Without a doubt, compact computers with AMD Ryzen APUs are one of the most fashionable products in the sector, today we have a new device of this type that offers us up to a powerful AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor.
A mini PC with different processor options, we can select an AMD Ryzen 3 5400U, Ryzen 5 5500U, Ryzen 9 5900H or the top of the range Ryzen 9 5900HX. Undoubtedly, this small computer stands out for the design of its box with very careful lines, it also offers us very good internal expansion options with the possibility of mounting two internal NVMe disks, a SATA 2.5 “disk and a Wifi M.2 module. the front also has a USB 3.2 connector that supports video output and PD 3.0 charging.
Processor, RAM and storage
This mini PC with the latest generation of AMD can be found in several stores under different names, but they all include the same options. Above all, the powerful AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX APU manufactured in 7nm stands out, an Octa Core with 16 threads capable of reaching 4.6 Ghz in turbo mode and with a base frequency of 3.3 Ghz. The integrated GPU is a VEGA 8 with a top speed of 2.1 Ghz. But if our budget is not that high, the AMD Ryzen 3 5400U, Ryzen 5 5500U, Ryzen 9 5900H APUs are also good options.
Inside this small box we can mount 2 SODIMM RAM slots up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 while for storage we can internally install a two M.2 2280 PCIe 3.0 SSD and a 2.5-inch storage unit with SATA3 interface.
For network connectivity, we have an internal M.2 card with Wifi ac + Bluetooth and two Ethernet ports, one of them 2.5 Gbps. As connectors, we find 6 USB 3.0 ports, a USB Type-C 3.2, 3.5 mm audio jack, HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2, all with video output capacity up to 4K @ 60Hz resolutions.
Price and availability
- The mini PC with the new AMD Ryzen 5xxx APUs can be purchased on Aliexpress from about €420 / $487 with free shipping in its cheapest version without RAM or storage.