released more than two years ago have internal memory of between 2GB and 64GB. The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a faster storage speed than most medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Apple personal computer has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage speed across all PCs that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

Across comparable types of computer the worst storage speed is HDD.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of this spec and age.

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Two Solid State Drives Installed

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is a two solid state drive installed personal computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago only have one solid state drive installed.

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

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on desktop computers of a comparable spec 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 personal computers of this spec and age.

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Shallow

The shallowest desktop computer of a comparable type and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 33mm deep, the deepest is 690mm, and the average depth is 360mm. With a depth of only 197 millimeters, the Mac Mini Late 2014 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the Mac Mini Late 2014 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014. The weights of similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 250g to 24kg.

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Very Short

With a height of only 36 millimeters, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is quite short compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago. The heights of desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 19mm to 560mm, and the average height is 280mm.

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3 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the personal computers of this type and age the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 4.1GHz.

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Only One Firewire (IEEE 1394) Port

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is a one Firewire (IEEE 1394) port personal computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
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Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
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Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
DVI Port
Thunderbolt Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
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Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
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Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Power
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Power Supply Input Frequency
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Energy Star Certified
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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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User Reviews

(905)
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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