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Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3GHz 16GB 512GB Flash

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3GHz 16GB Jun 2015
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18 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Apple few processor cores computers have excellent reviews on average and across all personal computers Apple is one of the leading brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many desktop computers of this spec and age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,200 megahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst similar spec computers of this age. Personal computers of this spec and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,200MHz.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of computers of this age and type range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.1GB. The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (1.74 gigabytes) amongst PCs of this age.

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4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This desktop computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many desktop computers of a similar age and spec to it.

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

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity desktop computer.

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Flash Storage Media

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a faster storage speed than most PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This desktop computer has a Flash storage media, whereas most similar spec desktop computers that were released one year ago 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 PCs that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is SSD and the worst is HDD.

Other Flash computers currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Thinkcentre M53 Tiny[plb_2978997_price].

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other PCs of this age and type that we have assessed the internal memory of, the Mac Mini Late 2014's internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest internal memory of few processor cores computers that have been around for 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 typical of many desktop computers of this age and type.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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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 this type and age.

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Very Big Solid-State Drive Capacity

The average solid-state drive capacity of personal computers of a similar age and type to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 83GB. The Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the biggest solid-state drive capacitys (512 gigabytes) amongst personal computers of this age.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 is more than most computers of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly 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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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Mac Mini Late 2014 is a four USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other comparable spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014 only have between one and three USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.5 gigahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst few processor cores computers of this age. The processor boost frequencys of personal computers of a comparable age and type to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 2GHz to 4.1GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Has One Cables Included

The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a greater number of included cables than most few processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year. This computer has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on few processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of personal computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 2.8MB. The Mac Mini Late 2014 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) 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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Has One Memory Slots

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

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2 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 range from 4GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 28GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Mac Mini Late 2014 is 310MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 740MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Mac Mini Late 2014 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014

Released Over a Year Ago

This computer was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 3 gigahertz, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Mac Mini Late 2014.

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Specification

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Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
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Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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Networking
Bluetooth Version
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SmartCard Slot
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DVI Port
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USB 3.0 Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Processor Special Features
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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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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Intel Demand Based Switching
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Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
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Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Drivers Included
Manual
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter Included
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

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18 August 2015

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3 April 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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