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ASRock Releases AMD Ryzen 7040U “Phoenix” 4×4 BOX-7040U Mini PC

ASRock Releases AMD Ryzen 7040U "Phoenix" 4×4 BOX-7040U Mini PC

ASRock Industrial has released the 4×4 BOX-7040U series mini PC, featuring AMD’s Ryzen 7040U “Phoenix” architecture. The Ryzen 7040U chips combine Zen 4 CPU cores with RDNA 3 graphics, making them popular choices for handheld gaming PCs and laptops. These chips have now made their way into mini PCs, with Gigabyte and ASRock Industrial introducing their own models earlier this year. ASRock has also introduced two 4X4 motherboards, the 4×4-7640U and 4×4-7840U, for users who prefer to supply their own chassis.

The versions of the mini PC measure 118 x 110 x 48mm and offer support for up to 64GB of dual-channel DDR5-5600 memory. They also support an M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4 SSD and/or a 2.5 inch SATA hard drive or SSD. The mini PCs come with WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, and support for up to four displays. The ports include 2 x HDMI 1.4b, 2 x USB4 (with DisplayPort 1.4a Alt Mode), 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, 2 x USB 2.0 Type-A, 1 x 2.5 GbE Ethernet (RTL8125BG), 1 x Gigabit Ethernet (RTL8111EPV), and 1 x 3.5mm audio.

The 4×4 BOX-7840U features an AMD Ryzen 7 7840U chip with 8 CPU cores, 16 threads, and 12-core graphics. The 4×4 BOX-7640U has a Ryzen 5 7640U chip with a 6-core, 12-thread CPU and 8-core graphics.

Source: Liliputing.

ASRock DeskMini B760: Compact Computer with Core i9-13900 Support

ASRock’s DeskMini B760 is a compact computer that offers support for the up Core i9-13900 processor. Unlike manby other mini PCs, the DeskMini B760 has a traditional tower-like design and a small form factor of just 155 x 155 x 80mm. This makes it a versatile option for those who want a customizable home server solution in a compact size.

The DeskMini B760 features an LGA1700 socket, allowing users to choose their own Intel processor. It supports up to 65-watt 12th or 13th-gen processors, making it compatible with the Intel Core i9-13900 chip. This processor offers impressive performance for demanding tasks.

In terms of specifications, the DeskMini B760 offers the following features:

  • Two SODIMM slots for up to 64GB of DDR4-3200 memory
  • Multiple storage options, including one M.2 PCIe Gen 5 x4 slot, one M.2 PCIe Gen 4 x4 slot, and two 2.5" drive bays for hard drives or SSDs
  • An M.2 E-Key connector for an optional Intel AX210 or AC3168 wireless card
  • An aluminum heatsink and a fan for active cooling
  • Various ports, including HDMI, DisplayPort 1.4, VGA, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, USB 2.0 Type-A, RJ45 (2.5 GbE Ethernet), and 3.5mm audio jacks
  • Optional VESA mount kit for easy attachment to a wall or the back of a display

The DeskMini B760 is a great choice for home server enthusiasts and those in need of a powerful yet compact server. Its small size and customizable processor options make it suitable for a variety of server and network applications. Whether you’re running a home server or need a compact workstation, the DeskMini B760 offers incredible performance in a small package. I personally use the AMD AM4 of this as a server myself.

Pricing details for the DeskMini B760 have not been announced yet.

Source: Liliputing.