Chinese chip designer Tianjin Phytium Technology introduced a 25-watt 8-core ARMv8 processor designed for desktop computers late last year. And now you can buy a computer powered by the chip. May be.
The DragonBox Shop takes pre-orders for mini PC with a Phytium D2000 processor and an AMD Radeon RX 550 graphics card for € 471 ($ 530) with an estimated ship date of December 17, 2021, assuming enough people pre-order to justify placing an order .
Computer measures 225 x 187 x 47 mm (8.6 “x 7.4” x 1.9 “) and has HDMI 2.0b, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports as well as mic and line audio jacks It also comes with a USB Ethernet adapter as some Linux distributions may not support the built-in Ethernet card.
Under the hood, it has 16 GB of RAM and a user-replaceable 512 GB SSD with an M.2 2280 slot. The discrete AMD graphics card is installed in a PCIe slot, so it must also be user replaceable.
At the heart of the system is the Phytium D2000 processor, which is a 14nm, 64-bit processor with 8MP L2 cache, 4MB L3 cache, and support for DDR4-3200 memory and 34 PCIe 3.0 lanes.
According to DragonBox Shop, Phytium recommends running Ubuntu Kylin on the computer, but it should also support other GNU / Linux distributions, including Debian or OpenSUSE, and it supports booting from a USB drive. .
You can find more photos of the Phytium D2000 ARMv8 mini PC as well as some additional details about the computer in the pyra portable forum.