ASUS Mini PC Review – PN50 Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7

ASUS Mini PC

In this review we are taking a look at the PN50 ASUS Mini PC which is available in two CPU configurations; the AMD Ryzen 5 4500U and Ryzen 7 4700U.

ASUS Mini PC Review Video

ASUS Mini PC Review – Unboxing and Overview

ASUS Mini PC Technical Specifications

MODELAMD Ryzen 5AMD Ryzen 7
CPU:4500U4700U
CORES:68
THREADS:68
MAX SPEED:4.0Ghz4.1Ghz
GPU:AMD Radeon GraphicsAMD Radeon Graphics
CORES:67
MAX SPEED:1,500Mhz1,6000Mhz
Mini PC Technical Specifications

The AMD Mini PC features a choice of either the Ryzen 5 4500U CPU with 6 cores and 6 threads running up to 4Ghz. It has the AMD Radeon Graphics with 6 cores running up to 1,500Mhz.

The Ryzen 7 Mini PC from ASUS has the 4700U CPU, with 8 cores and 8 threads running up to 4.1Ghz. It also features the AMD Radeon Graphics but with 7 cores and running up to 1,600 Mhz.

There are options for memory of either 16GB or 32GB DDR4 3200Mhz RAM, and storage options from 256GB, 512GB up to 1TB NVMe. With space inside the Mini PC to install a 2.5″ HDD or SSD.

Mini PC Overview

Other features on the Ryzen Mini PC include a HDMI and DisplayPort for connecting to multiple TV or Monitors. There are two USB Type-C ports, one of which can also be used for display output. There is a high speed Gigabit Ethernet port, WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5 for fast data transfer.

Watch our AMD Mini PC unboxing and overview video below, underneath we have a transcript of the video.

And click here to read and watch part two of this article. We go in to more detail covering the technical specifications as well putting them through their paces as a potential NUC killer, with benchmarks for artificial and real world performance including PCMark. We then test gaming performance to see how it stands up as a gaming mini PC.

Buy the ASUS Mini PC and also browse our range of high performance Intel and AMD Mini PC’s.

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