AOOSTAR Unveils GEM12 PLUS Mini PC: A Compact Mini PC with High-End Specifications


The highly anticipated AOOSTAR GEM12 PLUS Mini PC is now officially available for purchase, setting a new standard in the mini PC market with its impressive hardware and sleek design. This compact yet powerful device is equipped with either a Core i9-12900HK or a Core i9-13900H processor, offering exceptional performance in a small form factor.

Pricing and Configurations

The AOOSTAR GEM12 PLUS Mini PC comes in several configurations to cater to different user needs and budgets:

  • Core i9-12900HK "Bare System": Priced at 2449 yuan (~$336.78)
  • Core i9-12900HK with 16GB RAM and 1TB Storage: Priced at 3149 yuan (~$433.04)
  • Core i9-12900HK with 32GB RAM and 1TB Storage: Priced at 3549 yuan (~$488.04)
  • Core i9-13900H "Bare System": Priced at 3499 yuan (~$481.17)
  • Core i9-13900H with 16GB RAM and 1TB Storage: Priced at 4199 yuan (~$577.43)
  • Core i9-13900H with 32GB RAM and 1TB Storage: Priced at 4499 yuan (~$618.68)

Design and Build

The GEM12 PLUS shares a similar design with its Ryzen counterpart, the GEM12 Mini PC, utilizing a robust construction of CNC-machined metal, sandblasted, and anodized aluminum alloy. This design not only ensures durability but also gives the device a premium, high-end look.

Performance and Cooling

At the heart of the GEM12 PLUS is the choice between Intel's powerful Core i9-12900HK and i9-13900H processors, featuring a core configuration of "6P + 8E". This setup allows the Mini PC to deliver up to 75W of performance, thanks to its advanced VC heat sink cooling system. This cooling solution ensures that the device can handle intensive tasks without overheating, making it ideal for both professional and personal use.

Expandability and Connectivity

The GEM12 PLUS Mini PC is designed with expandability in mind, supporting dual-channel DDR5 5200 memory and dual M.2 2280 PCIe 4.0 x4 solid-state drives. This allows users to customize and upgrade their device to meet their specific needs.

In terms of connectivity, the GEM12 PLUS is well-equipped:

Front Panel:

  • 2xUSB-A 3.2 interfaces
  • 1xOCuLink interface
  • 1xUSB-4 interface

Back Panel:

  • 1x"full-function" USB-C interface
  • 2x5G RJ45 network ports
  • 1x4 interface
  • 1xHDMI 2.1 interface
  • 2xUSB-A 3.2 interfaces

Compact and Lightweight

Measuring just 13 x 13 x 6 cm and weighing a mere 0.66 kg, the GEM12 PLUS is incredibly compact and lightweight. This makes it an excellent choice for users who need a powerful computer that doesn’t take up much space, such as those in small offices, home offices, or even for use as a home theater PC.

Power and Efficiency

The GEM12 PLUS is powered by a 120W USB-C power supply, ensuring that it has enough juice to handle demanding tasks while remaining energy efficient. This makes it not only powerful but also eco-friendly, aligning with modern energy consumption standards.


The AOOSTAR GEM12 PLUS Mini PC is a testament to the advancements in compact computing technology. With its powerful processors, extensive expandability, and sleek design, it is poised to become a favorite among tech enthusiasts, professionals, and casual users alike. Whether for work, entertainment, or creative endeavors, the GEM12 PLUS offers a versatile and high-performance solution in a compact package.

For more information and to purchase the AOOSTAR GEM12 PLUS Mini PC, visit AOOSTAR's official website.

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