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 […]

MINISFORUM’s Game Mini will be a compact, open frame gaming PC powered by AMD

MINISFORUM is a Chinese PC maker that tends to specialize in compact computers with small form-factor bodies, and sometimes it seems like the company has a new model to announce every week. But the new MINISFORUM Game Mini is something a little different. It’s a gaming PC that’s still pretty small compared with most gaming […]

Intel’s 11th-gen desktop chips arrive with a boost in CPU performance, bigger boost in graphics (Rocket Lake-S)

Intel’s new 11th-gen desktop processors (code-named Rocket Lake-S) include a new “Cyprus Cove” architecture which the company says brings up to a 19-percent improvement in instructions-per-cycle for the highest frequency CPU cores. But the bigger change may be the inclusion of Intel Xe-LP integrated graphics, which could bring up to a 50-percent boost in GPU […]

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 […]

Intel NUC mini PCs with Tiger Lake-U are official (Panther Canyon, Tiger Canyon, and Phantom Canyon)

As expected, the newest members of Intel’s NUC line of small form-factor computers are powered by 11th-gen Intel Core U-series “Tiger Lake” processors. The new Intel NUC 11 Performance and NUC 11 Pro are compact desktop PCs that measure as little as 4.6″ x 4.4″ x 1.5″, while the Intel NUC 11 Enthusiast is a larger model […]