Announced on October 16, 2014, identifiable by the model number A1347 and EMC 2840.

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Adding a HDD to a PCIe-based flash storage

Planning to buy the mini with flash storage, apple customization page says it is PCIe based flash drive, will it be possible to add more internal storage using a 1/2 gb 2.5 inch Hard Drive?

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Yes, the HD connection is SATA III (6.0 Gb/s). Right now the needed hardware and ribbon cable is not known, but someone has used the one of the older mini cables and has it working (so he claims) we have yet to verify with some else nor get the part info for the cable.

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@BlackSpectre - please checkout the OWC or ifixit Mac mini dual kits. Or something such as http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00KIIN7IG...

It's the same cable. I'm getting riduclous speeds because of the Fusion combo I used. 256gb PCIe SSD with 750GB 7200rpm hdd.

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Thanks viv for filling in the missing info

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Thanks for the response guys!!

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