Today we find on Aliexpress.com a fanless mini PC that draws our attention for its design and the inclusion of an AMD APU, something unusual in the sector. It is the miniPc Vnopn K1 a very compact device that uses its aluminum box as a heat dissipation system, a technique that we have already seen in several mini PCs analyzed.
Processor, RAM and storage
The miniPC Vnopn K1 includes an AMD A6-1450 APU, a somewhat old model made in 28nm with 4 cores with a speed between 1GHz and 1.4GHz, in the graphical section we have a Radeon HD 8250 GPU with 128 shaders and maximum speed of 400MHz , a processor with a consumption of 8W TPD. The RAM seems to be expandable by means of a SODIMM up to 8GB DDR3L and in the storage section we have the option of adding an SSD mSATA internally.
The Vnopn K1 allows us to mount a Wifi card in an PCIe slot and has two holes to mount two external antennas. As far as connectors are concerned, we have a set with four USB 2.0 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, a Gigabit network port, a DP and VGA video output, two 3.5mm audio jack and VESA support as well as an 12V electric power supply.
Price and availability
- The miniPC Vnopn K1 can be purchased on Aliexpress.com from $135.3 (€119) in barebone format plus taxes.