The MINIX NGC-7 Pro is another Comet Lake Mini PC from the MINIX brand. This time the NGC-7 Pro Mini PC is powered by a 10th Generation Intel Core i7-10510U Comet Lake processor. Besides, like NGC-5 Pro (Intel Core i5-10210U) it supports a 4K triple display and runs on Windows 11 Pro. Unlike the NGC-5 Pro, the device supports Dual Band WiFi 5 802.11ac.
Availability and price
MINIX NGC-7 Pro Comet Lake Mini PC (with 16GB/512GB M.2 NVMe SSD) is available on Amazon for $739.90. Just use the $60 OFF coupon provided on the offer.
By the way, on Amazon you will also find MINIX NGC-5 Pro Mini PC, and one of the first models of this type NGC-5 Mini PC (now $35 OFF) with Intel Core i5-8259U (up to 3.80 GHz) Coffee Lake processor. The devices can also be found in the MINIX Official Store on Aliexpress.
MINIX NGC-7 Pro Mini PC Overview Features
When it comes to the design of the Mini PC and the case, nothing has changed since the beginning of the Minix NGC-5. It’s still a compact Mini PC (153 x 153 x 43mm) with two external WiFi antennas that can be hidden behind the monitor using the VESA mounting standard.
However, the main difference from the front MINIX’s Comet Lake Mini PC is, of course, mainly the CPU used. NGC-7 Pro is equipped with Intel Core i7-10510U Comet Lake CPU (4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 GHz – 4.90 GHz Max frequency). Mini PC has an integrated graphics card Intel UHD Graphics for 10th Gen Intel® Processors. The device comes with 16GB RAM (upgradable to 64GB, dual-channel). In addition, inside we find 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD (upgradable to 2TB). The Mini PC supports M.2 2280 SATA/NVMe socket and MicroSD card, and reader. In addition, you can expand the Mini PC with a 4G-LTE modem and use the Nano SIM card slot on the board (via M.2 (2242)B-Key, support 4G LTE and SSD (SATA). Besides, there is also an M.2 slot (2230) for WiFi / Bluetooth module. The device has also active cooling.
NGC-7 Pro supports Dual Band 802.11ac WiFi 5, and Bluetooth 4.2 via Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 module, and dual Gigabit Ethernet (via Intel I211AT+Intel I219LM). This NGC-7 Pro Comet Lake Mini PC also supports a 4K @60Hz triple display via HDMI 2.0a, DisplayPort 1.2, and USB Type-C. The Mini PC has the following ports:
- as before, the RS232 COM port
- 3.5mm Audio jack (IN/OUT)
- 2x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
- DisplayPort 1.2
- HDMI 2.0a
- USB Type-C
- COM pin on board
- DC jack 19V/4.74A
Just like NGC-5 Pro, MINIX NGC-7 Pro also comes with Windows 11 Pro OS (64-bit) pre-installed, supports VESA mounting standard, and has Kensington Lock (for commercial solutions).