T8-Pro is a low-cost mini PC powered by an Intel Celeron N5095 Jasper Lake processor that offers features such as triple 4K HDMI output and dual Gigabit Ethernet usually found in more expensive models for the industrial/embedded market.
The actively-cooled mini PC is equipped with 8GB RAM and an M.2 2242 SSD of 128GB to 1TB capacity. It also comes with a WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 4.2 module, three USB 3.0 ports, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
T8-Pro mini PC specifications:
- SoC – Intel Celeron N5095 quad-core Jasper Lake processor @ 2.0GHz / 2.9GHz (Turbo) with 4MB cache, 16EU Intel UHD Graphics; 15W TDP
- System Memory – 8GB LPDDR4X (Up to 16GB, but not offered for sale)
- Storage – 128GB to 1TB M.2 2242 NVMe SSD
- Video Output – 3x HDMI 2.0 ports up to 4Kp60
- Audio – 3.5mm audio jack (headphone & microphone) jack, digital audio via HDMI
- 2x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port
- Dual-band 802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 4.2
- USB – 3x USB 3.1 ports
- Misc – Power button, Kensington security lock slot, internal fan for cooling
- Power Supply – 12V via DC jack
- Dimensions – 89.4 x 89.4 x 43.5 mm
- Weight – 203.7 grams
The T8-Pro mini PC ships with Windows 11, but Linux operating systems should be supported as we’ve reviewed several other Celeron N5095 powered mini PCs such as Beelink U59, BMAX B3 Plus, and Beelink Mini S which could run Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04 fine besides the preinstalled Windows 10/Windows 11 operating system. The main downside was the relatively weak GPU performance.
What’s missing are the usual microSD card slot and USB Type-C port which sometimes supports DisplayPort Alt mode. But I suppose if you’re going to drive three displays or TVs having three HDMI ports is probably the most convenient setup for most people. With the dual Ethernet port and a compact & lightweight design, it’s also suitable as a portable VPN router when on the go.
The T8-Pro is an OEM mini PC sold on Aliexpress under various brands including Ninkear and Gateway for $143.44 and up with the price depending on the storage capacity, and can also be found on Amazon under the ACEMAGICIAN brand.
Via Liliputing and AndroidPC.es
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.
8 Replies to “T8-Pro Celeron N5095 mini PC offers triple HDMI output, dual Gigabit Ethernet”
Anyone know if the NIC controllers are Intel made or a different maker? Trying to find a dual-nic mini-pc suitable for pfsense/opnsense that isn’t as expensive as the NUC line.
Ordered one to find out – will post back when it arrives.
Responding to J h: The NIC is” RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller”.
For interested parties who want a more complete story, I’ve got some output for you below.
now how much more expensive would have been to power it via usb-C ?
Exactly. Zero! Nothing!
For power, without the data functionality.
I’ve mentioned this here before but these ultra compact form factors with cables all around are really just a marketing ploy in my opinion. If you actually use all the ports, the cables and connectors create an unwieldy “hydra” that consumes just as much space on a desktop or shelf as a slighly larger device with connectors only front and back.
Even if you intend to mount it on the back of a monitor where access is limited, noone can see (or care) how tiny it is so it still doesn’t have a lot to recommend it. Maybe if it will be used as a semi-portable device … but then support for 3 monitors seems out of place.
Wonder if that would be a good media streamer
Probably. What’s your criteria?
Pros: Decent quad-core, 8 GB RAM, 3x 4K HDMI, 2x Ethernet
Cons: No AV1 decode, only Wi-Fi 5, only 16 EU graphics (not relevant to streaming), no 12-bit HEVC/VP9 decode (if that matters), no full-length M.2 2280 (not a big deal)
Why is the TDP 15W?