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Minisforum HX90G review: Compact gaming PC with AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX and AMD Radeon RX 6600M

Powerful mini PC! Minisforum and its line of compact desktop computers is becoming more and more popular. The Chinese manufacturer's current lineup focuses increasingly on gaming systems such as the Neptune Series HX90G. Find out what this compact device has to offer and whether we would recommend it in this review.


Minisforum HX90G configurations (Source: Minisforum)
Minisforum HX90G configurations (Source: Minisforum)

Minisforum is becoming more and more popular. The Chinese system builder started out with compact office computers and marked its debut in the gaming sector with the EliteMini HX90 - a device without a dedicated GPU. The Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G makes up for this and includes an AMD Radeon RX 6600M to complement the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX. We are familiar with this chip from our notebook reviews. It has a VRAM of 8 GB and can work without being throttled by the HX90G. 

The Minisforum HX90G is available from the manufacturer's own online shop. It also comes as a barebone version without RAM or SSD modules - and without a license for Windows Professional 11. The price for this barebone version starts at 1,079 Euros. The best model with 64 GB of RAM and a 512 GB SSD is available for 1,469 Euros. The first products will be distributed in mid-November and are currently available with a pre-order discount of approx. 300 Euros, making for a very attractive price.

This review includes compact desktop computers as comparison devices and also looks at similarly equipped gaming notebooks for a more direct comparison of GPU performance.

Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Processor
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 8 x 3.3 - 4.6 GHz, 54 W PL2 / Short Burst, 45 W PL1 / Sustained, Cezanne H (Zen 3)
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon RX 6600M - 8 GB VRAM, Core: 2448 MHz, Memory: 1750 MHz, 100 W TDP, GDDR6, Adrenalin 22.10.1
Memory
16 GB 
, DDR4-3200, 2 von 2 installiert
Mainboard
AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH
Storage
ESO512GYLCT, 512 GB 
, M.2 NVMe, 450 GB free
Soundcard
AMD Zen - Audio Processor - HD Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 3 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: Mikrofonbuchse, Kopfhöreranschluss
Networking
Intel Ethernet Controller I225-V (10/100/1000/2500MBit/s), MediaTek RZ608 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 69.3 x 205 x 203 ( = 2.73 x 8.07 x 7.99 in)
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
Additional features
power supply with cable, HDMI cable, computer stand, user manual, 24 Months Warranty
Released
11/21/2022
Weight
1.414 kg ( = 49.88 oz / 3.12 pounds), Power Supply: 653 g ( = 23.03 oz / 1.44 pounds)
Price
1229 EUR
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Potential competitors in comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Best Price
10/2022
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
R9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
1.4 kg69.3 mm
12/2021
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
189 mm
06/2021
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
i7-10700, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
05/2022
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
1.8 kg62.2 mm
04/2022
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
189 mm
82.6 %
05/2022
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
R5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
2.5 kg25.75 mm
09/2022
Minisforum NUCX i7
i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
2.4 kg393 mm
01/2022
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
R9 5900HX, Vega 8
60 mm

A detailed look at the Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G

Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G

Case

The case is made entirely of plastic and, like the Minisforum EliteMini HX90, features a carbon look on some of its parts. The interior of the case is reinforced with metal. There is nothing to criticize about the device's exterior. The workmanship is good and the gap dimensions aren't too large. Nonetheless, we would have preferred an aluminum case. This might have made the device a little heavier, but it would have given it a more top-quality appearance. The Minisforum HX90G can be positioned flat or upright with the help of a little stand, as you can see on the pictures.

The Minisforum HX90G weighs only 1.4 kg (incl. stand). The external power supply weighs another 650 g.

Connectivity

At a first glance, the Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G seems to include all relevant ports. It has five USB ports, one of which is a Type C port. Unfortunately, none of the ports support Thunderbolt, and the Type C port does not support image output. The device provides sufficient alternatives to connect external screens: two HDMI and two DisplayPort connectors. Unfortunately, these four ports only support up to [email protected] The ports are distributed on the front and back and are easily accessible.

External ports on the Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G (Source: Minisforum)
External ports on the Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G (Source: Minisforum)

Communciation

Minisforum has included a MediaTek RZ608 module in its HX90G. The mini PC achieved good results in our test with our reference router ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000. Its transfer rates were higher than all of our previous measurements with this module in other test units. The Intel Wi-Fi 6E modules are much faster, however, and easily outpace our test unit. The integrated LAN port is a good alternative and supports up to 2.5 GBit/s.

Networking
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
1848 (1731min - 1888max) MBit/s ∼100% +122%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1480 (1212min - 1519max) MBit/s ∼80% +78%
Average of class Mini PC
  (290 - 1713, n=13, last 2 years)
979 MBit/s ∼53% +18%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
885 (820min - 897max) MBit/s ∼48% +6%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
MediaTek RZ608
831 (801min - 844max) MBit/s ∼45%
Average MediaTek RZ608
  (430 - 961, n=9)
819 MBit/s ∼44% -1%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
1851 (1799min - 1897max) MBit/s ∼100% +91%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1669 (1609min - 1719max) MBit/s ∼90% +72%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
1198 (975min - 1352max) MBit/s ∼65% +24%
Average of class Mini PC
  (225 - 1745, n=14, last 2 years)
974 MBit/s ∼53% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
MediaTek RZ608
968 (949min - 994max) MBit/s ∼52%
Average MediaTek RZ608
  (572 - 980, n=9)
852 MBit/s ∼46% -12%
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Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G; iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz; iperf 3.1.3: Ø968 (949-994)
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G; iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz; iperf 3.1.3: Ø830 (801-844)

Accessories

The device comes with a 260-Watt power supply and a stand.

Maintenance

The device's side cover can be removed for any maintenance work. Unfortunately, this requires removing the rubber pads, which isn't ideal as they tend to lose their stickiness when this happens. The side cover is fixed to the case with four screws. Users will then have to remove another metal cover before they have access to the RAM module, the SSD or the Wi-Fi module. The metal plate only serves to secure the side cover. There is no space for a 2.5-inch storage device, nor could it be connected to the main board. There is room, however, for two SO-DIMM and two M.2 SSD modules. You will have to take the device apart even further if you want to clean the fans, but this shouldn't be a problem if you know what you're doing. The manufacturer discourages users from taking the cooling system apart. And as the manufacturer has used good-quality heat paste (liquid metal), we don't think this is necessary anyway.

Inside the Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
Inside the Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G

Performance - compact and powerful

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Testing Conditions

We ran all performance tests in the "high performance" energy profile. We did not make any changes to the performance of the CPU and left all BIOS settings in automatic mode.

Processor

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX in the Minisforum HX90G (Source: Minisforum)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX in the Minisforum HX90G (Source: Minisforum)

The AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX belongs to the Cezanne series and is based on Zen3 architecture. The SoC offers 8 physical cores with a total of 16 threads (thanks to SMT). This is particularly beneficial for multi-thread applications. The AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX performs well, and the HX90G's overall performance is better than that of the HX90, equipped with the same SoC. For a more pronounced difference in CPU performance, the manufacturer could have used AMD's more recent Ryzen 9 6900HX SoC. Our performance rating has shown that this SoC is 10 percent above our system's SoC. The HX90G has another in-house opponent in the form of the Minisforum NUCXi7. The AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX has the Intel Core i7-11800H under very good control, but it cannot compete with the Intel Dragon Canyon NUC, based on the current Alder Lake generation. In numbers, this equates to a 12 percent difference in performance, which we would not consider noticeable in everyday use.

There are no differences compared to the Minisforum HX90 in terms of SoC specifications. We tested the HX90G's SoC in automatic mode, with the SoC briefly reaching up to 54 watts. The long-term power limit is set at 45 watts. The SoC can be set to six different modes (10, 15, 25, 35, 45, 54 watts) to save electricity or further reduce the already low noise emissions.

For more comparisons and benchmarks, please visit our CPU comparison table.

Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R20
Cinebench R20
Cinebench R23
Cinebench R23
Performance Rating - Percent
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
57 pt ∼57%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
 
51.5 pt ∼52%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
50.9 pt ∼51%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
50.5 pt ∼51%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
 
49.3 pt ∼49%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
49.2 pt ∼49%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
48.6 pt ∼49%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
47.6 pt ∼48%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE -8!
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
46.7 pt ∼47%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C) -2!
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
45 pt ∼45%
Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
262 Points ∼80% +8%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (241 - 261, n=12)
251 Points ∼77% +4%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
247 Points ∼75% +2%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
242 Points ∼74% 0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
242 Points ∼74%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (197 - 243, n=24)
238 Points ∼73% -2%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
227 Points ∼69% -6%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
224 Points ∼68% -7%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
223 Points ∼68% -8%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
196 Points ∼60% -19%
CPU Multi 64Bit
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
3299 Points ∼34% +48%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (1969 - 2411, n=12)
2271 Points ∼23% +2%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
2224 Points ∼23% 0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
2222 Points ∼23%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (1076 - 2267, n=28)
2054 Points ∼21% -8%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
2045 Points ∼21% -8%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
2027 Points ∼21% -9%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
1723 Points ∼18% -22%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
1666 Points ∼17% -25%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
1455 Points ∼15% -35%
Cinebench R20
CPU (Single Core)
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
703 Points ∼81% +21%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
629 Points ∼72% +8%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (595 - 631, n=12)
613 Points ∼70% +6%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
582 Points ∼67% 0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
580 Points ∼67%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
579 Points ∼67% 0%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (471 - 584, n=28)
572 Points ∼66% -1%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
564 Points ∼65% -3%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
535 Points ∼61% -8%
CPU (Multi Core)
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
7179 Points ∼30% +36%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (4619 - 5813, n=12)
5419 Points ∼23% +3%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
5276 Points ∼22%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
5185 Points ∼22% -2%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (2242 - 5476, n=29)
4856 Points ∼21% -8%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
4760 Points ∼20% -10%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
4644 Points ∼20% -12%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
4059 Points ∼17% -23%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
3954 Points ∼17% -25%
Cinebench R11.5
CPU Single 64Bit
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
3.16 Points ∼10% +11%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (2.91 - 3.07, n=2)
2.99 Points ∼9% +5%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
2.86 Points ∼9% +1%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
2.84 Points ∼9% 0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
2.84 Points ∼9%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (2.8 - 2.86, n=4)
2.84 Points ∼9% 0%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
2.62 Points ∼8% -8%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
2.61 Points ∼8% -8%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
2.59 Points ∼8% -9%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
2.26 Points ∼7% -20%
CPU Multi 64Bit
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
38.96 Points ∼55% +58%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (26.4 - 26.4, n=2)
26.4 Points ∼37% +7%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
25.6 Points ∼36% +4%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
24.71 Points ∼35%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (22 - 25.6, n=4)
24.3 Points ∼34% -2%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
22.07 Points ∼31% -11%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
21.87 Points ∼31% -11%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
19.71 Points ∼28% -20%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
19.18 Points ∼27% -22%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
16.7 Points ∼24% -32%
Cinebench R10
Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
14610 Points ∼80% +21%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (12294 - 12943, n=2)
12619 Points ∼69% +5%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
12508 Points ∼68% +4%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
12152 Points ∼66% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
12037 Points ∼66%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (11811 - 12152, n=4)
12019 Points ∼65% 0%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
11957 Points ∼65% -1%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
11608 Points ∼63% -4%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
11082 Points ∼60% -8%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
9898 Points ∼54% -18%
Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
107565 Points ∼77% +44%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (76758 - 77450, n=2)
77104 Points ∼55% +3%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
74772 Points ∼54%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
73115 Points ∼53% -2%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (64320 - 74772, n=4)
71249 Points ∼51% -5%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
67486 Points ∼49% -10%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
67183 Points ∼48% -10%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
63144 Points ∼45% -16%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
58426 Points ∼42% -22%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
52577 Points ∼38% -30%
Blender - v2.79 BMW27 CPU
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
315.4 Seconds * ∼2% -37%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
305.2 Seconds * ∼2% -32%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
286.1 Seconds * ∼2% -24%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
262.7 Seconds * ∼2% -14%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
262.7 Seconds * ∼2% -14%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
261 Seconds * ∼2% -13%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (219 - 442, n=28)
249 Seconds * ∼2% -8%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
231 Seconds * ∼2%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
229.3 Seconds * ∼2% +1%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (212 - 257, n=13)
226 Seconds * ∼2% +2%
wPrime 2.10
32m
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
4.186 s * ∼1% -25%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (3.31 - 4.4, n=3)
3.68 s * ∼1% -10%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
 
3.46 s * ∼1% -3%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
3.416 s * ∼1% -2%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
3.405 s * ∼1% -2%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
3.345 s * ∼1%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
3.308 s * ∼1% +1%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
3.257 s * ∼1% +3%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
2.67 s * ∼1% +20%
1024m
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
211.8 s * ∼3% -128%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
120.839 s * ∼1% -30%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
119.5 s * ∼1% -28%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
102.2 s * ∼1% -10%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
98.307 s * ∼1% -6%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (91.6 - 106.7, n=3)
97.1 s * ∼1% -4%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
 
93.2 s * ∼1% -0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
93.062 s * ∼1%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
91.6 s * ∼1% +2%
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0
Pass 1
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
310 (303min - 324max) fps ∼73% +12%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
278 (276min - 280max) fps ∼65%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (272 - 278, n=3)
275 fps ∼65% -1%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
272.5 (271min - 279max) fps ∼64% -2%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
271.5 (259min - 276max) fps ∼64% -2%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
 
263 fps ∼62% -5%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
258 (256min - 259max) fps ∼61% -7%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
247.5 (245min - 250max) fps ∼58% -11%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
236 (235min - 257max) fps ∼55% -15%
Pass 2
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
147.5 (134min - 173max) fps ∼54% +15%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
128.35 (126.9min - 128.4max) fps ∼47%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
128 (122min - 128max) fps ∼47% 0%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
 
127.8 fps ∼47% 0%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (112 - 128.4, n=3)
122.8 fps ∼45% -4%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
109.3 (108.1min - 111.7max) fps ∼40% -15%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
106 (101min - 108max) fps ∼39% -17%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
93.75 (91.3min - 98.8max) fps ∼34% -27%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
84.8 (84.6min - 105max) fps ∼31% -34%
WinRAR - Result
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
10739 KB/s ∼62% +43%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
9584 KB/s ∼55% +27%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
7944 KB/s ∼46% +6%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
7925 KB/s ∼46% +5%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
7523 KB/s ∼44%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
 
6882 KB/s ∼40% -9%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
6555 KB/s ∼38% -13%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (4297 - 7722, n=3)
6514 KB/s ∼38% -13%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
4297 KB/s ∼25% -43%
TrueCrypt
AES Mean 100MB
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
17.2 GB/s ∼0% +51%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
 
13.4 GB/s ∼0% +18%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
11.6 GB/s ∼0% +2%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
11.6 GB/s ∼0% +2%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
11.4 GB/s ∼0%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
10.3 GB/s ∼0% -10%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
9.9 GB/s ∼0% -13%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (7.4 - 11.4, n=3)
9.87 GB/s ∼0% -13%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
7.4 GB/s ∼0% -35%
Twofish Mean 100MB
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
3.4 GB/s ∼0% +79%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
2 GB/s ∼0% +5%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
1.9 GB/s ∼0%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (1.6 - 2, n=3)
1.833 GB/s ∼0% -4%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
1.8 GB/s ∼0% -5%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
 
1.8 GB/s ∼0% -5%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
1.7 GB/s ∼0% -11%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
1.7 GB/s ∼0% -11%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
1.5 GB/s ∼0% -21%
Serpent Mean 100MB
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
1.9 GB/s ∼0% +58%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
1.2 GB/s ∼0% 0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
1.2 GB/s ∼0%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
 
1.2 GB/s ∼0% 0%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (1.1 - 1.2, n=3)
1.167 GB/s ∼0% -3%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
1.1 GB/s ∼0% -8%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
1.1 GB/s ∼0% -8%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
1.1 GB/s ∼0% -8%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
0.9 GB/s ∼0% -25%
Geekbench 5.4
Multi-Core
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (9341 - 10490, n=12)
9935 Points ∼34% +10%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
9186 Points ∼32% +2%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
9020 Points ∼31%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
8924 Points ∼31% -1%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
8924 Points ∼31% -1%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
8207 Points ∼28% -9%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
8173 Points ∼28% -9%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (5057 - 9294, n=26)
8164 Points ∼28% -9%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
7875 Points ∼27% -13%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
6567 Points ∼23% -27%
Single-Core
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
1656 Points ∼72% +6%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
1656 Points ∼72% +6%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (1523 - 1652, n=12)
1592 Points ∼69% +2%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
1579 Points ∼68% +1%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
1570 Points ∼68% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
1560 Points ∼68%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
1542 Points ∼67% -1%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (1271 - 1561, n=26)
1514 Points ∼66% -3%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
1414 Points ∼61% -9%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
1299 Points ∼56% -17%
Geekbench 5.0
5.0 Multi-Core
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (9220 - 10426, n=7)
9830 Points ∼31% +11%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
9074 Points ∼29% +2%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
8853 Points ∼28%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
8845 Points ∼28% 0%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
8845 Points ∼28% 0%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (7327 - 9053, n=8)
8207 Points ∼26% -7%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
8196 Points ∼26% -7%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
8109 Points ∼26% -8%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
7859 Points ∼25% -11%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
6483 Points ∼20% -27%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
6483 Points ∼20% -27%
5.0 Single-Core
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
1638 Points ∼7% +9%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
1638 Points ∼7% +9%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
1571 Points ∼7% +5%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (1531 - 1603, n=7)
1568 Points ∼7% +5%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
1563 Points ∼7% +4%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
1500 Points ∼7%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
1498 Points ∼7% 0%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (1233 - 1504, n=8)
1453 Points ∼6% -3%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
1377 Points ∼6% -8%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
1377 Points ∼6% -8%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
1304 Points ∼6% -13%
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4
64 Bit Single-Core Score
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
6991 Points ∼72% +6%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
6991 Points ∼72% +6%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
6698 Points ∼69% +2%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
6693 Points ∼69% +2%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
6572 Points ∼68%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (6191 - 6804, n=3)
6564 Points ∼68% 0%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
6365 Points ∼66% -3%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (5249 - 6572, n=7)
6190 Points ∼64% -6%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
5812 Points ∼60% -12%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
5726 Points ∼59% -13%
64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (38566 - 39852, n=3)
39372 Points ∼44% +15%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
36347 Points ∼41% +6%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
36310 Points ∼40% +6%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
36310 Points ∼40% +6%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
34259 Points ∼38%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
33034 Points ∼37% -4%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (30451 - 35465, n=7)
32901 Points ∼37% -4%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
32434 Points ∼36% -5%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
32174 Points ∼36% -6%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
27071 Points ∼30% -21%
3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance Physics
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
24314 Points ∼67% +33%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (17330 - 21036, n=14)
18816 Points ∼52% +3%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
18332 Points ∼51%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
17803 Points ∼49% -3%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
16736 Points ∼46% -9%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (13940 - 18790, n=27)
16640 Points ∼46% -9%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
15739 Points ∼43% -14%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
15497 Points ∼43% -15%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
13940 Points ∼38% -24%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
13568 Points ∼37% -26%
7-Zip 18.03
7z b 4
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (55816 - 65336, n=12)
62170 MIPS ∼38% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
61760 MIPS ∼38%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (36011 - 62503, n=28)
57502 MIPS ∼36% -7%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
57435 MIPS ∼36% -7%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
51773 MIPS ∼32% -16%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
50152 MIPS ∼31% -19%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
50152 MIPS ∼31% -19%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
45999 MIPS ∼28% -26%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
44503 MIPS ∼28% -28%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
43007 MIPS ∼27% -30%
7z b 4 -mmt1
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
5979 MIPS ∼71% +3%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
5979 MIPS ∼71% +3%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (5090 - 6070, n=12)
5803 MIPS ∼69% 0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
5798 MIPS ∼69%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
5739 MIPS ∼69% -1%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (4791 - 5905, n=28)
5703 MIPS ∼68% -2%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
5619 MIPS ∼67% -3%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
5446 MIPS ∼65% -6%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
5330 MIPS ∼64% -8%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
5293 MIPS ∼63% -9%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (15.4 - 18.7, n=12)
17.5 fps ∼38% +10%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
15.9 fps ∼34% 0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
15.9 fps ∼34%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (8.26 - 17.1, n=28)
15.2 fps ∼33% -4%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
14.8 fps ∼32% -7%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
14.4 fps ∼31% -9%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
14.4 fps ∼31% -9%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
13.2 fps ∼28% -17%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
12.8 fps ∼27% -19%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
11.6 fps ∼25% -27%
R Benchmark 2.5 - Overall mean
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
0.588 sec * ∼13% -20%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
0.562 sec * ∼12% -14%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
0.56 sec * ∼12% -14%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
0.537 sec * ∼12% -9%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
0.535 sec * ∼12% -9%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
0.535 sec * ∼12% -9%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (0.48 - 0.599, n=28)
0.507 sec * ∼11% -3%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
0.4965 sec * ∼11% -1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
0.492 sec * ∼11%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (0.4627 - 0.4974, n=12)
0.4799 sec * ∼10% +2%
LibreOffice - 20 Documents To PDF
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
59.5 s * ∼15% -1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
59 s * ∼15%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
55.1 s * ∼14% +7%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (44.1 - 87.4, n=28)
53.4 s * ∼13% +9%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (44.8 - 81.7, n=12)
53 s * ∼13% +10%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
50.1 s * ∼13% +15%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
49.3 s * ∼12% +16%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
48 s * ∼12% +19%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
44.9 s * ∼11% +24%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
44.9 s * ∼11% +24%
WebXPRT 3 - ---
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (260 - 304, n=9)
284 Points ∼72% +2%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
278 Points ∼70% 0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
278 Points ∼70%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (230 - 291, n=27)
275 Points ∼70% -1%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
269 Points ∼68% -3%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
269 Points ∼68% -3%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
267 Points ∼68% -4%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
267 Points ∼68% -4%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
267 Points ∼68% -4%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
262 Points ∼66% -6%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
244 Points ∼62% -12%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
752 ms * ∼1% -22%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
647 ms * ∼1% -5%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
647 ms * ∼1% -5%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
641 ms * ∼1% -4%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
640 ms * ∼1% -4%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (595 - 728, n=28)
617 ms * ∼1% -0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
614 ms * ∼1%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
602 ms * ∼1% +2%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
602 ms * ∼1% +2%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
601 ms * ∼1% +2%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (564 - 599, n=10)
581 ms * ∼1% +5%
3DMark
3840x2160 Fire Strike Ultra Physics
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
37967 Points ∼70% +41%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
26957 Points ∼50%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (23383 - 26684, n=9)
25702 Points ∼48% -5%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (22976 - 26958, n=18)
25211 Points ∼47% -6%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
23921 Points ∼44% -11%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
23774 Points ∼44% -12%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
22976 Points ∼42% -15%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
22873 Points ∼42% -15%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
21542 Points ∼40% -20%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
21256 Points ∼39% -21%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Physics
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
35153 Points ∼65% +31%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
26772 Points ∼49%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (18901 - 27338, n=14)
25434 Points ∼47% -5%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (17714 - 27288, n=30)
24914 Points ∼46% -7%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
24508 Points ∼45% -8%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
24327 Points ∼45% -9%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
24096 Points ∼44% -10%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
23641 Points ∼44% -12%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
21095 Points ∼39% -21%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
20080 Points ∼37% -25%
2560x1440 Time Spy CPU
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, 2400 MHz
15095 Points ∼75% +42%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
10603 Points ∼52%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
10169 Points ∼50% -4%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, 3300 MHz
10035 Points ∼50% -5%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  (8961 - 11039, n=14)
10035 Points ∼50% -5%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, 2300 MHz
9282 Points ∼46% -12%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (6932 - 10603, n=30)
9243 Points ∼46% -13%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Intel Core i7-10700, 2900 MHz
8580 Points ∼42% -19%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, 3300 MHz
6957 Points ∼34% -34%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 3300 MHz
6955 Points ∼34% -34%

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Performance Rating
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
94.7 pt ∼95%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
94 pt ∼94%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
85.9 pt ∼86%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
85.9 pt ∼86%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
80.3 pt ∼80%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
80.1 pt ∼80%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
71.7 pt ∼72%
Average of class Mini PC
 
55.4 pt ∼55%
AIDA64 / FP32 Ray-Trace
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
15755 KRay/s ∼100% +3%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
15334 KRay/s ∼97%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
14342 KRay/s ∼91% -6%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
14342 KRay/s ∼91% -6%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
13002 KRay/s ∼83% -15%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
12788 KRay/s ∼81% -17%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
12360 KRay/s ∼78% -19%
Average of class Mini PC
  (561 - 15334, n=23, last 2 years)
8087 KRay/s ∼51% -47%
AIDA64 / FPU Julia
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
100504 Points ∼100% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
99427 Points ∼99%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
76011 Points ∼76% -24%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
60136 Points ∼60% -40%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
60136 Points ∼60% -40%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
56368 Points ∼56% -43%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
54342 Points ∼54% -45%
Average of class Mini PC
  (3604 - 99427, n=23, last 2 years)
44755 Points ∼45% -55%
AIDA64 / CPU SHA3
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
4043 MB/s ∼100% +19%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
4043 MB/s ∼100% +19%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
3829 MB/s ∼95% +13%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
3655 MB/s ∼90% +7%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
3444 MB/s ∼85% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
3401 MB/s ∼84%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
2607 MB/s ∼64% -23%
Average of class Mini PC
  (225 - 3452, n=23, last 2 years)
1970 MB/s ∼49% -42%
AIDA64 / CPU Queen
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
105123 Points ∼100% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
104437 Points ∼99%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
98219 Points ∼93% -6%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
98219 Points ∼93% -6%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
89290 Points ∼85% -15%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
88481 Points ∼84% -15%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
76998 Points ∼73% -26%
Average of class Mini PC
  (10883 - 104437, n=23, last 2 years)
64248 Points ∼61% -38%
AIDA64 / FPU SinJulia
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
12792 Points ∼100% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
12662 Points ∼99%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
9861 Points ∼77% -22%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
9861 Points ∼77% -22%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
9734 Points ∼76% -23%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
9457 Points ∼74% -25%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
8894 Points ∼70% -30%
Average of class Mini PC
  (682 - 13101, n=23, last 2 years)
6434 Points ∼50% -49%
AIDA64 / FPU Mandel
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
55452 Points ∼100% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
54893 Points ∼99%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
41691 Points ∼75% -24%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
36161 Points ∼65% -34%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
36161 Points ∼65% -34%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
33223 Points ∼60% -39%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
32372 Points ∼58% -41%
Average of class Mini PC
  (1958 - 54893, n=23, last 2 years)
23817 Points ∼43% -57%
AIDA64 / CPU AES
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
141926 MB/s ∼100% +6%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
141926 MB/s ∼100% +6%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
135212 MB/s ∼95% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
134031 MB/s ∼94%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
128262 MB/s ∼90% -4%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
124539 MB/s ∼88% -7%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
96790 MB/s ∼68% -28%
Average of class Mini PC
  (3778 - 136723, n=23, last 2 years)
63767 MB/s ∼45% -52%
AIDA64 / CPU ZLib
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
871 MB/s ∼100% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
859 MB/s ∼99%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
756 MB/s ∼87% -12%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
755 MB/s ∼87% -12%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
755 MB/s ∼87% -12%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
735 MB/s ∼84% -14%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
632 MB/s ∼73% -26%
Average of class Mini PC
  (74.8 - 887, n=23, last 2 years)
514 MB/s ∼59% -40%
AIDA64 / FP64 Ray-Trace
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
8425 KRay/s ∼100% +5%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
8000 KRay/s ∼95%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
7780 KRay/s ∼92% -3%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
7780 KRay/s ∼92% -3%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
7119 KRay/s ∼84% -11%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
7109 KRay/s ∼84% -11%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
6652 KRay/s ∼79% -17%
Average of class Mini PC
  (308 - 8000, n=23, last 2 years)
4314 KRay/s ∼51% -46%
AIDA64 / CPU PhotoWorxx
Average of class Mini PC
  (5800 - 44347, n=23, last 2 years)
25045 MPixel/s ∼100% +23%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
23774 MPixel/s ∼95% +16%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
23758 MPixel/s ∼95% +16%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
23422 MPixel/s ∼94% +15%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
23422 MPixel/s ∼94% +15%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
20422 MPixel/s ∼82%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
15135 MPixel/s ∼60% -26%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
14978 MPixel/s ∼60% -27%

Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G during the Cinebench R15 Multi loop

The Cinebench R15 loop provides a first look at the efficiency of the cooling system. We did not observe any decrease in efficiency after the first few runs. Only in the second half of the total of 50 runs did we notice a minimal drop. Overall, the performance is slightly better than the Minisforum EliteMini HX90 (2,121 points) with an average of 2,169 points.

CPU metrics during the Cinebench R15 loop
CPU metrics during the Cinebench R15 loop
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Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX: Ø2169 (2116.63-2224.69)
Intel Beast Canyon NUC Intel Core i9-11900KB, Intel Core i9-11900KB: Ø1800 (1776.75-1859.25)
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C Intel Core i7-11800H, Intel Core i7-11800H: Ø1562 (1536.63-1683.86)
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060 Intel Core i9-12900, Intel Core i9-12900: Ø2592 (2433.39-3346.44)
Minisforum NUCX i7 Intel Core i7-11800H, Intel Core i7-11800H: Ø1825 (1783.96-2050.55)
Minisforum EliteMini HX90 AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX: Ø2121 (2086.27-2197.32)

System Performance

The Minisforum HX90G does well in our synthetic benchmarks and makes third place in the PCMark 10. Nonetheless, our AMD-based test unit cannot compete with the results of our Intel-based competitors in the Crossmark benchmark. Subjectively, the Minisforum HX90G is still comfortably fast. The system runs smoothly and we did not notice any lagging caused by high latencies while loading various programs.

Performance Rating - Percent
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060, Intel Core i9-12900
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
100 pt ∼100%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC, Intel Core i9-11900KB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
92.4 pt ∼92%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, ESO512GYLCT
92.1 pt ∼92%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE, AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
91 pt ∼91%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000/5000), Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
90.9 pt ∼91%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
87.9 pt ∼88%
Minisforum NUCX i7, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU,
85.8 pt ∼86%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C), Intel Core i7-10700
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, Phison 512GB PA6620060U
80.5 pt ∼81%
PCMark 10
Score
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060, Intel Core i9-12900
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
8083 Points ∼100% +10%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, ESO512GYLCT
7341 Points ∼91%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC, Intel Core i9-11900KB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
7281 Points ∼90% -1%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE, AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
7091 Points ∼88% -3%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
6952 Points ∼86% -5%
Minisforum NUCX i7, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU,
6863 Points ∼85% -7%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000/5000), Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
6507 Points ∼81% -11%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C), Intel Core i7-10700
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, Phison 512GB PA6620060U
6499 Points ∼80% -11%
Essentials
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060, Intel Core i9-12900
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
11171 Points ∼100% +6%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, ESO512GYLCT
10552 Points ∼94%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE, AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
10506 Points ∼94% 0%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC, Intel Core i9-11900KB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
10422 Points ∼93% -1%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000/5000), Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
10321 Points ∼92% -2%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
10014 Points ∼90% -5%
Minisforum NUCX i7, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU,
9865 Points ∼88% -7%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C), Intel Core i7-10700
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, Phison 512GB PA6620060U
9846 Points ∼88% -7%
Productivity
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060, Intel Core i9-12900
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
10205 Points ∼100% +10%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000/5000), Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
10196 Points ∼100% +10%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC, Intel Core i9-11900KB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
9582 Points ∼94% +3%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE, AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
9299 Points ∼91% 0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, ESO512GYLCT
9288 Points ∼91%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
8985 Points ∼88% -3%
Minisforum NUCX i7, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU,
8579 Points ∼84% -8%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C), Intel Core i7-10700
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, Phison 512GB PA6620060U
7447 Points ∼73% -20%
CrossMark / Responsiveness
Intel Beast Canyon NUC, Intel Core i9-11900KB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
1885 Points ∼100% +43%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060, Intel Core i9-12900
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
1885 Points ∼100% +43%
Minisforum NUCX i7, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU,
1496 Points ∼79% +13%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
1435 Points ∼76% +9%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, ESO512GYLCT
1322 Points ∼70%
CrossMark / Creativity
Intel Beast Canyon NUC, Intel Core i9-11900KB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
1724 Points ∼100% +12%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060, Intel Core i9-12900
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
1724 Points ∼100% +12%
Minisforum NUCX i7, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU,
1644 Points ∼95% +7%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
1613 Points ∼94% +5%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, ESO512GYLCT
1535 Points ∼89%
CrossMark / Productivity
Intel Beast Canyon NUC, Intel Core i9-11900KB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
1816 Points ∼100% +20%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060, Intel Core i9-12900
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
1816 Points ∼100% +20%
Minisforum NUCX i7, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU,
1592 Points ∼88% +6%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
1573 Points ∼87% +4%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, ESO512GYLCT
1508 Points ∼83%
CrossMark / Overall
Intel Beast Canyon NUC, Intel Core i9-11900KB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
1785 Points ∼100% +20%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060, Intel Core i9-12900
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
1785 Points ∼100% +20%
Minisforum NUCX i7, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU,
1600 Points ∼90% +7%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C, Intel Core i7-11800H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
1569 Points ∼88% +5%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Radeon RX 6600M, ESO512GYLCT
1491 Points ∼84%
AIDA64 / Memory Copy
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
44474 MB/s ∼100% +6%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
44474 MB/s ∼100% +6%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
44370 MB/s ∼100% +5%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
44240 MB/s ∼99% +5%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
42133 MB/s ∼95%
Average of class Mini PC
  (16422 - 70620, n=23, last 2 years)
42097 MB/s ∼95% 0%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (36725 - 43318, n=25)
40915 MB/s ∼92% -3%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
37616 MB/s ∼85% -11%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
37007 MB/s ∼83% -12%
AIDA64 / Memory Read
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
50365 MB/s ∼100% +6%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
49616 MB/s ∼99% +5%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
49616 MB/s ∼99% +5%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
49326 MB/s ∼98% +4%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
47460 MB/s ∼94%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (41378 - 47593, n=25)
45744 MB/s ∼91% -4%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
43678 MB/s ∼87% -8%
Average of class Mini PC
  (14945 - 65856, n=23, last 2 years)
43300 MB/s ∼86% -9%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
42375 MB/s ∼84% -11%
AIDA64 / Memory Write
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
46213 MB/s ∼100% +6%
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
46018 MB/s ∼100% +6%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
45577 MB/s ∼99% +5%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
45577 MB/s ∼99% +5%
Average of class Mini PC
  (10598 - 66047, n=23, last 2 years)
43942 MB/s ∼95% +1%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
43471 MB/s ∼94%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (32536 - 46718, n=25)
41352 MB/s ∼89% -5%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
35146 MB/s ∼76% -19%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
30785 MB/s ∼67% -29%
AIDA64 / Memory Latency
Minisforum NUCX i7
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
97.7 ns * ∼100% -31%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Radeon RX 6600M
87.9 ns * ∼90% -18%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Intel Core i9-11900KB, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
87.4 ns * ∼89% -17%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Intel Core i9-12900, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
87.4 ns * ∼89% -17%
Average of class Mini PC
  (59.3 - 101.5, n=23, last 2 years)
85 ns * ∼87% -14%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Vega 8
79.6 ns * ∼81% -6%
Average AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  (73.5 - 97.1, n=25)
78.8 ns * ∼81% -5%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
77.3 ns * ∼79% -3%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, Radeon RX 6600M
74.8 ns * ∼77%

* ... smaller is better

DPC Latencies

The Minisforum HX90G does not have any issues when opening several browser tabs in the Edge browser, nor when playing 4K video on Youtube. LatencyMon did not document any increased latency and the AMD Radeon RX 6600M only needs to work at 10 percent of capacity to play our test video.

Maximum latency when opening several browser tabs and when playing 4K video
Maximum latency when opening several browser tabs and when playing 4K video
Maximum latency after ten seconds of Prime95
Maximum latency after ten seconds of Prime95
Drivers sorted by longest execution time
Drivers sorted by longest execution time

Storage Device

512 GB NVMe SSD
512 GB NVMe SSD

Our test configuration is equipped with an NVMe SSD with 512 GB of storage. The model is fast and places itself in the mid-range, but it cannot compete with faster PCIe 4.0 SSDs. Its performance is perfectly adequate for everyday use. The amount of storage space it provides, on the other hand, is rather low for a gaming computer. The space the operating system requires reduces the 512 GB of storage to 450 GB. As this is a gaming device, we would have expected at least 1 TB of storage. Fortunately, storage space can easily be expanded at any time thanks to the second M.2 slot. 

See our comparison table for more comparisons and benchmarks.

AS SSD
AS SSD
CDM 3
CDM 3
CDM 5
CDM 5
CDM 6
CDM 6
CDI
CDI
ESO512GYLCT
Sequential Read: 1561 MB/s
Sequential Write: 1864 MB/s
512K Read: 1306 MB/s
512K Write: 1805 MB/s
4K Read: 45.25 MB/s
4K Write: 167.7 MB/s
4K QD32 Read: 567.5 MB/s
4K QD32 Write: 428.3 MB/s
Drive Performance Rating - Percent
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
91.4 pt ∼91%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060 -11!
Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
88.4 pt ∼88%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Phison 512GB PA6620060U
60.6 pt ∼61%
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
60.6 pt ∼61%
Average of class Mini PC
 
58.6 pt ∼59%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
ESO512GYLCT
58.4 pt ∼58%
Average ESO512GYLCT
 
58.4 pt ∼58%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
53.2 pt ∼53%
Minisforum NUCX i7
 
52.7 pt ∼53%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
46.2 pt ∼46%
DiskSpd
seq read
Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN173070C
Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
2008 (1998.8min - 2008.02max) MB/s ∼100% +24%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
1936 (1755.26min - 1936.41max) MB/s ∼96% +20%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S
1936 (1755.26min - 1936.41max) MB/s ∼96% +20%
Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6A-82NW0010GE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
1935 (1931.9min - 1934.83max) MB/s ∼96% +20%
Average of class Mini PC
  (233 - 4168, n=22, last 2 years)
1910 MB/s ∼95% +18%
Minisforum NUCX i7
 
1620 (1579.16min - 1620.17max) MB/s ∼81% 0%
Minisforum Neptune Series HX90G
ESO512GYLCT
1614 (1595.77min - 1613.55max) MB/s ∼80%
Average ESO512GYLCT
 
1614 MB/s ∼80% 0%
Minisforum EliteMini HX90
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
1319 (1307.78min - 1319.44max) MB/s ∼66% -18%
Zotac Magnus One (ECM73070C)
Phison 512GB PA6620060U
824 (549.82min - 823.58max) MB/s ∼41% -49%
seq write
Average of class Mini PC
  (222 - 3938, n=22, last 2 years)
1846 MB/s ∼100% +10%
Intel Beast Canyon NUC
Sabrent Rocket 4.0 500GB
1744 (525.75min - 1743.78max) MB/s ∼94% +4%
Intel Dragon Canyon NUC - RTX 3060
Transcend M.2 SSD 2200S TS512GMTE220S