ASUS Announces All-New Mini PC PN51

Ultracompact PC with Ryzen 5000, support for up to 8K at 60 Hz or 4K at 60Hz UHD quad displays, up to 64 GB DDR4, M.2 SSD and WiFi 6, for home and business

 

KEY POINTS

  • Primed to perform: Powerful AMD® Ryzen 5000 CPU and up to 64 GB DDR4 3200 MHz memory for smooth everyday computing and commercial use
  • Superior visual experiences: Support for up to 8K resolution at 60 Hz, or quad 4K displays at 60Hz with Radeon Vega 7 graphics
  • Fast, flexible connectivity: Dual USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports with DisplayPort 1.4, and WiFi 6
  • Easy-upgrade compact chassis: Modern, space-saving 0.62-liter sliding chassis allows easy M.2 SSD upgrade for improved durability and reliability
  • Ecofriendly and very quiet: Draws as little as 9 W for minimal environmental impact and lower operating cost, plus whisper-level 34.7 dBA operation

Singapore, April 1, 2021 — ASUS today announced Mini PC PN51, an ultracompact computer that delivers powerful performance for a wide variety of home and business applications — and a  successor to the popular Mini PC PN50 model. Featuring the latest AMD Ryzen™ 5000 mobile processors with Radeon™ Vega 7 graphics, and support for high-speed 3200 MHz DDR4 memory, Mini PC PN51 is ready to take on demanding workloads, yet its diminutive size takes up minimal space on a desk and makes it suited for applications where traditional PCs will not fit.

Mini PC PN51 supports up to 8K resolution at 60 Hz or up to four displays simultaneously, with up to 4K resolution at 60 Hz,[i] providing ultrarealistic visuals. It is also suitable for flexible business scenarios, with configurable port options.[ii] WiFi 6 (802.11ax) networking ensures stable, high-speed data transfers, even in crowded networking environments, and dual USB-C® ports support data transfer and DisplayPort functionality over a single cable. Mini PC PN51 is also ready for Microsoft Cortana, with integrated dual-array front microphones for convenient voice control, and features an infrared (IR) sensor, letting users control applications via remote control. HDMI CEC can also be enabled to wake the display[iii] from standby or to turn on Mini PC PN51.

 

Primed to perform: Powerful CPU and memory for smooth computing and multitasking

ASUS Mini PC PN51 is powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 mobile processors. Compared with traditional same-tier mini PC processors, this delivers an overall performance improvement of up to 20.2%, enabling smoother daily computing experiences. When it comes to multitasking, PN51’s processor proves itself to be a real powerhouse — driving performance gains of up to 58.2%.

The latest addition to the popular ASUS Mini PC range also boasts high-speed DDR4 3200 MHz memory that is up to 1.3X faster than DDR4 2400 MHz memory, delivering excellent performance for everyday computing tasks.

 

Superior visual experiences: 8K UHD beauty or 4K quad-display support, all at up to 60 Hz

ASUS Mini PC PN51 is powered by integrated AMD Radeon Vega 7 graphics, delivering performance improvements of over 150% when compared with traditional mini PC graphics — so it’s ready to thrill with high-resolution, ultrarealistic visual content. PN51 supports a single 8K display at up to 60 Hz and also supports up to four displays with 4K resolution at 60 Hz through HDMI, DisplayPort over dual USB-C and user-configurable ports,2 without any limitation1 on the combination.

Mini PC PN51 also supports a stunning 8K resolution through DisplayPort 1.4 or Type-C DisplayPort, for detail that’s 4X times greater than 4K or a remarkable 16X higher than traditional FHD output. Specifically, PN51 will pump 8K visuals at up to 30 Hz via a single DisplayPort and at up to 60 Hz through DisplayPort Dual-Mode (DP++) – bringing every image to life in breathtaking style.

 

Fast, flexible connectivity: Dual USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports with DisplayPort 1.4, and WiFi 6

ASUS Mini PC PN51 provides comprehensive connectivity with multiple ports, including a front-mounted USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port with both Battery Charging 1.2 and DisplayPort 1.4 support, a rear USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port with DisplayPort 1.4 support, and a configurable port2 to support legacy devices, additional displays or multiple network connections (offered as standard in UK with DisplayPort 1.4, other options available on request). The new machine also boasts WiFi 6 (802.11ax) for high-speed wireless connections.

The options for PN51’s configurable port include COM, VGA, LAN and DisplayPort 1.4. This provides users the freedom to choose their own combination of ports, making Mini PC PN51 suitable for signage, point-of-sale (POS) systems and intelligent vending machines.

 

Easy-upgrade compact chassis: Modern, space-saving design that’s easy to upgrade

With a modern design featuring sleek lines and a stylish, brushed finish, ASUS Mini PC PN51 easily blends into home, office and retail environments. Lightweight and compact with 115 mm x 115 mm x 49 mm dimensions and a 0.62-liter volume, it can be placed almost anywhere and even attached to the back of a display with a VESA mount for a space-saving, all-in-one solution.

A convenient sliding chassis design makes it easy add or upgrade an M.2 SSD, 2.5-inch HDD, SSD, or memory in two easy steps, using just a screwdriver The SSD includes an efficient heatsink to keep the drive temperature below 70°C at idle for improved durability and reliability — potentially saving on maintenance costs.

A bare-bones option is also available, giving consumers maximum flexibility to customize their setups.

 

Ecofriendly and very quiet: Reduced environmental impact and lower operating costs

ASUS Mini PC PN51 has an energy-efficient design that reduces environmental impact while helping to lower operating costs, in business environments or the home. The eco-friendly ASUS Mini PC series has received of some of the industry’s highest environmental certifications, including Energy Star. Specifically, PN51 consumes as little as 9 W at idle. It is also whisper-quiet, generating just 21.9 dBA at idle and 34.7 dBA at full load.

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS[iv]

ASUS Mini PC PN51

 

OS Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit or W/O OS
CPU AMD Ryzen™ R7-5700U, R5-5500U, R3-5300U
Chipset Integrated
Graphics Integrated – AMD Radeon™ Graphics
Memory 2 x SO-DIMM , DDR4-3200 MHz memory (up to 64 GB)
Storage 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s for 2.5″ 1 TB HDD

1 x M.2 2280 for PCIe 128 GB / 256 GB /512 GB /1 TB SSD

*supports NVMe

Wireless network Intel® WiFi 6 AX200 (2×2) and Bluetooth® 5

Intel®  802.11ac 8265 (2×2) and Bluetooth® 4.2

LAN Realtek 8111EP 10/100/1000 Mbps
Front I/O 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C® (supports Display Port 1.4, Battery Charging 1.2)

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1

1 x audio jack (line in / mic in / headphone out)

1 x microphone array (2 x dMIC)

1 x IR receiver

1 x 3-in-1 card reader

Side I/O 1 x Kensington Lock slot
Rear I/O 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C® (supports DisplayPort 1.4)

2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1

1 x HDMI 2.1

1 x configurable port (options: DisplayPort 1.4 / COM / VGA / LAN)

1 x RJ45 LAN

1 x DC-in

TPM fTPM 2.0 or TPM module onboard (optional)
Power 19 V DC, 3.42 A or 19.5 V DC, 3.33 A  65 W power adapter (R3 & R5 SKU)

19 V DC, 4.74 A or 19.5 V DC, 4.62 A  90 W power adapter (R7 SKU)

Dimensions 115 x 115 x 49 mm (0.62 L)
Weight 0.7 kg (including 2.5″ HDD)
Accessories AC adapter and power cord

Warranty card

Quick-start guide

VESA mount (optional)

Keyboard and mouse (optional)

Screw pack(for bare-bones SKU)

SDVD (For W/O OS SKU)

NOTE * Supports up to four displays at the same time via the front and rear USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports, configurable port, and on-board HDMI port.

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