GenMachine Ren, affordable mini PC with AMD Ryzen

Today we found on AliExpress some mini PCs called GenMachine Ren at an economical price and that integrate powerful AMD Ryzen APUs.

These small mini PCs are available with several processor options, the most powerful at the moment is an AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, you can see its power in our review of a similar processor. This is a very powerful chip with a very low TDP that is capable of running Windows without problems, any program and can be used for casual 3D gaming by adjusting the graphics quality.

The small GenMachine Ren computer also stands out for its attractive metal case and for having a high speed Wifi 6 adapter.

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GenMachine Ren Specifications

The GenMachine Ren includes in its most powerful version an AMD Ryzen 5 5500U processor manufactured in 7nm. A chip that has six Zen 2 CPU cores with 12 threads with a speed up to 4 GHz. In the graphics section we have a Radeon RX Vega 7 GPU that will allow us to play somewhat demanding games. We also have cheaper versions with Ryzen 5 4500U and 4300U in the same store.

Inside its box we find 8/16 GB of RAM DDR4-3200Mhz in 2 SODIMM slots that can be expanded up to 64 GB. For storage we have options with a 256/512GB M.2 MVMe 2280 PCIe 3.0 SSD and space for an additional NVMe/SATA 2242 storage drive.

Other notable features

For network connectivity we have Wifi 6 Bluetooth 5.2, a RJ45 Gigabit network connector and another 2.5G. The rest of the ports are 2 USB-A 3.0, another 2 USB-A 2.0, 3.5 mm combo audio jack, an HDMI 2.0 and a USB-C with support for video data. In total we have two video outputs with support up to 4K@60fps HDR.

The operating system of the GenMachine Ren mini PCs can be Windows 11 Pro and is compatible with Linux. The power supply is external laptop type and 65W.

Pricing and availability

  • The GenMachine Ren mini PC can be purchased on AliExpress from $153 in barebone form factor with free shipping using coupon NYUS15.
  • If this discount code doesn’t work for you, use one of the other AliExpress New Year Coupons.

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