Apple Mac mini 2.8 GHz Desktop Computer (Late 2014)

Apple Mac mini 2.8 GHz Desktop Computer (Late 2014)

Apple Mac mini 2.8 GHz Desktop Computer (Late 2014)

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Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • 2.8GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core
  • 8GB of 1600 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
  • 1TB Fusion Drive
  • Intel Iris Graphics
  • 802.11ac/a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, HDMI Ports
  • SDXC Card Slot
  • Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • Audio In, Headphone Jacks
  • macOS High Sierra
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RAM: 8GB

4GB

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8GB 16GB

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Storage: 1TB Fusion Drive

500GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive

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1TB 5400 rpm Hard Drive

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1TB Fusion Drive 2TB Fusion Drive

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256GB PCIe-Based Flash Storage

Discontinued

512GB PCIe-Based Flash Storage

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1TB PCIe-Based Flash Storage

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Apple Mac mini overview

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The late 2014 model Mac mini 2.8 GHz Desktop Computer from Apple is a compact form factor desktop solution for consumers who are dedicated to the look and feel of Apple brand mini computers. The small square desktops contain a 2.8 GHz Intel Core i5 dual core Haswell processor, 8GB of 1600 MHz LPDDR3 RAM and a 1TB Fusion Drive. Although these units require an optional monitor, they are powered by integrated Intel Iris Graphics. These mini computers also support dual monitor displays at 2560 x 1600 pixels.

Regardless of their small size, they contain a number of connectivity options, including two Thunderbolt 2 and four USB ports, a Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 jack and an HDMI terminal, along with an SDXC card slot for additional storage options. For networking, there is 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, backwards compatible with 802.11 a/b/g/n, and Bluetooth 4.0 support.

It also includes an integrated speaker, audio line in digital/analog minijack, audio line out/headphone minijack, and support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone.

Please note that this Mac may come with an earlier version of macOS. You can upgrade to the latest version through the Mac App Store app.

Fourth-Generation Intel Core Processors
The Mac mini comes with a dual-core 4th-gen Haswell 2.8 GHz Intel Core i5 processor. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.3 GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost technology.
Powerful Apps
You can edit photos and video, compose music, create presentations, and more, right out of the box. Built-in apps also let you do everyday things like check your email, make FaceTime video calls and browse the web.
Thunderbolt 2 and USB 3.0
Connect the next generation of high-speed peripherals and high-resolution displays, including the Apple Thunderbolt Display.
UPC: 885909955640
In the Box
Apple Mac mini 2.8 GHz Desktop Computer (Late 2014)
  • Power Cord
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Apple Mac mini specs

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    GPU Intel Iris
    General
    Weight 2.7 lb / 1.2 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.4 x 10.4 x 4.6"

    Apple Mac mini reviews

    Mac mini 2.8 GHz Desktop Computer (Late 2014) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Decided to stop waiting for the new Mac mini to come out For a while we were considering of buying a new Mac mini for our studio. But since the latest product line is of Late 2014, we were a little bit skeptical about the longevity of the Mac mini as we do have already the same minis in our studio, and there are many rumors that the new one has to come out soon (for over a year now). Usually our process of buying Mac minis is: Buy a good mac mini, replace the HDD and boost the RAM. So this was our first experience with out of the box ready Mac Mini with a Fusion drive which we never tried before - this thing is FANTASTIC! You get the speed and performance of SSD where you need it, and still you have a plenty of storage. LOVE IT!
    Date published: 2016-06-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for me! I had purchased a 13 Retina MBP and Thunderbolt display to replace my aging 24 iMac. My plan was to purchase an updated Mac Mini after the Broadwell chips came out to eventually use in place of my 13 MBP but that didn't happen with this most recent refresh. Nevertheless I chose to move forward with the Mac Mini purchase and I'm glad I did. This Mini has plenty of power to perform all my business tasks--Acrobat Pro, Quickbooks Pro, occasionally Photoshop, email, estimating, and web browsing. It frees up my 13 MBP that I also use for personal and business and airdrop makes it simple to exchanges files as needed.As noted by others, a drawback is it's un-user friendly upgrade capability but even that does affect me. This machine has more than enough power for my needs. Thunderbolt cables made transfer of info from MBP to Mac Mini quick and easy. Once all info was transferred and machine was in place, plugged in and turned on (all totaled about an 1-1.5 hrs to make the switch), I was instantly able to continue seamlessly with work as usual.Later if I choose to purchase a Broadwell chip Mini I can still use this one as a media center device for movies and music so the longevity of this little machine should make the purchase useful for many years to come.
    Date published: 2015-01-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mac mini 2.8 GHz Works great with my late 2009 27 Mac Desktop computer which I now use as a monitor. In addition to the advantages of super-fast 2.8 GHz Mac mini, I now have a second Mac computer as backup. The B&H sales rep was terrific and made sure I purchased a needed Thunderbolt cable not included with the Mac mini.
    Date published: 2015-12-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would buy this Mac again! My 1st Mac and I love it!!!!
    Date published: 2017-04-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Love it. Fast and wonderful to use. Huge improvement from my earlier mini
    Date published: 2017-01-17
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