While Ryzen processors have come a long way, ASUS has now officially launched a new mini PC called the PN50 that is powered by the Ryzen 7 4800U mobile processor. And thanks to its Vega graphics, this small form-factor PC can support 4K displays.
The ASUS PN50 mini PC comes with the latest Ryzen 4000 series processor and Vega 7 graphics. The device is designed to support up to four 4K displays simultaneously. The small chassis comprises of a brushed aluminum finish and the small size of the device easily blends in any environment. ASUS claims that the PN50 can be quiet also with only just 21.9 dBA when idle and only 34.7 dBA during full load. As for performance figures, AUS claims that the PN50 scored about 5280 points in PC Mark 10, 1430 points in Cinebench R15, and 3225 points in Cinebench R20 benchmark. The PN50 also scored 3537 points in the 3D Mark FireStrike test.
The ASUS PN50 features connectivity options on its front and rear side. The front portion consists of a USB 3.2 Gen 1 port and a USB 3.2 Type-C port, along with a MicroSD card reader. The rear side consists of an HDMI port, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, an RJ45 internet jack, two USB 3.2 Type-A Gen 1 ports, and the power connection. We should mention that ASUS has also included a configurable port that can be swapped for another RJ45 port, VGA or Display port. The PN50 can also connect to 8K displays via the Display Port 1.4.
The ASUS PN50 is designed to work with multiple high-resolution displays with its small-sized form-factor and low-costs. ASUS says that the PN50 features a dual-storage design with a 2.5-inch HDD up to 1TB and an M.2 SSD slot up to 512GB, although we don’t see why the system can’t accept higher storage capacities. We will let you know once the ASUS PN50 hits the Middle East.