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ASRock introduces a line of mini PCs with Intel Elkhart Lake chips

ASRock is launching two new mini PCs powered by low-power Intel Elkhart Lake processors. The iBOX-J6412 is a fanless computer that measures 5.31″ x 4.33″ x 1.75″ while the NUC BOX-J6412 is an even smaller mode that measures 4.63″ x 4.33″ x 1.88″ and has a fan inside the case for active cooling. According to […]

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ASRock DeskMini Max is a bigger small PC with support for Ryzen 5000 and discrete graphics

The ASRock DeskMini line of computers tend to be compact desktops with a total volume of around 2 to 3 liters. But the new ASRock DeskMini Max is a system that sort of stretches the definition of Mini. With a volume of 9.94 liters, it’s compact by desktop tower PC standards, but the computer’s 10.6″ x […]

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ASRock Jupiter X300 mini PC supports 65 watt Ryzen 4000 chips

ASRock’s latest compact computer is a 7.1″ x 7.1″ x 1.3″ desktop PC with support for up to a 65-watt AMD Ryzen 4000G series “Renoir” processor with integrated graphics. Basically the new ASRock Jupiter X300 is what you’d get if you took the DeskMini X300 the company launched last year and flattened it (and stretched it […]

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ASRock Mars 4000U is a Ryzen mini PC that’s just 1 inch thick

ASRock’s latest small form-factor desktop computer is a mini PC that measures 7.6″ x 5.9″ x 1″ and which is powered by an AMD Ryzen 4000U series “Renoir” processor. That’s a line of 15 watt chips more commonly found in laptops, but a growing number of small desktops use Renoir chips as well. The new ASRock […]

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ASRock NUC 1100 BOX is a tiny desktop with Intel Tiger Lake

Taiwanese PC and component maker ASROck has introduced a new line of mini-desktop computers powered by Intel’s 11th-gen “Tiger Lake” processors with Intel Xe graphics. The new ASRock NUC 1100 Box measures about 4.6″ x 4.3″ x 1.9″ and feature support for up to 64GB of RAM, dual storage, and up to an Intel Core i7-1165G7 […]

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Lilbits: iPhone 12, Windows 10, and Google Workspace

Apple usually introduces new iPhones in September, but this year the company used its September event to unveil an 8th-gen iPad and a 4th-gen iPad Air (which is the first device to ship with an Apple A14 Bionic processor). But there was no iPhone in sight. It looks like we don’t have long to wait […]

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ASRock iBOX 1100 is a fanless Tiger Lake desktop (designed for embedded and industrial use)

The first little desktops with Intel Tiger Lake processors are coming soon, with new Intel NUC and similarly-sized mini PCs in the works. But one of the first to be officially announced isn’t aimed at consumers at all (although I suspect it could be used as a general purpose PC). The ASRock iBOX 1100 is a […]

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ASRock’s 4X4 BOX-4000 mini PCs feature Ryzen 4000 chips

ASRock is introducing a new line of small form-factor desktop computers powered by AMD Renoir processors. The new ASRock 4X4 BOX-4000 computers measures about 4.6″ x 4.3″ x 1.9″ and pack enough horsepower to drive up to four 4K displays. Available with a choice of AMD Ryzen 3 4300U (quad-core), Ryzen 5 4500U (hexa-core), or […]

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ASRock’s new DeskMini PCs support AMD Renoir or Intel Comet Lake chips

PC and motherboard maker ASRock is updating its DeskMini line of small desktop computers with new models designed for the latest Intel and AMD chips. The ASRock DeskMini H470 supports up to a 65 watt 10th-gen Intel Comet Lake-S processor, while the new ASRock DeskMini X300 can handle up to a 65-watt AMD 4000 series “Renoir” processor. […]