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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I5 2.3GHz 2GB 500GB HDD

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2 Intel Core I5 2.3GHz 2GB Jun 2015
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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Four Processor Threadss

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has more processor threadss than most of the desktop computers that have been around for more than a year. Most of the similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 only have between two and three processor threadss, however this Apple desktop computer has four processor threadss.

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Has One Cables Included

The number of included cables found on the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is more than most personal computers of this age and spec. This desktop computer has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on few processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Very Light

The average weight of desktop computers of this type and age is 4.7kg. With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is one of the lighter comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum graphics adapter memory of only 0.288 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the smaller maximum graphics adapter memorys amongst similar spec computers of this age. The maximum graphics adapter memorys of personal computers of a similar spec and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 0.28GB to 2.1GB.

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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With an on-board graphics adapter memory of only 0.288 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014. The smallest on-board graphics adapter memory of computers that have been available for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 0.28GB, the biggest is 1.8GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.5GB.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly small internal memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type. The smallest internal memory of few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of few processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 1GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 650GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly small hard drive 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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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 have memory clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. When compared to other few processor cores computers that were released one year ago that we have checked the memory clock speed of, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of few processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 4GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014. The hard drive speeds of computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 7,000 RPM.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014

Released Over a Year Ago

Apple released the Mac Mini Late 2014 over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and spec. 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.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a pretty typical processor frequency (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Threads
Processor Cache
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Networking
Wake-On-LAN Ready
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports
SmartCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Design
Chassis Type
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio System
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Drivers Included
Manual
Cables Included
Display Included
Display Resolution
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Wireless Technology
Form Factor
Graphics Adapter Family
Maximum Number of SMP Processors
Floppy Drive Installed
Built-In Microphone
Mac Compatibility
Networking Features
Compliance Industry Standards
Speakers
Weight
Processor Manufacturer
Power Supply Type

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Expert Reviews

(38)
18 August 2015

The lack of user-upgrades is a step backwards and may deter IT admins from deploying the Mac Mini...

3 April 2015

The Mac mini (late 2014 edition) is an affordable and attractive OS X machine, though it sacrifices the upgradability of previous models...

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...

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

(908)
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 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 27 February 2015 by Boslon

I purchased this Mac Mini about one week ago and, having owned many Apple computers, I didn't think too much about the specification, assuming that it would be adequate for my relatively light... Read more…

Reviewed 15 April 2015 by Stripey0

Very good value for money. My existing monitor works fine with it. It is fast enough for me and I am very pleased with my purchase...

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