Today we found in the Aliexpress store a new mini PC with 10th Generation Intel processors that surprises us with its multiple connectivity and expansion options.
This computer has a robust metal case that hides a good diameter fan inside to keep the Intel Gen10 CPU that we can mount cool. This PC surprises us with an optical audio output, something unusual to find, it is compatible with Windows 10 and Linux, and we can buy it in barebone format, without RAM or storage unit, or complete to just install an OS. An interesting option for, for example, graphic design or computing thanks to its power.
Processor, RAM and storage
This small mini PC has different variants with 10th Generation Intel processors, we can choose between the powerful Intel Core i5-1035G4 and Core i7-1065G7 with four cores and eight threads that integrate an Intel Iris Plus GPU, processors manufactured in 10nm and it has a consumption of 15W TPD. In terms of RAM, we have 2 SODIMM sockets available to install up to 64 GB of DDR4 RAM in Dual Channel configuration.
In the storage section we have a port for M.2 mSATA SSD drives and an option to mount a 2.5 ″ SATA disk. Inside it has a large enough fan to keep temperatures under control.
In the connectivity section, it has an M.2 PCIe slot where we find a b/g/n Wi-Fi card in which they connect to two external antennas. As for connectors, this mini PC has 4 USB 3.0 ports, another 4 USB 2.0 and a SPDIF connector, two 3.5 mm audio jacks on the front and a full-size SD card reader.
We also have two Gigabit Ethernet ports, dual HDMI 2.0 video outputs (convertible to DVI and VGA) that support video output resolutions up to 4K @ 60fps HDR and the power connector for the included external power supply. It allows mounting it on a VESA mount and the measurements of its aluminium box are 210x170x45 mm.
Price and availability
- This new mini PC with Intel 10th Gen processors can be purchased on Aliexpress.com from around $296 with free shipping in its barebone version.