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Minisforum UN100L debuts as a cost-effective mini PC

Minisforum announces the low power UN100L mini PC (Image source: Minisforum)
Minisforum announces the low power UN100L mini PC (Image source: Minisforum)
Minisforum UN100L has been officially announced. It's the latest entry-level mini PC from the brand. With a pre-sale pricing of $206, the tiny desktop brings Intel N100, 16 GB of RAM, 512 GB of storage, a compact form factor, and an ultra-quiet cooling solution.

Tailored towards the cost-effective entry-level markets, Minisforum UN100L has launched with ultra-low power and highly efficient hardware. It packs the Intel N100 CPU under the hood, which sports four cores and four threads. With a baseline TDP of just 6-watt, the system claims to be more efficient than most other office mini PCs.

Even though it prioritizes efficiency, the UN100L has what it takes to handle productivity workloads. With the turbo boost reaching up to 9 watts, the N100 CPU inside offers 30% improved performance over the N5105 CPU. Also, Minisforum paired the CPU with 16 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512 GB PCIe 3.0 SSD, making the system well-equipped for office tasks.

As for the cooling system, the Minisforum UN100L mini PC boasts an ultra-quiet fan. It aims to enhance work efficiency in office environments by ensuring low noise and smooth 24/7 operation.

Besides, the UN100L brings a rich selection of ports. It has USB 3.2, USB 2.0, Type-C, HDMI 2.0, and DP 1.4. Among them, the mini PC's USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C port supports a one-line connection for PD and Alt Data DP. You can learn more about the ports and features of the system by visiting the official site through this link.

Regarding the pricing, the Minisforum UN100L is listed on the official website at $249, which is for the variant with 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB SSD. But it's currently enjoying a pre-sale discount, dropping the price to $209. If you need a more capable mini PC, you can check out the GMKtec M2 with Core i7-11390H, which is currently available on Amazon at $341.99.

Front and back ports (Image source: Minisforum)
Front and back ports (Image source: Minisforum)
Main highlights (Image source: Minisforum)
Main highlights (Image source: Minisforum)


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Abid Ahsan Shanto, 2023-12-15 (Update: 2023-12-15)