MeLE PCG02 Pro Review – A Fanless Intel Celeron J4125 / N5105 mini PC with an ultra-compact form factor

MeLE PCG02 Pro review

MeLE has launched a new ‘stick’ mini PC called the PCG02 Pro. It comes in two models featuring either a mobile Gemini Lake Refresh or a Jasper Lake processor. Both models appear physically similar however the memory, WiFi, Bluetooth, and USB ports differ plus only the lower-powered model includes an M.2 NVMe or SATA slot. MeLE kindly sent both models for review and I’ve looked at the performance running both Windows and Ubuntu. MeLE PCG02 Pro hardware overview The MeLE PCG02 Pro physically consists of a 146 x 61 x 20mm (5.75 x 2.40 x 0.79 inches) rectangular plastic case that ‘wraps’ around a plastic inner frame. The outside of the case has a knurled or cross-hatched pattern (engineered to provide high thermal conductivity) and the inner frame has the WiFi antennas glued to it. As passively cooled mini PCs, the first model known as the PCG02 Pro J4125 uses […]

GEEKOM’s Christmas promotion – Save $50 on Jasper Lake mini PCs (Sponsored)

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are done, but GEEKOM has started a Christmas promotion for two Jasper Lake mini PCs that will run until December 31, 2022. The GEEKOM MiniAir 11 mini PC reviewed by Ian with Windows 11 and Ubuntu 22.04 this past summer, is offered for $179 with the code coupon XMAIR11A, or a $50 discount compared to the retail suggested price of $229. Ian found out the mini PC worked well in both Windows and Ubuntu with a near-silent operation but noted the lack of a SATA bay for expansion and limited BIOS options. It is powered by an Intel Celeron N5090 quad-core Jasper Lake processor clocked up to 2.9GHz, equipped with 8GB RAM and a 256GB SATA SSD with Windows 11 Pro pre-installed, and two 4K capable video output including one HDMI port and one miniDP port. You’ll find more detailed specifications in our write-up about […]

JX1 Intel Celeron N5105 mini PC places all ports on the rear panel

There’s a plethora of mini PCs on the market, but due to their size, the ports are often placed on several sides which may make cable management troublesome. The JX1 mini PC, equipped with an Intel Celeron N5105 Jasper Lake processor, does not have this issue since all ports are accessible on the rear panel. The computer ships with 8GB RAM, up to 256GB SSD, and the rear panel comes with two USB Type-C port, one for power only, a Gigabit Ethernet port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, an HDMI ports, and three USB 3.0 ports. You’ll still find the power button on the front panel, and wireless connectivity is supported through a WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 module. JX1 mini PC specifications: SoC – Intel Celeron N5105 quad-core Jasper Lake processor @ 2.0GHz / 2.9GHz (Turbo) with Intel UHD graphics 605; 10W TDP System Memory – 8GB LPDDR4 Storage 128GB […]

MeLE PCG02 Pro mini PC stick supports M.2 NVMe or SATA SSD

MeLE PCG02 Pro is a mini PC stick / PC-on-a-stick powered by either an Intel Celeron J4125 Gemini Lake processor or a more recent Celeron N5105 Jasper Lake processor, with support for M.2 NVMe/SSD storage, but only for the Gemini Lake model. The computer is also equipped with 8GB LPDDR4 memory, 128GB to 512GB eMMC flash, two HDMI 2.0 ports capable of driving two independent displays, a Gigabit Ethernet port, WiFi 5 or 6 connectivity, and more.   MeLE PCG02 Pro specifications: SoC (one or the other) Intel Celeron J4125 quad-core Gemini Lake Refresh processor @ 2.0 / 2.7 GHz (Boost) with 12EU Intel UHD 600 graphics @ 250 / 750 MHz; 10W TDP Intel Celeron N5105 quad-core Jasper Lake processor @ 2.0 / 2.9 GHz (Boost) with 24EU Intel UHD 605 graphics @ 450 / 800 MHz; 10W TDP System Memory & Storage MeLE PCG02 Pro (J4125) 8GB LPDDR4-2133 […]

Juno tablet runs Manjaro Linux or Mobian on a Celeron N5100 Jasper Lake CPU

The Juno tablet is a 10.1-inch Linux tablet that ships with Manjaro Linux or Mobian, and is powered by an Intel Celeron N5100 quad-core Jasper Lake mobile processor. The Linux tablet comes with a 1920×1200 resolution IPS touchscreen display, 8GB LPDDR4 soldered on the main board, and a choice between a 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB SSD. Customers can select one of the three Linux distributions with Mobian, as well as Manjaro Linux with either Phosh or Plasma mobile environments. Juno tablet specifications: SoC – Intel Celeron N5100 quad-core Jasper Lake processor @ 1.1GHz / 2.8GHz (Turbo) with 24EU Intel UHD graphics @ 350 / 800 MHz (Turbo); 6W TDP System Memory – 8GB LPDDR4 Storage – 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB SSD; MicroSD card socket Display – 10.1-inch IPS display with 1920×1200 resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, 10-point capacitive touchscreen Video Output – Mini HDMI up to 4Kp60, USB-C DisplayPort up to […]

Jasper Lake Mini-ITX motherboard comes with 6 SATA 3.0 connectors, 2 M.2 NVMe sockets

Topton “N5105/N6005 NAS board” is a mini-ITX motherboard powered by an Intel Celeron N5105 or N6005 Jasper Lake processor, equipped with six SATA 3.0 ports, two M.2 NVMe sockets, and four Intel i226-V 2.5GbE controllers. The board also comes with two SO-DIMM DDR4 slots for up to 64GB RAM, HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort video outputs, and several USB 3.0/2.0 interfaces. As its name implies, it is designed for network access storage (NAS), but I could also see it used as a networked video recorder (NVR), a network appliance, or a multi-purpose machine. Topton “N5105/N6005 NAS board” specifications: SoC (One or the other) Intel Celeron N5105 quad-core Jasper Lake processor @ 2.0GHz / 2.9GHz (Turbo) with 24EU Intel UHD graphics @ 450 / 800 MHz (Turbo); 10W TDP Intel Pentium N6005 quad-core Jasper Lake processor @ 2.0GHz / 3.3GHz (Turbo) with 32EU Intel UHD graphics @ 450 /  900 MHz (Turbo); […]

ODROID-H3 and ODROID-H3+ SBC’s feature Intel Celeron N5105, Pentium N6005 processor

There are now not one but two alternatives to the discontinued ODROID-H2+ SBC with the ODROID-H3 and ODROID-H3+ single board computers powered respectively by an Intel Celeron N5105 and Pentium N6005 Jasper Lake processor. Both new SBCs support up to 64GB RAM, significantly faster Intel UHD graphics, an M.2 PCIe Gen 3 socket, and keep the same port assignment with two 2.5GbE ports, two SATA ports, as well as two USB 3.0 and two US 2.0 ports. ODROID-H3/H3+ specifications: SoC ODROID-H3 – Intel Celeron N5105 quad-core Jasper Lake processor @ 2.0GHz / 2.9GHz (Turbo) with 24EU Intel UHD graphics @ 450 / 800 MHz (Turbo); 10W TDP ODROID-H3+ – Intel Pentium N6005 quad-core Jasper Lake processor @ 2.0GHz / 3.3GHz (Turbo) with 32EU Intel UHD graphics @ 450 /  900 MHz (Turbo); 10W TDP System Memory – Dual-channel SO-DIMM DDR4 memory (2933MT/s) supporting up to 64GB RAM in total Storage […]

Buy mini PCs at a discount during GEEKOM 19th anniversary party (Sponsored)

GEEKOM is a Taiwanese company with 19 years of experience in the development and design of computer products, and that recently switched its focus to the mini PC market with the goal of becoming a world-famous reliable PC brand and solution provider. To celebrate the company’s 19th anniversary, GEEKOM is throwing a party where customers can purchase its Intel-based mini PCs with a discount of $15 to $50 depending on the selected model. Let’s get through the available mini PC discounts right away: GEEKOM Mini IT8 Core i5-8259U Coffee Lake processor with 16GB RAM, 512GB storage for $399, instead of $414, with coupon 19thIT8i5 Core i3-8109U Coffee Lake processor with 8GB RAM, 256GB storage for $259, instead of $299, with coupon 19thIT8i3 GEEKOM MiniAir 11 – Intel Celeron N5095 Jasper Lake quad-core processor with 8GB RAM, 256GB storage for $199, instead of $229, with coupon 19thAIR11 GEEKOM MiniAir 11 Special […]