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This mini-ITX motherboard has a Ryzen 7 7840HS processor, four 2.5 GbE LAN ports, and up to 9 SATA drives

The Chinese PC makers behind that build-your-own NAS motherboard with an Intel Alder Lake-N processor and a lot of networking and storage options are back, and this time they’re selling a higher-performance model powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS processor and featuring support for even more storage. The Topton N11 mini-ITX motherboard is available now from AliExpress for […]

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Build your own NAS with this Alder Lake-N motherboard (Up to 6 hard drives and 2 SSDs)

Several Chinese mini PC maker including SZBox and Topton are selling a mini ITX motherboard that combines an Intel Alder Lake-N low-power processor with support for up to 32GB of RAM, four 2.5 GbE Ethernet ports, and support for a lot of storage, thanks to six SATA 3.0 connectors and two M.2 2280 slots, making […]

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ASRock NUC Ultra 100 motherboards are 4×4 boards with Meteor Lake-H chips

Just a few days after introducing some of the first 4×4 mini PCs powered by Intel’s 14th-gen Intel Core Ultra “Meteor Lake” processors, ASRock Industrial has unveiled an option for folks that want a little more flexibility (and possibly less convenience). The new ASRock NUC Ultra 100 Motherboard Series are a line of 104 x 102 […]

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MINISFORUM AR900i is a mini ITX motherboard with an Intel Core i9-13900HX chip

Mini PC makers have been stuffing high-performance mobile chips into compact desktop computers for years. But recently we’ve seen companies take a somewhat stranger approach by using the same chips in mini ITX motherboards, allowing users to build their own mini PC. Why is that weird? Because mini ITX boards can also support socketed, desktop-class […]

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This 4×4 motherboard is available with up to an Intel Core i9-13900H processor

The Simply NUC Onyx line of computers are compact desktop PCs that come with a choice of 45-watt Intel Core i5-13500H, Core i7-13700H, or Core i9-13900H processors based on Intel Raptor Lake architecture. Starting prices for fully configured systems range from $699 to $999 depending on the processor. Simply NUC began selling its Onyx-branded PCs […]

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Build your own Alder Lake-N PC with ASRock’s new Intel N100 motherboards (for $120 and up)

The Intel Processor N100 is a 6-watt, quad-core processor that’s part of part of Intel’s Alder Lake-N line of chips, which are designed for low-cost, low power laptops, tablets, and small form-factor desktop computers. PC makers have introduced a bunch of Alder Lake-N laptops and mini PCs since Intel unveiled the processors earlier this year. […]

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Asus Prime N100I-D is mini-ITX motherboard with an Intel N100 processor (build your Alder Lake-N PC)

The Asus Prime N100I-D D4 is a compact motherboard that measures 170 x 170mm (6.7″ x 6.7″) and should fit in any PC case that supports mini-ITX form-factor boards. While some boards in this size have CPU sockets that let you pick your own processor, the N100I-D D4 has an Intel Processor N100 chip onboard. […]

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ASRock’s 4X4-7035 motherboards let you build your own mini PC with AMD Rembrandt-R chip

Earlier this year ASRock introduced a line of 4X4 BOX-7000 compact desktop computers powered by AMD Ryzen 7035 series chips based on Rembrandt-R architecture. Now the company is giving customers another option for using those chips in a mini PC: you can buy one of the tiny motherboards and use them in your own computer. […]

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Maxtang ALN-10 motherboard will let you build your own Alder Lake-N mini PC

Intel’s Alder Lake-N chips are inexpensive, low-power processors that expand the 12th-gen Intel processor lineup into the territory previously occupied by Atom-based Celeron and Pentium chips. A number of PC makers have launched laptops, tablets, and mini PCs with Alder Lake-N chips since Intel launched the processor family earlier this year. Now Maxtang has introduced […]

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Firefly ITX-3568JQ is a mini-ITX motherboard with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor

Earlier this year Firefly introduced a mini ITX motherboard powered by a Rockchip RK3588 octa-core processor and support for up to 16GB of RAM, allowing anyone to build a fully functional desktop PC with Rockchip’s high-performance ARM-based processor. But with a $459 starting price, the Firefly ITX-3588J could be overkill for some folks. Now the […]

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Lilbits: The latest Unihertz BlackBerry clone, why Pebble failed, and a dip in PC shipments

Unihertz plans to launch a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign soon for a modern phone with some retro-inspired features including a BlackBerry-style physical keyboard. The upcoming Unihertz Titan Slim will be the latest in a line of unusual phones from Unihertz, which has made a habit of releasing niche smartphones aimed at fans of old-school features like […]

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Firefly introduces a mini ITX board powered by a Rockchip RK3588 module

Rockchip’s RK3588 processor is a 64-bit chip featuring four ARM Cortex-A76 CPU cores, four Cortex-A55 cores, Mali-G610 MP3 graphics, support for 8K video, PCIe 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, and 6 TOPS of AI performance thanks to a dedicated neural processing unit. And it’s at the heart of the new Firefly ITX-3588J mini-ITX board that was unveiled […]