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

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Can I swap the Apple SSD from MacBook air of Mac mini?

As far as i know,the SSD that ships with the MacBook Air 2015 and MacBook Pro 2015 are PCI-E 3.0 x4 (up to 1300MB/s ) while the Mac Mini 2014 is PCI-E 2.0 x2 (up to 790MB/s). ( is that true?)

so my question is that if i get the SSD from MacBook Air 2015 or MacBook Pro 2015 ,can be used in my Mac mini 2014?

(sorry for my poor english。。。)

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Here's some information that might help explain things: M.2 Interface standard and PCI Express standard

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Apple has not officially stated what M.2 dialog each of the systems use and in the case of PCIe this gets into the amount of lanes (2 or 4). So far there is not 3rd party options for adding or swapping out the M.2 SSD blade drive.

What you can do if you haven't bought the system yet is get the SSD model and then add in the 2.5" HD as that has been the best way to expanding the '14 mini. Otherwise your next choice is to put in a Seagate SSHD or Western Digital Black2 dual drive replacing your current HD to gain the SSD performance.

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Thank you very much :)

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