Gigabyte Brix Mini PCs Now Feature Intel Kaby Lake Processors
The Gigabyte Brix mini PCs are small form factor machines as you can tell by the name. They have been out for a while now but now they have been updated. The updated Gigabyte Brix mini PCs now have the Intel Kaby Lake processors inside.
With the GB-BKi3HA-7100 model, you have support for a 2.5-inch SSD/HDD storage drives. You also get two SO-DIMM DDR4 slots for your RAM. You will also find an M.2 SSD 2280 slot. Although there is little room for much more you still do get Intel IEEE 802.11ac dual-band WiFi card along with Bluetooth 4.2 and Intel HD Graphics 620 on board. You get all kinds of USB ports including USB Type-C.
For output, you have HDMI 2.0 as well as Mini DisplayPort, you could have a dual display setup if that is what you are looking for. What little else that you have left, you do get a combination microphone and headphone jack as well as an Intel Gigabit LAN port if you need to connect wires.
The pricing and availability of the Gigabyte Brix mini PCs are still to be announced. There is nothing regarding the matter on the official website but it will surely be updated in due time.
If you are someone who wants something portable and does not do intensive work then this could be something you would want to look into. It will not replace your laptop, though. There is a market for mini PCs and we are seeing more and more being released as the days pass. You could, however, do browsing and watch a movie, other stuff like that.
When it comes to looks, there is not much to look at the Gigabyte Brix Mini PCs are shaped liked bricks, as the name gives it away.
What do you think about the Gigabyte Brix mini PCs?