Falcon Northwest Releases Mini PC Tiki with Xeon 18 Cores Inside

If you believe in the philosophy: “more cores is better”, then welcome to Falcon Northwest, a company today released a micro-tower desktop PC that features a 18 cores Intel Xeon E5-2699 v3 processor.

Called the Tiki, it’s a 4-inch wide desktop PC, and packs a 18 cores Intel Xeon CPU with 36 compute threads as well as 54MB of cache. All we know mini-ITX motherboard has been limited to Intel Z97 or lower chipset, with LGA-1155, LGA-1150 socket. That’s mean it can only run consumer grade processors, limited up to 4 cores.

However, this latest mini desktop PC: the Tiki, comes with an Intel X99 chipset that support LGA-2011 v3 chipset and let the machine run both Intel Core i7-5960X with 8 cores and Intel Xeon E5-2699 v3 CPU. The mainboard they are using is ASRock X99E-ITX/ac, support two channels of DDR4 memory. Take a look below for full specifications of Falcon Northwest Tiki mini desktop PC

Falcon Northwest Tiki mini desktop PC specifications

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 Quad core (Haswell) on Intel Z97 chipsets, Intel Core i7 6 or 8 core (Haswell-E) and 14-18 core Xeon on X99 chipsets
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 900 Series, TITAN, Quadro
  • Memory : Up to 16 GB 1866 MHz DDR3 on Z97, Up to 32GB DDR4 on X99
  • Hard Drive: Supports up to 4 Solid State Drives, 1 Standard Drive
  • Optical Drive: Slot-Loading DVD/RW or Blu-Ray Reader

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Tiki mini PC features

  • Full metal case: steel and sandblasted aluminum faceplate
  • Intel Core i7 and Xeon CPUs from four to 18 cores
  • NVIDIA GeForce and Quadro graphics, including TITAN-X.
  • Support for two SSDs (solid state drive) slots, one standard hard drive (can replace 2 more SSDs) slot.
  • Blu-ray or DVD drive sl
  • USB 3.0 and audio ports in front
  • Internal PSU with 400 or 600 watt
  • 16GB / 32GB of DDR3 or DDR4 memoryTiki top closeup
  • Easy to configuration system / hardware
  • Support for liquid cooler CPU
  • Overclocking available
  • Only 4 inches wide – 40% smaller than our FragBox!

So, it’s a great mini PC for most people, right ? Unfortunately, there’s no word on the pricing at this moment yet. For more details, visit the source link to the Falcon Northwest’s website.