Minisforum, a leading manufacturer of mini PCs, has announced the launch of the MINISFORUM UN1265 Mini PC. UN1265 Mini PC is another Mini PC from the Venus series. This time the Venus series UN1265 is powered by the Intel Core i7-12650H processor, which features 10 cores (6P cores + 4E cores) and 16 threads. This makes the UN1265 ideal for demanding workloads such as video editing, gaming, and content creation. Besides, Mini PC support for up to 64GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and up to two storage devices. The good news is that MINISFORUM UN1265 is now available for pre-order starting at $309 (barebone) and up.
Availability and price
Starting at a mere $309, the UN1265 offers exceptional value. The base model (barebone version), available as part of a launch promotion, includes no memory, storage, or operating system, providing a significant $70 discount on the standard price. However, customers can opt for models with pre-installed memory and storage for a minimal increase in price. For instance, the variant with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage is priced at $369 during the launch promotion, down from its $459 retail price. Moreover, a slight $30 addition allows upgrading to a more powerful 32GB/512GB model. The most powerful version with 32GB RAM and 1TB SSD is offered for only $419.
The package in addition to the UN1265 Mini PC will include AC power adapter, power cord, HDMI cable, mounting screw set, VESA mount bracket, and User manual.
The offer is very limited. MINISFORUM brand has prepared only 80 pcs, which will be shipped from August 18, 2023. Probably, after the pre-sale period, UN1265 is also to be offered in Magical Blue.
MINISFORUM UN1265 Venus Series Mini PC Details
First of all, UN1265 Mini PC has compact dimensions 129.6 x 127.8 x 54.3 mm, and has an internal volume of 0.9 liters. Inside, we find the aforementioned Intel Core i7-12650H Alder Lake processor. This is impressive 12th-gen Intel Core processor, equipped with 6 Performance cores, 4 Efficiency cores, and support for speeds up to 4.7 GHz. The integrated Intel UHD graphics with 64 execution units further enhance the computing experience.
In addition, UN1265 offers up to 64GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and support one PCIe 4.0 M.2 2280 SSD and one 2.5-inch hard drive or SSD. Besides, MINISFORUM UN1265 has M.2 2230 slot for a wireless card with support for WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2.
By the way, it is worth saying a few words about the active cooling system cold wave 1.5. It offers a single heat pipe cooling system along with a large fan. In addition to supporting WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 (via M.2 2230 wireless card), the UN1265 has a 2.5GBe Ethernet Port. Besides, Venus Series UN1265 also supports triple 4K@60HZ display via HDMI 2.0, USB Type-C, and DisplayPort1.4.
Despite its diminutive size, the MINISFORUM UN1265 offers an array of ports to connect peripherals and displays, including:
- HDMI 2.0
- USB 3.2 Type-C with DisplayPort Alt Mode
- 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports
- 2x USB 2.0 Type-A ports
- 3.5mm audio jack
- 2.5 GbE Ethernet port
- DC Jack (19V)
It is worth noting that versions equipped with RAM and storage will be shipped with Windows 11 Pro pre-installed. Despite its compact size, the UN1265 Mini PC can still be hidden behind your monitor. The device comes with a VESA mount bracket and srews for mounting.