The new models offer improved CPU and graphics performance plus native 4K display.
September 09, 2013
Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, with offices in City of Industry, Calif., has announced the next generation Gigabyte BRIX compact PC kit with new models featuring the latest 4th generation Intel Core processors. The new BRIX is available in four models, each powered by the latest Haswell architecture CPUs, offering improved CPU and graphics performance plus native 4K display support via HDMI. The Gigabyte BRIX also features a front SPDIF jack and expanded USB 3.0 connectivity.
Measuring just 29.9 mm x 107.6 mm x 114.4 mm, the BRIX is a versatile DIY PC kit, and according to the company is ideal for compact HTPC builds, as a standard desktop in the home or office, or in commercial applications such as digital signage.
Gigabyte designed the BRIX to be small and light, with a stylish glass surface mounted on an anthracite aluminum frame. The BRIX comes complete with a Gigabyte compact form factor motherboard, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 4.0 module, VESA mounting bracket and power adapter, and requires only an mSATA SSD, SO-DIMM memory, and OS.
The BRIX GB-BXi7-4500 features the Intel Core i7-4500U, 1.8GHz to 3.0GHz clock frequency, and 4MB smart cache. The GB-BXi5-4200 features the Intel Core i5-4200U processor, 1.6GHz to 2.6GHz clock frequency, and 3MB smart cache. And the GB-BXi3-4010 features the Intel Core i3-4010U processor, 1.7GHz clock frequency, and 3MB smart cache.
The Gigabyte BRIX has both Mini DisplayPort and HDMI ports on the rear panel, supporting simultaneous dual display connectivity. And it provides four USB 3.0 ports (2x front plus 2x rear). In addition to including a Gigabit Ethernet port, the GIGABYTE BRIX also includes a Mini PCIe module offering Wi-Fi b/g/n and the latest Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity.
Bundled with a VESA bracket, the BRIX can be mounted behind a monitor or HDTV, turning any VESA-compliant display or TV into a full-featured PC or digital signage unit.
Learn more at Gigabyte.