The Intel NUC project has been closed and now the Mini PC sector remains totally in the hands of third-party manufacturers such as GEEKOM with its Mini PCs
GEEKOM was founded in Taiwan in 2003 and has been manufacturing quality computer products for 19 years. Its mini PCs have made their way into the market, becoming more and more powerful, beautiful and appreciated by users. Now that the NUC project officially closes its doors, much more space is created in this area. And GEEKOM products are in pole position.
GEEKOM Mini PCs: the new Intel NUCs?
Il GEEKOM Mini IT12 it’s just as impressive in terms of connectivity. It has two 40Gbps USB4, three USB3.2 Gen2, one USB2.0, two HDMI 2.0, one 2.5Gbps Ethernet port and one 3.5mm audio jack. The mini PC supports triple storage drives and is capable of playing videos on 4 screens simultaneously.
While offering the same feature set and equivalent performance, GEEKOM mini PCs cost approximately 30% less than their Intel counterparts. For example, the Mini IT12 with Core i5-1240P, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD retails for $499, while the NUC 12 Pro with the same specs is priced at $639.
If the Mini IT12 is too much for you, you can take a look at other offers from GEEKOM. The Mini IT11 is basically GEEKOM’s version of the NUC 11 Pro, while the MiniAir 11 it is a perfect alternative to the NUC 11 Essential. However, if you’re already looking at next-generation laptops, it’s important to know that the GEEKOM Mini IT13, which features the same 13th-generation Core CPUs as the NUC 13 Pro Arena Canyon, will hit the market in September.
Not just Intel
But it’s not just Intel processors. The new ones have recently been introduced GEEKOM AS6 ed AS5 powered by powerful 6th generation AMD Ryzen processors. These GEEKOM mini PCs also boast an RDNA 2 architecture-based iGPU, with performance comparable to low-end discrete GPUs. In short, GEEKOM’s mini PCs are breaking down the various taboos that had been erected up to now. That’s all from the hardware section, keep following us!
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