Gigabyte Brix updated with Intel Broadwell and NFC

Gigabyte has updated its Brix mini PC a k a nettop with new Intel Broadwell processors and NFC on board. Five new models have been launched, two with larger chassis measuring 114.4 x 107.6 x 46.8 mm (BXi3H-5010, BXi5H-5200) and three ultra slim measuring 114.4 x 107.6 x 33.9 mm (Brix BXi3-5010, BXi5-5200, BXi7-5500). Slim ones are called Brix S and can accommodate only solid state drives while the non-slim models can use both traditional HDD as well as SSDs.

2015 gigabyte brix specifications review

Launched back in May 2014, the Gigabyte Brix supports NFC (near field communication) and supports VESA mount allowing users to mount the nettop behind the back of a monitor or television.

2015 gigabyte brix specifications

The official press release does not contain any information on its availability or price but we do have detailed specifications of all five new models.

Gigabyte Brix 2015 specifications

1. Brix BXi3H-5010: Intel Core i3-5010U, graphics Intel HD Graphics 5500, two slots for RAM DDR3L 1333/1600 MHz (up to 16 GB), SSD or HDD 2.5-inch SATA or SSD mSATA;
2015 gigabyte brix review
2. Brix BXi5H-5200: Intel Core i5-5200U CPU, graphics Intel HD Graphics 5500, two slots for RAM DDR3L 1333/1600/1866 MHz (up to 16 GB), SSD or HDD 2.5-inch SATA or SSD mSATA;
3. Brix BXi3-5010: Intel Core i3-5010U CPU, graphics Intel HD Graphics 5500, two slots for RAM DDR3L 1333/1600 MHz (up to 16 GB), mSATA SSD;
4. Brix BXi5-5200: Intel Core i3-5200U, graphics Intel HD Graphics 5500, two slots for RAM DDR3L 1333/1600/1866 MHz (up to 16 GB), mSATA SSD;
5. Brix BXi7-5500: Intel Core i7-5500U CPU, graphics Intel HD Graphics 5500, two slots for RAM DDR3L 1333/1600/1866 MHz (up to 16 GB), mSATA SSD.

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