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Apple Mac Mini Late 2012
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Apple Mac Mini Late 2012 2 Core Intel Core I5 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 Intel Core I5 2.5GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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8 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Computers

We calculated the average reviews for all Apple computers and also specifically for Apple few processor core computers and found that in both cases Apple had excellent reviews.

L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Mac Mini Late 2012 is more than most computers of this age and spec. 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 desktop computer.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Mac Mini Late 2012 is more than most desktop computers of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently 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 Apple PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many desktop computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Light

The weights of PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 600g to 16kg, and the average weight is 5.4kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the Mac Mini Late 2012 is fairly light compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short

At only 36 millimeters, the Mac Mini Late 2012 is quite short compared to most of the other similar spec computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2012. Few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2012 have heights of between 22mm and 450mm, and the average height is 210mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Mac Mini Late 2012 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (only 256 gigabytes) amongst computers of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of few processor core computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2012 range from 1GB to 4.1TB.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Mac Mini Late 2012 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 2.5 gigahertz) amongst few processor core computers of this age. Across all the few processor core computers that were released more than two years ago the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to 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 also want to look at the Shuttle DSA2LS (£148.75) (Flash).

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2012 range from 250MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.6GB. The discrete graphics adapter memory of the Mac Mini Late 2012 of only 256 megabytes is one of the smallest amongst personal computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2012.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2012 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The hard drive speed of the Mac Mini Late 2012 of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest amongst comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2012.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2012

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2012 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec computers that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2012 has a pretty typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2012 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the Mac Mini Late 2012.

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Specification

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Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
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Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
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Hard Drive
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
LightScribe Optical Drive
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Operating System/software
Operating System
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Password Protection
Product Type
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Software Driver Included
Manual
Display Included

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

Nowy Mac mini wygl?da podobnie jak poprzednik poza jednym szczegó?em ? brakiem szczeliny dla nap?du optycznego na froncie obudowy, za to pojawi?o si? nowoczesne i bardzo szybkie z??cze... Read more…

Tiny, great design
Good performance
Thunderbolt port
Elegant, space saving design
Easy accessibility of RAM modules
Heats up
No optical drive
No optical drive slot, unlike its predecessor
No USB 3.0
Slow stock hard drive
29 April 2016

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15 December 2012

Grundsätzlich ist das Hardware-Update im Mac Mini eine gelungene Sache. Die leichten Rückschritte in puncto 3D-Leistung gleicht der Kleine spielend durch mehr CPU-Leistung und geringeren...

4 August 2011

In attesa della recensione del nuovo Mac mini e di sapere nel dettaglio il suo affiatamento con gli SSD aftermarket, roba che sta testando Maurizio, emergono dati interessanti su cosa può fare il... Read more…

Excellent new Sandy Bridge processors
Discrete graphics chip
Powerful and versatile Thunderbolt port
Superbly engineered
Comprehensive video-out options
No optical drive
Can't run PowerPC apps
No keyboard or mouse
USB ports a little close together, iWeb and iDVD gone
Nothing significant

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple md387, apple md387l, apple md387ll, apple md387lla

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