Samsung unveils the ArtPC Pulse Premium Desktop

Samsung taking design inspiration from Apple to build its latest is a cylindrical desktop PC that looks similar to the Apple Mac Pro. But it’s not a multi-GPU ready, and Intel Xeon processors powered workstation like the Mac Pro, the Samsung AetPC Pulse Premium Desktops just a high-performance Windows desktop. Measuring 5.5-inch x 5.5-inch x 10.7 inches, this PC packs in some premium PC hardware, flash memory, and an integrated 360° speaker system by Harman Kardon attached to its body.

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The ArtPC Pulse will be available in two main variants, the base model cost $1,199 featuring Core i5-6400 processor, 8 GB of dual-channel DDR4 memory, and 256 GB NVMe SSD storage; and a higher model priced at $1,599 featuring a Core i7-6700 processor, 16 GB of dual-channel DDR4 memory, and a 1 TB HDD in addition to the 256 GB NVMe SSD.

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Both variants feature AMD Radeon RX 460 graphics with 2 GB of video memory. Other Connectivity includes 802.11ac WLAN, Gigabit Ethernet, SDXC card reader, five USB 3.1 ports including a Type-C port, and HDMI 2.0b display output.

Specifications of Samsung ArtPC 
ArtPC Pulse Desktop
DP700C6A-A01US
ArtPC Pulse Desktop
DP700C6A-X01US
CPUIntel Core i7-6600
4C/8T, 3.4 GHz
65W
Intel Core i5, 2.4 GHz
either i5-6400 (65W)
or i5-6600T (35W)
PCHUnknown 100-series
RAM16GB DDR4
Unknown Config
8GB DDR4
Unknown Config
GPUAMD Radeon
RX 460 2GB
SSD256 GB NVMe
HDD1TB HDD
Unknown Form Factor
LANUnknown GbE
WLAN??
PSU??
DisplayPortMaybe via Type-C? Otherwise no.
HDMIYes, Unknown
ThunderboltNo
USB4 x USB 3.0
1 x Type-C, Unknown Speed
Dimensions5.51 x 5.51 x 12.18-in
Volume6.06 liters
Weight7.4 lbs (3.4 kg)
PricePre-order: $1600Pre-order: $1200
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