Hardware manufacturer ASRock has unveiled a new fanless mini PC this week in the form of a small Intel Whiskey Lake-U ASRock iBOX system, which is one of the first mini PCs available equipped with the Whiskey Lake-U chips.Processor options include the ability to install a choice from three 15W chips I3-8145U DC, 2.1G, I5-8265U QC, 1.6GHz and I7-8565U QC, 1.8G.
The Whiskey Lake-U within the mini PC can be supported by up to 32 GB of memory thanks to the inclusion of a single DDR4 SO-DIMM 2133MHz slot. Together with Intel U HD Graphics 620 and a Realtek RTL8111H and 1 x Intel I219LM LAN Chipset. Created for industrial applications the mini PC is equipped with a rugged external casing with integrated cooling fans which was originally designed for 35W processors so cooling should be more than adequate for the 15W CPU.
Unfortunately, no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet, but as soon as information comes to light, we will keep you updated as always. ASRock is expected to showcase the new mini PC at the upcoming Computer Tapai taking place next month. For more information in the meantime jump over to the ASRock Industrial website by following the link below. Specifications for the latest ASRock iBOX finless mini PC equipped with a Whiskey Lake-U processors include :
– Intel 8th Gen (Whiskey lake-U) Core MCP Processors
– Supports Dual Channel DDR4 SO-DIMM 2133 ,up to 32GB
– Support OS Windows 10 and Linux 4.6
– 1 x HDMI, 2 x DP
– Supports Triple Display
– 3 xUSB 3.0, 1 xUSB 2.0
– 1 x Intel I219LM+ 1 x Realtek RTL8111H
– 1 x COM (RS232/422/485)
– 19V DC-in