Best Mini PCs and NUCs Windows Central 2020
Windows PCs come in all shapes and sizes, and whatever your needs, there’ll be a computer out there to suit you. A mini PC is a particularly good choice for your school-age kids, too, since you’ll be able to pack a full PC to work on into something that will fit in even the tightest of spaces. If a mini PC is what you’re going for, though, the first place to start is the outstanding Intel NUC 10.
Choosing what’s best
Despite their size, all of these machines are full, capable Windows 10 PCs. But when it comes to the small PC, Intel continues to lead the way with its NUC line. The latest NUC 10 packs the latest CPUs from the company, performance, a tiny size and plenty of chance to tailor the PC to your own needs.
When going for a mini PC, it’s always going to be worth considering a barebones kit, and the Intel or AMD flavored ASRock Deskmini is a stunning choice. You’ll have to provide the CPU, RAM, and storage, but ASRock makes it so you can wrap it all up in a stylish, capable little PC when you’re done.
Equally, it’s impressive how much you can stuff inside a mini PC nowadays. Zotac has gone bananas with the outrageous Magnus, squeezing a full gaming PC into a box you can easily hold in one hand. It shouldn’t be possible to have an RTX 2080 Super in something this size, but here we are!
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