Xiaomi has unveiled its first mini desktop console, a palm-sized lookalike of the NUC.
Now that it’s a PC, I’m sure a lot of people are curious about what’s inside, including the materials and scalability.
In this regard, computer division Lou Bin shared Mi mini mainframe dismantling video.
It’s not hard to open the console, just remove the four foot pads at the bottom and unscrew them. It should be noted that after the back cover is lifted, do not break violently, because there are connecting lines.
The top of the motherboard is a metal cover plate, after removal, you can see the full motherboard, including two Samsung 8GB DDR4-3200 memory, expandable 32GB; PCIe 4.0 SSD with heat-conducting silicone, 512GB capacity, PC300 from Changjiang Storage. The network card is an Intel AX211 that supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.3.
The back is almost completely covered by a fan, and underneath is a dual heat pipe to suppress Intel Core i5-1240P processor (12 cores, 16 threads). The CPU power can be unlocked to 52W through BIOS Settings.
The M.2 2242 expansion port is also reserved internally, but only for SATA.
In terms of performance, the measured SSD can achieve 3.9GB/s for continuous read and 2.9GB/s for continuous write. In balance mode, you can play League of Legends smoothly at 1080P. After unlocking the maximum power consumption, the maximum picture quality of DOTA2 and CS: Go at 1080P is close to 60FPS. At this time, the machine temperature also increases significantly, and the noise heard by the human head is about 47 decibels.
It is reported that Xiaomi mini PC without memory/hard disk quasi system version is priced at 2,799 yuan, $399, 16GB+512GB version is 3,999 yuan, $571, the initial price before 24 o ‘clock on December 14 is 3,699 yuan, $528.