If you are looking for a fanless and powerful miniPC the new Hystou H5 you can be a candidate since it lacks cooling fan thanks to its aluminum case works as a great heatsink. The Hystou H5 in addition to having the processor Intel Core i5-8250U has wide expansion options thanks to its two slots for RAM modules and its capacity to house up to 3 storage units. As an interesting extra, it includes a totally unusual eDP video output port in Chinese miniPCs and that provides much more bandwidth than a standard DisplayPort port.
Processor, RAM and storage
The Hystou H5 miniPC has as its heart the Intel Core i5-8250U low consumption processor with four cores and eight threads that reaches 3.40GHz, integrates an Intel HD Graphics 620 GPU. As for RAM we have 2 slots SODIMM DDR4 where we can install up to 32GB of RAM and in terms of storage we can also install up to an M.2 SSD disk + mSATA SSD disk + SATA3 disk up to 2.5 inches. Finally, note that we have a SIM card slot, but if we want to use it, we will need to install a modem.
Connectivity and other features
The wireless connectivity of this miniPC is WiFi Dual Band and includes a pair of external antennas. As for connectivity we find 4 USB 2.0 ports, on the front while at the rear we have 4 USB 3.0, an eDP connector, an HDMI 2.0, a DisplayPort, 2 3.5mm audio jacks and two RJ-45 Gigabit.
Price and where to buy
- The Hystou H5 miniPC can be purchased at Banggood.com only for $396.99 (€360.13) in barebone format and free shipping.