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PrimeMini 5 is a compact, fanless PC with Intel Whiskey Lake for $629 and up

Swiss PC maker Prime Computer has introduced a new mini desktop computer powered by an 8th-gen Intel Whiskey Lake 15-watt processor and up to 32GB of RAM. The PrimeMini 5 measures about 7″ x 4.5″ x 2.2″, which makes it a little larger than a typical Intel NUC computer. But the PrimeMini 5 is a […]

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Lenovo IdeaCentre Mini 5i compact desktop supports up to a 65W Intel CPU

Lenovo’s latest mini-desktop is a 7.6″ x 7.2″ x 1.6″ box with a textile cover on top and a 10th-gen Intel Core “Comet Lake” processor inside. The Lenovo IdeaCentre Mini 5i supports up to a 65 watt Intel processor, up to 32GB of RAM, and has room for a hard drive and SSD. Lenovo says the […]

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XCY X51 is a tiny Windows computer packed inside a 2.4 inch box

This summer Chinese PC maker Chuwi introduced a mini desktop computer called the Chuwi LarkBox, featuring a 10 watt Intel Celeron processor, Windows 10 software, and a tiny case that measures just 2.4″ x 2.4″ x 1.7″. Now another Chinese PC maker is copying the idea. The new XCY X51 is exactly the same size as […]

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MINISFORUM DeskMini DMAF5 is a little PC with AMD Ryzen 5 3550H (crowdfunding soon for $399 and up)

Small PC maker MINISFORUM plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign soon for an Intel NUC-sized desktop computer called the DeskMini DMAF5. But instead of an Intel processor, it’s powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 3550H processor. That’s a 35 watt, quad-core processor with AMD Radeon Vega 8 graphics. It’s not as powerful as AMD’s newer […]

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Chuwi LarkBox mini PC is up for pre-order for $169 or less (crowdfunding)

Chuwi’s LarkBox is a Windows 10 desktop computer crammed into a case that measures just about 2.4″ x 2.4″ x 1.7″ and which weighs less than 4.5 ounces. With a 10-watt Intel Celeron J4115 quad-core processor based on Intel Gemini Lake Refresh architecture, it’s not exactly a high-performance PC. But as I pointed out in […]

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Zotac’s fanless ZBOX edge CI341 mini PC now available for $180

The Zotac ZBOX edge CI341 is a compact, fanless computer that measures 5.8″ x 5.8″ x 1.3″, making it small enough to easily stash behind a TV, monitor, cash register, or digital signage display. Powered by a 6 watt Intel Celeron N4100 quad-core Gemini Lake processor, the little computer features DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 2.0 […]

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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″ […]

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Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny is a mini PC with discrete graphics

Lenovo has been offering tiny desktop computers for a while, but the company’s new ThinkStation P320 Tiny is the first to feature discrete graphics. The computer measures 7.2″ x 7.1″ x 1.4″ and supports up to a 35 watt Intel Core i7-7700T Kaby Lake processor. It also features NVIDIA Quadro P600 graphics. Prices start at […]