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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB Flash

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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11 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Apple few processor cores computers have excellent ratings on average and across all desktop computers Apple is one of the top rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on few processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity computer. Most of the other desktop computers of this type and age have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Flash Storage Media

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a faster storage speed than most desktop computers of this age and spec. This Apple desktop computer has a Flash storage media, whereas most desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to it have an HDD storage media. 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 best storage speed of all similar spec computers that have been around for more than a year is SSD and the worst is HDD.

We compared this computer to all the other Flash PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Thinkcentre M53 Tiny[plb_2978997_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014. The smallest internal memory of few processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on PCs of this age and spec.

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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 typical of many desktop computers of a similar type and age to it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Cards

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most few processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than a year. The most frequently supported compatible memory cards is SD, but this compatible memory cards is not supported by this personal computer. The compatible memory cardss SDXC are also supported by this desktop computer.

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Has One Cables Included

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a greater number of included cables than most computers that were released around the same time as it. This computer has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on few processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Has One Memory Slots

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a greater number of memory slots than most personal computers of this type and age. The most frequently found memory slots is 2x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this Apple personal computer. The memory slotss 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of desktop computers that came out around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 28GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst desktop computers of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 100MHz to 740MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers of this spec and age. Across all the PCs of a similar type and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 the total storage capacitys range from 8GB to 3TB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014

Released Over a Year Ago

This desktop computer was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
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Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Cables Included
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Display Included
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Expert Reviews

(40)
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

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User Reviews

(950)
Reviewed 29 October 2014 by Superclean1

AWESOME, AS ALL MAC'S ARE. If you are on a budget and have your own usb keyboard and monitor, invest in a Mac Mini. I purchased the latest one as an upgrade to my 4 year old "mini" (when I sold it... Read more…

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…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple z0r70001, apple z0r80001, apple z0r80001h, apple z0r70001j, apple z0r70001jz, apple z0r80001hz
Barcodes 04005922469276, 04005922504830, 08592978028237

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