Running Ubuntu Linux on an Intel Apollo Lake Mini PC (Beelink S1)

Running Ubuntu Linux on an Intel Apollo Lake Mini PC (Beelink S1)

Running Ubuntu Linux on an Intel Apollo Lake Mini PC (Beelink S1)

Today the MXQ Project unboxes and reviews the Beelink S1 Windows 10/Ubuntu Mini PC Box.

This is a fantastic mini pc box, probably the best budget mini pc box available. It comes with 4gb of RAM (expandable to 8gb) and 64gb of storage, it also allows you to insert an addition 2.5 inch SSD or mechanical hard drive. You get the option of either having Windows 10 64 bit or Ubuntu Linux.

Today we try out some gaming, internet, youtube playback, benchmarking etc. We test games like Portal, Minecraft and Candy Crush plus loads of other stuff.

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Technical SPECS of Beelink S1 Mini Personal Computer

Brand & Product Model Beelink S1
CPU Intel Celeron N3450 @ 1.1 / 2.2 GHz
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 500 Gen9-LP 12UE @ 200 MHz / 700 MHz
System Windows 10 Home
Measurements: 120*120*24mm
Weight 291g
Product type Mini PC
RAM 4 / 8GB LPDDR3 1600MHz (Built-in)
Audio Realtek ALC269
Wifi Yes, Intel Wireless AC 3165, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4G+5.8G, Built-in antenna
Ethernet Yes, Realtek RTL8168G Gigabit
Bluetooth Yes, 4.0
Hard drive 64GB eMMC
1x Disc M.2 (2242)
1x Disc 2.5″ SATA
I/O ports 2x USB 3.02x USB 2.0
1x USB 3.0 Type-C
1x Audio Jack in/out 3.5mm
1x Ethernet Gigabit
1x HDMI 1.4 / 4K @ 30fps
1x VGA
1x TF card slot
1x microphone (Compatible with Windows Cortana)
Benchmark Scores Antutu – 112,067
GeekBench4 – 1406 SC / 4128 MC
3D Mark Ice Storm – 14,185
RAM Copy speed – 7626 MB/s
Internal Storage speed – Read – 153 MB/s Write- 51 MB/s
4K playback – 99% quality and performance
WiFi Speed – Good
Gaming – Good (limited)
Advantages Excellent equipment
Quality assembly
Licensed Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Hardware video decoding up to 4K
Set of high-speed ports and wireless interfaces
Ability to set up SSD
DRAWBACKS Small internal memory