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What is a mini PC and what is this type of computer for?

They are small, and compact and still arouse many people’s curiosity about their usage capabilities. The Mini PC is a good option when buying a new computer if you want something more portable than conventional desktop computers or that takes up less space than cabinets. Learn more about Mini-PCs and where they are advantageous. 

What is a Mini PC?

Mini PCs can be considered an option between desktop PCs and notebooks, as they have portability as one of their characteristics, most of them fit easily in a normal backpack, in addition to having the main ports for connection, HDMI, USB high-speed, network cable entry and other connections.

Despite being portable, the Mini PC is closer to a compact version of desktop computer cases than notebooks, as the Mini PC needs other peripherals such as a keyboard, mouse, and monitor, and does not work without being connected to a source. of electrical energy.

Mini PC gamer Chatrey

If for some time mini PCs were related to very basic configurations, nowadays we can already find Mini PCs with intermediate configurations, equipped with Core i5, i7 or Razen equivalent processors, with an integrated video card or even dedicated GPU that can handle some games in average graphics configuration. There are also some Mini PCs gamers that, in addition to their characteristic lights and design, naturally have more robust specifications.

But before going out to buy a Mini PC, some details need to be taken into account so you don’t buy something below your expectations of use. Especially in the case of Barebone Mini PCs

What are MiNi PCs Barebone?

Did you like the idea of ​​having a Mini PC and saw that the Barebone Mini PC is much cheaper? Yes, in fact, the price is lower, as it is an option that is not ready to use, as they are sold without RAM memory and HD or SSD, for example, but already ready to receive these components. 

The absence of these items is not necessarily a problem, as long as the consumer is aware of it, since the idea is that the user is free to assemble the Mini PC with the configurations he wants, but if you want something already finished, it’s good to be aware. A good example is the MINI PC Chatreey that can be easily found for import on Aliexpress and that has a good RYZEN 7 processor, but does not have RAM or HD memory. 

Portability, but not so much

Portability is an undeniable feature of mini PCs, but because they require other peripherals and a power source, they are less versatile than notebooks. If you want to use it in other places, you must already have the structure in the new place of use. Compact PCs are easier to use at work and at home, but the occasional habit of working in a cafe or other outdoor environment is no longer possible, or at best impractical.