The ASUS ExpertCenter PN53 Is a Powerful Mini-PC Featuring an AMD Ryzen 6000H Series Processor with Radeon Graphics

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The ASUS ExpertCenter PN53 is a powerful mini-pc with many premium features enabling a wide range of uses from a workstation to media management. It has a number of configurable options including up to a Ryzen 9 6900HX processor that can boost up to 4.9 GHz with up to 32 GB of DDR5 4800 MHz memory. A multi-storage design allows up to 2x PCIe Gen4 M.2 SSDs and a 2.5″ HDD. Ports include HDMI 2.1, front and rear USB 4 Type-C which are DP 1.4 compatible with the rear port supporting up to 100 W of power delivery along with an audio jack, and front and rear USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports. There is also a port on the back that can be configured as HDMI/DP/VGA or COM. The integrated AMD Radeon Graphics of the ASUS ExpertCenter PN53 can support up to a Quad-4K display setup and 8K, and full HDR. Other connectivity features include 2.5 Gbps LAN, WI-FI 6E, and BT5.

ASUS has also implemented an anti-dust self-cleaning cooling solution.

The self-cleaning fan module includes flat heat pipes that are connected to full-sized heatsinks and fan outlets. This comprehensive cooling solution enables the CPU to operate at optimum temperatures for stronger performance that lasts.

The Anti-Dust Self-Cleaning System not only keeps the heatsinks clean, but also effectively ejects the dust and other particles to prolong the lifespan of the system. The fan is never overworked, so less noise is generated for a quieter workstation.


OSWindows®11 64Bit, Windows®11 Pro 64Bit or W/O OS
CPUAMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HX Processor 3.3GHz (16M Cache, up to 4.9GHz)(cTDP 35W)
AMD Ryzen™ 7 6800H Processor 3.2GHz (16M Cache, up to 4.7GHz)(cTDP 35W)
AMD Ryzen™ 5 6600H Processor 3.3GHz (16M Cache, up to 4.5GHz)(cTDP 35W)
GraphicsIntegrated – AMD Radeon Graphics 680M(R9/R7), 660M(R5)
Memory2 x SO-DIMM , DDR5-4800MHz memory (up to 16GB x 2)
Storage2 x M.2 2280, up to PCIe Gen4x4, 256G~2TB SSD
1 x 2.5”7mm SATA 6Gb/s 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm1
LAN2.5G LAN, 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
WI-FIWi-Fi 6 + BT5, 2 x 2, or Wi-Fi 6E + BT5, 2 x 2,
Front I/O1 x USB 4 Type-C (Support DP1.4)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen1
1 x Audio Jack (Line out/ Mic in/ Headphone out)
Side I/O1 x Kensington Lock
Back I/O1 x USB 4 Type-C (Support DP1.4, PD input2)
3 x USB 3.2 Gen1
2 x HDMI 2.13 (Up to 4K@60Hz)
1 x Configurable Port(options: Display Port 1.4/ HDMI2.1/ COM/ VGA)
1 x 2.5G RJ45 LAN
1 x DC-in
1 x Padlock ring
TPMfTPM 2.0 or TPM module onboard(Optional)
Power20Vdc/19Vdc, 6.0A/6.32A 120W Power Adapter (R5 SKU)
20Vdc, 7.5A 150W Power Adapter (R7/R9 SKU)
Dimension120 x 130 x 58 mm
Weight0.75 kg(barebone)
Misc1Support NVMe
2Supports up to 4 displays simultaneously
Power supply devices need to support Power Delivery & at least 100W output
3Up to 4K resolution at 60Hz, full HDR support, HDCP 1.4 & 2.3
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Peter Brosdahl
As a child of the 70’s I was part of the many who became enthralled by the video arcade invasion of the 1980’s. Saving money from various odd jobs I purchased my first computer from a friend of my dad, a used Atari 400, around 1982. Eventually it would end up being a lifelong passion of upgrading and modifying equipment that, of course, led into a career in IT support.

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