Who said that to play video games you need a huge CPU that takes up almost your entire desktop? If you really want to play video games but have little space in your room, you have two options: either a laptop or a Mini PC.
Mini PCs were born as an option to work and little else, since they are small computers of a very compact size but with enough power to run office applications. But times have changed and Mini PCs have changed with them .
Now that users demand much more in the same small space, some brands have designed Mini PCs that bring out the colors of some laptops and even desktops not only when working, but also when viewing content and even playing games.
If you want to play big in a small space, we leave you on this list five Mini PCs powerful enough to play video games. Give it wax!
We start with a well-known brand in this world of Mini PCs: CHUWI. Some of the best Mini PCs you can buy are theirs, as their excellent quality/price ratio is indisputable .
In its 805 grams of weight, which is nothing, an Intel Core i5-5257U processor is hidden for multitasking and running demanding programs, such as video games. It supports 4K and has 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD , with USB 3.0, USB 2.0 connections and two HDMI ports.
As for connectivity, you have dual band WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet to achieve maximum connection speed. If you’re lucky and the Amazon coupon works for you, you can apply a 10% coupon that will leave you with this tiny but thug Mini PC for 269 euros.
This Beelink U57 costs you 349 euros and although it is ultra-compact, it has very cutting-edge specifications. Not only does it have everything you need to work in a very small space, but it also has enough power to run some games without a problem.
And it is that it has an Intel Core i5-5257U processor up to 3.1GHz , accompanied by 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD , all this expandable up to 16GB DD3L and 1TB of SSD . It also has support for 128GB microSD expansion.
Powerful Mini PC with integrated Windows 10 and Intel Core i5 5257U processor. With Intel HD 6100M graphics, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD. It has USB-C, HDMI, DLAN and Bluetooth 4.0 connections.
It has Intel HD Graphics 6,100M and dual output ports , giving you 4K resolution of your favorite titles. That, and that its components are prepared for refrigeration that helps you save energy. Oh, and it has the Windows 10 64-bit operating system integrated , which will save you time.
CHUWI CoreBox Pro
We return with CHUWI and with its CoreBox, this time with its CoreBox Pro that adds more power and better features in an equally compact size. And all this for 369 euros.
This time we went to an Intel Core i3-1005G1 processor with a frequency ranging from 1.2GHz to 3.4GHz for multitasking and, again, the execution of demanding programs and games. This thanks to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage expandable up to 2TB .
CHUWI CoreBox Pro
Mini PC with Intel Core i3-1005G1, dual core 64-bit 1-2GHz-3.4GHz, 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. With Intel UHD Graphics GPU and USB-A and USB-C connections. It has Windows 10 integrated.
It supports 4K rendering from 300MHz up to 900MHz and has highly versatile connectivity: USB 3.0, USB 2.0, USB-A, HD Video, 4K, RJ45, and microphone and headset. It integrates 2.4G, WiFi and Bluetooth 5.1 . And you have Windows 10! Come on, like a desktop in a very portable size.
MINIS FORUM UM250
It’s time to close the list with a couple of Mini PCs from another of the most recognized brands in this market: MINIS FORUM. We start with its UM250, a small computer that takes up very little space on your desk but with the power of a machine that occupies your entire room.
This little machine hides a high-performance Ryzen 5 PRO 2,500U CPU and Radeon Vega 8 graphics, with 16GB of dual-channel RAM and a 512GB SSD with Windows 10 pre-installed. There is nothing. You will be able to do more than with some current desktops.
MINIS FORUM UM250
Tiny but tough Mini PC, with AMC Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U, 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. With Radeon Vega 8 Graphics, Intel WiFi 6 AX200, Bluetooth 5.1 and HDMI, USB-C, USB 3.1 and RJ45 connections. It supports 4K and has Windows 10 integrated.
In addition to playing quite demanding video games, you can use this Mini PC as a multimedia and office center because its power goes a long way. And it not only saves you space, but it consumes less energy and is very quiet thanks to its fan and airflow design.
In terms of connectivity, it has USB-C, USB 3.0, HDMI, DisplayPort, Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, 3.5mm jack and simultaneous connection to three UDH displays that support 4K/60Hz. There is nothing.
MINUS FORUM UM270
We close, now yes, with the MINIS FORUM UM270. If you thought there couldn’t be a more powerful Mini PC than the UM250, we come to surprise you with this piece of compact machine but with a power that brings out the colors of many desktops.
Speed is guaranteed with this little device, which not only comes pre-installed with Windows 10 and is compatible with Linux, but also has an AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2,700U processor up to 3.4GHz .