Minisforum has unveiled its NPB7 mini PC that sports a sleek exterior while housing a powerful processor inside. Minisforum adds to its Venus line with the new NPB7 that comes with an Intel Core i7-13700H 14-core (6 P-core and 8 E-core)/20-thread processor featuring a 24MB cache and a max boost clock of 5.0 GHz along with Intel Iris Xe Graphics (Graphics Frequency 1.50 GHz). It is aimed at tasks such as video editing and graphics design. Supported memory includes up to 64 GB of DDR5 5200 which is sure to aid in faster media editing. Storage options are a bit more modest with a single M.2 2280 PCIe4.0 SSD (up to 2 TB) and a 2.5″ SATA III HDD.
The NPB7 comes with Windows 11 Pro pre-installed and supports up to 4x 4K@60Hz displays via 2x HDMI and 2x USB4 ports. Other ports include RJ45 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Port ×2, USB3.2 Gen1 Type-A Port ×2 (Rear), USB3.2 Gen2 Type-A Port ×2 (Front), USB3.2 Gen2 Type-C ×1 (Data Transfer). Wireless connectivity options include BT 5.2 and Wifi 6E. The NPB7 has a “barebone” starting price of $489.00 or $799 with 64GB RAM and a 1TB SSD. A tool-free cover design allows for easy access with a simple press of the top covers so users can upgrade the NPB7 themselves. Minisforum has said that it will begin shipping the NPB7 in mid-May.
MINISFORUM Launches New Intel 13th Gen Mini PC NPB7 with Enhanced Processor and Connectivity
MINISFORUM has unveiled its latest addition to the Venus series – the NPB7. Boasting a sleek design reminiscent of the NAB6, the NPB7 sets itself apart with upgraded processors and enhanced peripheral interfaces.
Powered by an Intel® Core™ i7-13700H processor with 14 cores, 20 threads, 24M Cache, and a Max. Boost Clock of up to 5.0 GHz, the NPB7 is equipped for demanding professional tasks such as video editing and graphic design. The i7-13700H processor intelligently distributes multi-threaded tasks across multiple cores to ensure stable performance.
Unlike previous models with DDR5-4800 frequency, the new NPB7 supports up to DDR5-5200 frequency with maximum support of up to 64 GB. The NPB7 has maintained one M.2 2280 PCIe4.0 SSD and one 2.5-inch SATA HDD slot to meet users’ basic storage needs.
In addition, the NPB7 comes with two Gigabit Ethernet ports that can achieve network aggregation to boost network performance. For wireless connectivity, it supports Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, which are now standard features for newly released models.
It has two HDMI (4K@60Hz) and two USB4 (4K@60Hz) ports that can simultaneously support up to 4 external displays, making it ideal for users with a multi-screen setup.
Designed for ease of use, the NPB7 features a top case that opens effortlessly with a simple press, offering a tool-free DIY experience that is particularly user-friendly for customization enthusiasts.