The Chinese machinery is put on brand after the Chinese New Year holidays, and today we find a new miniPC called GMKtec KB9 that includes an AMD Ryzen 5 5600U.
This is a low consumption miniPC from GMKtec with measurements of only 124.5 x 112 x 41 mm, a weight that remains at 339 g and even so, it has good connectivity, since we find, for example, 3 video outputs. Inside we find an AMD Ryzen 5 5600U processor with very good performance and that also defends itself well if we play occasionally. This miniPC stands out for its good network connectivity with Wifi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2 and RJ45 2.5G connector and the possibility of placing it without problems behind our screen, since it includes a small VESA plate for this.
GMKtec KB9 Specifications
The GMKtec KB9 includes an AMD Ryzen 5 5600U processor manufactured in 7nm. This processor is a Hexa Core with twelve threads capable of reaching 4.2 Ghz that integrates a Vega 7 GPU that reaches up to 1.8 GHz. This integrated GPU allows us to play several demanding titles such as Fornite in 1080p configuration, if you want to see more details You can read our Review of the Ryzen 5 5600H, a quite similar chip. The cooling is carried out by a fan supported by a heatsink and the same metallic box.
The RAM is 16 GB DDR4 expandable up to 64 GB thanks to the presence of two SO-DIMM slots with support for memories up to LPDDR4-3200 Mhz. For storage, we find a 512 GB M.2 NVMe 2280 SSD.
The GMKtec KB9 mini PC includes Wi-Fi 6E AX and Bluetooth 5.2 (AMD RZ608) wireless connectivity. As for ports, in this small PC we have 4 USB 3.0, 2.5G network connector, 3.5 mm audio jack, micro SD card reader, a pair of HDMI 2.0 ports and a front USB Type-C 3.1, although The is enabled for data transfer and 4K video at 60 fps.
The operating system that comes pre-installed on this Mini PC is Windows 11 Pro, and it is powered by an external transformer like the ones found in laptops.
Price and availability in stores
- The GMKtec KB9 miniPC with AMD Ryzen 5600U can be purchased on AliExpress from $340 with free shipping.