Mini PC VS Traditional Desktop Host

1. [The difference between the two]

1. Most mini computer hosts use chips with U, that is, low-power chips, the power consumption of the whole machine is about 10W-25W; ordinary desktop computers naturally use desktop chips, and the power consumption of the whole machine is about 150W-300W ;

2. Most mini computer hosts use low-voltage memory, that is, notebook memory sticks, such as DDR3L or DDR4L, DDR3L voltage is 1.35V, DDR4L voltage is 1.02V; while ordinary desktop computers use standard voltage memory sticks, such as DDR3, DDR4, etc., DDR3 voltage is 1.5V, DDR4 voltage is 1.2V;

3. Mini computer hosts generally support 2.5-inch notebook mechanical hard drives and solid state drives, and ordinary hosts support 3.5-inch mechanical hard drives and solid state drives;

4. Most of the mini hosts are fanless designs, which dissipate heat through the shell and internal heat sink. For some extremely high-performance needs, they will use a miniature intelligent silent fan and the shell to dissipate heat; common hosts are generally designed with fans to assist heat dissipation;

5. Mini consoles are generally quite small in size and can be hung on monitors or walls. There are special VESA standard racks. Ordinary consoles are generally large in size and need to be placed in a special location. Ordinary consoles emit more heat and are generally placed Under or next to the desk;

6. Most mini-computers adopt integrated solutions. CPU, graphics card, sound card, etc. are basically integrated on the motherboard; ordinary hosts are not biased towards integration or independent display, and almost all have their own users and markets;

2. [Common between the two]
1. It can meet the needs of more than 90 daily computer users;

2. The memory, hard disk, WiFi, 4G module, etc. can be freely expanded;

3. There should be all IO interfaces, such as HDMI/DP/VGA/LAN/COM/USB, etc.;

4. Support multi-screen display (synchronous or independent display), such as dual display, triple display, etc.;

3. [Comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of the two]
1.The mini computer host is small in size, can stand, lie down and hang, and is convenient to carry; while the ordinary host is large in size, relatively heavy, not easy to carry, and the placement method is also very simple, and it takes up more space;

2. Mini mainframes are mostly fanless design(we also have fan cooling PC), and the noise is basically zero during operation, which also reduces the failure problem caused by the fan; the ordinary mainframe fan rotates louder, because the failure problem caused by the fan is more common;

3. The mini computer host has low power consumption, and the ordinary host has a higher power consumption. In terms of energy saving and power saving, the mini computer host is better;

4. The mini host integration solution can be used in many areas in terms of performance, and even some areas cannot be satisfied by ordinary hosts, such as robot control, etc., but cannot meet high-level game players. After all, the performance of the graphics card is restricted; ordinary hosts are configured for player levels Independently visible, generally can greatly meet the needs of players;

5. The mini computer host has a compact structure, no internal cable connection, and has higher shock resistance and stability than the complicated internal wiring of ordinary hosts.

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