It seems that new mini PCs equipped with Intel 11Gen processors are arriving in Chinese stores, since today we located a couple of computers with these new Chips.
Specifically, we find the Intel Core i7-11700 and Core i5-11400, some chips manufactured in 14m with a performance beyond doubt, but instead of using Xe GPUs, they unfortunately mount an integrated Intel UHD 750 and Intel UHD 730 graphics respectively.
The rest of its specifications are not exactly the best either, and the HDMI 1.4 port stands out negatively, with which the video output only reaches 4K @ 30fps resolutions. We have already seen its aluminium case in some other model, and it stands out for its two Wi-Fi antennas located at the back, a detail that is not bad.
Processor, RAM and storage
As we have already mentioned, this mini PC can be purchased in two versions, the most powerful with an Intel Core i7-11700, an Octa Core with 16 threads that can reach up to 4.90 GHz and that integrates Intel UHD 750 graphics. The version For a cheaper option, opt for an Intel Core i5-11400, a 12-Wire Hexa Core capable of up to 4.4 Ghz with an Intel UHD 730 GPU.
For RAM we have a pair of SO-DIMM slots for a pair of DDR4 modules, while for storage we have an M.2 NVMe 2280 connector and a SATA3 port with space for a 2.5-inch drive.
For wireless networks, we have Wi-Fi aC with two external antennas and Bluetooth 4.0. In the field of connectors we find 4 USB 2.0 ports on the front and the rest on the back where we see 4 USB 3.0, 2 3.5 mm audio jacks, an RS232, a Gigabit network connector and an HDMI 1.4a.
The Feeder is external, and we understand that Windows 11 and Linux can be installed without problems.
Price and availability
- These new mini PCs with Intel Gen 11 processors can be purchased on AliExpress from €546.92 / $627.44 with taxes and shipping included.