MINISFORUM Unveils EliteMini X500 SFF PC With AMD Ryzen 7 5700G Zen 3 APU

MINISFORUM has announced its EliteMini X500, the latest SFF Mini PC with AMD’s Ryzen 7 5700G Desktop APU. It is the successor to the EliteMini X400, which featured AMD’s Renoir (Ryzen 4000G) APUs.

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Before this, MINISFORUM released the EliteMini HX90 Mini PC with Ryzen 5000H CPUs. However, the X500 is a high-end model with desktop-grade Ryzen 5000G APUs.

As far as the specifications are concerned, the EliteMini X500 has an AMD Ryzen 7 5700G ‘Zen 3’ APU with a base clock speed of 3.8 GHz, a boost clock speed of up to 4.6 GHz. The chip also has a 16 MB L3 cache alongside 8 Vega Compute Units which account for 512 stream processors operating at 2000 MHz. The chip’s integrated graphics will take care of visual needs. It also supports DDR4-3200 memory speeds, but the company offers PCIe Gen 3.0 on the front I/O. The processor requires a TDP of up to 65W.

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The processor is placed in a STX board which has an aluminum-finned heat sink solution that features a 120mm fan. A plastic-based clam-shell casing is used to house the hardware. It has several vents for the air’s exit. The casing I/O includes HDMI, 1 DP, 2 Gigabit Ethernet Ports, 4 USB 3.1 Gen 2, 1 Clear CMOS, 1 MIC In & a Power button. An extra slot 2.5-inch SSD/HDD bay is there for storage expansion. The complete PC weighs 980g and the following measurements: 62x154x153 mm (h*l*w).

The EliteMini X500 is expected to arrive on 21st November 2021 and will be offered in three variants. It will start from $859 US tag, which will get you the base variant (16 GB DDR4 +512 GB SSD) while the mid-range (32 GB DDR4 + 512 GB) will cost $959 US & the high-end variant (64 GB DDR4 and 512 GB SSD) will set you back by $1069 US.

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Via Minisforum