Minisforum has revealed a brand new high-end mini-gaming PC destined to hitch its Neptune collection. Dubbed the Minisforum NAG6 mini PC, the design packs an Intel Core i9-12900H and AMD Radeon RX 6600M into a really compact 2.7-liter chassis. On the identical showcase occasion in Japan, PC Watch mentions that the Hong Kong-based mini PCs maker additionally up to date its HX90G with a more moderen gen AMD Ryzen ‘Rembrandt’ processor.
The supply publication says that the Minisforum NAG6 remains to be being developed, so the specs and design shared could change earlier than the discharge date. Nevertheless, the specs we all know at this stage already make the design an interesting pre-built or barebones mini PC alternative – so long as the value is correct
The brand new Minisforum NAG6 seems to be in some methods just like the established HX90G. The HX90G is a member of the Neptune collection and was introduced in Might earlier than going up on the market in September. The brand new NAG6 can also be proven standing on a pedestal mount and seems to be virtually the identical dimension (2.7 liters) which implies it may additionally be 8 x 8 x 2.5 inches (with no stand). Nevertheless, there are some notable variations on this Intel-powered design, just like the extra highly effective array of followers (three reasonably than two) and bigger heatsink. The case seems to be extensively vented to assist with cooling.
Some could touch upon the resemblance between the Minisforum NAG6 and the brand new Intel NUC 13 Excessive ‘Raptor Canyon‘. Nevertheless, Intel’s compact PC is a a lot bigger (much less NUC-like) dual-chamber 13.9-liter design and provides the flexibleness of desktop components like socketed CPUs and discrete GPUs. Minisforum customers have equally restricted improve choices to laptop computer customers, which is honest contemplating the two.7-liter dimension and the laptop computer components used.
Along with the headlining Intel Core i9-12900H and AMD Radeon RX 6600M, the Minisforum NAG6 options 32GB RAM, a 512GB SSD, quad video outputs, and a couple of.5G LAN. On the entrance is an influence button, a USB-C and USB-A port, in addition to audio out and in. Photographs of the rear present that two of the 4 video outs are HDMI ports, and the opposite two are USB-C utilizing DP-Alt mode for video. There are additionally 4 USB-A ports on the again.
Lastly, in Japan, we now have an indicative worth for the Minisforum NAG6 configured above. The Y158,900 price ticket is roughly equal to $1,140 on the time of writing. The NAG6 is predicted to achieve retail by Feb 2023.
The aforementioned Minisforum HX90G has been upgraded to a newer-generation Ryzen cellular processor. The brand new HX99G updates the Ryzen 9 5900HX with a Ryzen 9 6900HX. To know what this implies for efficiency, please take a look at a few of our protection of the Ryzen 6000 collection cellular processors (APUs), which have onboard RDNA 2 graphics. Apart from that, the discrete GPU stays the identical (RX 6600M), however the rear ports have been modified, with the 2 DP ports swapped out for 2 USB-C ports supporting DP-Alt mode.
A completely configured Minisforum HX99G will likely be about $150 dearer than the HX90G, priced at Y182,980 (or approx $1,300), in line with the Japanese presentation slides. The brand new HX99G is because of change into out there subsequent month.