AAEON Compact Fanless Embedded Box PC Features NVIDIA Jetson Xavier-NX or Nano SoM

AAEON Jetson Xavier-NX Embedded Box PC

NVIDIA Jetson Xavier-NX module was officially launched about a week ago, and at the time we noted several carrier boards and mini PCs were launched or announced from companies like D3 Engineering, Diamond Systems, and Connect Tech. We should expect many new Jetson Xavier-NX embedded mini PC announcements over the next few weeks and months, and AAEON has now announced two new similar compact fanless embedded box PCs namely Boxer-8221AI and BOXER-8251AI with the same designed but powered by respectively Jetson Nano and Jetson Xavier-NX modules. Both models should share the same specifications except for the module: SoM Boxer-8221AI – NVIDIA Jetson Nano with quad-core Arm Cortex-A57 processor @ 1.43 GHz, 128-core Maxwell GPU, 4GB LPDDR4,  16GB eMMC flash Boxer-8251AI – NVIDIA Jetson Xavier-NX with 6-core NVIDIA Carmel ARM v8.2 64-bit CPU, a 384-core NVIDIA Volta GPU with 48 Tensor Cores, 2x NVDLA deep learning accelerators (up to 21 TOPS at 15 Watts), 8 GB  LPDDR4x, 16 GB eMMC 5.1 …

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Fanless Comet Lake mini PC Ships with Intel Core i7 Quad or Hexa-core Processor

fanless comet lake mini pc

Last week, we wrote about XCY X41 mini PC featuring a 10th generation Intel Core i7-10510U Comet Lake processor and cooled with an internal fan. We also pointed out there were other Comet Lake mini PCs on Aliexpress without looking into details yet. It was brought to our attention that Eglobal had a white-brand fanless Comet Lake mini PC equipped with the same Intel Core i7-10510U quad-core processor or a more powerful Core i7-10710U hexa-core processor. Eglobal “Noname” mini PC specifications: SoC (one or the other – 10th Gen SoCs shown only) Intel Core i7-10510U quad-core/octa-thread Comet Lake-U processor @ 1.10 GHz / 4.70GHz (Turbo single core) with 8MB cache, 24 EU Intel UHD Graphics 620; 15W TDP (TDP up: 25 W / TDP down: 10 W) Intel Core i7-10710U hexa-core/deca-thread Comet Lake-U processor @ 1.80 GHz / 4.90GHz (Turbo single core) with 12MB cache, 24 EU Intel UHD Graphics 620; 15W TDP (TDP up: 25 W / TDP down: …

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Palm-Sized Chuwi LarkBox Mini PC Packs a Celeron N4100 Processor, 6GB RAM, and 128GB Storage

CHUWI LarkBox

One of the smallest Intel mini PC we’ve seen so far was ECS LIVA Q2 Micro PC which Ian reviewed last year with an Intel Celeron N4000 Gemini Lake processor, 4GB RAM, and 32GB eMMC flash housed into a 70 x 70 x 33.4 mm (163.66 cm3) enclosure. CHUWI LarkBox is a similar mini PC with an Intel Celeron N4100 SoC, 6GB RAM, 128GB, and various ports into a 61 x 61 x 43 mm enclosure, that’s a bit taller but marginally smaller with a volume of 160 cm3. CHUWI LarkBox (preliminary) specifications: SoC – Intel Celeron N4100 quad-core Gemini Lake processor @ 1.1 / 2.4 GHz with Intel UHD Graphics 600; 6W TDP System Memory – 6GB LPDDR4 Storage – 128GB eMMC storage, MicroSD card slot Video Output – HDMI up to 4K resolutions Audio – 3.5mm audio jack, digital audio via HDMI Connectivity – Bluetooth 5.0, and I suppose 802.11ac WiFi 5 USB – 2x USB 2.0 ports, …

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XCY X41 Mini PC Is Powered by an Intel Core i7-10510U Comet Lake Processor

Comet Lake Mini PC

Released in August 2019, Intel’s  10th generation Comet Lake-Y and U-Series processors have been found in several laptops, but there have been less Comet Lake mini PC‘s announced with the new processors. XCY X41 barebone mini PC has been around for a while with Intel’s 6th Gen to 8th Gen processor but has recently been upgraded with a variant featuring the 15W Intel Core i7-10510U 10th Gen Comet Lake processor. XCY X41 mini PC (Comet Lake version) specifications: SoC – Intel Core i7-10510U quad-core/octa-thread Comet Lake-U processor @ 1.80 GHz / 4.90GHz (Turbo) with 8MB cache, 24 EU Intel UHD Graphics 620; 15W TDP (TDP up: 25 W / TDP down: 10 W) System Memory – 2x 260-pin SO-DIMM slot for up to 32GB DDR4 2400/2666MHz Storage – M.2 2280 socket for NVME SSD, SD card slot Video Output 1x HDMI up to 4096×2304 @ 24Hz 1x DisplayPport up to 4096×2304 @ 60Hz Audio – Realtek ALC662 HD Audio; 3.5mm …

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NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX SoM Launched for $459, Third-Party Carrier Boards & Edge Computers Available

NVIDIA announced the Jetson Xavier NX system-on-module last November with an NVIDIA Xavier SOC with 6 NVIDIA Carmel Arm v8.2 cores, a 384-core NVIDIA Volta GPU and two NVDLA deep learning accelerators for a combined 21 TOPS at 15 Watts. The 69.6 x 45 mm module also includes 8 GB LPDDR4x RAM and a 16GB eMMC flash with a 260-pin SO-DIMM providing various I/Os from PCIe to MIPI CSI and display interfaces such as HDMI and eDP. NVIDIA expected the module to be “available in March for $399 to companies looking to create high-volume production edge systems”, and at the time I thought it would be hard to purchase for simple mortals, but the company just sent an email announcing the launch of the module and it’s now listed for $459 on Arrow Electronics with no stock and a 16 weeks lead time. While there’s no Jetson Xavier NX development kit, the SoM is pin-to-pin compatible with Jetson Nano module, …

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Purism Librem Mini Linux Mini PC is Powered by an Intel Core i7-8565U Whiskey Lake Processor

Whiskey Lake Linux Mini PC

Purism has been known for its Linux-based secure and privacy-focused laptops for years, and more recently they developed Librem 5 Linux smartphone with the same philosophy in mind. But now the company has introduced Librem Mini based on an Intel Core i7 Whiskey Lake processor with up to 64GB DDR4 RAM and running PureOS Linux distribution, and Coreboot based PureBoot bootloader that disables and neutralizes Intel Management Engine (IME). Librem Mini specifications: SoC – Intel Core i7-8565U quad-core/octa-thread Whiskey Lake processor @  1.8 GHz / 4.6GHz (Turbo) with Intel UHD Graphics 620; 15W TDP System Memory – x SO-DIMM slot for up to 64GB DDR4-2400 RAM Storage – 1x SATA III 6Gbps SSD/HDD (7mm thickness), 1x M.2 SSD (SATA III/NVMe x4) Video Output – 1x HDMI 2.0 up to 4K @ 60Hz, 1x DisplayPort 1.2 up to 4K @ 60Hz Audio – 3.5mm audio jack (Mic & Headphone), digital audio via HDMI Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet Optional WiFi Atheros ATH9k Module …

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V-Raptor Edge RK3399 Mini PC Runs Xubuntu 18.04 with EBBR Support

V-Raptor Edge PC

We previously wrote about XS LAB’s V-Raptor server equipped with SocioNext SC2A11 24-core Arm Cortex-A53 SoC, but the Korean company has been working on a different kind of project with V-Raptor Edge mini PC powered by Rockchip RK3399 processor and running Xubuntu 18.04 with an Arm EBBR-compliant UEFI bootloader. The mini PC was designed to work as a thin client for Cloud PC VDI service from SK Broadband, but XS Lab appears open to expand its use to other applications depending on interest from distributors. V-Raptor Edge PC preliminary specifications: SoC – Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core processor with 2x Arm Cortex-A72 cores @ up to 1.8 GHz, 4x Arm Cortex-A53 cores System Memory – 4GB LPDDR4 Storage – 16GB eMMC flash or 32GB MicroSD card Video Output – HDMI 2.0 up to 4K, and DisplayPort  via USB-C port; dual-independent display support up to 2x Full HD Audio – 3.5mm headphone jack, digital audio output via HDMI Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 5.0 …

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OnLogic AMD Ryzen Embedded Mini PCs Launched for $565 and Up

Onlogic Ryzen Embedded Mini PC

OnLogic Announces Shipping of 2 New Mini-PCs OnLogic has just announced the availability of two AMD Ryzen Embedded powered mini PCs designed for industrial uses. The ML100G-40 is a fanless industrial mini PC, while the MC510-40 is an actively cooled mini PC Overview The ML100-40 has the option of having either a Ryzen Embedded R1505G or a V1605B, and comes with 3 video output ports and dual LAN ports.  The system is equipped with 4 GB RAM, 32 GB M.2 SSD by default, and offers a wide range of I/O ports on the rear panel. The MC510-40 is a low-profile fanned industrial Mini-ITX carrying an AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B processor, with Radeon Vega 8 GPU.  The actively cooled Mini-PC has 4 ports for independent displays, M.2 storage, and max 32 GB memory.  ML100-40 Specifications and Base Price Ryzen Embedded R1505G $565.00 Ryzen Embedded V1605B $685.00 The ML100-40 can be fitted with a dual-core AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G or the more …

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