Popular Mini-PC manufacturer GEEKOM has announced their latest offering, the GEEKOM Mini IT12. We’re talking about a powerful Mini-PC designed for office use, programming, software development, database management, virtualization, or emulators.
In particular, we will discuss the GEEKOM Mini IT12 featuring an Intel Core i7-12650H processor, accompanied by 32 GB of RAM and a 1 TB SSD. Although there are more affordable variants, this model provides a good balance between performance and price. So let’s take a closer look.
The specifications for the GEEKOM Mini IT12 on offer include:
The GEEKOM Mini IT12 is built around an Intel Core i7-12650H processor, which belongs to the Alder Lake family and is manufactured using Intel 7 lithography. This CPU has a configuration of 10 cores and 16 threads, with 6 P-Core cores and 4 E-Core cores. These cores are accompanied by 24 MB of cache and integrated Intel UHD Graphics with 64 Execution Units at 1.40 GHz. However, these are very basic graphics, so don’t expect to run any games beyond emulators.
The processing unit is paired with 32 GB of DDR4 RAM at 3.200 MHz. The hardware is completed by a 1 TB NVME PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD, with read speeds of up to 5,000 MB/s and write speeds of up to 4,400 MB/s. According to the company, this hardware configuration is ideal for applications like Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Dreamweaver, CAD, 3Dmax2018, or Maya2022.
For cooling, the GEEKOM Mini IT12 features a small radiator accompanied by a couple of copper heat pipes and a turbine fan that expels hot air from the top. At maximum performance, it will generate a maximum noise level of 49 dBA.
In terms of connectivity, the GEEKOM Mini IT12 boasts advanced features. On the hardware front, you can add a second 1 TB M.2 SATA SSD, along with a SATA III @ 6 Gbps SSD of up to 2 TB. It also has a 2.5 Gbps Ethernet port, 2x USB4 ports, 3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, 1x USB 2.0 port, an SD card reader, a headphone jack, and two HDMI 2.0 video outputs. The USB4 ports support two 8K video outputs at 60 Hz. Wirelessly, it offers Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth 5.2. All of this is housed in a compact chassis measuring 117 x 112 x 45.6 mm and weighing 652 grams.
The GEEKOM Mini IT12 features an aluminum chassis and has been tested for reliability. It is resistant to vibrations, drops, humidity levels up to 90%, and can operate at ambient temperatures of up to 50ºC. The device comes with Windows 11 Pro pre-installed.
Now for the price. The GEEKOM Mini IT12 is currently on offer on Amazon for 509 euros. However, if you add the discount code EC12it12, the price drops to 483.55 euros. You can find a review of the GEEKOM Mini IT12 on our website.
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