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ASRock launches Jupiter 600 series mini PCs with LGA1700 sockets for up to 65W Intel Raptor Lake and Alder Lake chips

ASRock’s new Jupiter 600 series computers are small desktop PCs that measure 179 x 178 x 34mm (7.05″ x 7″ x 1.34″). But unlike many compact PCs in this size range, the ASRock Jupiter H610 and Jupiter B660 feature an LGA1700 socket, which means they can use desktop-class Intel processors rather than laptop-class chips. The PC maker […]

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Apple’s next iMac could debut later this year with an M3 chip

Apple is said to be preparing to launch a new iMac later this year, bringing a major spec bump to the company’s all-in-one desktop computers for the first time since 2021, when the company launched the first models powered by Apple processors. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the new iMac is “at an advanced stage […]

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MSI Pro DP10 13M is a compact desktop with up to Core i7-1360P and 2.5 GbE Ethernet

The new MSI Pro DP10 13M is a desktop computer with a 1.1 liter chassis but it packs some powerful features into a compact design. The little PC supports up to WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3 and 2.5 GbE Ethernet connections. It can be used with up to four displays (or up to a single 8K display). […]

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Asus updates its mini PC lineup with Raptor Lake, Alder Lake-N, and Chromebox models

Asus is introducing three new compact desktop computers at the Consumer Electronics Show this week. The Asus ExpertCenter PN64-E1 is an updated version of a system the company first introduced a year ago, but now it’s powered by a 13th-gen Intel Core processor. Meanwhile the Asus ExpertCenter PN42 is the company’s latest fanless, low-power system, now […]

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Beelink SER6 is a mini PC with up to an AMD Ryzen 7 6800H processor

The Beelink SER6 is a 5″ x 4.5″ x 1.7″ computer powered by 45-watt AMD Ryzen 5 6600H processor, while the Beelink SER6 Pro is basically the same computer with higher-performance Ryzen 7 6800H processor and a metal chassis (instead of plastic). First unveiled in November, both models are now available from the MINIXPC store and Amazon, with […]

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Chuwi’s 4th-gen CoreBox is a $449 mini PC with Intel Core i3-1215U and Thunderbolt 4

Chinese PC maker Chuwi’s Corebox line of computers are compact desktops that look a bit like Apple’s classic Mac Pro (but smaller and without the cheese grater finish). And they’re generally a lot cheaper. The new Chuwi CoreBox 4th-gen mini PC is set to begin shipping later this month. It has a retail price of […]

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Intel NUC 13 Extreme “Raptor Canyon” PC supports up to Intel Core i9-13900K and triple-slot graphics cards

The Intel NUC 13 Extreme is modular desktop computer that’s about the size of a game console… but capable of delivering much more power than any current-gen console. Set to hit the streets by the end of the year, the computer, supports up to an Intel Core i9-13900K 24-core, 32-thread processor, up to a 12 […]

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Intel launches 13th-gen “Raptor Lake” chips for desktops

Intel’s 13th-gen Core desktop processors based on the company’s “Raptor Lake” architecture are official. The first six chips in the series are coming October 20th, 2022 with prices ranging from $294 for a 14-core, 20-thread processor with no integrated graphics to $589 for 24-core, 32-thread chip with Intel UHD 770 graphics. Intel says the new […]

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Kubuntu Focus NX is a compact desktop with Intel Tiger Lake and Kubuntu Linux software

The developers of the Kubuntu operating system have been selling a line of Linux laptops under the Kubuntu Focus brand for the past few years. Now the team is branching out into desktops. The Kubuntu Focus NX is a compact computer with a 28-watt, 11th-gen Intel Core processor and support for up to 64GB of […]

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AMD Ryzen 7000 desktop chips based on Zen 4 architecture coming September 27th for $299 and up

The first AMD chips based on the company’s new Zen 4 CPU architecture are set to hit the streets starting September 27th, 2022. The chip maker says its new Ryzen 7000 series desktop processors deliver up to 29% better single-core performance and even bigger gains in multi-core performance, while also offering better performance per-watt than […]