MINISFORUM EliteMini HX90 is a small Windows 11 compatible PC with an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
MINISFORUM is a computer manufacturer that has gained a lot of fans lately. Its PCs are viewed favorably by many consumers who enjoy the small desktop form factor. Not only are his computers nice and small, but often quite powerful as well. These machines can be good servers, retro-gaming machines, office workstations, home theater PCs, etc.
Many MINISFORUM computers are powered by high-performance Intel processors, but it’s understandable that AMD fans want to get into the small office action as well. I am happy to say MINISFORUM Is answer those who prefer AMD. In fact, the company offers several options powered by AMD. Today, MINISFORUM is launching its latest desktop PC, and it’s powered by the awesome Ryzen 9 5900HX APU. And yes, the company says it will be compatible with Windows 11.
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Called “EliteMini HX90”, it does not have Thunderbolt 4 like the EliteMini TL50, but it Is have a normal USB-C port. The Ryzen 9 5900HX APU that powers the small PC is an octa-core APU with integrated Radeon graphics. It even supports DDR4 3200 MHz, which can make a big difference if you want to get the most out of the performance of the integrated GPU.
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The AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX also features an integrated Radeon RX Vega 8 graphics card with 8 CPUs and up to 2100 MHz. In addition, the dual channel memory controller supports DDR4-3200MHz and thrifty LPDDR4-4266MHz RAM. in power. EliteMini HX90 gives you super fast wireless connectivity, thanks to its Intel Wi-Fi 6 card. In addition, the built-in Bluetooth 5.1 means you can pair the HX90 with all kinds of Bluetooth enabled devices, ”explains MINISFORUM .
The company adds, “The HX90 improves performance with a premium liquid metal compound on the processor and features direct contact with the processor, a large degree of open ventilation, and an intelligent fan that spins efficiently. when needed to efficiently transfer heat directly out of the system for quiet, cool performance. The sound is only around 30dB at full load, which guarantees the best experience for every situation. The PC body is made from carbon fiber material with grain pattern on the surface, it looks modern and nimble. “
MINISFORUM shares the specifications below.
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 8 cores / 16 threads
(Total L2 Cache 4 MB, Total L3 Cache 16 MB, Base Clock 3.3 GHz, up to 4.6 GHz)
|GPU||AMD Radeon graphics card (graphics frequency 2100 MHz)|
|Memory||2 × DDR4 3200 MHz dual channel (SODIMM slots × 2)
Supports a maximum of 64 GB (32 GB x 2) of DDR4
|Storage||M.2 2280 PCIe3.0 SSD|
|Storage expansion||2.5 inch SATA hard drive × 2 (SATA 3.0 6.0 Gb / s) hard drive slot, maximum thickness 7 mm|
|Wireless connectivity||Support WIFI M.2 2230 (Wi-Fi 6, BlueTooth 5.1)|
|Video output||HDMI 2.0 ([email protected]) × 2
DisplayPort ([email protected]) × 2
|Audio output||HDMI × 2, DisplayPort × 2, LINE OUT × 2|
|Ports||1 * 2.5 Gigabit RJ45 Ethernet port
5 * USB-A 3.0 ports
1 * USB-C port
1 * Clear CMOS
2 * MIC
|Power||DC 19V / 6.3A (adapter included)
Consumes power: 119.7 W
|System||Windows 10 Professional / Ubuntu|
|Package weight||2.65 / KG|
The MINISFORUM EliteMini HX90 is expected to start shipping in September, but you can pre-order immediately here. Pricing starts at $ 649 for the barebones model which doesn’t come with RAM or storage. If you want a complete system with memory and SSD, there are three configurations to choose from. You have to choose between 16 GB or 32 GB of RAM and 256 GB or 512 GB of storage.