Mac Mini HD 5000 Graphics or Iris Graphics?

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by MS2083, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. MS2083 macrumors regular

    Mar 7, 2012
    Looking into Purchasing the New Mac Mini.. Debating between either the

    Base Model HD 5000 Graphics, 1.4Ghz Core i5 (Turbo Boost to 2.7Ghz), 4GB RAM, 500GB HD
    Middle Model with Iris Graphics, 2.6Ghz Core i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB HD

    Is there really a huge difference with the Graphics and CPU here ?
  2. Tough Guy macrumors regular

    Jun 2, 2014
    The fact that you need to ask the question means you don't need the Iris graphics.
  3. ElectronGuru macrumors 65816

    Sep 5, 2013
    Oregon, USA
    I normally ignore ghz upgrade options, but 1.4 is massively less. Go with the iris just to get the ghz, unless your needs are that basic. The new base model is the mac version of the ipad 2.

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