Beelink EQ13 is an Intel N200 or N100 mini PC with an integrated power supply

Beelink EQ13 is yet another Alder Lake-N mini PC, but it is offered with either the Intel Processor N100 or the less common Processor N200 CPU and integrates a power supply making it more portable as the user just needs to carry a power cord in his/her bag besides the device itself.

The Beelink EQ13 ships with 16GB DDR5 and a 500GB NVMe SSD. It’s an evolution of the earlier N100-based Beelink EQ12 but with a different port arrangement and slightly larger design due to the internal power supply. It still comes with two Ethernet ports, dual HDMI 2.0, an audio jack, three USB 3.0 Type-A ports, and a USB-C port with DisplayPort Alt mode. An extra USB 2.0 port has been added to the rear panel.

Beelink EQ13 mini PC built in power supply

Beelink EQ13 specifications (with highlights in bold and strikethrough showing differences against the Beelink EQ12)

  • Alder Lake-N SoC (one or the other)
    • Intel Processor N100 quad-core processor @ up to 3.4 GHz (Turbo) with 6MB cache, 24 EU Intel HD graphics @ up to 750 MHz; TDP: 6W
    • Intel Processor N200 quad-core processor @ up to 3.7 GHz (Turbo) with 6MB cache, 32EU Intel HD graphics @ up to 750 MHz; TDP: 6W (Configurable up to 25W TDP according to Beelink)
  • System Memory – 16GB DDR5 4800 MHz SO-DIMM module
  • Storage
    • 500GB M.2 2280 NVMe (PCIe Gen 3 x4) SSD upgradeable up to 2TB
    • Additional M.2 2280 NVMe (PCIe Gen 3 x1) SSD socket
    • 2.5-inch SATA drive bay
    • MicroSD card slot
  • Video Output
    • 2x HDMI 2.0 up to 4Kp60
    • 1x DisplayPort up to 4Kp60 via USB-C port
    • Up to three independent displays support
  • Audio – 3.5mm audio jack, digital audio via HDMI and DP
  • Networking
    • 2x 2.5GbE Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports
    • Dual-band WiFi 6 (up to 600 Mbps) and Bluetooth 5.2 AX101 module
  • USB
    • 3x USB 3.2 10Gbps ports
    • 1x USB 3.2 Type-C 10Gbps port with DisplayPort Alt. mode
    • 1x USB 2.0 port
  • Misc
    • Power button, Power LED
    • Clear CMOS pinhole
    • BIOS with support for WoL and auto power on
    • “Silent” fan, heat fins, and heat pipe for cooling
    • Dust filter
  • Power Supply – Built-in 100-240V 50/60Hz power supply with 19V/4.47A output (85 Watts PSU)
  • Dimensions – 12.6 x 12.6 x 3.9 cm
  • Weight – TBD
  • Temperature Range – Operating: -10 to 45°C; storage: -20 to 60°C
  • Humidity – Operating: 30% to85%; storage: 10% to 90%

Beelink EQ13 portsThe Beelink EQ13 ships with Windows 11 Pro preinstalled, a 1-meter HDMI cable, a power cord (that looks to be 1m to 1.5m long, nothing like in the first photo), and a user manual.

Most quad-core Alder Lake-N processors have similar performance as we’ve seen in our Intel N95 vs N97 vs N100 comparison, although the N97 is ahead when it comes to 3D graphics, and I’m not sure the Processor N200 has much to offer over its peers in terms of performance.  The performance of the 500GB MVMe SSD may have more impact on the overall user experience than the choice of quad-core Alder Lake-N processor. Beelink may be able to extract more performance with a 25W TDP in a way similar to the “Unlimited Performance” in the ODROID-H4 Plus SBC, but we don’t have any confirmation yet since the company did not expand on this subject.

Intel Processor N200 mini PC internal structure
Beelink EQ13 Internal design

All of the photos above come from the MINIX PC store where the system is sold for $250 and up (3% off with coupon code CNXSOFT),  but you’ll also find the Beelink EQ13 mini PC on Amazon for $259 (N100) and $299 (N200). Please ignore user feedback on the Amazon links, because Beelink thought it was a good idea to reuse a page for an older model, so none of the reviews are for the new EQ13.

Via Liliputing and MiniMachines

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16 Replies to “Beelink EQ13 is an Intel N200 or N100 mini PC with an integrated power supply”

  1. Wonderful. All those UCFF systems that don’t show their usually humongous power bricks in their promotional materials should be fined for false advertising.

    1. I don’t think so as even the largest that I have seen is still small and tends to be out of sight when in actual use.

  2. And here am I still looking for PD powered miniPC.

    At least with outside power supply I can just use PD trigger

    1. As a former Rock5B user, the problem with power delivery is that it is built for a device with a battery. When a different voltage is negotiated the flow is cut for a split second, which made the Rock5B unusable with a number of power supplies that weren’t quick enough.

  3. The power brick for a device like this probably isn’t going to take up a lot of space in a bag, and those are only getting smaller with GaN technology.

    although the N97 is ahead when it comes to 3D graphics, and I’m not sure the Processor N200 has much to offer over its peers in terms of performance.

    Well it has 33% more CUs, which is going to matter for some games.
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    Too bad N200 isn’t a 6-core. That would make it more interesting.

    1. With regards to the GPU, you have to check the frequency too. The N97’s GPU is clocked at 1.2 GHz.

      1. The N200 also has a 6W TDP out of the box. But if it’s configurable to 25W, I assume the GPU clock is going to be increased at the same time (or you do it manually), and differences between N200 and N97 clocks are going to disappear.

        1. About the GPU, I don’t think it’s a viable option, it says on the Intel webpage the n200’s GPU runs at 750Mhz max.
          Comparing 3dmark tests, the n97 is more powerful than the N200 and N100 (which have identical scores).

  4. I know people who only swear by integrated PSUs. But the next objection I guess will be that such 8-shaped plug isn’t compatible with UPS having only C13 outlets 🙂

  5. I always disliked common mini PCs because of the power bricks. Apple’s Mac Mini is nice, but its soldered RAM and SSD disqualify it for me. Lenovo a few years ago had a model with integrated PSU, but it was rare and hence expensive. This one looks good, I hope more manufacturers follow suit.

  6. Extremely disappointed with the replacement of the 2.5Gb ethernet. That was the deciding factor for me to get the EQ12. I get this was a pricing decision, but it lost the sale for me.

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