Minisforum Launches UM690 Mini PC with Ryzen 9 6900HX Processor, USB4, and DDR5 Memory Support

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Minisforum has launched the UM690, the company’s first mini PC to feature an AMD Ryzen 6000 Series processor in the form of a Ryzen 9 6900HX with Radeon 680M integrated graphics. According to its store listing, the UM690 is available in four configurations, including a barebones unit ($499 pre-sale price) and up to 64 GB of RAM with a 512 GB SSD ($869 pre-sale price). Initial orders will begin shipping in mid-December.

UM690 interfaces:

  • RJ45 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Port ×1
  • USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C ×1 (data only, on the right)
  • USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A ×4
  • USB4 Type-C ×1 (on the left)
  • HDMI ×2
  • Clear CMOS ×1
  • DMIC ×1
  • 3.5 mm Combo Jack ×1

From a MINISFORUM press release:

Minisforum has launched a new mini PC UM690 of its Venus Series. The new UM690 featuring AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX, AMD Radeon 680M Integrated Graphics, DDR5 dual-channel memory, PCIe 4.0 SSD, and the most advanced USB4 Type-C port. It is also their first mini PC with AMD 6000 series CPU.

Ryzen 9 6900HX is one of AMD’s most powerful Ryzen 6000 processors, features 8 cores and 16 threads, with a maximum turbo clock of 4.9GHz with a default TDP targeted at 45W. The integrated GPU, Radeon 680M, based on RDNA2 architecture, has 12 CUs up to 2.4 GHz.

Thanks to liquid metal and smart fan in thermal design, UM690 can run at low noise even in full speed.

UM690 supports total up to 64GB dual-channel DDR5-4800MHz memory, also different types of storage expansions—1×M.2 2280 PCIe 4.0 SSD and 1×2.5 inch SATA HDD Slot (SATA 3.0 6.0Gb/s 7mm).

The USB4 port on UM690 supports a maximum transfer speed of 40 Gbps, and Alt Mode for Display Port and Thunderbolt. It also allows users to connect a discrete graphics card with a docking station to the machine.

With one USB4 port and two HDMI ports, UM590 can connect to three monitors simultaneously with maximum resolution of two 4K@60Hz and one 8K@60Hz (via USB4).

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Tsing Mui
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