The Minisforum brand, the leader in the Mini PC market, introduces another Mini PC. This time, Deskmini called Minisforum EliteMini HX90 powered by AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor. In addition to interesting specifications and workmanship, its price for the barebone version may tempt you.
Availability and price
The new EliteMini Mini PC from Minisforum is available for pre-order from $629 for the barebone version (without RAM & SSD). However, in the strongest version with 32GB RAM and 512GB SSD, Deskmini EliteMini HX90 costs $909. Early-Bird Discount is $100 OFF, while units will ship mid-September.
Minisforum EliteMini HX90 Mini PC / Deskmini Overview Features
Before we move on to hardware, let’s take a look at design. The HX90 mini computer (mesures 195x190x60mm) is interestingly designed and delivered with a stand. It is worth paying attention to the body of the Mini PC, which is made of carbon fiber materials with grainy patterns on the surface. The main structural components of the HX90 and the black part of the fuselage are injection molded from carbon fiber composite materials. Design really makes a great impression.
Processor, RAM, and Storage
As already mentioned, the device is available as a barebone mini PC, without RAM and storage. However, in each version, the heart of the EliteMini HX90 is the efficient AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor (8 Cores 16 Threads). The base clock 3.3 GHz and Max Boost Clock up to 4.6 GHz (Turbo). It is also worth mentioning that on board we find the Radeon RX Vega 8 integrated graphics card with 8 CUs and up to 2100 MHz. Furthermore, the dual channel memory controller supports DDR4-3200MHz and energy efficient LPDDR4-4266MHz RAM.
As for RAM and storage. The device can be equipped with up to 64GB DDR4 (32GB x 2), and M.2 2280 PCIe SSD in the most powerful available M.2 2280 512GB PCIe SSD version. In addition, the storage can be extended by an additional 2x 2.5-inch SATA HDD (2x SATA 3.0 6.0Gb / s slot).
By the way, it is worth mentioning active cooling. Minisforum Elitemini HX90 Mini PC has been equipped with a smart fan (up to 30db).
Other EliteMini HX90 Features…
Deskmini HX90 for connectivity use Wifi 6 802.11ax (up to 2400Mbps), Bluetooth 5.1, and supports 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet. It is also worth mentioning that the device supports quad 4K displays. Four displays with two HDMI and two DisplayPort. Each output can drive a 4K panel at 60Hz. EliteMini HX90 comes with Win 10 pre-installed and it’s Win 11 upgradable. Besides that, it also supports Ubuntu system.
Minisforum EliteMini HX90 Specification:
- Processor – AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX , 8 Cores/16 Threads (Total L2 Cache 4MB , Total L3 Cache 16MB , Base Clock 3.3 GHz , up to 4.6 GHz)
- GPU – AMD Radeon™ Graphics (Graphics Frequency 2100 MHz)
- Memory – (SODIMM Slots×2), Supports a maximum of 64GB(32GB x 2) of DDR4
- Storage – M.2 2280 512GB PCIe SSD
- Storage Expansion – 2.5 inch SATA HDD Slot×2 (SATA 3.0 6.0Gb/s)
- Wireless Connectivity – M.2 2230 WIFI Support (Wi-Fi 6，BlueTooth 5.0)
- Video Output
- Audio Output – HDMI ×2, DisplayPort ×2, LINE OUT ×2
- Ports & Buttons
- 1 * RJ45 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Port
- 5 * USB3.0 Port (Gen1)
- 1 * USB-C Port
- 1 * Clear CMOS
- 2 * MIC