AMD's Phoenix line of low-power processors for the notebook market has been lapped up by various second and third-tier mini-PC vendors in the Asian market. The platform's value proposition has proved to be excellent with the inclusion of Zen 4 cores and a RDNA3 integrated GPU, along with high-end I/O options such as dual USB4 ports. Companies like Beelink and MinisForum took the lead in bringing Phoenix to the desktop market. Their primary focus was on trying to extract the maximum performance from the processor by configuring it for a power limit of 65W - beyond the top end of the range suggested by AMD. ASRock Industrial is one of the first tier-one vendors to bring a Phoenix-based ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) system into the...
ASRock Industrial maintains a lineup of ultra-compact form-factor machines in the NUC BOX (Intel-based) and 4X4 BOX (AMD-based) series. These systems have gained significant market acceptance (evidenced by the...10 by Ganesh T S on 12/23/2023
ASRock Industrial has introduced a new lineup of NUC-like systems based on AMD's Ryzen 7040-series 'Phoenix' processors for laptops and compact desktops. The new 4x4 Box 7040 series compact...9 by Anton Shilov on 9/5/2023
Sapphire has introduced two new miniature motherboards based on AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000/R1000 APUs. The new platforms are designed for the most compact highly-integrated machines for industrial and commercial...36 by Anton Shilov on 2/26/2020