Intel soft router offers up to eight 2.5GbE ports, Comet Lake or Whiskey Lake Core processor

Intel mini router eight 2.5GbE ports

Topton is offering a soft router powered by an Intel Whiskey Lake or Comet Lake processor up to the Core i7-10510U quad-core/octa-thread processor with either eight 2.5GbE RJ45 ports or four 2.5GbE RJ45 ports and two 10GbE SFP+ cages. We’ve previously written about the low-cost InuoMicro G4305L8-S2 fanless industrial PC box with eight 2.5GbE interfaces, but it is powered by an Intel Celeron 4305UE dual-core Whiskey Lake processor, and the Topton model should offer more performance with a choice of 8th or 10th generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 Whiskey Lake or Comet Lake SoC. Specifications: SoC (one or the other) Intel Core i3-8145UE dual-core Whiskey Lake processor up to 3.90 GHz with Intel UHD Graphics 620; 15W TDP Intel Core i5-10210U  quad-core/eight-thread Comet Lake processor @ 1.6 GHz / 3.9 GHz (turbo all cores) / 4.2 GHz (turbo one core), 24EU Intel UHD graphics; 6MB Cache; 15W TDP Intel Core i7-10510U […]

System76 Meerkat Alder Lake Linux mini PC ships with Ubuntu 22.04 or Pop!_OS 22.04

System76 Meerkat Ubuntu Pop_OS!

Most mini PCs ship with Windows, or no OS at all for barebone models, but Linux-hardware specialist System76 offers the Meerkat mini PC with either Pop!_OS 22.04 or Ubuntu 22.04 with a choice of processors from the 12th Gen Alder Lake, 11th Gen Tiger Lake, or 10th Gen Comet Lake families. All models support up to 64GB RAM, M.2 NVMe SSD storage, and are equipped with four HDMI/DisplayPort video outputs, Ethernet, and USB ports. There’s also a Tall version of the Meerkat that adds a 2.5-inch SATA bat, and the Alder Lake models, called Meer7, specifically supports the more recent USB4 and 2.5GbE interfaces. System76 Meerkat “Meer7” (Alder Lake) specifications: Alder Lake P-Series SoC (one or the other) Intel Core i3-1220P 10-core/12-thread (2P+8E) processor clocked at up to 4.4 GHz with 12 MB cache, 64EU Intel HD graphics; TDP: 28W Intel Core i5-1240P 12-core/16-thread (4P+8E) processor clocked at up to […]

Weibu N10 Review – An OEM Mini PC tested with Ubuntu 22.04, Windows 11

Weibu N10 industrial mini PC

Weibu is a B2B company offering total solutions and OEM/ODM services. Their target clients are computer manufacturers like Acer and Hisense as they don’t sell directly to end users. With their products both the specifications and accessories can be customized according to their customer’s requirements. One of their product lines is mini PCs and they have sent a pre-production sample of their N10 design to showcase their capabilities. In this review, I will look at the various options available for the N10 and briefly look at performance running both Windows and Ubuntu. Weibu N10 hardware overview The key selling feature of this mini PC is the wide range of ports suitable for commercial/industrial usage together with various options for the processor. The N10 is an actively cooled mini PC and the device is 145 x 128 x 54mm (5.71 x 5.04 x 2.13 inches) large with a metal top that […]

MiTAC introduces Intel Elkhart Lake & Comet Lake thin Mini-ITX motherboards

Comet Lake Thin-mini ITX motherboard

MiTAC has unveiled three industrial thin mini-ITX motherboards based on Elkhart Lake and Comet Lake processors with respectively MiTAC PD10EHI with a choice of low-power Intel Atom, Celeron and Pentium Elkhart Lake processors, and two more powerful motherboards with MiTAC PH11CMI & PH12CMI based on up to an Intel Core i9 Comet Lake processor, and which are virtually identical except for a different chipset allowing vPro features and RAID support. MiTAC PD10EHI Elkart Lake thin mini-ITX motherboard Specifications: Elkhart Lake SoC (one or the other) Intel Atom x6413E quad-core processor @ 1.5 GHz / 3.0 GHz (Turbo) with 16EU Intel UHD graphics; 9W TDP Intel Celeron N6210 dual-core processor @ 1.2 GHz / 2.6 GHz with 16EU Intel UHD graphics; 6.5W TDP Intel Celeron N6211 dual-core processor @ 1.2 GHz / 3.0 GHz with 16EU Intel UHD graphics; 6.5W TDP Intel Celeron J6413 quad-core processor @ 1.8 GHz / 3.0 […]

15.6-inch Panel PC supports Intel Comet Lake socketed processors

AAEON Panel PC dual Ethernet, serial, USB 3.2

AAEON OMNI-2155-CML is an industrial touch panel PC with a 15.6-inch display, and a choice of 10th generation Intel Core and Celeron Comet Lake processors, as well as various I/O features. The system comes with two SO-DIMM sockets for up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, M.2 and SATA storage, dual Gigabit Ethernet, two serial ports, four USB 3.2 ports, and support for a wide input voltage range. AAEON OMNI-2155-CML specifications: Supported socketed processors Intel Core i9-10900TE 10-core/20-thread processor @ 1.80 GHz / 4.50 GHz (Turbo) with 20 MB Smart Cache, Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 350 MHz / 1.20 GHz; TDP: 35 W Intel Core i7-10700TE 8-core/16-thread processor @ 2.00 GHz / 4.40 GHz  with 16 MB Smart Cache, Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 350 MHz / 1.15 GHz; TDP: 35W Intel Core i5-10500TE 6-core/12-thread processor @ 2.30 GHz / 3.70 GHz with 12 MB Smart Cache, Intel UHD Graphics 630 […]

3.5-inch SubCompact board features LGA1200 socket for Comet Lake Embedded processors

Comet Lake SBC socketed processor

Most compact boards covered on CNX Software are either getting the processor soldered on board, or with a system-on-module including CPU, storage, memory, and potentially other features like PMIC and Ethernet. But AAEON GENE-CML5 3.5-inch subcompact board adopts a different approach and uses an LGA1200 socket to offer a choice of five different Intel Comet Lake Embedded processors from Celeron up to Core i7. AAEON GENE-CML5 specifications: SoC (one or the other) Intel Core i7-10700TE 8-core/16-thread Comet Lake processor @ 2.0 GHz / 4.4 GHz (Turbo) with 16MB cache, Intel UHD Graphics 630; 35W TDP Intel Core i5-10500TE 6-core/12-thread Comet Lake processor @ 2.3 GHz / 3.7 GHz with 12MB cache, Intel UHD Graphics 630; 35W TDP Intel i3-10100TE quad-core/4-thread Comet Lake processor @ 2.3 GHz /  3.6 GHz with 6MB cache, Intel UHD Graphics 630; 35W TDP Intel Pentium Gold G6400TE dual-core/4-thread processor @ 3.2 GHz with 4MB cache, […]

Beelink SEI Review – A Core i3-10110U Mini PC Tested with Windows and Ubuntu

beelink sei review

Beelink has launched a new range of mini PCs called the SEi Series. Similar in size and appearance to an Intel ‘NUC’ they are available in various configurations. Beelink sent a Core i3-10110U SEi model for review which is the version that has now replaced their i3-1005G1 model which they had to discontinue due to the lack of processor availability. There is also an i5-8259U model in the series. Beelink SEi Hardware Overview The SEi physically consists of a 124 x 113 x 41mm (4.88 x 4.48 x 1.61 inches) rectangular plastic case. It is an actively cooled mini PC and uses Intel’s 14 nm++ Core i3-10110U Comet Lake processor which is a dual-core 4-thread 2.10 GHz processor boosting to 4.10 GHz with Intel’s UHD Graphics for 10th Gen Intel Processors. The front panel has a power button, a headphone jack, a Type-C USB 3.0 port, and two USB 3.0 […]

ASUS Chromebox 4 features Intel Comet Lake processor, WiFi 6, up to 16GB RAM

ASUS ChromeBox 4

Chrome OS devices, be it Chromebook laptops, Chomebox mini PCs, or Chromebit PC sticks, used to be relatively low-cost devices designed to run the Chrome browser. But over the years. the versatility of the platform has increased with more powerful, yet still with low-power consumption,  hardware, and improved software with support for Android apps, the Google Play Store, and even Linux programs. ASUS Chromebox 4 mini PC should be able to handle all those tasks pretty well, thanks to a choice of Intel Comet Lake processors ranging from a dual-core Intel Celeron 5205U to a quad-core Core i7-10510U with up to 16GB RAM, 64GB eMMC flash, and an M.2 socket that will be fitted to either 128GB or 256GB SATA SSD. The device offers Gigabit Ethernet and WiFi 6 connectivity, also has the ability to drive up to three displays thanks to two HDMI 2.0 ports, and a USB 3.2 […]

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