ASUS VivoMini VC66 Mini Desktop Computer

ASUS VivoMini VC66 Mini Desktop Computer

ASUS VivoMini VC66 Mini Desktop Computer

B&H # ASVC66B016Z MFR # VC66-B016Z

Product Highlights

  • 3.6 GHz Intel Core i7-7700 Quad-Core
  • 16GB 2400 MHz DDR4 RAM
  • Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
  • 512GB SSD
  • SuperMulti DVD Burner
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.1
  • HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D Outputs
  • USB 3.0 Type-C, USB 3.0, USB 2.0 Ports
  • Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Included
  • Windows 10 Home (64-bit)
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Operating System: Windows 10 Home

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Configuration: Intel Core i7-7700 | 512GB SSD |16GB RAM

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Intel Core i7-7700 | 512GB SSD | 8GB RAM

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Intel Core i7-7700 | 512GB SSD |16GB RAM

ASUS VC66 overview

  • 1Description

The ASUS VivoMini VC66 is a compact Windows 10 Home system that operates on an Intel Core i7-7700 processor along with 16GB of DDR4 2400 MHz memory to tackle intensive tasks. The 7th-generation Intel Core i7-7700 processor is outfitted with four cores that operate at frequencies between 3.6 and 4.2 GHz to provide energy efficiency. With an integrated Intel HD Graphics 630 chipset coming from the CPU, the VivoMini VC66 delivers 4K visuals through its HDMI, DisplayPort, and DVI-D outputs. For long-term storage, it comes equipped a 512GB SSD, and Windows 10 Home is installed on this drive. There's also a built-in SuperMulti DVD burner for playing DVD movies and creating DVD home movies.

ASUS has outfitted the VivoMini VC66 with one USB 3.0 Type-C port as well as two USB 2.0 and three USB 3.0 ports to access your printers, external storage drives, and other devices. For accessing the Internet, it is equipped with a Gigabit Ethernet port along with 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Another notable provided wireless technology is Bluetooth 4.1, which lets it connect with Bluetooth-enabled speakers and headsets. Aside from wireless connections, the VC66 has one audio jack as well as one serial port. Included along with the VivoMini VC66 mini desktop computer are a wireless keyboard and mouse along with a VESA bracket, which lets you attach the desktop behind a monitor or on a wall.

Powered by a 7th-generation Intel processor, the ASUS VivoMini VC66 is suited for processor-intensive tasks such as media editing or 3D modeling.
The 16GB of DDR4 2400 MHz memory offers 1.5x faster speeds and 20% better energy-efficiency, versus DDR3 1600 MHz memory. This provides you with fast and efficient performance for daily multitask computing.
The VivoMini VC66 lets you browse the web, view pictures from your memory card, or watch movies in 4K UHD resolution. HDMI, DisplayPort, and DVI-D outputs ensure compatibility with monitors, TVs, and projectors. The VivoMini VC66 also allows you to work on two displays at the same time.
Versatile Storage Options
The VivoMini VC66 has a versatile modular design that provides room for an optical drive, M.2 SSD, and 2.5" drive.
Upgrade-Friendly Design
The VC66 features a quick-access cover for easy component upgrades and maintenance. Switching out the storage drives or DDR4 memory modules is simple-all you need is a screwdriver.
Compact and Stylish
The VivoMini VC66 has a compact chassis that weighs 2.9 pounds and comes with VESA support, so it can be mounted to a wall or the back of a monitor. Moreover, it features vents that ensure sufficient cooling.
The VivoMini VC66 features four easily accessible front-mounted USB ports, including one reversible USB 3.0 Type-C port. There are two additional USB 3.0 ports on the rear panel, along with an Intel Gigabit Ethernet port, a 4-in-1 card reader, and an audio output.

The VC66 has HDMI, DisplayPort, and DVI-D outputs. A serial port lets you connect the VC66 to legacy embedded systems like bar-code scanners, printers, routers, modems, and other devices for point-of-sale systems and vending machines. In addition, the VC66 has 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and Kensington lock support.
Energy Efficient
The VivoMini VC66 is energy efficient by drawing as little as 18W at idle. It also generates 19dB of noise at idle.
ASUS Business Manager is a one-stop suite of apps and functions designed to help small business owners. With ASUS Remote Management Tool, you can quickly and easily manage all systems in the organization. This tool lets systems integrators access BIOS settings, update BIOS, monitor systems performance, remotely manage power settings, and customize DMI values. Additionally, 100GB of ASUS WebStorage is free for an entire year, so you can store and access your files in the cloud and share them across multiple devices. ASUS WebStorage offers a keyword search feature to locate files.
ASUS Mini PCs can cope with extreme conditions, ranging from dry -40°F (-40°C) temperatures to humid and hot environments exceeding 140°F (60°C).
The VivoMini VC66 sports a Kensington lock slot and supports TPM data security.
UPC: 889349623886
In the Box
ASUS VivoMini VC66 Mini Desktop Computer
  • Keyboard and Mouse Kit
  • Power Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • VESA Mounting Bracket
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    ASUS VC66 specs

    Processor Intel Core i7-7700 Quad-Core
    Base Clock Speed 3.6 GHz
    Maximum Boost Speed 4.2 GHz
    L3 Cache 8 MB
    Chipset Socket: H110
    Type: LGA 1151
    Total Installed Memory 16 GB
    Maximum Memory Capacity 32 GB
    Memory Type DDR4 SDRAM
    Memory Speed 2400 MHz
    Memory Slot Type 260-Pin SO-DIMM
    Graphics Type Integrated
    GPU Intel HD Graphics 630
    Storage Drive Bays: 1 x 2.5" (Height Unspecified)
    Installed: 512 GB SSD
    Type: SATA
    Optical Drive SuperMulti DVD Burner
    Drive Expansion 1 x M.2 (Internal)
    PCI Expansion None
    Inputs / Outputs
    Ports 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C
    3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
    2 x USB 2.0 Type-A
    1 x DE-9 Serial
    Display 1 x HDMI
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x DVI-D
    Audio 1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack
    Flash Media Slot SD
    Network 1 x 10/100/1000 Mb/s Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45)
    Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1
    Keyboard & Mouse
    Keyboard Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
    Features: Wireless
    Mouse Wireless
    Operating System Windows 10 Home (64-Bit)
    Power Supply 180 W
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 7.0 x 2.9 x 6.0" / 177.4 x 74.1 x 153.0 mm
    Weight 2.9 lb / 1.3 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 8.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.9 x 10.1 x 5.2"

    ASUS VC66 reviews

    VivoMini VC66 Mini Desktop Computer is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 14.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Desktop Replacement Great compact replacement for an older desktop. The Intel i7 7th gen processor is quick and runs cool. I ordered the model with the optical drive and 512 PCIe m.2 drive with the intention of adding a 1TB SSD drive for bulk storage. The literature and pictures indicate the M.2 drive is on the bottom level of the case, which should have left an available sata slot on the top level. However, when I opened it up, the top slot was already occupied by the M.2 drive. While it is label M.2, it is the size of an traditional SSD drive, so, I'm unable to add the 1TB SSD drive I already purchase. Other than that, every thing works well.
    Date published: 2017-05-30
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Para aqueles que est?o confort?veis com Windows, sim. I use this computer for photo editing. After 7 years using MacOS, I came back to Windows with this Vivo. Despite the much higher configuration of the Asus Vivo (Core i7, 16 GB Ram and 512 MB SSD), the superior performance of the hardware conflicts with the inferiority of the operating system. In the first month of use, I was surprised twice with the system out of service. It was necessary to restore Windows 10. Would you recommend buying VIVO? For those who are comfortable with Windows, yes. I recommend it due to its price, processing capacity, interfaces and 4K output.
    Date published: 2017-07-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Would definitely buy again. I absolutely love this VivoMini VC66 Mini Desktop Computer. I puchased the 3.6 GHz Intel Core i7-7700 Quad-Core 16GB 2400 MHz DDR4 RAM Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630 512GB SSD Not only is the performance fantastic but the design is beautiful. I wanted a reliable computer that was an all rounder and it's exactly what I have. It exceeds my expectations and is the first SSD desktop I have owned. The service from B.H. was also fantastic. I could not believe that I ordered it and it arrived 3 days later here in Melbourne Australia. Will definitely shop here again. Thank you so much for also the advice on other products.
    Date published: 2017-10-17
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great components, weak video I am a Mac fan, now x 5 years. I bought this to explore Windows 10, at a great price for components. It is great! Fast as expected from the processor and SSD (512 Gb). There are two problems, running it alongside a 2013 era MacBook Pro. The text graphics are washed out. Oddly, colors from web pictures display well. The other problem is that Microsoft Office in Win10 is almost bizarre vs. the Mac comparisons. Minor details like Bookmarks require a ... click, "Bookmarks", and there they are. In Outlook, there is no real way to show All Mail in one folder. I have three critical business email accounts I have to manually examine. Not the way business is done. The price is great, and this is only one in a first class of small box computers. Why they put a DVD drive on top is unknown. I don't recall the last time I used one.
    Date published: 2017-12-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great. Exactly what I expected. Quick start up. Mine shipped with a wireless keyboard & mouse but w/o directions on how to set them up. Turns out the transmitter is in the mouse battery compartment & also controls the keyboard. Haven't found an on/off switch for the keyboard but the mouse does have one, guess its for both? Super pleased with the performance, size & value. Using it sitting horizontal on the desk, under the monitors. I use the Multi-Media slot almost daily so mounting it to the back of the monitor(s) wasn't an option for me. Got the small tower off the floor !
    Date published: 2018-01-31
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent price and hardware complement Excellent combination of powerful processor, RAM, and SSD which allows the system to boot amost as fast as an iPad. User note the included wireless keyboard and mouse have a USB wifi dongle stored inside the mouse. No mention of it in the included manuals. Must be extracted from the mouse and inserted into one of the computer USB ports. Computer cooling fan cycles as needed thermally. It is louder than a hard drive, and a bit louder than I would like. Given the powerful capabilities of the system in a very petite package, I feel it is an acceptable trade.
    Date published: 2017-12-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big computer in a small package Everything works great except for the instructions.� Didn't know where the USB dongle was for the Mouse and keyboard.� It is in the mouse battery compartment.� Windows of course takes forever to update but that is not the computer's issue. Using my 50" 4k tv as the monitor through HDMI with no problems. Works great and would buy again.
    Date published: 2018-01-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from ASUS VivoMini VC66 512gb SSD, 16gb RAM This computer fits my needs. It boots up very quickly and can handle multiple programs running at the same time. I run two monitors and the VivoMini handles it fine. It has some room to upgrade and will probably add an M.2 drive in the future. It has plenty of output ports. I’m not crazy for Win10, but that’s not the computers fault. I use a keyboard and mouse that I have used for awhile and am happy with, so I can’t comment on the mouse and keyboard that came with the computer. All and all a good value for the money.
    Date published: 2017-11-26
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