An SFF system with a Ryzen 7 7840HS
The Ryzen 7 7840HS is a mobile chip, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use it for something else. The Beelink GTR7 isn’t a laptop, but that doesn’t mean a Zen 4 mobile chip won’t be happy in a 6.6″ x 4.7″ x 1.9″ enclosure. The Beelink included 32GB of DDR5 memory, an SSD 1TB NVMe and WiFi 6 inside, and there’s a Beelink GTR7 Pro with even more horsepower if that’s not enough for you.The front features a power button, clear CMOS button, USB-A, and a USB4/Thunderbolt3 USB-C port, while the rear has two 2.5GbE LAN ports, two USB-A 2.0 ports and two USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps ports.There is also a dual audio jack, a rather unique feature besides DP and HDMI out.
Serve The Home compared it to a suite of other SFF systems and the Beelink GTR7 topped the charts, usually by a significant margin. Even the small size didn’t interfere with performance, at 96W at full load the system produced a reasonable 45-46.5 DbA. There was one small problem, AMD’s driver detection doesn’t work reliably with this Beelink, STH had to reboot at one point to get the drivers they needed.
The system will set you back a little over ~$800 when it hits Amazon, which should be soon.