Today we find on Aliexpress.com the minimum price for a compact miniPC equipped with the low-power processor Intel Core i3-7100U as it barely reaches $134. A great option to set up an economic desktop miniPC to our liking as it comes standard without RAM or SSD storage unit with a much more powerful chip than the usual Celeron or Pentium that we can find for this price. A miniPC that is compatible with Windows 10 and also includes a VESA support to hang it behind any monitor.
Processor, memory and storage
The miniPC X31 includes in our favourite version an Intel Core i3-7100U a dual Core manufactured in 14nm capable of reaching 2.40 GHz and that integrates an Intel HD 620 GPU. To install the memory we have a Slot for DDR3L SODIMM while for storage we have a free port for a MSATA SSD and a SATA 3 connector where we can install a storage unit of up to 2.5 “.
In this miniPC we also have a mini PCI-e port to install a WiFi / Bluetooth card of medium size with 2 connectors for external WiFi antennas included in the aluminium chassis. In terms of connectivity, we found in the box 4 USB 4.0 ports, 2 USB 2.0 ports, RJ-45 Gigabit network connector, a pair of 3.5mm audio jacks and HDMI 1.4 and VGA video outputs.
Price on Offer
- The fanless X31 miniPC with Intel Core i3-7100U can be purchased on Aliexpress.com for $ 133.92 including shipping, DO NOT select DHL as shipping method or we will have to pay customs.