ZOTAC launched this week its Mek Mini Small Type Issue (SFF) desktop laptop concentrating on video games on a small scale. Initially, the system will solely be obtainable in a single configuration, however it’s designed in order that players preferring compact PCs can carry out effectively.
Acknowledged primarily for its graphics playing cards, SFF machines, and small kind issue desktop barebones, ZOTAC has been attempting to enter the retail gaming desktop marketplace for a number of years. Again in 2017, the corporate unveiled its Mek1 gaming desktop for all necessities, combining upgradeability with comparatively compact dimensions. The initiative was thought of successful, which led the corporate to launch two gaming PCs in 2018: the Mek Extremely, based mostly on Intel's HEDT platform, and the Mek Mini, powered by Intel's mainstream gaming platform. The previous was launched in October, whereas the launch of the latter was delayed for some cause. This week, the corporate unveiled the ultimate specs of the Mek Mini, which will probably be launched within the close to future.
At 260.eight × 136 × 258.eight mm, the ZOTAC Mek Mini relies on a Core i7-8700 processor with six cores from Intel and the NVIDIA graphics card GeForce RTX 2070 with eight GB GDDR5. The system is provided with 16 GB DDR4 reminiscence, 240 GB PCIe / NVMe M.2 SSD and a 2.5-inch laborious disk with 2 TB. The PC is powered by two exterior 230 W energy bricks.
On the connectivity aspect, the Mek Mini has a Killer Wi-fi-AC 1550 802.11ac WLAN and Bluetooth 5.zero controller from Rivet Networks, two GbE ports (one managed by the Killer E2500 chip), 5 USB three.zero sorts , A connectors, a USB three.zero Sort-C connector (one on the GPU), an SD card reader and three.5mm audio jacks. The ZOTAC Gaming GeForce RTX 2070 now has 5 show outputs (two DisplayPort 1.four, DVI-D, HDMI, USB-C) that may management as much as 4 screens on the similar time.
Designed for players, ZOTAC's Mek Mini contains a subtle cooling system that ensures element longevity, constant high-load efficiency, and quiet operation. It additionally has addressable Spectra RGB lighting that helps 13 pre-set lighting modes.
ZOTAC Mek Mini
Intel Core i7-8700
6C / 12T
three.2 GHz / four.6 GHz
12 MB LLC
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
2304 shader cores
36 ray-tracking cores
288 tensor cores
144 texture items
256-bit reminiscence interface
eight GB of GDDR6
16 GB DDR4
240 GB PCIe three.zero x4 SSD
2TB 2.5 "SATA laborious drive
Killer wi-fi AC 1550 802.11ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5.zero controller
Two Gigabit Ethernet with RJ45 connectors
(one managed by the E2500 killer)
1 × DVI-D DL
2 × DisplayPort 1.four
1 × HDMI 2.zero
1 × USB-C
three.5mm audio ports for speaker and microphone
1 × USB three.zero Sort A (entrance)
1 × USB three.zero Sort C (entrance)
four × USB three.zero Sort-A (again)
Different I / O
205 mm | eight.07 "
440 mm | 17.32 "
327 mm | 12.87 "
2 × 230 W exterior energy blocks
Home windows 10 Residence 64-bit
ZOTAC will supply two variations of Mek Mini desktops. In some areas, the GM2070C700B machines include a LED illuminated mechanical gaming keyboard and optical gaming mouse. In different areas, the GM2070C701B system will ship with out a controller. Within the US, the system prices $ 1599.99 with out the enter gadgets.