Asus has officially announced the ExpertCenter PN64 SFF PC (small form factor) desktop computer, which was announced earlier this year. The new Asus Mini PC is based on the Intel Alder Lake hardware platform.
The most powerful version uses the Core i7-12700H processor, which includes 14 cores (six performance and eight energy efficient) with the ability to process up to 20 instruction streams. The clock frequency reaches 4.7 GHz. Provided graphics accelerator Intel Iris Xe.
The amount of DDR5 RAM reaches 16 GB. It is possible to install an M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD with a capacity of up to 1 TB.
The small PC device is enclosed in a case with dimensions of 120 × 130 × 58 mm. The mini desktop PC includes Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 wireless adapters, as well as a 2.5G LAN network controller (Intel I225V).
The front panel has two USB 3.2 Gen2 ports, a USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C connector, and a standard audio jack. On the back are two HDMI 2.0 interfaces, one each USB 3.2 Gen2 and USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, a network cable jack, and a configurable port. The operating system is Windows 11.
Price and availability
Asus ExpertCenter PN64 SFF PC is now listed on the Amazon.co.uk store at £781.86 for the model with Intel Core i5 12500H processor, Intel Irix XE Graphics, Intel 2.5Gb LAN, and WiFi 6E.
Asus ExpertCenter PN64 specifications
- Operating System: Windows 11 Home, Windows 11 Pro
- CPU: Intel Core i5-12500H processor 2.5GHz (18M Cache, up to 4.5GHz)
- Integrated Graphics: Intel Iris Xe Graphics
- Memory: DRAM MODULE(DDR5)/4800/8G/16G
- Storage: 128GB/512GB/1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, 2 x 2, 2.5G LAN, Intel I225V
- Audio: Realtek ALC897 Audio CODEC
- Ports: Front – 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C; 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2; 1 x Audio Jack (Line out/ Mic in/ Headphone out); 1 x Kensington Lock; Rear – 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2; 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 TypeC (support DP1.4, PD); 2 x HDMI 2.0; 1 x Configurable Port (options: HDMI 2.1/ Display Port 1.4/ VGA/ COM/ Intel 2.5G LAN); 1 x Intel (RJ45) 2.5G LAN; 1 x DC-in; 1 x Padlock ring
- Dimensions: 120 x 130 x 58 mm
- Weight: 1.0 kg (include 2.5″ HDD)
Recently, Lenovo announced the ThinkStation P360 Tiny, a small form factor desktop computer designed for use primarily in the corporate segment. The Lenovo tiny PC is enclosed in a case with dimensions of 183 × 178 × 38 mm and is priced at £1,911.66.