ASRock has presented his new mini PC model called ASRock DeskMini A300 a compact barebone computer built with a Micro-STX motherboard. This is a version with support for the new desktop AMD Ryzen APUs very similar to the previous model for Intel processors ASRock DeskMini 110.
This miniPC in barebone format ASRock DeskMini A300 has a Mini-STX board and integrates an AMD A300 chipset, has a size of only 5 × 5 inches (127 × 127mm) and supports a fan height of 46mm. In this model we can mount any AMD APU with socket AM4 either the APU Athlon, Ryzen (Raven Ridge) or the previous Bristol Ridge up to 65W, this format has no PCI expansion slots so you will always use the Vega GPU integrated
The barebone ASRock DeskMini A300 allows us many connectivity options, we can mount two classic 2.5″ SATA3 disks but also two NVMe units, one on the board and one on the box. We have ports USB 3.0 Type-C, USB 3.0 Type-A, audio jack for headphones and microphone. In the back we have triple video output DisplayPort, VGA and HDMI that allows us to mount three screens, plus a Gigabit Ethernet connector, a USB 2.0 connector and another USB 3.0 in the front. Optionally we can acquire a M.2 Wifi module with antennas, custom fan, VESA support and internal adapter for two USB 2.0 ports, as standard we have a 120W/19V power brick.
Price and availability
- ASRock DeskMini A300 will be priced at around $120 (€100) and is expected to be available for sale starting in February.