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

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part numbers for drive mount/bracket and drive cable

Can someone tell me the part numbers for the drive mount or bracket and the drive cable are?

I am planning on purchasing a 2014 mini with only a flash drive and then I want to add a second conventional drive. I don't want the fusion drive that they offer.

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john

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Smart move! Getting the SSD model is the way to go here.

Yes, you can add in a standard 2.5" 9.5 mm high SATA drive. Follow the steps in this IFIXIT guide: Mac Mini Late 2014 Hard Drive Replacement.

You'll also need the ribbon cable, mounting screws, grommets & special tool from the 2012 dual drive kit: Mac Mini Dual Drive Kit.

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Mac Mini Dual Drive Kit

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the situation I am referring to is if I don't get a drive and just the flash ssd. Somewhere along the line someone told me that if I get only the flash drive there is no bracket for a hard drive so it really isn't replacing the drive it is adding one. So I would need the bracket which a think comes with the cable.

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john

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No bracket needed! Apple designed things so you only need the screws, grommets & cable. All are present in the kit. All you'll need to add in is the drive.

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does the cable from the 2012 kit work for the 2014 mini?

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Yes, Apple didn't change it.

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thank you for your help

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