Asrock’s industrial range presents two new mini PCs with next-generation Intel Elkhart Lake processors, chips that we will soon see in other products in the sector.
These small computers feature low-power Intel Elkhart Lake Celeron processors and come in two variants, the ASRock NUC 6000 BOX with NUC-type design and the ASRock iBOX 6000 with passive cooling system and a more industrial design. Two mini PCs that differ basically in the cooling system, as they mount the same motherboard with only minor changes.
SoC, RAM and storage
The new ASRock NUC 6000 BOX and ASRock iBOX 6000 are powered by the Intel Celeron J6412 processor manufactured in 10 nm, a Quad core with four threads that operates between 2 and 2.6 GHz and a maximum power consumption of 10 W TPD. In the graphics section they have the classic Intel HD Graphics 10 Gen that will serve for video playback and office functions.
These compact mini PCs allow us to mount up to 64 GB of RAM, as it includes two slots for SO-DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz modules, while for storage we have free a connector for an SSD NVMe 2242/2260/2280 and a SATA3 connector with space for a 2.5″ drive.
Inside this mini PC we have in the field of wireless connectivity we have an Intel Wireless-AC 3168 module with Bluetooth 4.2. On the sides of the case we have 3x USB 3.2 Gen2, two of them Type-C, a USB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack and two Gigabit Ethernet ports. We have two direct video outputs, one HDMI 2.0a port with 4K@60 HDR support and DP 1.4 connector. This mini PC is compatible with Windows 10 and Linux.
Pricing and availability
- The new ASRock NUC 6000 BOX and ASRock iBOX 6000 are only available within the industrial environment, and no domestic release is planned.