MSI PRO DP21 a new compact mini PC with Intel Core i5-11400

At the price that are most Chinese mini PC’s other brands with great reputation as MSI are an alternative, since prices can be very similar.

The MSI PRO DP21 computer is a mini PC that can give us a lot of play for office, navigation or for a job, since it includes a solvent Hexa Core Intel Core i5-11400 processor with 8/256 GB and we have great ease to expand it. This low power PC measures just 204 x 208 x 54.8 mm and can be hung behind any monitor thanks to the included VESA mount.

The operating system Windows 10 Home with free upgrade to Windows 11.


Processor, RAM and storage

The MSI Pro DP21 includes an Intel Core i5-11400 processor, a Hexa Core manufactured in 14 nm with 12 Threads capable of reaching up to 4.4 Ghz in turbo mode and integrating an Intel UHD 730 GPU with a peak clock of 1.3 Ghz and 30 execution units.

The RAM we have in this MSI is a module of 8 GB DDR4 at 3200Mhz that can be expanded up to 64 GB in its two slots for SO-DIMM. For storage we have a 256 GB M.2 NVMe SSD and two slots to connect a pair of 2.5-inch SATA3 storage drives.

Other features

Wireless connectivity is ensured by an Intel module with Wifi AX with internal antenna 2×2 and Bluetooth 5.2. As connectors we find on the perimeter of the case 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, 4 other USB 2.0, 4 3.5 mm audio jacks, 2 COM ports, Gigabit network connector and an HDMI 2.0 video output with the ability to output 4K video at 60fps.

The motherboard chipset is an Intel H510, we have 5.1 channel sound thanks to a Realtek ALC897 chip and the power supply is external with 120 W of power.

MSI Pro DP21 price and availability

  • The small MSI PRO DP21 can be purchased on Amazon from $499 / €499 with free delivery for Prime customers.


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