We already have among us the first 10th gen Fanless mini PC that arrives in its variant with Intel Core i7 processor, although we will surely have other versions with different processors soon. As we can see this small PC finally mounts an NVMe disk slot with data transfer speeds that reach up to 6GB/s, a significant advance, although we continue with an HDMI 1.4 port.
Processor, RAM and storage
The 10th Gen Intel Fanless Mini PC includes an Intel Core i7-10510U processor, a Quad Core with Eight threads manufactured in 14nm capable of reaching 4.90 GHz and integrating an Intel HD 620 GPU. The maximum memory RAM that can Mount is 64GB in two DDR4 2666MHz SO-DIMMs, in the storage section we have an mSATA connector and another for NVMe 2280 drive. We also have space for a 2.5″ SATA 3 disk where we can install an extra storage drive.
In this miniPC we also have a mini PCI-e port where we can mount a communication card with WiFi + Bluetooth with 2 connectors for external WiFi antennas included in the back of the aluminum chassis. At the connectivity level we find in the box 4 USB 3.0 ports, 4 USB 2.0 ports, RJ-45 Gigabit network connector, a pair of 3.5mm audio jacks and HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.2 video outputs that supports up to resolutions of 4K video @ 60fps.
Normally these mini PCs in barebone format come without Windows installed by default, but we can Install Windows 10 from a USB memory easily and buy an OEM license for € 3 on eBay, when linked to the hardware of the motherboard in this machine it will last us all its useful life.
- The 10th Gen Intel Fanless Mini PC can be purchased on Aliexpress.com only for $399.99 (€357) with free shipping although we will have to add customs charges because it is shipped using DHL or speaking with the store.