Beelink T45 Review with Windows and Linux, and Tweaking BIOS Power Limits

beelink t45 temperature

[Update December 23, 2019: We’ve been informed by Beelink that the T45 has been updated to the 6W Celeron N4200 processor instead, and the system is now cooled with a fan. The model reviewed in this post is the fanless version with a 10W Intel J4250 processor, which was never sold] Beelink have further extended their ‘Gemini’ range of mini PCs by adding the T45. This is a passively cooled mini PC that is effectively a companion to the J45 as it again uses the slightly older Apollo Lake Intel Pentium J4205 CPU which is a quad-core 4-thread 1.50 GHz processor boosting to 2.60 GHz with Intel’s HD Graphics 505. Although the T45 is a ‘NUC’ style mini PC physically consisting of a 119 x 119 x 17.7 mm (4.69 x 4.69 x 0.70 inches) all-metal (and surprisingly quite heavy) rectangular case, it is just under half the thickness of the J45 and is very similar in size to the …

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UP Xtreme Edge (UPX-Edge) Embedded Computer is Built around UP Xtreme Whiskey Lake SBC

UPX Edge Embedded Computer

AAEON UP Xtreme SBC was launched last June with a choice of 15W Whiskey Lake processors, namely Intel Celeron 4305UE dual-core processor, Intel Core i3-8145UE dual-core 4-thread processor, Intel Core i5-8365UE / Core i7-8665UE quad-core 8-thread processors. The company has now launched a complete embedded computer built around UP Xtreme SBC named UP Xtreme Edge Computing System, or simply UPX-Edge for short, that’s a slight variation of the fanless chassis offered for the SBC during the Kickstarter campaign. UPX-Edge specifications: SoC (one or the other) Intel Celeron 4305UE dual-core processor @ up to 2.2 GHz with 2MB cache, Intel UHD 610 graphics Intel Core i3-8145UE dual-core 4-thread processor @ up to 2.1 GHz / 3.9 GHz (Turbo) with 4MB cache, Intel UHD 620 graphics Intel Core i5-8365UE quad-core 8-thread processor @ up to 1.6 GHz / 4.1 GHz (Turbo) with 6MB cache, Intel UHD 620 graphics Intel Core i7-8665UE quad-core 8-thread processor @ up to 1.9 GHz / 4.8 GHz …

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EEPD Launches AMD Ryzen Embedded NUC Boards & Mini PCs

EEPD SBC Profive follows embedded NUC Standard Electronic Equipment Production and Distribution, also known as EEPD, has just released its latest Embedded SBCs based on the AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000 and V1000 platforms. Respectively they are the SBC Profive NUCR and NUCR both designed for industrial uses. The NUCv has 4 variants with 2 different V1000 series CPUs to choose from, while the NUCR has two R1000 variants. eNUC and Integrated Graphics All variations and types of SBCs and BoxPCs use the embedded NUC standard utilizing the AMD Ryzen embedded platform and series with Radeon Vega Graphics integrated into the system. SBC Profive NUCR specifications AMD Series R1000 Processors – R1606G / R1505G Integrated GPU – AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics Up to 32 GB dual-channel DDR4 memory 2x Gigabit Ethernet ports (Intel I210 with IEEE1588) 1x MicroSD card slot 3x M.2 Type B, Type E, Type M sockets M.2 SATA or NVMe 1x Serial ATA (6G) with a separate power …

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Sponsored: Black Friday Sale – Window 10 Pro for just $13

Windows 10 & Microsoft Office Black Friday 2019

VIP-SDCKEY has been offering game and software keys as far back as 2008, and with Black Friday taking place now, they are offering some good deals for Microsoft Windows 10 and/or Office 2016 OEM keys when using the coupon code: VIPCNX12. Some of the deals include: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM CD-KEY GLOBAL sale price:$13.00 (after 12% coupon code VIPCNX12) Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus CD Key Global sale price:$ 32.39 (after 12% coupon code VIPCNX12) Microsoft Office 2019 Professional Plus CD Key Global sale price:$ 52.03 (after 12% coupon code VIPCNX12) Windows 10 Pro + Office 2016 Pro  CD key  sale price: $ 36.32 (after 12% coupon code VIPCNX12) Windows 10 Pro + Office 2019 Pro CD key:  sale price: $ 59.88 (after 12% coupon code VIPCNX12) To use the keys you need to download and install Windows 10 or Microsoft Office before applying the code. All keys are permanent OEM keys purchased directly from an official Microsoft’s agent, and not so-called Volume License keys. This type of OEM keys has been sold for over 3 years, with SCDKEY telling us they’ve been selling those …

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One Mix 3 Pro Comet Lake Mini Laptop Launched for $960

Intel Comet Lake Mini Laptop

There have been several mini laptops from GPD, Chuwi, and One Netbook launched over the last few years. One Netbook One Mix 3Pro is one of the most powerful with one of the latest Comet Lake processor coupled with 16GB RAM,  a 512GB NVMe SSD, and equipped with an 8.4″ touchscreen display with 2560×1440 resolution. So far, the device was only available in China for 6,919 RMB ($984 US), but GeekBuying is now selling the One Mix 3 Pro for $959.99 with free shipping and either an English or Japanese keyboard. You may lower the price by $20 using Mix3Pro coupon code, and even $60 with coupon GKB19BF60 valid for orders over $600 as we reported in our Black Friday 2019 post. Here’s a reminder of One Mix 3 Pro specifications: SoC – Intel Core i5-10120Y Comet Lake-Y (10th gen) 4-core/8-thread processor @ 1.0 GHz (base) / 4.0 GHz (turbo one core) / 2.7 GHz (turbo all cores) with 24 …

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IEI ITG-100AI DIN-Rail Rugged mini PC Comes with a Myriad X AI Accelerator Module

Intel Myriad X vision processing unit was first introduced in 2017 as an upgrade to Myriad 2 VPU delivering up to 1 TOPS of neural compute performance. The new chip was eventually integrated into Intel Neural Compute Stick 2 launched late last year. We previously wrote about AAEON Boxer 8310AI family of Apollo Lake mini PCs featuring a Myriad X mPCIe module, but there’s now another company, namely Taiwan-based IEI, that has launched its own Myriad X powered rugged mini PC. Meet IEI ITG-100AI fanless AI embedded system. IEI ITG-100AI DIN-Rail Rugged mini PC Specifications: SoC – Intel Atom x5-E3930 dual-core Apollo lake processor @ 1.3GHz / 1.8 GHz (Turbo) with 12EU Intel HD Graphics 500; TDP: 6.5W System Memory: – 1x 204-pin DDR3L SO-DIMM slot pre-installed with 8 GB memory Storage – 128GB SATADOM, MicroSD slot, optional eMMC 5.0 flash up to 32GB. Display – 1 x VGA Connectivity – 2x RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet via Intel I211 PCIe controller …

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Kodlix GK45 Gemini Lake Mini PC Supports up to 3 SSDs, 3 4K Displays, and Dual Gigabit Ethernet

Kodlix GK45 Mini PC with up to 3 SSD and 3 Displays Kodlix computers and accessories are designed for industry and home use. The GK45 is the latest mini-PC built for 4K video options and features, and supports as many as 3 SSDs. The GK45 has 1 x DP,  1 x HDMI, 2 x Ethernet Ports, as well as a USB Type-C display/power port. GK45 Mini PC Storage Expansion Options The GK45 has expanded storage capabilities, and can support up to 3 SSDs, in various formats, starting with 64 GB of eMMC (on-board) or M.2 NVMe 2242 128GB SSD, with support for expansion as follows: M.2 NGFF 2280 SSD up to 2TB SATA 3.0 6.0Gbps M.2 NVMe 2242 SSD up to 1TB 2.5″ SATA HDD up to 2TB SATA 3.0 6.0Gbps GK45 Mini PC Basics The GK45 runs an Intel Celeron J4105 Gemini Lake processor, that runs at a speed of up to 2.5 GHz. The mini PC can drive …

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$1,000 Microsoft Surface Pro X Tablet is Powered by Microsoft SQ1 Arm Processor

Microsoft Surface Pro X

Arm Windows 10 laptops, tablets, and 2-in-1 hybrids have been around for a couple of years all powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processors so far. Now Microsoft is launching Surface Pro X Windows 10 tablet powered by its own Microsoft SQ1 Arm processor. It sells for $999 with 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, and a 13″ 2880 x 1920 x pixel touchscreen display in the default configuration, but you can also customize your order with up to 16GB RAM,  512GB SSD storage, optional keyboard and stylus for over $2,000. Microsoft Surface Pro X Specification Microsoft Surface Pro X specification: SoC – Microsoft SQ1 Arm processor @ 3.0 GHz with Adreno 685 GPU System Memory – 8GB or 16GB LPDDR4x RAM at 3733Mbps (option for 16GB) Storage – Removable 128, 256, or 512GB M.2 SSD Display – 13” PixelSense Display with 2880 x 1920 resolution (3:2 aspect ratio), 10 point multi-touch, 450 nits brightness Audio –  Dual far-field Studio Mics; 2W stereo speakers …

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