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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. […]

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ASRock Mars is a compact desktop PC with Intel Whiskey Lake

The latest mini-desktop from ASRock looks like something straight out of 2012, but it features modern specs including an 8th-gen Intel Whiskey Lake-U processor and a USB Type-C port. The ASRock Mars is a compact computer that measure 7.5″ x 5.9″ x 1″ but under the hood there’s room for dual storage devices — an M.2 […]

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ASRock iBOX is a fanless mini PC with Intel Whiskey Lake-U chips

Intel’s 15 watt Whiskey Lake-U series chips are most commonly found in laptops. But they’re also a pretty good fit for small form factor desktop computers, particularly if you’re looking for a relatively low-power chip for a passively-cooled machine. Now it looks like ASRock has launched one of the first fanless mini-desktop PCs featuring Whiskey […]

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ASRock DeskMini A300 is a tiny desktop with AMD Ryzen support

ASRock’s newest small form-factor desktop is a computer that measures just 6.1″ x 6.1″ x 3.1″ and which has an AMD AM4 socket that supports Ryzen chips with up to 65 watt TDPs. What’s particularly interesting about the new ASRock DeskMini A300 is that in order to fit that chip into a computer this small, […]

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ASRock Jupiter: Tiny desktop PCs with 65W Intel Coffee Lake chips

ASRock is preparing to launch a new line of compact desktop computers powered by Intel’s 8th-gen Core “Coffee Lake” processors. The upcoming ASRock Jupiter measures 7″ x 7″ x 1.3″ and houses a 65 watt processor. While the company hasn’t said which processor options will be available for the upcoming computer, it seems likely that we can […]

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More signs point to late 2017/early 2018 launch for Intel Gemini Lake chips

Intel’s “Apollo Lake” line of Celeron and Pentium processors are low-cost, low-power chips that are found in entry-level laptops, convertibles, and small form-factor desktops. Rumor has it that Intel is readying the follow-up to Apollo Lake, codenamed “Gemini Lake,” and now a few more details are emerging. Following last week’s report detailing some Gemini Lake […]

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ASRock Beebox-S Mini PC gets a Kaby Lake upgrade

Less than half a year after updating its Beebox-S line of tiny desktop computers to support Intel’s 6th-gen Core “Skylake” processors, ASRock is releasing new models that will ship with 7th-gen Intel Core “Kaby Lake” chips. The new Beebox-S is now available from select retailers for around $290 and up (give or take). ASRock’s little […]