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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 4 Core Intel Core I7 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD

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4 Intel Core I7 2.6GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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9 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

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SSD Storage Medium

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than most medium processor core PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to 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.

This personal computer's storage speed (SSD) is in fact the best storage speed across all personal computers of a similar age and type to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

The worst storage speed across comparable types of personal computer is HDD.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many desktop computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on computers of a similar age and spec to it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on comparable spec PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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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 computers of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently 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 computer.

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Shallow

Across all the personal computers of this type and age the depths range from 33mm to 690mm, and the average depth is 350mm. With a depth of only 197 millimeters, the Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the shallower computers of a comparable age and spec to the Mac Mini Late 2014 amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the lightest medium processor core PCs that were launched around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 amongst similar spec computers of this age. The weights of medium processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 250g to 24kg, and the average weight is 8.1kg.

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Very Short

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the shorter medium processor core PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 (only 36 millimeters) amongst computers of this age. The heights of medium processor core PCs that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 19mm to 3,400mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core PCs that were released more than two years ago is 32GB and the biggest is 3TB.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 2.6 gigahertz, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst personal computers of this age. Across all the PCs of this spec 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 desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 have one Firewire (IEEE 1394) port.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 10MB. The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 6 megabytes) amongst medium processor core PCs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple z0r70003, apple z0r80002, apple z0r80002e, apple z0r70003f, apple z0r70003fz, apple z0r80002ez
Barcodes 08592978015800

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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 vs Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
4 core Intel Core i7 2.6GHz 8GB 512GB SSD
Apple Mac Mini Late 2014
4 core Intel Core i7 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD
$ 1,299.00 $1,129.00
Two Solid State Drives Installed
256GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Moderately Heavier
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