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Gigabyte BRIX Lineup Updateted - Now with Haswell

Anyone know, Gigabyte BRIX line of mini-desktops are full-fledged computers with Intel or AMD processors, that’s not much larger than a DVD drive.

These are considered barebones devices because the ship without any memory, storage, or operating system. But what you do get is an Intel processor and graphics, WiFi, Bluetooth and Ethernet, a tiny case and a small motherboard with a range of USB and audio/video ports.

This fall, the Gigabyte BRIX is available with a choice of five power-efficient, 4th Generation Intel® processors including Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 and Intel Celeron models. From a simple internet access point to a high end multimedia station, the GIGABYTE BRIX provides the ultimate flexibility for a broad range of usage models.
The BRIX is sold as a DIY PC kit, shipping with a Mini PCIe Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Combo module pre-installed, plus a power adapter and cable. Requiring only system memory and mSATA SSD, the BRIX gives users the flexibility to independently choose integrated storage and system memory size.

Bundled with a VESA bracket, the BRIX can easily be mounted behind a monitor or HDTV, offering a simple and effective way to turn any VESA-compliant display or TV into a full-featured PC or digital signage unit.

Included in Kit:

  • GIGABYTE Motherboard (Intel® CPU Onboard)
  • Wireless Module
  • VESA Bracket
  • Power Adapter

What’s Needed:

  • mSATA Drive
  • SO-DIMM DDR3 (DDR3L 1.35v) Memory
  • Operating System

Size: 29.9 x 107.6 x 114.4mm

BRIX ModelGB-BXi7-4500GB-BXi5-4200GB-BXi3-4010GB-BXCE-2955
Intel ProcessorIntel CoreIntel Core Intel CoreIntel Celeron
IGPIntel HD 4400Intel HD 4400Intel HD 4400Intel HD
Clock Frequency1.8GHz – 3.0GHz1.6 GHz – 2.6GHz1.7 GHz1.4 GHz
Audio CodecRealtek ALC269Realtek ALC269Realtek ALC269Realtek ALC269
Expansion1x mSATA1x mSATA1x mSATA1x mSATA
1x mPCIe (WiFi)1x mPCIe (WiFi)1x mPCIe (WiFi)1x mPCIe (WiFi)
Memory2 x SO-DIMM2 x SO-DIMM2 x SO-DIMM2 x SO-DIMM
DDR3 1.35 VDDR3 1.35 VDDR3 1.35 VDDR3 1.35 V
LANRealtek RTL8111GRealtek RTL8111GRealtek RTL8111GRealtek RTL8111G

Source : http://www.anandtech.com