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yup! boot off of your installation usb drive and instead of going straight into the install run 'Disk Utility' and remove all your partitions.
Your processor automatically throttles itself when it gets too hot, OS X automatically sets the fan speeds appropriate, and in the off-chance your computer gets too hot, it will automatically shut off. You don't need to worry about a modern computer getting "over-worked".
It depends on what kind of programming you're going to do. Especially if you going to test the programs that you're developing. Any of these "is it worth it" questions are going to be highly subjective. I would think that an average programmer would value the SSD more than the extra CPU speed, as compiling/building involves a lot of small files which the ...
I suggest trying to put the SuperDrive back, and then seeing if the SATA cable for that works, if it does, you can switch the HDD for the SSD to check if it's faulty. Also - there are inexpensive power supply / USB data connection kits so you could get one of those and test the bracket you purchased external to either MacBook and see if everything works ...
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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