4 Ways to use a Mini PC at Home

April 2022

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Mini PCs pack a lot of punch into a small package. With such a compact design, they are more cost-effective and energy-efficient compared to traditional desktop towers or laptops. Ideal for a wide array of business, embedded, and medical applications, mini PCs can also be a great addition to your home. Whether you need a powerful PC for work or a compact machine for home, mini PCs have your computer needs covered.

Here are a few different ways you can maximize the use of your Mini PC at home.

Home Office

Mini PCs are an ideal solution if you’re looking for a quiet, compact, and lightweight system for your home office. Most of our mini PCs are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand making them a portable choice for surfing the web, catching up on emails, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and attending online meetings through multiple platforms regardless of where you work. With numerous Intel and AMD processor options, and the ability to completely configure your PC, you can easily find a machine that fits your unique needs. Mini PCs also provide a surprising number of ports for easy connectivity to all your necessary home office peripherals such as monitors, keyboards, mice, printers and web cameras. Mini PCs for Home Office deliver affordable performance that keeps you equally productive in the office or at home.  


Content creation conjures up images of the large desktop tower that annoyingly dominates your personal space; but mini PCs can now provide a quiet and surprisingly powerful workstation option that is compact enough to tuck away in tight spaces. Most of our mini PC workstations are small enough to fit in your backpack making them a portable choice for content creation on the go. With flexible Intel, AMD, and nVIDIA processor and graphics options, the reliability of ECC memory, and the ability to completely configure your PC, you can easily find the system that fits your unique needs. Our workstations are capable of completing the most challenging post-production projects, financial analyses, medical imaging, and CAD work regardless of where you choose to get the job done. Mini PC workstations provide powerful performance while saving you valuable workspace.

Home Theater & Entertainment System

If you’re looking for a powerful yet compact device for a home theater or entertainment system, then look no further than a mini PC. With a tiny footprint, mini PCs are small enough to blend into your living space without cramping your style. Built-in support for 4K Ultra HD resolution allows you to easily enjoy your favorite movies and shows in stunning detail. Add 2.5Gb Ethernet and a Bluetooth keyboard/mouse, and you’re all set to access your favorite movies, photos, and music. With Intel Wi-fi 6, you can stream your Netflix and Hulu; and TV tuner options enable over-the-air content. Multiple HDMI and Thunderbolt ports make it simple to connect the device to a TV or large format display depending on your specific setup. You can also use your home entertainment system  as a media server with up to 16TB of onboard storage, or  connected to an external hard drive or NAS (network attached storage) device to easily store all your media. With a mini PC, get ready for incredible graphics, sound, and performance – all from the comfort of your living room.


After completing your projects you deserve to have a little fun.  Our Extreme mini PCs are surprisingly capable of meeting all your gaming needs. The small form factor doesn’t take up much desk space, but with powerful processor and graphics performance, Extreme mini PCs can handle AAA games and premium VR without any problems. Depending on how much you game, and the frame rate and resolution your game requires, you can choose from various models and different price ranges. Our mini PC portfolio offers an impressive range of options for the casual budget-conscious gamer to the professional in training for a big tournament. 

The PC For All of Your Needs

If you’re looking to upgrade your home technology, mini PCs are a popular choice for people who want a powerful, compact, and energy-efficient device. Not only are they perfect for work and business, but they’re also ideal for many different uses across your home. If you need computing power but don’t have much space, a mini PC from Simply NUC is the right choice. Learn more about all of our products and solutions today.

Simply NUC, Inc. is a systems integrator specializing in mini computers. Simply NUC provides fully configured, warranted, and supported mini PC systems to businesses and consumers, as well as end-to-end NUC project development, custom operating system installations, and NUC accessories.

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