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ASRock Mars is a compact desktop PC with Intel Whiskey Lake

The latest mini-desktop from ASRock looks like something straight out of 2012, but it features modern specs including an 8th-gen Intel Whiskey Lake-U processor and a USB Type-C port. The ASRock Mars is a compact computer that measure 7.5″ x 5.9″ x 1″ but under the hood there’s room for dual storage devices — an M.2 […]

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Asus Eee Box EB1036 is a Celeron J1900-powered mini PC

Earlier this year Asus introduced a tiny desktop computer called the Eee Box EB1037, featuring a low-power Intel Celeron J1900 processor, NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphics, support for up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 1TB of storage. That system still isn’t available for purchase yet, but its little sibling is. You can now buy the […]

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Zotac beefs up ZBOX mini-desktops with Core i3, Core i5 options

Zotac has been selling small form-factor desktop computers under its ZBOX line for the past few years. While early models featured low-power Intel Atom processors, the company has gradually added faster and faster chips. Earlier this year Zotac introduced the first model with an Intel Core i3 chip. Now Zotac has two more ZBOX mini-desktops, […]

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Arctic releases a tiny $229 Linux PC designed for XBMC

Arctic is now selling a small form-factor desktop computer with an Intel Atom processor, AMD Radeon HD graphics, and a Linux-based operating system designed to support the XBMC Media Center application. In other words, for $229 you can pick up a low-power computer with an open source media center, the hardware to handle high-definition video, […]

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Asus updates its Eee Box mini-desktops with Windows 8, Celeron processors

Asus has introduced a few new tiny desktop computers as part of its Eee Box family. But while earlier Eee Box computers basically featured netbook guts in a desktop case, the latest models feature faster processors and are expected to be available with Windows 8. Asus Eee Box EB1505 The EB1505 is one of those […]

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Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 mini desktop coming in January for $349 and up

Lenovo is updating its line of small form factor IdeaCentre desktops by replacing the Intel Atom processors of yesteryear with more powerful desktop-class chips. The Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 will launch in January, 2013 for $349 and up, and Lenovo says the new computer will have up to 80 percent faster processing power than the IdeaCentre […]

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Foxconn introduces small, fanless desktop with AMD C-70 CPU

Manufacturer Foxconn is best known for building devices for Apple and other PC makers. But the company also sells a few computers, motherboards, and other products under its own name. One of the latest is the Foxconn AT-5570, a  small form-factor PC with an AMD C-70 low power processor. This tiny desktop features a fanless […]

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Giada launches i35V nettop with mSATA storage for $160

Giada has introduced yet another tiny desktop computer. The Giada i35V is the third model we’ve seen this month, and it’s just as little as Giada’s other small-form-factor computers. But what makes the Giada i35V Mini PC stand out isn’t the 1 inch-thick case. It’s what’s under the hood. The computer features a 1.86 GHz […]

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Giada launches A51 mini PC with AMD T56N processor

Small form-factor PC maker Giada has introduced its latest tiny desktop computer. The Giada A51 is a $300-ish PC that’s probably thinner than some books you have on your shelf, at about 1 inch thick. Giada says the US suggested retail price for the A51 is $273, but the handful of US retailers that are […]