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People are saying that all 2014 Mini have the connector for PCIe, but the HD-only models are missing the flex cable that has the SSD slot on the other end. Read this thread: http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/apple-pcie-flex-cable-part-number-for-mac-mini-2014.1807145 I using an SSD-less Mac Mini at work, and personally I'm waiting for OWC to offer an ...


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Here's what I had to do Upgrade OS X to the latest This stopped the eternal spinner - instead the spinner showed for a second, then nothing happened In the past, updating the App Store itself helped Go to the Updates tab and click UPDATE ALL App Store asked me for my credentials then ran all upgrades, including Xcode


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New Mac Minis have "Mic In" ports, but you have to use the 4-conductor phone-type plug - the mic in is one of the contacts on the headphone-out plug. So in this case you'd need an adapter (like what you'd use to use the headset with an iPhone).


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Is it a viable option? Yes. You could do either of your options given that you are using RAID 1. That said, I am not a fan of software based RAID. It consumes CPU cycles that could otherwise be used somewhere else. Given that SSDs are far more reliable than TSM (traditional spinning media), the chances of a drive failure go down significantly. What ...


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I'd just buy a 1TB SSD & be done with it. The speed difference from even a raided HD will take your breath away. Keep the old HD for extra storage/backup.


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I recieved my MacMini and i confirm Illustartor hardware acceleration works.


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When you run the command sysctl hw.cpufrequency you are getting a contestant that was given to the OS at startup. If you want to get the CPU frequency "on-the-fly" you will need to poll the CPU. That's what the Intel Power Gadget is doing. As for why you are not seeing a performance increase with your specific application, it could be from any number of ...


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Alright, I see you've added some requisites to your answer. Here goes. Part 1: Install Ubuntu 16.04 Server. Download this. (Ubuntu Server 16.04 32-bit) This is done the same way any other Linux install is done. You will insert the CD/DVD, run through the setup to take the entire partition of the Mac Mini, and once you reach a desktop, you're ready for ...


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VNC You can use VNC on your Mac to show the screen on your Windows or Linux laptop: VNC is an abbreviation of Virtual Network Computing. VNC is a common protocol that allows computers to both share and to offer control over the network. Using VNC you can connect to and see your computer remotely; great for remote working or helping a relative perform ...


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VNC You can use VNC on your Mac Mini to show the screen on your Windows or Linux laptop: VNC is an abbreviation of Virtual Network Computing. VNC is a common protocol that allows computers to both share and to offer control over the network. Using VNC you can connect to and see your computer remotely; great for remote working or helping a relative ...


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Yes - turn your unit off, as opposed to Sleep or Restart, at least once per week to enable the built in Apple optimization processes designed to run at shut down and startup to do their thing. Give your units a night off. And do not leave power plugged in 24/7 to the various Macbook units.


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If you are entirely sure that the computer is starting up with a connection to a monitor, then this is a problem with the disk format more than likely. This will make it so that the Mac will not be able to boot into recovery either. You'll need to go to an Apple retailer to ask them to reformat the disk for you, or perhaps it's possible on your own. I know ...



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