Shuttle XPC nano NC10U is a 5.6-inch square desktop with Intel Whiskey Lake

Small form-factor PC maker Shuttle’s latest mini desktop sports a 15 watt Intel Whiskey Lake-U processor, Gigabit Ethernet, and DisplayPort and HDMI 2.0a ports with support for 4K video playback. Shuttle calls the XPC nano NC10U a palm-sized computer, but that’s a little disingenuous since, at about 5.6″ x 5.6″ x 1.7″ it’s actually a little larger […]

These compact desktop PCs feature 9th-gen Intel Core chips + NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti graphics

Chinese PC makers have started selling small form-factor desktop computers with the kind of hardware you might expect to find in an entry-level gaming computer. Powered by 65 watt, 9th-gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti graphics, the new computers go by a variety of names, but seem to feature similar case designs. […]

Zotac’s Mek Mini compact gaming desktops get a 9th-gen Intel Core update

It’s only been about four months since Zotac’s MEK Mini small form-factor gaming desktops started shipping with 65 watt 8th-gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics. Now the company is upgrading the little computers to support 9th-gen Intel Core chips and NVIDIA GeForce RTX SUPER graphics. The little desktops still measure about 10.3″ […]

ECS previews the Liva Z3 Plus mini PC with Intel Ice Lake (Update: Comet Lake)

Intel says we can expect the first computers powered by its new 10nm Ice Lake chips with Gen11 graphics in time for the 2019 holiday season. But we’ll probably have to wait a little while to find out what most of those PCs will look like. Aside from the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop that […]

HP Mini-in-One is a modular PC-in-a-display for easier upgrades (sort of)

All-in-one desktops save a lot of space by combining your PC and display into a single package. But the down side is that when you want to upgrade to more powerful hardware, you typically have to buy a whole new AiO PC. HP’s new Mini-in-One 24 Display is a system designed to separate the refresh cycle […]

Zotac’s new ZBOX Q series mini PCs pack Intel Xeon chips, NVIDIA Quadro graphics

Zotac’s ZBOX line of compact computers pack the guts of a desktop computer into a relatively small space… although some spaces are smaller than others. The new Zotac ZBOX Q family of desktops measure about 8.9″ x 8″ x 5″. That makes them pretty small compared to a typical desktop tower PC, but pretty big […]