ASRock presents an update to its new mini PC model ASRock DeskMini GTX/RX (Z370), a compact computer that has a Micro-STX motherboard, a slightly longer version than the Mini-STX. This miniPC integrates the new motherboard called Z370M-STX MXM that uses a Z370 controller and opens the doors to Intel 8th generation processors up to 65W (does not support K models).
In the new ASRock DeskMini GTX/RX (Z370) mini PC e can install an NVIDIA GTX 1060/1070/1080 GPU and soon also AMD models. These GPUs can be mounted in the MXM Type-B slot with support up to 120 W that houses the Micro-STX board in the extra space to the Mini-STX format, we will find variants with these GPU already mounted with the name of DeskMini GTX1060 ( Z370) and DeskMini GTX1080 (Z370).
The case of the ASRock DeskMini GTX/RX (Z370) is very compact and has a volume of only 2.7 liters. To electrically feed this device we have rear connections we have a 4-pin DC-IN connector for the external transformer from 19V to 220W. On the motherboard we can mount two SODIMM DDR4 slots up to 3200MHz, three M.2 Ultra slots with Optane support and M.2 for Wifi + BT. We have HDMI 1.4 for the GPU integrated in the processor, DC-IN, 2x USB 3.0, DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0 and Mini-DP for the GPU in plate format MXM.
- The new ASRock DeskMini GTX/RX (Z370) can be found on Amazon.com for a price close to $850.