ASUS Announces VivoMini UN68U


Mini PC features latest 8th Generation Intel Core processors, dual-storage design and fast, convenient connectivity

TAIPEI, Taiwan, October 31, 2017 — ASUS today announced VivoMini UN68U, a mini PC featuring the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, a flexible dual-storage design, blazing-fast M.2 PCIe® 3.0 x4 NVMe® data transfers, and high-speed, convenient connectivity options. VivoMini UN68U delivers powerful productivity and effortless, enjoyable multitasking with support for up to three displays , with one at 4K UHD resolution. With 802.11ac Wi-Fi and the exclusive ASUS Media Streamer and Remote Go! apps, VivoMini UN68U also makes a superb home-entertainment PC that is ideal for use with an HD or 4K UHD TV. VivoMini UN68U features two easy-reach front-mounted USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports for fast and convenient connectivity, as well as two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, a 4-in-1 card reader, HDMI and DisplayPort++. As part of the ASUS Corporate Stable Model (CSM) program , VivoMini UN68U includes the ASUS Control Center IT-management software suite (CSM Edition, a $60 value) and a 36-month supply-availability guarantee . For those who need to choose their own operating system, Wi-Fi and storage options, VivoMini UN68U is also available in a barebones version for maximum flexibility. An easy-access design allows for simple, hassle-free hardware upgrades.

Uncompromising performance

ASUS VivoMini UN68U is available with the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7 or i5 processor, delivering a 40% performance increase compared to previous-generation processors. VivoMini UN68U also has faster, more-efficient DDR4 2400MHz memory that is up to 1.5X faster while consuming 20% less energy than DDR3 1600MHz memory. VivoMini UN68U supports 4K UHD output, making it an ideal solution for digital signage or public computing kiosks or as a home-theater setup, allowing users to enjoy movies and the latest 4K content in stunning clarity. VivoMini UN68U supports up to three independent displays via HDMI and DisplayPort++, and it is compatible with any HDMI monitor, TV or projector, giving users plenty of options for work or entertainment. VivoMini UN68U features two easy-reach front-mounted USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports with fast-charge technology, so users can charge mobile devices up to 2X faster. In addition, VivoMini UN68U offers convenient connectivity options, including two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, a 4-in-1 card reader, HDMI and DisplayPort++.

Fast, flexible storage

ASUS VivoMini UN68U features a dual-storage design for maximum flexibility. It can be equipped with a single high-speed M.2 SSD, a single 2.5-inch HDD or 2.5-inch SSD, or an M.2 SSD in combination with either a 2.5-inch HDD or a 2.5-inch SSD. A barebones model is also available, allowing users to create whatever storage solution they need. Built-in support for M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 gives VivoMini UN68U excellent speed and performance in a compact form factor. NVM Express® SSDs deliver data-transfer speeds of up to 32Gbps, making them the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive — so users will spend less time waiting and more time getting work done. VivoMini UN68U can also be specified with Intel Optane™ memory for unmatched system performance. Intel Optane memory technology is a smart and adaptable system accelerator that improves responsiveness to enable up to 24X-faster HDD access speeds, 1.5X-faster common communications usage, and 2.5X-faster file searches. VivoMini UN68U’s high-capacity HDD, coupled with Intel Optane memory, provides an optimal combination of large storage capacity and high-speed data access.

Silent, award-winning design

VivoMini UN68U is remarkably quiet, thanks to optimized low-speed fan settings that keep noise levels down to just 23dB at idle. At full load, it generates just 38dB of noise — 36% below the industr