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2014 Mac Mini

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Mac Mini 2014

Typical problems and soloutions[edit | edit source]

Problem Solution

Delay before Startup sound and problems waking from sleep

  • Try removing CMOS Battery, wait for ~15min and reinsert. Problem is solved when startup sound plays directly after pressing the power button.

Non-Apple SSD installed

  • Enable Trim for better performance. Type "sudo trimforce enable" into the terminal and agree to everything.

Damaged Loudspeaker: Very Loud Distorted Sound

eGPU TB2 Not Working

Install OSX HighSierra 10.13.3 or older, Windows or Linux. .4 Beta1,2,3,4 IF you can find. .4 discontinued TB2 support, added eGPU TB3 support. HD795O Mac Edition does Not work. R9 200, R9 300, Rx400, Rx500, Nvidia Titan, Black, X, Xp. Apple TB2 to TB3 is the Only Bi-directional Adapter.

Soldered RAM & CPU upgrade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVHAmJM_TY0
https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/mac-mini-late-2014-ram-upgrade.2338205/