ASRock 4X4 BOX-5000 Series mini PC features AMD Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 U-Series processor

ASRock Industrial has announced the 4X4 BOX-5000 Series Mini PCs powered by AMD Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 U-Series with three models, namely 4X4 BOX-5800U, 4X4 BOX-5600U, and 4X4 BOX-5400U, based on respectively Ryzen 7 5800U, Ryzen 5 5600U, and Ryzen 3 5400U processors.

The mini PCs support up to four 4K display outputs, come with up to two Ethernet (2.5GbE + GbE) ports, Wi-Fi 6E connectivity, offers M.2 Key M SSD and SATA 3.0 storage, as well as five USB 3.2/2.0 ports for peripherals.

ASRock 4X4 BOX 5000U-series

ASRock Industrial 4X4 BOX-5000 Series specifications:

  • SoC (one of the other)
    • 4X4 BOX-5400U – AMD Ryzen 3 5400U quad-core/8-thread processor @ up to 2.6GHz / 4.0GHz (Turbo) with AMD Radeon Graphics; 15W TDP
    • 4X4 BOX-5600U – AMD Ryzen 5 5600U hexa-core/12-thread processor @ up to 2.3GHz / 4.2GHz (Turbo) with AMD Radeon Graphics; 15W TDP
    • 4X4 BOX-5800U – AMD Ryzen 7 5800U octa-core/16-thread processor @ up to 1.9GHz / 4.4GHz (Turbo) with AMD Radeon Graphics; 15W TDP
  • System Memory – Dual-channel DDR4 3200 MHz up to 64GB (32GB per 260-pin SO-DIMM socket)
  • Storage
    • SATA 3.0 port
    • M.2 Key M socket for NVMe and SATA SSD
    • 128 Mbit SPI flash for AMI BIOS
  • Video Output
    • HDMI 2.0a up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz
    • DisplayPort 1.2a, DP++ up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz
    • 2x USB Type-C ports with DisplayPort 1.2a Alt. mode up to 4K resolution
    • Up to four independent displays
  • Audio
    • Realtek ALC233 high-definition audio codec
    • 3.5mm headphone & microphone jack
  • Networking
    • 2.5GbE LAN1 RJ45 port via Realtek RTL8125BG
    • Gigabit Ethernet LAN2 RJ45 via Realtek R8111FPV with DASH function
    • Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax and Bluetooth 5.2 (via M.2 module)
  • USB – 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A port, 2x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C ports, 2x USB 2.0 ports
  • Expansion slots
    • M.2 Key E, 2230 PCIe x1, USB 2.0 for wireless module
    • M.2 Key M, 2242/2260/2280 with PCIe x4 and SATA3 for SSD
  • Security – TPM 2.0 onboard IC
  • Misc – Watchdog Timer
  • Power Supply – 19V/90W power adapter; AT/ATX supported
  • Power consumption – 6.7W at idle
  • Dimensions – 117.5 x 110.0 x 47.85 mm
  • Weight – 1kg
  • Temperature range – Operating: 0ºC ~ 40ºC; storage: -40° C ~ 85° C
  • Humidity – 5% ~ 90%
  • Certifications – CE, FCC Class A

AMD Ryzen 7 5800U mini PC

The mini PCs ship with a 90W power adapter, a VESA mounting bracket, a bracket for M.2 2280 support, and a crew pack. ASUS only lists Windows 11 and Windows 10 operating systems, but AMD Ryzen 5000U processors can also support Ubuntu and RHEL 64-bit, albeit support depends on the manufacturer and whether drivers are available.

ASRock Industrial 4X4 BOX-5000 Series computers are suitable for home and business applications such as gaming, content creation, working from home, KIOSK, digital signage, etc… The company says the Zen 3-based processors deliver up to 17% single-thread and multi-thread performance compared to Zen 2 along with improved graphics capabilities with AMD Radeon Graphics.

Zen 2 vs Zen 3 benchmarks

The company did not provide availability and pricing information. Additional details may be found on the ASRock Industrial website.

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8 Replies to “ASRock 4X4 BOX-5000 Series mini PC features AMD Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 U-Series processor”

  1. Hello,
    Have you also found that there are no drivers for Linux? (Have the 4x4Box-4800). The company Ashrock is very painless there.
    Or have you only tested the device with Windows?

      1. I have tried linuxmint 20.3. The 2.5 GHz interface does not work and the monitor is not recognized, It only runs at 800×600. There are no drivers available. I return to Intel’s NUC.

        1. Never tried Linux Mint but IIRC it’s based on Ubuntu? If that’s the case at least the 2.5GbE is just a matter of drivers or in other words: more recent kernel version. This will bring you on 5.14:

  2. Looks interesting if it can run Linux without issues.
    Also curious about cooling in such a compact form factor. The CPU is very close to a Ryzen 5750GE found in Lenovo M75q Gen2 which doesn’t have the 2.5GbE.

  3. Hard to get excited about an AMD APU product if it’s not Rembrandt. If only because of the major improvements to I/O over Renoir/Cezanne.

    Of course, paying for DDR5 right now would be less exciting. Better luck next year.

    AMD Ryzen 5 5400U hexa-core processor

    That should read “Ryzen 3 5400U” and “quad-core”.

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